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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 101 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.79% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% +6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1110 891 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.34% 80.56% 76.82%
Number of salaries quoted 940 757 760
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 -13 3 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) VPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Database Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Erlang
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Google