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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 180 182 189
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 33 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.58% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 11
Average salary £40,000 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Birmingham -1 23 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Solihull +4 8 £32,500 +8.33%
Coventry -15 2 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 15 (31.25%) Test Strategy
5 14 (29.17%) QA
6 13 (27.08%) .NET
7 12 (25.00%) SQL
8 11 (22.92%) ISEB
8 11 (22.92%) LoadRunner
8 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
10 9 (18.75%) Java
10 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 9 (18.75%) TDD
10 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.75%) BDD
10 9 (18.75%) Integration Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Test Management
11 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (16.67%) C#
11 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 8 (16.67%) Software Delivery
12 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
13 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) NAS
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.33%) RavenDB
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) LoadRunner
2 6 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.33%) JMeter
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) MSTest
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (2.08%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Test Leader
4 5 (10.42%) Test Specialist
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Test Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Test Manager
5 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.42%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.25%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
2 2 (4.17%) Blog
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 15 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.75%) TDD
5 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.75%) BDD
5 9 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Test Management
6 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.42%) MVC
8 5 (10.42%) V-Model
9 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (10.42%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) ISEB
2 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.33%) HND
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) Brocade
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
2 2 (4.17%) EMC
2 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago