The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 180 206 177
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 23 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 17
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £59,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3993 4261 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.87% 76.73% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3298 3599 3169
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the West Midlands region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Coventry +12 9 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Birmingham +12 8 £60,000 -
Staffordshire -7 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Walsall - 2 £41,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (44.44%) Oracle
1 20 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (35.56%) Back Office
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) Retail
3 13 (28.89%) HP
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 12 (26.67%) Selenium
4 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (24.44%) Test Strategy
5 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 9 (20.00%) QA
7 9 (20.00%) Business Development
7 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 9 (20.00%) NeoLoad
7 9 (20.00%) SOASTA, Inc
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
9 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
10 6 (13.33%) ISEB
10 6 (13.33%) C#
10 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Java
11 5 (11.11%) .NET

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.44%) DTS
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (20.00%) NeoLoad
3 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 16 (35.56%) Back Office
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 10 (22.22%) Performance Manager
2 10 (22.22%) Performance Test Manager
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Test Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Software Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Tester
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.22%) Mustache
4 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
4 1 (2.22%) WCF
4 1 (2.22%) JAXB
4 1 (2.22%) SAX
4 1 (2.22%) JMS
4 1 (2.22%) JavaBeans
4 1 (2.22%) JMX
4 1 (2.22%) Struts
4 1 (2.22%) JSP
4 1 (2.22%) DOM
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Clustering
1 2 (4.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (24.44%) Test Strategy
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) Business Development
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.89%) Test Management
7 4 (8.89%) ATDD
7 4 (8.89%) BDD
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) XPath
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.44%) MCSA
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) OCP
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) HP
3 9 (20.00%) SOASTA, Inc
4 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.44%) Mercator
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £45,798 to £62,973 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago