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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 119 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 21 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.13% 0.49% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.57% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 1
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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
1635 1588 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 87.90% 86.87% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1251 1203
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 28 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 17 (53.13%) SharePoint
4 17 (53.13%) IIS
4 17 (53.13%) Visual Studio
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 17 (53.13%) Oracle
5 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) ISEB
7 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Ruby
9 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
9 7 (21.88%) Selenium
9 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
9 7 (21.88%) Software Delivery
10 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.75%) C
11 5 (15.63%) C++
11 5 (15.63%) HTML
11 5 (15.63%) VB
11 5 (15.63%) DSDM
11 5 (15.63%) Internet
11 5 (15.63%) V-Model
11 5 (15.63%) TDD

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (53.13%) SharePoint
1 17 (53.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.25%) TestNG
3 2 (6.25%) NUnit
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
3 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Test Analyst
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
3 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Software Delivery
6 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) DSDM
7 5 (15.63%) V-Model
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Open Source
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.25%) ETL
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Ruby
4 6 (18.75%) C
5 5 (15.63%) C++
5 5 (15.63%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) ISEB
3 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
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