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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 198 195 197
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 44 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.86% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.01% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 44
Median salary £45,750 £32,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.96% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £44,300
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
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
4579 5060 5134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.90% 85.26% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3843 4224 4262
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,909
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 29 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 29 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 +12 29 £47,500 +43.93% 4
Somerset - 8 £65,000 -
Dorset +11 2 £85,000 +47.82% 1
Bristol -8 2 £33,750 +12.50%
Wiltshire +5 1 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) Test Automation
3 34 (47.22%) Selenium
4 33 (45.83%) Cucumber
5 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 32 (44.44%) Linux
6 31 (43.06%) Scrum
7 30 (41.67%) SDLC
8 27 (37.50%) DevOps
8 27 (37.50%) Oracle
9 26 (36.11%) Windows
9 26 (36.11%) SQL
9 26 (36.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (36.11%) Waterfall
10 25 (34.72%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (34.72%) ISEB
11 23 (31.94%) Automation Testing
12 22 (30.56%) Integration Testing
12 22 (30.56%) Python
12 22 (30.56%) Perl
12 22 (30.56%) C#
13 21 (29.17%) Risk Analysis
14 20 (27.78%) System Testing
14 20 (27.78%) V-Model
14 20 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
14 20 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
14 20 (27.78%) Validation
15 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
15 19 (26.39%) Manual Testing
15 19 (26.39%) 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 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
1 1 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) SAN
2 5 (6.94%) LAN
2 5 (6.94%) WAN
3 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) MS Access
2 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (47.22%) Selenium
2 33 (45.83%) Cucumber
3 12 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 10 (13.89%) JIRA
5 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (11.11%) LoadRunner
6 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 6 (8.33%) JMeter
8 5 (6.94%) FitNesse
8 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.56%) FinalBuilder
9 4 (5.56%) JUnit
9 4 (5.56%) TestNG
9 4 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.78%) NeoLoad
11 2 (2.78%) WATIR
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Analyst
1 30 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 26 (36.11%) Test Engineer
3 20 (27.78%) Integration Engineer
3 20 (27.78%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Developer
4 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Tester
6 5 (6.94%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Software Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Software Tester
7 4 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.17%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.56%) JDBC
4 4 (5.56%) MFC
4 4 (5.56%) Middleware
4 4 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.78%) ADO.NET
5 2 (2.78%) COM+
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) SOAP
5 2 (2.78%) WCF
5 2 (2.78%) WinForms
5 2 (2.78%) WPF
5 2 (2.78%) WSDL
5 2 (2.78%) XML Messaging
5 2 (2.78%) XML Schema
5 2 (2.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Linux
2 26 (36.11%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Unix
4 2 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) Test Automation
3 31 (43.06%) Scrum
4 30 (41.67%) SDLC
5 27 (37.50%) DevOps
6 26 (36.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (36.11%) Waterfall
7 25 (34.72%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (31.94%) Automation Testing
9 22 (30.56%) Integration Testing
10 21 (29.17%) Risk Analysis
11 20 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
11 20 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
11 20 (27.78%) System Testing
11 20 (27.78%) Validation
11 20 (27.78%) V-Model
12 19 (26.39%) Manual Testing
12 19 (26.39%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 17 (23.61%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) SQL
2 22 (30.56%) C#
2 22 (30.56%) Perl
2 22 (30.56%) Python
3 18 (25.00%) Java
4 13 (18.06%) C++
5 8 (11.11%) Ruby
6 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.33%) VB
7 6 (8.33%) VB6
8 4 (5.56%) VC++
9 2 (2.78%) Go
9 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) ISEB
2 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (23.61%) ISTQB
4 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
5 10 (13.89%) Degree
5 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Oracle
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Rally
4 1 (1.39%) Citrix
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
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