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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 217 208 215
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 36 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.76% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.86% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 26
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,037 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4961 5208 5247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.71% 87.40% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 4391 4319
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £62,500
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 19 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Somerset +3 11 £32,000 +28.00%
Devon +7 3 £25,729 -14.23%
Wiltshire -11 2 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Dorset +12 1 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (49.33%) ISEB
3 35 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 31 (41.33%) Cucumber
5 30 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 28 (37.33%) Linux
7 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 26 (34.67%) Java
9 24 (32.00%) Load Testing
9 24 (32.00%) SDLC
10 23 (30.67%) Integration Testing
11 22 (29.33%) Automation Testing
12 21 (28.00%) BDD
12 21 (28.00%) ISTQB
13 20 (26.67%) Selenium
13 20 (26.67%) Scrum
13 20 (26.67%) SQL
13 20 (26.67%) Unix
13 20 (26.67%) Python
13 20 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 19 (25.33%) Oracle
14 19 (25.33%) C++
15 18 (24.00%) Windows
15 18 (24.00%) Risk Analysis
15 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (24.00%) DevOps
15 18 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (24.00%) Defect Tracking
16 17 (22.67%) SpecFlow

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 (5.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) LAN
1 9 (12.00%) WAN
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MS Access
3 4 (5.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (41.33%) Cucumber
2 20 (26.67%) Selenium
3 17 (22.67%) SpecFlow
3 17 (22.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (21.33%) LoadRunner
5 9 (12.00%) JIRA
6 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (9.33%) JMeter
7 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.67%) FinalBuilder
8 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.33%) WATIR
10 3 (4.00%) TestDirector
11 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.67%) NetBeans
11 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.67%) Subversion
11 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Analyst
1 35 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 18 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
2 18 (24.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 16 (21.33%) Test Engineer
4 14 (18.67%) Software Analyst
4 14 (18.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 14 (18.67%) Tester
5 13 (17.33%) Integration Engineer
5 13 (17.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 11 (14.67%) Software Tester
7 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Test Manager
10 5 (6.67%) C++ Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Software Manager
10 5 (6.67%) Software Test Manager
10 5 (6.67%) Test Leader
11 3 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Middleware
2 5 (6.67%) MFC
3 4 (5.33%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) .NET
4 2 (2.67%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.33%) COM+
5 1 (1.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) WSDL
5 1 (1.33%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.33%) RIA
4 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Linux
2 20 (26.67%) Unix
3 18 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 30 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 24 (32.00%) Load Testing
4 24 (32.00%) SDLC
5 23 (30.67%) Integration Testing
6 22 (29.33%) Automation Testing
7 21 (28.00%) BDD
8 20 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (26.67%) Scrum
9 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (24.00%) Defect Tracking
9 18 (24.00%) DevOps
9 18 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (24.00%) Risk Analysis
10 17 (22.67%) Software Testing
11 16 (21.33%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (21.33%) ITIL
11 16 (21.33%) Line Management
11 16 (21.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Java
2 20 (26.67%) Python
2 20 (26.67%) SQL
3 19 (25.33%) C++
4 17 (22.67%) Perl
5 14 (18.67%) C#
6 10 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.00%) VB
7 6 (8.00%) VB6
8 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.67%) VC++
9 4 (5.33%) Ruby
10 3 (4.00%) C
10 3 (4.00%) Go
10 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (49.33%) ISEB
2 21 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 20 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
5 14 (18.67%) DV Cleared
6 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
7 9 (12.00%) Degree
8 7 (9.33%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) HP
3 4 (5.33%) Rally
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