The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 80 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.24% 0.073% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 1
Average salary £30,750 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
Performance Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
961 1082 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.67% 79.04% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 789 965 730
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Wales

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +24 16 £30,750 +23.00% 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
1 16 (53.33%) Test Strategy
2 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
4 10 (33.33%) ISEB
5 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Electronics
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (20.00%) JIRA
8 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Aerospace
8 6 (20.00%) Avionics
8 6 (20.00%) VirtualBox
8 6 (20.00%) T-Plan
8 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Welsh Language
10 4 (13.33%) Robotics
10 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (13.33%) Scrum
10 4 (13.33%) VB6
10 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
2 6 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (20.00%) Avionics
3 5 (16.67%) Welsh Language
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Tester
6 4 (13.33%) Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Database Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
1 16 (53.33%) Test Strategy
2 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) Time Management
8 2 (6.67%) Network Design
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) VB6
1 4 (13.33%) VB
1 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
1 4 (13.33%) C++
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.00%) T-Plan
2 2 (6.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago