The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank - 66 54
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.33% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
604 475 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.92% 78.00% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 502 375 363
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Dorset region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Performance Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center