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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 116 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
1628 1529 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.83% 86.19% 77.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1247 1134
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
4 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Groovy
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 6 (27.27%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) Ruby
7 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) NUnit
7 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) TestNG
7 5 (22.73%) Perl
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) JUnit
7 5 (22.73%) UNIX
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
7 5 (22.73%) ISEB
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.64%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) Degree

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) WebDriver
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) TestNG
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
2 5 (22.73%) JUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
3 2 (9.09%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) WATIR
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Software Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Test Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Test Automation Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP SD Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
1 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
3 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) UML
8 2 (9.09%) OOP
8 2 (9.09%) Data Security
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Scalability Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.55%) BDD
9 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Test Management
9 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Groovy
3 6 (27.27%) Ruby
4 5 (22.73%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Perl
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Telerik
2 1 (4.55%) New Relic
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago