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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 84 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.51% 1.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.66% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% +10.90%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
1040 842 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.61% 77.11% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 899 762 807
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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
Bridgend - 11 £42,500 -
Cardiff -18 4 £33,750 +8.00% 3
Newport -15 3 £37,500 +22.95%
Performance Testing
Wales

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) JMeter
2 11 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) MSTest
5 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
5 7 (31.82%) SOAP
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) ISEB
6 6 (27.27%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) SDLC
7 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Ajax
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) XSL
8 4 (18.18%) Product Management
8 4 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 4 (18.18%) Test Management
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) V-Model
9 3 (13.64%) TeamCity

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
1 11 (50.00%) JMeter
2 8 (36.36%) MSTest
3 3 (13.64%) Hudson
3 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) QA Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 4 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) XSL
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) Ajax
2 4 (18.18%) JSON
2 4 (18.18%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Life Science
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) SDLC
5 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Product Management
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) Test Management
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) V-Model
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) Erlang
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
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