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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 199 191 175
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 42 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.90% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.07% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 41
Average salary £35,000 £43,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% +13.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
5657 5982 4548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.34% 84.04% 82.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4592 4722 3528
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -25 19 £39,000 -13.33% 1
North Yorkshire +23 10 £27,500 -18.51%
South Yorkshire -1 5 £37,500 +42.85%
East Yorkshire - 4 £31,500 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (72.27%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (49.58%) QA
3 57 (47.90%) SDLC
4 48 (40.34%) SQL
5 40 (33.61%) Selenium
5 40 (33.61%) Test Automation
6 34 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 33 (27.73%) MS Excel
7 33 (27.73%) ISEB
7 33 (27.73%) Test Management
8 32 (26.89%) Test Strategy
9 31 (26.05%) Oracle
10 29 (24.37%) Software Testing
11 28 (23.53%) JUnit
12 27 (22.69%) Java
12 27 (22.69%) Finance
12 27 (22.69%) Non-Functional Testing
13 26 (21.85%) Unit Testing
13 26 (21.85%) JIRA
13 26 (21.85%) NUnit
13 26 (21.85%) HP
13 26 (21.85%) QuickTest Pro
14 25 (21.01%) Configuration Management
14 25 (21.01%) Line Management
15 24 (20.17%) Test Planning
15 24 (20.17%) Test Scripting
15 24 (20.17%) Agile Testing
16 23 (19.33%) TDD
17 21 (17.65%) .NET

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.52%) IIS
2 1 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (27.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.84%) BASE24
2 1 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) ATM
1 1 (0.84%) VoIP
1 1 (0.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.36%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.36%) Spotfire
3 4 (3.36%) QlikView
3 4 (3.36%) DataStage
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (33.61%) Selenium
2 28 (23.53%) JUnit
3 26 (21.85%) JIRA
3 26 (21.85%) NUnit
3 26 (21.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (15.13%) JMeter
5 14 (11.76%) eggPlant
6 13 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (6.72%) Firebug
8 5 (4.20%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.36%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.52%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.52%) TestNG
11 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.68%) Toad
12 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.84%) Concordion
12 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.84%) WatiN
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.20%) Legal
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (52.10%) Test Analyst
1 62 (52.10%) Analyst
2 17 (14.29%) Tester
3 16 (13.45%) Test Manager
4 14 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 12 (10.08%) Team Leader
5 12 (10.08%) Test Team Leader
6 10 (8.40%) Software Tester
7 7 (5.88%) Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (2.52%) Senior Tester
11 3 (2.52%) Consultant
11 3 (2.52%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.65%) .NET
2 15 (12.61%) HTML
3 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
3 11 (9.24%) CSS
4 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (6.72%) Web Services
5 5 (4.20%) Spring
6 4 (3.36%) SOAP
6 4 (3.36%) XML
7 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.84%) DOM
8 1 (0.84%) JSP
8 1 (0.84%) WinForms
8 1 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.72%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.36%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.36%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 2 (1.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.84%) W3C
8 1 (0.84%) IVR
8 1 (0.84%) DataPower
8 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) UNIX
3 4 (3.36%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.68%) Android
4 2 (1.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (72.27%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (47.90%) SDLC
3 40 (33.61%) Test Automation
4 33 (27.73%) Test Management
5 32 (26.89%) Test Strategy
6 29 (24.37%) Software Testing
7 27 (22.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 26 (21.85%) Unit Testing
9 25 (21.01%) Configuration Management
9 25 (21.01%) Line Management
10 24 (20.17%) Test Planning
10 24 (20.17%) Test Scripting
10 24 (20.17%) Agile Testing
11 23 (19.33%) TDD
12 19 (15.97%) Automated Testing
13 17 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (13.45%) Mentoring
15 14 (11.76%) Usability Testing
15 14 (11.76%) Manual Testing
16 13 (10.92%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) SQL
2 27 (22.69%) Java
3 16 (13.45%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.76%) C#
5 3 (2.52%) PHP
5 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.52%) VBScript
5 3 (2.52%) VB
6 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 33 (27.73%) ISEB
3 17 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (49.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Oracle
2 26 (21.85%) HP
3 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.20%) SAP
5 4 (3.36%) Tableau
5 4 (3.36%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.84%) Avaya
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.84%) Cognos
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