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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 137 167 144
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 31 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.91% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
3010 2747 2444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.74% 82.92% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2405 2114 2069
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) QA
3 28 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 28 (70.00%) NUnit
3 28 (70.00%) JUnit
3 28 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 28 (70.00%) Agile Testing
3 28 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 28 (70.00%) Line Management
4 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 15 (37.50%) People Management
5 13 (32.50%) Oracle
5 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
7 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) ISEB
9 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.50%) TDD
10 3 (7.50%) Retail
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.50%) BDD
10 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (5.00%) Degree
11 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (5.00%) Computer Science

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (70.00%) NUnit
1 28 (70.00%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
1 15 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 10 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
4 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
5 5 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Functional Tester
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 28 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 28 (70.00%) Agile Testing
2 28 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 28 (70.00%) Line Management
3 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 15 (37.50%) People Management
4 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.50%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Avaya
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