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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 125 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 1.01% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 1.18% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 13
Median salary £33,750 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £42,500 £55,100
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
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
1508 1690 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.23% 85.53% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1479 1399
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol 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 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 29 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (15.38%) JMeter
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) SaaS
7 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.69%) Puppet
7 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.69%) Big Data
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) HP