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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / South West
Rank 168 229 196
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -33
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 67 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 0.49% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.54% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 48
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
4599 5138 5226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.68% 89.29% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3756 4213 4381
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +21 31 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Somerset +5 13 £32,500 +16.07%
Wiltshire +28 10 £43,750 +34.61%
Gloucestershire -16 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Dorset - 5 £60,000 -
Cornwall - 3 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.34%) Test Management
3 43 (40.57%) Java
4 38 (35.85%) Unit Testing
5 35 (33.02%) ISTQB
6 34 (32.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (31.13%) Security Testing
8 32 (30.19%) Test Automation
8 32 (30.19%) ISEB
9 31 (29.25%) SQL
9 31 (29.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 30 (28.30%) Cucumber
11 29 (27.36%) TDD
12 28 (26.42%) C#
13 27 (25.47%) Software Testing
13 27 (25.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (24.53%) Load Testing
14 26 (24.53%) Non-Functional Testing
14 26 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (24.53%) Regression Testing
14 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
15 25 (23.58%) SpecFlow
15 25 (23.58%) Selenium
16 24 (22.64%) BDD
16 24 (22.64%) Waterfall
17 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
17 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (19.81%) Jenkins
18 20 (18.87%) Scrum
18 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing

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 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.72%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) SSL
2 6 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle Database
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (5.66%) MySQL
2 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.72%) Apache Accumulo
3 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.89%) Impala
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (28.30%) Cucumber
2 27 (25.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (23.58%) Selenium
3 25 (23.58%) SpecFlow
4 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
4 21 (19.81%) Jenkins
5 17 (16.04%) JMeter
6 16 (15.09%) Maven
7 14 (13.21%) Eclipse
7 14 (13.21%) JIRA
8 13 (12.26%) LoadRunner
9 11 (10.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (9.43%) IntelliJ
10 10 (9.43%) Subversion
11 8 (7.55%) NUnit
12 7 (6.60%) JUnit
13 6 (5.66%) Ant
13 6 (5.66%) Gradle
13 6 (5.66%) Mockito
13 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Back Office
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Games
3 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Analyst
2 25 (23.58%) Test Analyst
3 20 (18.87%) Developer
4 17 (16.04%) Test Engineer
5 16 (15.09%) Java Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (11.32%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (10.38%) Tester
9 10 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.43%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (8.49%) Test Manager
11 6 (5.66%) Software Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Software Test Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) Java Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Senior Java Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) Senior Java Software Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) JPA
1 15 (14.15%) Spring
2 9 (8.49%) AngularJS
2 9 (8.49%) JDBC
2 9 (8.49%) JMS
2 9 (8.49%) REST
2 9 (8.49%) SOAP
2 9 (8.49%) XML
3 6 (5.66%) Hibernate
3 6 (5.66%) HTML
3 6 (5.66%) JSF
3 6 (5.66%) JSP
3 6 (5.66%) Lambda Expressions
3 6 (5.66%) Spring Boot
3 6 (5.66%) Spring Security
3 6 (5.66%) Thymeleaf
4 2 (1.89%) Kafka
5 1 (0.94%) J2EE
5 1 (0.94%) RESTful
5 1 (0.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.43%) Linux
2 8 (7.55%) Windows
3 6 (5.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.34%) Test Management
3 38 (35.85%) Unit Testing
4 34 (32.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (31.13%) Security Testing
6 32 (30.19%) Test Automation
7 29 (27.36%) TDD
8 27 (25.47%) Software Testing
9 26 (24.53%) Load Testing
9 26 (24.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 26 (24.53%) Regression Testing
10 24 (22.64%) BDD
10 24 (22.64%) Waterfall
11 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing
12 20 (18.87%) Scrum
13 16 (15.09%) User Stories
14 13 (12.26%) SDLC
15 10 (9.43%) DevOps
15 10 (9.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.57%) Java
2 31 (29.25%) SQL
3 28 (26.42%) C#
4 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
5 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.43%) C
7 8 (7.55%) Python
8 7 (6.60%) Go
8 7 (6.60%) Ruby
9 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.72%) C++
9 5 (4.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (33.02%) ISTQB
2 32 (30.19%) ISEB
3 31 (29.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
5 13 (12.26%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) Degree
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) HP
4 6 (5.66%) Cisco
4 6 (5.66%) Sourcefire
5 5 (4.72%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.83%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.83%) Informatica
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