The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 195 186 168
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 67 77 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.93% 1.03% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.23% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 56 68 47
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6209 6263 4706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.55% 83.44% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4932 4870 3642
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
West Yorkshire -23 31 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North Yorkshire +27 14 £27,500 -15.38% 1
South Yorkshire +5 13 £44,500 +42.40%
East Yorkshire - 6 £32,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 95 (75.40%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (53.97%) QA
3 46 (36.51%) SQL
4 45 (35.71%) Selenium
5 44 (34.92%) Test Automation
6 38 (30.16%) MS Excel
7 37 (29.37%) Test Strategy
8 36 (28.57%) Test Management
8 36 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
9 35 (27.78%) JUnit
10 34 (26.98%) NUnit
10 34 (26.98%) Unit Testing
11 33 (26.19%) Line Management
12 32 (25.40%) Agile Testing
12 32 (25.40%) Non-Functional Testing
12 32 (25.40%) JIRA
12 32 (25.40%) Configuration Management
13 30 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
13 30 (23.81%) Oracle
13 30 (23.81%) ISTQB
14 29 (23.02%) HP
14 29 (23.02%) ISEB
15 28 (22.22%) Test Planning
16 27 (21.43%) TDD
17 25 (19.84%) Software Testing
17 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
18 24 (19.05%) JMeter
18 24 (19.05%) Finance
19 23 (18.25%) Java
19 23 (18.25%) Test Scripting

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (3.17%) IIS
2 3 (2.38%) Apache
2 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) LDAP
1 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.17%) Spotfire
3 4 (3.17%) QlikView
3 4 (3.17%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.17%) DataStage
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 45 (35.71%) Selenium
2 35 (27.78%) JUnit
3 34 (26.98%) NUnit
4 32 (25.40%) JIRA
5 30 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 24 (19.05%) JMeter
7 21 (16.67%) eggPlant
8 18 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (6.35%) Firebug
10 4 (3.17%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.38%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.59%) WebLOAD
12 2 (1.59%) TestNG
12 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.59%) Toad
13 1 (0.79%) WatiN
13 1 (0.79%) MSTest
13 1 (0.79%) Concordion
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Legal
3 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (53.17%) Analyst
2 65 (51.59%) Test Analyst
3 19 (15.08%) Tester
3 19 (15.08%) Performance Analyst
3 19 (15.08%) Performance Test Analyst
4 18 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 13 (10.32%) Test Manager
6 12 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
6 12 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 11 (8.73%) Software Tester
8 9 (7.14%) Test Leader
9 5 (3.97%) Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (2.38%) Performance Test Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Senior Software Tester
11 3 (2.38%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) .NET
2 12 (9.52%) HTML
3 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.94%) CSS
5 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.76%) Web Services
7 5 (3.97%) XML
8 3 (2.38%) SOAP
8 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.59%) Spring
10 1 (0.79%) WCF
10 1 (0.79%) DOM
10 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.35%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.97%) Open Source
4 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.17%) Replication
5 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.38%) W3C
7 2 (1.59%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) IVR
8 1 (0.79%) DataPower
8 1 (0.79%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.73%) Windows
2 5 (3.97%) UNIX
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.59%) Linux
3 2 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (75.40%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.92%) Test Automation
3 37 (29.37%) Test Strategy
4 36 (28.57%) Test Management
5 34 (26.98%) Unit Testing
6 33 (26.19%) Line Management
7 32 (25.40%) Non-Functional Testing
7 32 (25.40%) Agile Testing
7 32 (25.40%) Configuration Management
8 28 (22.22%) Test Planning
9 27 (21.43%) TDD
10 25 (19.84%) Software Testing
11 23 (18.25%) Test Scripting
12 20 (15.87%) Mentoring
13 19 (15.08%) Usability Testing
14 18 (14.29%) Business Analysis
15 17 (13.49%) Automated Testing
15 17 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (13.49%) People Management
16 15 (11.90%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.51%) SQL
2 23 (18.25%) Java
3 14 (11.11%) C#
4 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.38%) VBScript
5 3 (2.38%) VB
6 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 29 (23.02%) ISEB
3 14 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (53.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Oracle
2 29 (23.02%) HP
3 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.97%) SAP
5 4 (3.17%) Tableau
5 4 (3.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) Avaya
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago