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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 206 193 195
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 40 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.61% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 19
Median salary £34,250 £39,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.73% -28.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
5348 4903 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.73% 85.78% 83.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4145 4061 3809
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -20 14 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Staffordshire +8 12 £32,500 +30.00%
Shropshire - 8 £32,500 -
Solihull +12 3 £33,500 +3.07%
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry +2 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (55.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 34 (50.00%) QA
3 28 (41.18%) Test Planning
4 26 (38.24%) Defect Management
5 25 (36.76%) Regression Testing
6 24 (35.29%) Integration Testing
6 24 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
8 22 (32.35%) Test Scripting
9 21 (30.88%) Non-Functional Testing
10 20 (29.41%) System Testing
10 20 (29.41%) Unit Testing
10 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (27.94%) Functional Testing
12 18 (26.47%) HTML
13 17 (25.00%) Selenium
13 17 (25.00%) Automated Testing
13 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
14 15 (22.06%) Dynamics AX
14 15 (22.06%) Time Management
14 15 (22.06%) C
15 14 (20.59%) SQL
15 14 (20.59%) SDLC
16 13 (19.12%) ISEB
17 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
17 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
17 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
17 12 (17.65%) Penetration Testing

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:

Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) MS Access
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Selenium
2 11 (16.18%) JIRA
3 10 (14.71%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.29%) QADirector
4 7 (10.29%) TestPartner
5 4 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 4 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.41%) JMeter
7 2 (2.94%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.47%) Gatling
8 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.47%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.47%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.47%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Test Manager
2 19 (27.94%) Tester
3 15 (22.06%) QA Manager
3 15 (22.06%) QA Test Manager
4 13 (19.12%) Analyst
4 13 (19.12%) Software Tester
5 12 (17.65%) Test Analyst
6 11 (16.18%) Automation Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Test Leader
8 6 (8.82%) Agile Tester
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Software Tester
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Tester
10 4 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.41%) Functional Tester
11 3 (4.41%) Performance Tester
11 3 (4.41%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) HTML
2 10 (14.71%) CSS
2 10 (14.71%) Node.js
3 4 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) HTML5
5 1 (1.47%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (41.18%) Test Planning
3 26 (38.24%) Defect Management
4 25 (36.76%) Regression Testing
5 24 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 24 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 22 (32.35%) Test Scripting
7 21 (30.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (29.41%) System Testing
8 20 (29.41%) Unit Testing
9 19 (27.94%) Functional Testing
10 17 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 15 (22.06%) Time Management
12 14 (20.59%) SDLC
13 12 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
13 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
13 12 (17.65%) User Stories
14 11 (16.18%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) C
2 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 11 (16.18%) Scala
4 10 (14.71%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) VB
5 7 (10.29%) VBA
6 2 (2.94%) Java
6 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) ISEB
2 11 (16.18%) Degree
3 9 (13.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
5 7 (10.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago