The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 207 200 188
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 38 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 16
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
Performance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5386 4477 4189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.53% 83.67% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 3755 3477
Median salary £42,655 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -18 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Shropshire - 8 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Solihull +13 3 £33,500 +3.07%
Warwickshire - 3 £32,000 -
Coventry +10 2 £53,000 +32.50% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 32 (51.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (41.94%) QA
2 26 (41.94%) Defect Management
3 25 (40.32%) Mentoring
3 25 (40.32%) Integration Testing
3 25 (40.32%) Regression Testing
4 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (33.87%) System Testing
5 21 (33.87%) Test Planning
6 19 (30.65%) Functional Testing
6 19 (30.65%) Unit Testing
7 17 (27.42%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
8 16 (25.81%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
9 15 (24.19%) Time Management
9 15 (24.19%) C
10 14 (22.58%) HTML
10 14 (22.58%) Selenium
11 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
12 12 (19.35%) Test Management
12 12 (19.35%) User Stories
13 11 (17.74%) CSS
13 11 (17.74%) JIRA
14 10 (16.13%) Compatibility Testing
14 10 (16.13%) BDD
14 10 (16.13%) Node.js
14 10 (16.13%) Scala

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MS Access
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Selenium
2 11 (17.74%) JIRA
3 10 (16.13%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.29%) LoadRunner
5 5 (8.06%) JMeter
6 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.84%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.61%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.61%) QADirector
8 1 (1.61%) TestPartner
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Back Office
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Test Manager
2 20 (32.26%) Tester
3 16 (25.81%) QA Manager
3 16 (25.81%) QA Test Manager
4 12 (19.35%) Software Tester
5 11 (17.74%) Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Agile Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Automation Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Test Leader
7 5 (8.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Functional Tester
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Lead Tester
9 3 (4.84%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (4.84%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 11 (17.74%) CSS
3 4 (6.45%) .NET
4 3 (4.84%) HTML5
5 2 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (1.61%) Ajax
6 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Life Science
4 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (41.94%) Defect Management
3 25 (40.32%) Integration Testing
3 25 (40.32%) Mentoring
3 25 (40.32%) Regression Testing
4 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (33.87%) System Testing
5 21 (33.87%) Test Planning
6 19 (30.65%) Functional Testing
6 19 (30.65%) Unit Testing
7 17 (27.42%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (24.19%) Time Management
9 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
10 12 (19.35%) Test Management
10 12 (19.35%) User Stories
11 10 (16.13%) BDD
11 10 (16.13%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (16.13%) TDD
12 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) C
2 10 (16.13%) Scala
3 8 (12.90%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 6 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
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