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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 131 119 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 3 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.63% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 12
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1653 1742 1764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.21% 85.27% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1456 1402
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (16.67%) JMeter
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (8.33%) Big Data
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) SaaS
7 1 (8.33%) Puppet

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
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