The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 92 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.49% 0.88% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +35.48%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +9.87%
Performance Testing
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
985 898 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.21% 79.47% 74.35%
Number of salaries quoted 829 783 711
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
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 1 July 2015. 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 -11 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Bridgend - 3 £42,500 -
Performance Testing
Wales

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Erlang
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Hudson
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Python

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) Hudson
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Erlang
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA