The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 149 130 101
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 22 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 1.35% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.57% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 40
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +3.79%
Performance Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3043 3191 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.62% 86.22% 82.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2552 1834
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (64.29%) QA
3 33 (58.93%) Line Management
3 33 (58.93%) Configuration Management
4 32 (57.14%) JUnit
4 32 (57.14%) Agile Testing
4 32 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 32 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 32 (57.14%) NUnit
5 27 (48.21%) SQL
6 21 (37.50%) Oracle
7 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 15 (26.79%) Test Strategy
8 15 (26.79%) People Management
8 15 (26.79%) ISTQB
9 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 14 (25.00%) ISEB
10 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
11 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
12 11 (19.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Selenium
15 7 (12.50%) .NET
15 7 (12.50%) Java
16 6 (10.71%) Windows
16 6 (10.71%) Finance
16 6 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
17 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
18 4 (7.14%) ITIL

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (57.14%) JUnit
1 32 (57.14%) NUnit
2 8 (14.29%) Selenium
3 6 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (5.36%) JMeter
5 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.79%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Analyst
1 24 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Team Leader
4 9 (16.07%) Test Team Leader
4 9 (16.07%) Software Tester
5 8 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Integration Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Test Specialist
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Tester
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) IVR
2 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.79%) Open Source
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (58.93%) Line Management
2 33 (58.93%) Configuration Management
3 32 (57.14%) Agile Testing
3 32 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 32 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Test Strategy
4 15 (26.79%) People Management
5 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
7 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.14%) TDD
10 3 (5.36%) Project Management
10 3 (5.36%) CRM
10 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) ISTQB
2 14 (25.00%) ISEB
3 11 (19.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (64.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Avaya
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago