The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 85 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.88% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £29,500 £29,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
849 798 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 74.93% 73.62% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 761 704 542
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
Wales

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in South Wales

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in South Wales

Performance Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 9 £30,000 - 3
Performance Testing
Wales

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 7 (38.89%) Avionics
2 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
2 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
2 7 (38.89%) Electronics
2 7 (38.89%) Aerospace
2 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) VirtualBox
3 4 (22.22%) T-Plan
3 4 (22.22%) Welsh Language
3 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) ISEB
4 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Statistics
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (38.89%) Electronics
1 7 (38.89%) Aerospace
1 7 (38.89%) Avionics
2 4 (22.22%) Welsh Language
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
1 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
2 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) T-Plan
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago