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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 212 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 38 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.72% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.84% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 50
Median salary £47,500 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
4887 5214 5024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.22% 85.81% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4061 4273 4164
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 May 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 6 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
(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 -5 26 £47,500 +43.93% 4
Somerset - 5 £47,500 -
Bristol -8 3 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Dorset - 2 £85,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) Selenium
3 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
4 29 (47.54%) Linux
4 29 (47.54%) Scrum
4 29 (47.54%) Test Automation
5 26 (42.62%) Cucumber
5 26 (42.62%) SDLC
6 25 (40.98%) Windows
7 24 (39.34%) DevOps
8 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (34.43%) Integration Testing
9 21 (34.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (34.43%) Oracle
9 21 (34.43%) C#
10 20 (32.79%) Perl
10 20 (32.79%) SQL
10 20 (32.79%) Python
10 20 (32.79%) ISEB
10 20 (32.79%) Waterfall
10 20 (32.79%) Automation Testing
11 19 (31.15%) Defect Tracking
11 19 (31.15%) System Testing
12 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
12 18 (29.51%) V-Model
12 18 (29.51%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (29.51%) Validation
13 17 (27.87%) Manual Testing
13 17 (27.87%) Risk Analysis
14 16 (26.23%) Root Cause Analysis

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 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) LAN
2 5 (8.20%) WAN
3 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (52.46%) Selenium
2 26 (42.62%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 8 (13.11%) LoadRunner
3 8 (13.11%) SpecFlow
4 7 (11.48%) JMeter
5 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.20%) FitNesse
7 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.56%) JUnit
7 4 (6.56%) TestNG
7 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.92%) Maven
9 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.28%) NeoLoad
9 2 (3.28%) NUnit
9 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.28%) WATIR
9 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
1 26 (42.62%) Test Analyst
2 24 (39.34%) Test Engineer
3 18 (29.51%) Integration Engineer
3 18 (29.51%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Software Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Software Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Automation Test Lead
10 2 (3.28%) iOS Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Android Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
2 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 5 (8.20%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.56%) JDBC
5 3 (4.92%) SOAP
6 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET
6 2 (3.28%) COM+
6 2 (3.28%) CSS
6 2 (3.28%) jQuery
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware
6 2 (3.28%) WCF
6 2 (3.28%) WinForms
6 2 (3.28%) WPF
6 2 (3.28%) WSDL
6 2 (3.28%) XML Messaging
6 2 (3.28%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.48%) Client/Server
2 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Cybercrime
5 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Linux
2 25 (40.98%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) Unix
4 3 (4.92%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) Scrum
2 29 (47.54%) Test Automation
3 26 (42.62%) SDLC
4 24 (39.34%) DevOps
5 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (34.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (34.43%) Integration Testing
7 20 (32.79%) Automation Testing
7 20 (32.79%) Waterfall
8 19 (31.15%) Defect Tracking
8 19 (31.15%) System Testing
9 18 (29.51%) System Integration Testing
9 18 (29.51%) Validation
9 18 (29.51%) V-Model
10 17 (27.87%) Manual Testing
10 17 (27.87%) Risk Analysis
11 16 (26.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
12 13 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) C#
2 20 (32.79%) Perl
2 20 (32.79%) Python
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) C++
5 8 (13.11%) Ruby
6 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) Go
8 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.28%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) ISEB
2 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
3 14 (22.95%) ISTQB
4 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
5 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
6 8 (13.11%) Degree
7 4 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Oracle
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Rally
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
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