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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / South West
Rank 170 222 207
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 60 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 0.34% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.39% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 31
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £40,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
4360 4905 5168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.29% 88.89% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3563 4111 4348
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +18 26 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Somerset +8 11 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Dorset - 11 £82,500 - 2
Wiltshire +23 8 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Gloucestershire -10 3 £40,000 +12.67%
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) Test Management
3 39 (40.63%) Java
4 38 (39.58%) ISEB
5 31 (32.29%) ISTQB
6 30 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 29 (30.21%) Security Testing
7 29 (30.21%) Unit Testing
7 29 (30.21%) Test Automation
8 28 (29.17%) Cucumber
8 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 27 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (27.08%) BDD
10 26 (27.08%) Non-Functional Testing
10 26 (27.08%) SQL
10 26 (27.08%) Software Testing
11 25 (26.04%) TDD
11 25 (26.04%) Waterfall
11 25 (26.04%) Load Testing
12 24 (25.00%) SpecFlow
13 23 (23.96%) Regression Testing
14 21 (21.88%) C#
14 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
16 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
16 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
17 17 (17.71%) Line Management
17 17 (17.71%) Shell Script
18 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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 (4.17%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Changepoint
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) SSL
2 6 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.13%) LAN
3 3 (3.13%) WAN
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.04%) Firewall
5 1 (1.04%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.17%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.17%) MySQL
2 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.08%) Impala
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Cucumber
2 27 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
5 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 15 (15.63%) Selenium
7 14 (14.58%) LoadRunner
8 13 (13.54%) Maven
9 12 (12.50%) Eclipse
9 12 (12.50%) JMeter
10 11 (11.46%) JIRA
10 11 (11.46%) Subversion
11 8 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (5.21%) IntelliJ
12 5 (5.21%) NUnit
13 4 (4.17%) Ant
13 4 (4.17%) Gradle
13 4 (4.17%) JUnit
13 4 (4.17%) Mockito
13 4 (4.17%) WATIR
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Back Office
3 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Analyst
2 34 (35.42%) Test Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Developer
3 19 (19.79%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Tester
5 13 (13.54%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (11.46%) Software Analyst
7 11 (11.46%) Software Test Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Software Tester
8 9 (9.38%) Test Manager
9 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 8 (8.33%) Test Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) Network Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) Auditor
12 4 (4.17%) Core Java Developer
13 3 (3.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) JPA
1 13 (13.54%) Spring
2 10 (10.42%) XML
3 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.38%) JDBC
3 9 (9.38%) JMS
3 9 (9.38%) REST
3 9 (9.38%) SOAP
4 4 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.17%) HTML
4 4 (4.17%) JSF
4 4 (4.17%) JSP
4 4 (4.17%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (4.17%) Spring Boot
4 4 (4.17%) Spring Security
4 4 (4.17%) Thymeleaf
5 2 (2.08%) Kafka
5 2 (2.08%) Middleware
6 1 (1.04%) .NET
6 1 (1.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.04%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.04%) RIA
3 1 (1.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Linux
1 12 (12.50%) Unix
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) Test Management
3 30 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (30.21%) Security Testing
4 29 (30.21%) Test Automation
4 29 (30.21%) Unit Testing
5 26 (27.08%) BDD
5 26 (27.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 26 (27.08%) Software Testing
6 25 (26.04%) Load Testing
6 25 (26.04%) TDD
6 25 (26.04%) Waterfall
7 23 (23.96%) Regression Testing
8 17 (17.71%) Line Management
9 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (14.58%) Automated Testing
11 13 (13.54%) Integration Testing
12 11 (11.46%) Scrum
12 11 (11.46%) SDLC
12 11 (11.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Java
2 26 (27.08%) SQL
3 21 (21.88%) C#
4 17 (17.71%) Shell Script
5 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.38%) C++
7 8 (8.33%) Go
8 7 (7.29%) Python
9 6 (6.25%) Ruby
10 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.17%) C
10 4 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (39.58%) ISEB
2 31 (32.29%) ISTQB
3 30 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 13 (13.54%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) Degree
7 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 8 (8.33%) HP
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco
4 6 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 4 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.04%) Informatica
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Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
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