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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 204 194 169
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 23 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 12
Average salary £36,000 £46,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.16% +28.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £30,450 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.00%
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
4846 4089 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.71% 82.72% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4004 3505 2819
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -1 16 £33,250 -35.12% 1
Shropshire - 2 £32,000 -
Staffordshire -6 1 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) QA
3 20 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 16 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (26.92%) Manual Testing
5 14 (26.92%) SDLC
6 13 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 13 (25.00%) HTML
7 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (23.08%) Functional Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
8 11 (21.15%) Defect Management
8 11 (21.15%) ISTQB
9 10 (19.23%) Degree
9 10 (19.23%) System Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Time Management
9 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Test Management
9 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.23%) CSS
9 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
9 10 (19.23%) User Stories
10 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
10 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
10 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
10 9 (17.31%) JIRA
11 8 (15.38%) HTML5
11 8 (15.38%) .NET
12 7 (13.46%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) JMeter
3 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
5 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.85%) Introscope
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Tester
2 16 (30.77%) Software Tester
3 11 (21.15%) Test Manager
4 9 (17.31%) Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) QA Manager
4 9 (17.31%) QA Test Manager
4 9 (17.31%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Automated Tester
6 6 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) QA Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Software QA Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Software QA Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Functional Tester
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 8 (15.38%) .NET
3 8 (15.38%) HTML5
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 2 (3.85%) RESTful
7 1 (1.92%) Ajax
7 1 (1.92%) DCOM
7 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.54%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 16 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Manual Testing
4 14 (26.92%) SDLC
5 13 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 13 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 12 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 11 (21.15%) Defect Management
7 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
8 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 10 (19.23%) System Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Test Management
8 10 (19.23%) Time Management
8 10 (19.23%) User Stories
9 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
9 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
10 7 (13.46%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) C
4 4 (7.69%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) Scala
6 2 (3.85%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) ISTQB
2 10 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (44.23%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) HP
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
2 2 (3.85%) hybris
3 1 (1.92%) Citrix
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
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