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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 78 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.11% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 1
Average salary £30,750 £24,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.51% -18.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
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
826 996 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.13% 81.37% 71.06%
Number of salaries quoted 705 889 649
Average salary £35,250 £35,891 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -0.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 - 11 £31,000 -
Newport - 1 £30,500 -
Performance Testing
Wales

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (64.00%) Test Scripting
1 16 (64.00%) Test Strategy
2 13 (52.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) ISEB
5 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) JIRA
7 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) VirtualBox
7 6 (24.00%) T-Plan
7 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Welsh Language
9 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) C++
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) PHP
9 4 (16.00%) MS Office
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
11 2 (8.00%) GitHub
11 2 (8.00%) Jenkins

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (16.00%) MS Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) VPLS
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Welsh Language
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Database Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Test Scripting
1 16 (64.00%) Test Strategy
2 13 (52.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
6 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Information Security
8 2 (8.00%) Network Design
8 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
9 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C++
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Erlang
2 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (40.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (24.00%) T-Plan
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle