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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 208 197 198
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 29 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 20
Median salary £35,358 £32,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.79% -42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
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
5249 5129 4482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.92% 87.09% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 4168 3718
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -17 16 £41,250 +37.50% 2
Staffordshire +7 11 £32,500 -38.09%
Shropshire - 1 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (57.81%) QA
2 30 (46.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (40.63%) Test Planning
4 25 (39.06%) Regression Testing
5 24 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 24 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 23 (35.94%) Integration Testing
7 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
7 21 (32.81%) Defect Management
8 20 (31.25%) Functional Testing
8 20 (31.25%) Unit Testing
9 19 (29.69%) Mentoring
10 18 (28.13%) Automated Testing
11 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (26.56%) Selenium
12 16 (25.00%) HTML
12 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (23.44%) Finance
14 14 (21.88%) SQL
14 14 (21.88%) ISEB
14 14 (21.88%) System Testing
14 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
15 13 (20.31%) Penetration Testing
16 12 (18.75%) C
16 12 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
16 12 (18.75%) Time Management
16 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
16 12 (18.75%) SDLC
16 12 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (17.19%) C#

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 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MS Access
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Selenium
2 9 (14.06%) WebDriver
3 8 (12.50%) JIRA
4 7 (10.94%) QADirector
4 7 (10.94%) TestPartner
5 5 (7.81%) HP UFT
6 4 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.56%) Gatling
8 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.56%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.56%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.56%) WebLOAD
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Test Manager
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) Tester
4 13 (20.31%) Test Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) QA Manager
5 12 (18.75%) QA Test Manager
6 10 (15.63%) Software Tester
7 9 (14.06%) Automation Tester
8 7 (10.94%) Test Leader
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Software Tester
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Tester
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Tester
10 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.69%) Head of Testing
11 3 (4.69%) Lead Tester
11 3 (4.69%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) CSS
2 8 (12.50%) Node.js
3 5 (7.81%) .NET
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) Middleware
6 1 (1.56%) XML
6 1 (1.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 12 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
1 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (40.63%) Test Planning
3 25 (39.06%) Regression Testing
4 24 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 24 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 23 (35.94%) Integration Testing
6 21 (32.81%) Defect Management
7 20 (31.25%) Functional Testing
7 20 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 19 (29.69%) Mentoring
9 18 (28.13%) Automated Testing
10 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (21.88%) System Testing
11 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
12 13 (20.31%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (18.75%) SDLC
13 12 (18.75%) Time Management
14 10 (15.63%) Security Testing
14 10 (15.63%) Test Management
14 10 (15.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) C
3 11 (17.19%) C#
4 9 (14.06%) Scala
5 7 (10.94%) VB
5 7 (10.94%) VBA
6 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Java
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) ISEB
2 9 (14.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (12.50%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (57.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) HP
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) SOASTA, Inc
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