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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 193 191 197
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 29 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 8
Average salary £45,500 £57,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.86% +24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,250 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +9.31%
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
4886 4315 4255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.00% 79.86% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3600 3591
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 18 £50,000 -16.66%
Solihull +12 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Coventry -15 4 £53,054 +1.05%
Staffordshire +8 2 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 19 (34.55%) QA
3 19 (34.55%) ISEB
4 18 (32.73%) .NET
5 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
6 16 (29.09%) Finance
7 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
8 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
9 13 (23.64%) C#
9 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (21.82%) Test Strategy
11 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 11 (20.00%) SDLC
11 11 (20.00%) LoadRunner
11 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 10 (18.18%) Test Management
13 9 (16.36%) Integration Testing
13 9 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (16.36%) Automated Testing
13 9 (16.36%) HTML
14 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
14 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
15 7 (12.73%) BDD
15 7 (12.73%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
15 7 (12.73%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.64%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) RavenDB
4 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (7.27%) JMeter
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.45%) MSTest
4 3 (5.45%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.64%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.64%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.82%) TestPartner
6 1 (1.82%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.82%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.82%) QADirector
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Test Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Test Manager
6 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Test Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) .NET
2 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.36%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (9.09%) XML
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) Web Services
6 1 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Blog
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
5 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (21.82%) Test Strategy
6 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.00%) SDLC
7 10 (18.18%) Test Management
8 9 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Integration Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Automated Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.73%) TDD
10 7 (12.73%) BDD
11 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Software Delivery
12 5 (9.09%) Line Management
12 5 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
2 13 (23.64%) C#
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) ISEB
2 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.64%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (34.55%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.73%) HP
2 1 (1.82%) EMC
2 1 (1.82%) Hitachi
2 1 (1.82%) VMware
2 1 (1.82%) Brocade
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
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