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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 81 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 21 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.51% 1.08% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.43% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 1
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1155 982 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.80% 75.95% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 966 862 888
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 -7 16 £37,500 +19.04% 3
North Wales - 5 - -
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (45.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) QA
4 8 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) Ruby
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) JMeter
4 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (33.33%) MSTest
4 8 (33.33%) Hudson
4 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
6 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
6 5 (20.83%) Maven
6 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
6 5 (20.83%) nginx
6 5 (20.83%) CentOS
6 5 (20.83%) Jetty
6 5 (20.83%) Network Security
6 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
6 5 (20.83%) HTTP
6 5 (20.83%) DNS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.83%) Apache
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
1 5 (20.83%) Jetty
1 5 (20.83%) nginx
1 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
2 5 (20.83%) SaaS
2 5 (20.83%) PaaS
2 5 (20.83%) Route 53
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
1 5 (20.83%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JMeter
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
1 8 (33.33%) MSTest
1 8 (33.33%) Hudson
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Servlets
2 4 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) XSL
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) Ajax
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
2 4 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Private Cloud
2 5 (20.83%) Digital Media
3 3 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) CentOS
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) JVM Tuning
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Product Management
7 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
1 11 (45.83%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) Ruby
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Erlang
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.83%) RightScale
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