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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 200 189 196
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 42 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.74% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 16
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
5339 4489 4339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.71% 85.05% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4148 3735 3627
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £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 25 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 25 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 -9 17 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Staffordshire - 9 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 8 £32,500 -
Solihull +10 3 £33,500 +3.07%
Coventry +5 2 £53,000 +32.50%
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 35 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (43.08%) QA
3 25 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 25 (38.46%) Defect Management
4 24 (36.92%) Mentoring
5 23 (35.38%) Test Planning
5 23 (35.38%) Integration Testing
6 21 (32.31%) Non-Functional Testing
7 20 (30.77%) System Testing
7 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
8 19 (29.23%) Functional Testing
9 18 (27.69%) Unit Testing
10 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
10 16 (24.62%) Selenium
10 16 (24.62%) HTML
10 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
11 15 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (23.08%) C
11 15 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (23.08%) Time Management
12 12 (18.46%) User Stories
13 11 (16.92%) SQL
13 11 (16.92%) CSS
13 11 (16.92%) Test Management
13 11 (16.92%) Scala
13 11 (16.92%) JIRA
13 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
14 10 (15.38%) TDD

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 (15.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MS Access
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Selenium
2 11 (16.92%) JIRA
3 10 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 4 (6.15%) HP UFT
5 4 (6.15%) JMeter
6 3 (4.62%) QADirector
6 3 (4.62%) TestPartner
7 2 (3.08%) NeoLoad
7 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.54%) Gatling
8 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.54%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Back Office
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Test Manager
2 18 (27.69%) Tester
3 15 (23.08%) QA Manager
3 15 (23.08%) QA Test Manager
4 13 (20.00%) Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Test Analyst
6 11 (16.92%) Software Tester
7 7 (10.77%) Automation Tester
8 6 (9.23%) Agile Tester
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Tester
8 6 (9.23%) Test Leader
9 5 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Performance Tester
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Tester
10 4 (6.15%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Functional Tester
10 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.62%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) HTML
2 11 (16.92%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) HTML5
5 2 (3.08%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) Ajax
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) RESTful
6 1 (1.54%) Web Services
6 1 (1.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 15 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (38.46%) Defect Management
2 25 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 24 (36.92%) Mentoring
4 23 (35.38%) Integration Testing
4 23 (35.38%) Test Planning
5 21 (32.31%) Non-Functional Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (30.77%) System Testing
7 19 (29.23%) Functional Testing
8 18 (27.69%) Unit Testing
9 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
10 15 (23.08%) Time Management
11 12 (18.46%) User Stories
12 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
12 11 (16.92%) Test Management
13 10 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
13 10 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (15.38%) Security Testing
13 10 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) C
2 11 (16.92%) Scala
2 11 (16.92%) SQL
3 7 (10.77%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) VB
4 3 (4.62%) VBA
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) ISEB
2 9 (13.85%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.31%) Degree
4 5 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
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