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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 207 190 171
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.39% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 22
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £37,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
4558 3878 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.68% 77.76% 75.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3994 3234 3163
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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 -8 3 £21,000 -41.66%
Birmingham -9 3 £47,500 +120.93%
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) QA
2 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner
4 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.67%) Selenium
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.89%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Retail
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 4 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Automotive
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.33%) C++
8 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) NAS
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner
2 6 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.56%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Automotive
4 3 (8.33%) Back Office
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Test Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Product Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Head of Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
4 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.33%) Coaching
7 3 (8.33%) ATDD
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.33%) System Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Test Management
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.33%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Brocade
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
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