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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 197 221 217
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 39 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.56% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.63% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 31
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
4551 5109 5562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.93% 88.65% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3764 4302 4562
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Somerset +15 13 £32,500 +30.00%
Dorset - 8 £82,500 - 1
Bristol +13 7 £33,000 -26.66% 2
Gloucestershire -23 6 £40,000 +24.03%
Wiltshire +21 3 - - 2
Devon -19 2 £25,729 +19.66%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (55.41%) ISEB
3 36 (48.65%) Java
4 28 (37.84%) Test Automation
5 26 (35.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (35.14%) ISTQB
6 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
6 25 (33.78%) Waterfall
6 25 (33.78%) Cucumber
7 24 (32.43%) BDD
8 23 (31.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (31.08%) Software Testing
8 23 (31.08%) Load Testing
8 23 (31.08%) Security Testing
8 23 (31.08%) Test Management
9 22 (29.73%) Non-Functional Testing
10 21 (28.38%) SpecFlow
11 20 (27.03%) SQL
12 18 (24.32%) Linux
12 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
13 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
13 17 (22.97%) Line Management
13 17 (22.97%) Unix
13 17 (22.97%) C#
13 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
13 17 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (21.62%) LoadRunner
14 16 (21.62%) Integration Testing
15 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (18.92%) TDD

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 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) LAN
1 6 (8.11%) SSL
1 6 (8.11%) WAN
2 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) Impala
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Cucumber
2 23 (31.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (28.38%) SpecFlow
4 16 (21.62%) LoadRunner
5 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
6 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
7 10 (13.51%) Selenium
8 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
9 8 (10.81%) JMeter
9 8 (10.81%) Subversion
10 7 (9.46%) JIRA
10 7 (9.46%) Maven
11 5 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (5.41%) WATIR
13 2 (2.70%) ClearCase
13 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
13 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
13 2 (2.70%) NetBeans
13 2 (2.70%) NUnit
13 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Analyst
2 35 (47.30%) Test Analyst
3 19 (25.68%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (25.68%) Senior Test Analyst
4 15 (20.27%) Tester
5 14 (18.92%) Software Analyst
5 14 (18.92%) Software Test Analyst
6 12 (16.22%) Developer
6 12 (16.22%) Software Tester
7 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 9 (12.16%) Test Engineer
9 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
9 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Test Leader
11 5 (6.76%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (5.41%) Test Manager
13 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
13 3 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (4.05%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) JPA
1 7 (9.46%) Spring
1 7 (9.46%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.11%) JDBC
2 6 (8.11%) JMS
2 6 (8.11%) REST
2 6 (8.11%) SOAP
3 4 (5.41%) Middleware
4 2 (2.70%) Kafka
5 1 (1.35%) .NET
5 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) J2EE
5 1 (1.35%) JSF
5 1 (1.35%) JSP
5 1 (1.35%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (1.35%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.35%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.35%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.35%) RIA
3 1 (1.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) Unix
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 25 (33.78%) Waterfall
4 24 (32.43%) BDD
5 23 (31.08%) Load Testing
5 23 (31.08%) Security Testing
5 23 (31.08%) Software Testing
5 23 (31.08%) Test Management
6 22 (29.73%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (22.97%) Line Management
7 17 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (21.62%) Integration Testing
9 14 (18.92%) TDD
10 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.86%) Automation Testing
11 11 (14.86%) Scrum
11 11 (14.86%) SDLC
12 10 (13.51%) ITIL
12 10 (13.51%) Regression Testing
13 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Java
2 20 (27.03%) SQL
3 17 (22.97%) C#
3 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
4 13 (17.57%) C++
5 10 (13.51%) Python
6 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.46%) Perl
8 6 (8.11%) Go
8 6 (8.11%) Ruby
9 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.05%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (55.41%) ISEB
2 26 (35.14%) ISTQB
2 26 (35.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
4 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
5 14 (18.92%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.41%) Degree
6 4 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) HP
4 4 (5.41%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 4 (5.41%) Sourcefire
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