The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 67 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.06% - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% - 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 5
Average salary £34,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Performance Testing
South 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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
680 471 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.52% 84.11% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 592 384 514
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (56.25%) QA
1 9 (56.25%) Test Planning
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) Big Data
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) Selenium
6 4 (25.00%) People Management
6 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Replication

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Tester
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Graduate
3 5 (31.25%) Junior
3 5 (31.25%) Software Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Junior Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Graduate Software Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Junior Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Planning
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 4 (25.00%) People Management
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
1 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP