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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 87 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.62% 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
869 929 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.70% 80.99% 67.23%
Number of salaries quoted 760 838 553
Average salary £36,000 £37,565 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +7.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,096 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 7 £30,000 +25.00%
Performance Testing
Wales

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (68.18%) Test Scripting
1 15 (68.18%) Test Strategy
2 13 (59.09%) Automated Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
5 9 (40.91%) ISEB
6 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) T-Plan
7 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) VirtualBox
8 4 (18.18%) Welsh Language
9 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) SOAP
9 3 (13.64%) Web Services
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
9 3 (13.64%) C#
9 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Welsh Language
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Test Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Database Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Test Scripting
1 15 (68.18%) Test Strategy
2 13 (59.09%) Automated Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Network Design
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
1 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Erlang
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VirtualBox
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 5 (22.73%) T-Plan
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle