The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 109 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.61% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £62,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 - £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1525 1311 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.02% 83.34% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 1144 1055
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 10 (41.67%) Scrum
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
1 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
1 10 (41.67%) QA
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) UML
3 8 (33.33%) Data Security
4 7 (29.17%) C++
4 7 (29.17%) Test Management
4 7 (29.17%) Scalability Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Telerik
5 6 (25.00%) VB6
5 6 (25.00%) VB
5 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (25.00%) COM
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) Legal
7 4 (16.67%) MSBuild
8 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 3 (12.50%) Management Information System

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.33%) JMeter
5 2 (8.33%) WATIR
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (20.83%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Tester
2 13 (54.17%) Software Tester
3 10 (41.67%) Senior Tester
4 9 (37.50%) Senior Software Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
8 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Scrum
1 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Data Security
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) UML
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Scalability Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) User Stories
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) VB
2 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (25.00%) VB6
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Telerik
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft