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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 94 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.97% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £29,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.06% +0.85%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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
1134 1043 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.41% 77.95% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 926 906 825
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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
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 27 July 2015. 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 -5 9 £42,500 +44.06% 2
North Wales - 5 - -
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby
1 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Hudson
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Big Data
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) Servlets
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) JUnit
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) HTTP
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) Apache
4 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Maven
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (31.25%) Jetty
1 5 (31.25%) nginx
1 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 5 (31.25%) PaaS
2 5 (31.25%) Route 53
3 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Hudson
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) JUnit
3 5 (31.25%) Maven
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) MSTest
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 3 (18.75%) JMeter
5 3 (18.75%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Servlets
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSL
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Private Cloud
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) CentOS
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) JVM Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Auto-Scaling
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) Erlang
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
1 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
1 5 (31.25%) RightScale