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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 86 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.51% 0.17% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.20% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
983 1011 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.95% 83.42% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 841 872 718
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +3 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Newport - 2 £25,875 -
Performance Testing
Wales

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) ISEB
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 2 (12.50%) Unix
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) JUnit
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) NUnit
8 2 (12.50%) JMeter
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) Scala

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) JMeter
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) NUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) COM
1 1 (6.25%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CESG
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft