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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 82 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 15 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.16% 0.075% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
Average salary £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
974 1037 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.27% 77.79% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 813 926 672
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 +26 15 £30,500 +10.90% 4
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
1 15 (48.39%) Test Strategy
2 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) Avionics
2 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
2 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
2 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
2 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (38.71%) Ethernet
2 12 (38.71%) Electronics
2 12 (38.71%) Aerospace
3 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
4 9 (29.03%) ISEB
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Security Testing
5 7 (22.58%) JIRA
5 7 (22.58%) VirtualBox
5 7 (22.58%) T-Plan
5 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 6 (19.35%) Welsh Language
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) VB
7 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 5 (16.13%) MS Office
7 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (16.13%) VB6
7 5 (16.13%) Robotics
7 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (38.71%) Avionics
1 12 (38.71%) Electronics
1 12 (38.71%) Aerospace
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) Welsh Language
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Test Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
1 15 (48.39%) Test Strategy
2 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Security Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) Time Management
8 1 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) VB
1 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
1 5 (16.13%) VB6
2 3 (9.68%) C++
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
1 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
2 9 (29.03%) ISEB
3 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) T-Plan
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Google
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