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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 207 201 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 27 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 20
Median salary £34,715 £30,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,888 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
5093 4840 4477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.36% 87.11% 83.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4008 3954 3718
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -18 16 £36,750 +22.50% 1
Staffordshire -2 4 £32,500 -38.09%
Coventry +2 2 £37,500 -29.31% 1
Solihull - 2 £34,250 -
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £32,500 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 41 (60.29%) QA
2 26 (38.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (38.24%) Test Scripting
2 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) Non-Functional Testing
3 24 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 23 (33.82%) Automated Testing
4 23 (33.82%) Selenium
4 23 (33.82%) Test Planning
5 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 20 (29.41%) Integration Testing
5 20 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 17 (25.00%) HTML
6 17 (25.00%) SQL
6 17 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 17 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 16 (23.53%) SDLC
7 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 16 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 15 (22.06%) C#
8 15 (22.06%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (22.06%) WebDriver
9 14 (20.59%) Finance
10 13 (19.12%) Manual Testing
10 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (17.65%) JIRA
11 12 (17.65%) Scrum
11 12 (17.65%) ISEB
11 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.65%) MS Excel

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 2 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) MS Access
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Selenium
2 15 (22.06%) WebDriver
3 12 (17.65%) JIRA
4 9 (13.24%) LoadRunner
5 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.29%) QADirector
5 7 (10.29%) TestPartner
6 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
7 5 (7.35%) HP UFT
7 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (4.41%) JMeter
9 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.94%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.47%) Appium
10 1 (1.47%) Mocha
10 1 (1.47%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.47%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Analyst
2 21 (30.88%) Test Manager
3 18 (26.47%) Tester
4 16 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 12 (17.65%) Software Tester
6 9 (13.24%) Automation Tester
6 9 (13.24%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Test Leader
7 8 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (10.29%) QA Manager
8 7 (10.29%) QA Test Manager
8 7 (10.29%) Senior Software Tester
8 7 (10.29%) Senior Tester
9 5 (7.35%) Agile Tester
9 5 (7.35%) Lead Tester
9 5 (7.35%) QA Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) QA Tester
9 5 (7.35%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (13.24%) CSS
2 9 (13.24%) Node.js
3 7 (10.29%) .NET
4 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.41%) Web Services
5 3 (4.41%) XML
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5
6 1 (1.47%) Middleware
6 1 (1.47%) RESTful
6 1 (1.47%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (38.24%) Non-Functional Testing
1 26 (38.24%) Test Scripting
1 26 (38.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 23 (33.82%) Automated Testing
3 23 (33.82%) Test Planning
4 20 (29.41%) Functional Testing
4 20 (29.41%) Integration Testing
5 17 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 17 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 16 (23.53%) SDLC
6 16 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 15 (22.06%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (19.12%) Manual Testing
9 12 (17.65%) Scrum
10 11 (16.18%) System Testing
10 11 (16.18%) User Stories
11 10 (14.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) Scala
4 7 (10.29%) C
4 7 (10.29%) VB
4 7 (10.29%) VBA
5 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.88%) Java
7 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) ISEB
2 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (11.76%) Degree
3 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (60.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
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