The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 41 75 45
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -30
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.30% 0.35% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 0.39% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 15
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Performance Testing
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
326 515 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 82.53% 89.88% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 244 267 270
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in York

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the York region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in York

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (89.19%) QA
2 31 (83.78%) Selenium
2 31 (83.78%) JIRA
3 30 (81.08%) Test Strategy
3 30 (81.08%) JMeter
3 30 (81.08%) eggPlant
4 28 (75.68%) TDD
4 28 (75.68%) Test Automation
5 26 (70.27%) Management Information System
5 26 (70.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
5 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
5 26 (70.27%) HP
5 26 (70.27%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (70.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (70.27%) Test Management
5 26 (70.27%) Usability Testing
5 26 (70.27%) Business Analysis
5 26 (70.27%) Test Planning
6 4 (10.81%) Replication
6 4 (10.81%) ISEB
6 4 (10.81%) IIS
6 4 (10.81%) Apache
6 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.11%) System Testing
7 3 (8.11%) W3C
8 2 (5.41%) MVC

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
1 4 (10.81%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (83.78%) JIRA
1 31 (83.78%) Selenium
2 30 (81.08%) JMeter
2 30 (81.08%) eggPlant
3 26 (70.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (70.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.41%) NUnit
4 2 (5.41%) WebLOAD
5 1 (2.70%) Firebug
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Analyst
2 27 (72.97%) Test Analyst
3 26 (70.27%) Performance Analyst
3 26 (70.27%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Web Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) DOM
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (81.08%) Test Strategy
3 28 (75.68%) TDD
3 28 (75.68%) Test Automation
4 26 (70.27%) Business Analysis
4 26 (70.27%) Test Management
4 26 (70.27%) Usability Testing
4 26 (70.27%) Test Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (8.11%) System Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (89.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (70.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
1 26 (70.27%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Cognos