The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 63 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 23 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.17% 1.16% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 1.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 2
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
Performance Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
596 586 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.09% 84.80% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 569 511 642
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Southampton region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 31 (96.88%) SQL
1 31 (96.88%) Regression Testing
2 30 (93.75%) Selenium
2 30 (93.75%) SDLC
3 29 (90.63%) Test Scripting
3 29 (90.63%) SoapUI
4 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (81.25%) TDD
5 26 (81.25%) Windows
5 26 (81.25%) BDD
6 25 (78.13%) Scrum
7 24 (75.00%) C#
8 20 (62.50%) QA
9 19 (59.38%) T-SQL
9 19 (59.38%) Test Planning
10 18 (56.25%) Exploratory Testing
10 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
10 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
11 17 (53.13%) ISEB
11 17 (53.13%) Retail
12 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
13 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
13 11 (34.38%) Cucumber
13 11 (34.38%) User Stories
13 11 (34.38%) NUnit
13 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
14 9 (28.13%) SpecFlow
14 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
15 8 (25.00%) Finance
15 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 30 (93.75%) Selenium
2 29 (90.63%) SoapUI
3 11 (34.38%) Cucumber
3 11 (34.38%) NUnit
4 9 (28.13%) SpecFlow
4 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (53.13%) Retail
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Tester
3 11 (34.38%) Developer
4 10 (31.25%) Automation Tester
5 9 (28.13%) Software Tester
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Tester
6 8 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 8 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (21.88%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (15.63%) Developer in Test
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
9 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
9 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Regression Testing
2 30 (93.75%) SDLC
3 29 (90.63%) Test Scripting
4 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (81.25%) BDD
5 26 (81.25%) TDD
6 25 (78.13%) Scrum
7 19 (59.38%) Test Planning
8 18 (56.25%) Exploratory Testing
8 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
9 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
9 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
9 11 (34.38%) User Stories
10 8 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
12 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
13 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
13 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
14 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 24 (75.00%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft