The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 131 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.61% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 7
Median salary £36,750 £30,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Performance Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2026 1675 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.36% 85.11% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1405 1576
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Birmingham region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 22 (66.67%) QA
2 18 (54.55%) Integration Testing
3 17 (51.52%) Test Planning
4 14 (42.42%) Functional Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
5 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
6 12 (36.36%) Finance
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (30.30%) Security Testing
8 10 (30.30%) Selenium
8 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 9 (27.27%) System Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
9 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
10 8 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
10 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
10 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (24.24%) Time Management
10 8 (24.24%) C
10 8 (24.24%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
11 7 (21.21%) SDLC
12 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.09%) JMeter
4 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) Appium
6 1 (3.03%) Gatling
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Mocha
6 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.03%) NeoLoad
6 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.03%) SilkTest
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.03%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Test Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) QA Manager
3 8 (24.24%) QA Test Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Head of Testing
6 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Head of QA
7 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Integration Testing
2 17 (51.52%) Test Planning
3 14 (42.42%) Functional Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
4 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Security Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
6 9 (27.27%) System Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 8 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Time Management
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
8 7 (21.21%) SDLC
9 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) C
2 5 (15.15%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc