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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 192 190 192
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 26 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.54% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 8
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,750 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,888 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4769 4298 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.69% 80.10% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3556 3655
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,809
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,682 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 12 £30,000 -50.00% 2
Staffordshire +8 8 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Coventry -17 3 £53,054 +1.05%
Warwickshire +3 1 £51,500 +37.33%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (46.55%) QA
2 24 (41.38%) ISEB
3 22 (37.93%) .NET
4 21 (36.21%) Software Testing
5 20 (34.48%) HTML
6 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (32.76%) Finance
6 19 (32.76%) ISTQB
7 18 (31.03%) Test Scripting
7 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 17 (29.31%) SDLC
9 16 (27.59%) C#
10 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
10 13 (22.41%) Automated Testing
11 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
11 12 (20.69%) Test Management
11 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
12 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
12 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
14 9 (15.52%) SQL
14 9 (15.52%) LoadRunner
15 8 (13.79%) SOA
15 8 (13.79%) Line Management
16 7 (12.07%) Coaching
16 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
16 7 (12.07%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) MS Access
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) LoadRunner
2 6 (10.34%) JMeter
3 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) MSTest
4 3 (5.17%) Selenium
4 3 (5.17%) Introscope
4 3 (5.17%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.45%) TestPartner
5 2 (3.45%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (3.45%) QADirector
6 1 (1.72%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.72%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Test Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Test Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Test Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Junior
8 2 (3.45%) Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) .NET
2 20 (34.48%) HTML
3 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.34%) CSS
4 6 (10.34%) HTML5
4 6 (10.34%) CSS3
5 4 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.72%) SOAP
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) Software Testing
3 18 (31.03%) Test Scripting
4 17 (29.31%) SDLC
5 13 (22.41%) Automated Testing
6 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
6 12 (20.69%) Test Management
7 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
7 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
8 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.79%) Line Management
9 8 (13.79%) SOA
10 7 (12.07%) Coaching
11 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
11 6 (10.34%) Automation Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Web Development
13 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
13 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
2 16 (27.59%) C#
3 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
4 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) VB
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.72%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) ISEB
2 19 (32.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (46.55%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (5.17%) hybris
2 3 (5.17%) AppDynamics
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + parking, pension,health,life
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago