The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 113 119 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.062% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.075% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £34,000 £25,500 £40,251
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1537 1336 1258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.82% 82.67% 79.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1176 1113
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,703 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
South West

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 25 July 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (40.00%) QA
2 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) VB6
4 6 (30.00%) Data Security
4 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (30.00%) COM
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) UML
4 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) VB
4 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (30.00%) Test Management
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Telerik
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) MSBuild
6 4 (20.00%) Legal
7 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) WATIR
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Tester
2 12 (60.00%) Software Tester
3 9 (45.00%) Senior Tester
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (30.00%) Test Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) UML
3 6 (30.00%) Data Security
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
1 6 (30.00%) C++
1 6 (30.00%) VB
1 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (30.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Telerik