The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 211 203 207
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 33 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.80% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.92% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 30
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,600 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £40,150
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
Performance Testing
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4876 5111 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.24% 86.50% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4068 4273 4278
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South West region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 23 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Somerset - 7 £32,000 - 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £38,250 -10.00% 1
Dorset +9 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) Test Automation
3 36 (46.75%) Cucumber
4 35 (45.45%) Linux
5 33 (42.86%) ISEB
5 33 (42.86%) Waterfall
6 29 (37.66%) Automation Testing
6 29 (37.66%) Selenium
7 28 (36.36%) Scrum
7 28 (36.36%) SDLC
7 28 (36.36%) Integration Testing
8 26 (33.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (33.77%) DevOps
8 26 (33.77%) Windows
9 25 (32.47%) Oracle
9 25 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (31.17%) Defect Tracking
10 24 (31.17%) Perl
10 24 (31.17%) Python
11 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
11 23 (29.87%) Java
11 23 (29.87%) Risk Analysis
12 21 (27.27%) Load Testing
12 21 (27.27%) SQL
13 20 (25.97%) C++
13 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
13 20 (25.97%) ISTQB
13 20 (25.97%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (24.68%) System Integration Testing
14 19 (24.68%) Manual Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) LAN
1 10 (12.99%) WAN
2 3 (3.90%) SAN
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.49%) MS Access
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Cucumber
2 29 (37.66%) Selenium
3 16 (20.78%) SpecFlow
4 14 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (15.58%) LoadRunner
6 10 (12.99%) JIRA
7 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
8 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
9 5 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (6.49%) FinalBuilder
9 5 (6.49%) JMeter
9 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (6.49%) WATIR
10 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.60%) NUnit
11 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
12 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
12 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Back Office
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Analyst
1 28 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 23 (29.87%) Test Engineer
3 19 (24.68%) Integration Engineer
3 19 (24.68%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (19.48%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) Software Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 12 (15.58%) Tester
7 11 (14.29%) Developer
7 11 (14.29%) Software Tester
8 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 8 (10.39%) Test Manager
10 5 (6.49%) C++ Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Software Manager
10 5 (6.49%) Software Test Manager
10 5 (6.49%) Test Leader
11 4 (5.19%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Middleware
2 5 (6.49%) MFC
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) XML
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) CSS
5 2 (2.60%) jQuery
5 2 (2.60%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) COM+
6 1 (1.30%) JDBC
6 1 (1.30%) WSDL
6 1 (1.30%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) RIA
4 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Linux
2 26 (33.77%) Windows
3 18 (23.38%) Unix
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) Test Automation
3 33 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 29 (37.66%) Automation Testing
5 28 (36.36%) Integration Testing
5 28 (36.36%) Scrum
5 28 (36.36%) SDLC
6 26 (33.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (33.77%) DevOps
7 25 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (31.17%) Defect Tracking
9 23 (29.87%) Risk Analysis
10 21 (27.27%) Load Testing
11 20 (25.97%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (24.68%) BDD
12 19 (24.68%) Manual Testing
12 19 (24.68%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (24.68%) System Integration Testing
12 19 (24.68%) System Testing
12 19 (24.68%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) Perl
1 24 (31.17%) Python
2 23 (29.87%) Java
3 21 (27.27%) SQL
4 20 (25.97%) C++
5 17 (22.08%) C#
6 10 (12.99%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.09%) Ruby
8 6 (7.79%) VB
8 6 (7.79%) VB6
9 5 (6.49%) VC++
10 4 (5.19%) Go
11 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) ISEB
2 20 (25.97%) ISTQB
3 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
4 17 (22.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (20.78%) DV Cleared
6 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.39%) Degree
8 7 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Puppet
2 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Oracle
2 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) Rally
4 1 (1.30%) HP
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