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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 193 170 190
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 26 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.55% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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
4295 3965 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.79% 80.72% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3288 3307
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -4 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Solihull +3 6 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Coventry -23 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (51.16%) Test Scripting
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
3 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
4 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.26%) LoadRunner
6 9 (20.93%) .NET
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.93%) Java
6 9 (20.93%) Finance
6 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
7 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
7 8 (18.60%) BDD
7 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
7 8 (18.60%) Software Delivery
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.60%) SQL
7 8 (18.60%) ISEB
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Test Management
8 7 (16.28%) QA
9 6 (13.95%) Selenium
9 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
9 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
9 6 (13.95%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
1 2 (4.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.30%) RavenDB
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) LoadRunner
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
3 5 (11.63%) JMeter
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
4 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.98%) MSTest
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.65%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.33%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
1 14 (32.56%) Test Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Test Leader
3 5 (11.63%) Test Specialist
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Test Specialist
3 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Blog
1 2 (4.65%) Open Source
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Statistics
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Test Scripting
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
3 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
4 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.60%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) BDD
5 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
5 8 (18.60%) Software Delivery
6 7 (16.28%) Test Management
6 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
7 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
8 5 (11.63%) V-Model
9 4 (9.30%) Stress Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) Build Automation
9 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) C++
5 4 (9.30%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ISEB
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) HND
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) EMC
3 2 (4.65%) Hitachi
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Brocade
4 1 (2.33%) SOASTA, Inc
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