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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 124 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.61% 0.61% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.71% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 1
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
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
1609 1688 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.04% 86.25% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1368 1252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (65.22%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) J2EE
2 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (43.48%) Performance Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
4 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) ISEB
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) QA
5 5 (21.74%) Open Source
5 5 (21.74%) Xbox
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (17.39%) Memory Management
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
7 3 (13.04%) Advertising
7 3 (13.04%) Games
7 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.04%) Selenium
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) PlayStation
8 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) JMeter
2 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
2 3 (13.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Test Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Performance Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Xbox
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.70%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Engineering
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
3 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Memory Management
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Process Management
7 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
2 1 (4.35%) Google