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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 188 175 175
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.49% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 22
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -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
4091 3436 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.00% 79.54% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 2780 3095
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -11 7 £50,000 +78.57% 2
Coventry -13 2 £33,000 -8.33% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
4 9 (28.13%) QA
5 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.00%) BDD
5 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
6 7 (21.88%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Selenium
8 5 (15.63%) TDD
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) Retail
9 4 (12.50%) V-Model
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (9.38%) ATDD
10 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
10 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
10 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
10 3 (9.38%) Automotive
10 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) RavenDB
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Automotive
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Test Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Test Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Product Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Statistics
1 1 (3.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
4 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) V-Model
9 3 (9.38%) ATDD
9 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.25%) MVC
10 2 (6.25%) Test Management
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) HND
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) EMC
2 2 (6.25%) Hitachi
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Brocade
3 1 (3.13%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 5500
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Bonus+Full package
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago