The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Torfaen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 21 15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 1.61% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.08% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 82.93% 77.42% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Performance Testing
South Wales

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Torfaen

Performance Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA