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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 199 170 171
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 17
Average salary £46,250 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.47% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
4038 3344 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.10% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3380 2666 3109
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -17 7 £70,000 +113.74% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
2 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 8 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Selenium
8 6 (18.75%) QA
8 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.75%) LoadRunner
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Retail
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (15.63%) V-Model
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
10 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
10 4 (12.50%) RavenDB
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (12.50%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) RavenDB
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.25%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Test Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Test Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Product Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Blog
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
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 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
2 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
3 11 (34.38%) BDD
3 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) V-Model
8 4 (12.50%) Build Automation
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) ATDD
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Test Management
10 2 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) Analytics
10 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) HND
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 2 (6.25%) Hitachi
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (3.13%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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