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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 93 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.70% 0.22% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.27% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £26,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.00%
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
1015 1104 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.99% 82.39% 83.44%
Number of salaries quoted 878 947 746
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,051 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +8 9 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (68.29%) QA
3 21 (51.22%) Scrum
4 18 (43.90%) Non-Functional Testing
4 18 (43.90%) SDLC
5 17 (41.46%) ISEB
6 16 (39.02%) Selenium
7 13 (31.71%) V-Model
7 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
7 13 (31.71%) ISTQB
7 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
9 11 (26.83%) JMeter
9 11 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
10 10 (24.39%) Defect Management
10 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
11 9 (21.95%) Test Management
12 8 (19.51%) Degree
12 8 (19.51%) Unix
13 7 (17.07%) SOAP
13 7 (17.07%) Java
13 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
14 6 (14.63%) Oracle
14 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
14 6 (14.63%) Windows
14 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
14 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
15 5 (12.20%) Service Management
15 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Selenium
2 11 (26.83%) JMeter
3 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
3 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.76%) MSTest
5 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.88%) JIRA
6 2 (4.88%) JUnit
6 2 (4.88%) NUnit
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Analyst
2 22 (53.66%) Test Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Team Leader
4 9 (21.95%) QA Leader
4 9 (21.95%) QA Team Leader
4 9 (21.95%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Software Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) SOAP
2 3 (7.32%) COM
3 2 (4.88%) Ajax
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) JSON
3 2 (4.88%) REST
3 2 (4.88%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) XSL
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) CESG
1 5 (12.20%) Statistics
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Unix
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Scrum
3 18 (43.90%) Non-Functional Testing
3 18 (43.90%) SDLC
4 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
4 13 (31.71%) V-Model
4 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
5 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
5 11 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Defect Management
7 9 (21.95%) Test Management
8 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) Service Management
9 5 (12.20%) SOA
9 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
9 5 (12.20%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) ISEB
2 13 (31.71%) ISTQB
3 8 (19.51%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (68.29%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) COBIT
2 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago