The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 39 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.04% 1.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
Performance Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 241 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 76.05% 84.56% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 180 150 146
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Solihull

Performance Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) MSTest
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA