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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 173 208 167
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -41
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 77 43 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 0.61% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.74% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 36 35
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
6368 5805 4573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.11% 82.92% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5177 4404 3672
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 41 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North Yorkshire +26 18 £30,000 -7.69% 2
South Yorkshire +7 12 £44,500 +22.75% 2
East Yorkshire - 4 £32,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 101 (77.10%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (64.89%) QA
3 46 (35.11%) MS Excel
4 41 (31.30%) Selenium
4 41 (31.30%) Test Planning
5 40 (30.53%) Test Strategy
5 40 (30.53%) HP Quality Center
6 39 (29.77%) Test Automation
6 39 (29.77%) JIRA
7 37 (28.24%) Unit Testing
7 37 (28.24%) NUnit
8 36 (27.48%) TDD
8 36 (27.48%) JUnit
9 35 (26.72%) Configuration Management
9 35 (26.72%) Agile Testing
9 35 (26.72%) Non-Functional Testing
9 35 (26.72%) Line Management
10 34 (25.95%) Test Management
10 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
10 34 (25.95%) HP
10 34 (25.95%) JMeter
11 32 (24.43%) SQL
11 32 (24.43%) eggPlant
12 30 (22.90%) QuickTest Pro
13 27 (20.61%) Management Information System
13 27 (20.61%) Usability Testing
13 27 (20.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (19.85%) Business Analysis
15 25 (19.08%) Oracle
16 24 (18.32%) ISEB

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (5.34%) IIS
2 6 (4.58%) Apache
3 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (35.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) LDAP
1 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) Big Data
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.05%) Spotfire
4 4 (3.05%) QlikView
4 4 (3.05%) Pentaho
4 4 (3.05%) DataStage
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (31.30%) Selenium
2 39 (29.77%) JIRA
3 37 (28.24%) NUnit
4 36 (27.48%) JUnit
5 34 (25.95%) JMeter
6 32 (24.43%) eggPlant
7 30 (22.90%) QuickTest Pro
8 27 (20.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.82%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.05%) Subversion
11 3 (2.29%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.29%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.53%) WebLOAD
12 2 (1.53%) WatiN
13 1 (0.76%) MSTest
13 1 (0.76%) Concordion
13 1 (0.76%) Firebug
13 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (14.50%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Legal
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (48.09%) Analyst
2 61 (46.56%) Test Analyst
3 27 (20.61%) Performance Analyst
3 27 (20.61%) Performance Test Analyst
4 23 (17.56%) Tester
5 18 (13.74%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 15 (11.45%) Test Team Leader
6 15 (11.45%) Team Leader
7 12 (9.16%) Test Manager
8 9 (6.87%) Software Tester
9 8 (6.11%) Performance Tester
9 8 (6.11%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.34%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Performance Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Performance Test Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Graduate Software Tester
12 5 (3.82%) Junior Software Tester
12 5 (3.82%) Junior Tester
12 5 (3.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) .NET
2 5 (3.82%) XML
3 2 (1.53%) WinForms
3 2 (1.53%) WCF
3 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.53%) Web Services
3 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) WPF
4 1 (0.76%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.61%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.16%) Replication
3 10 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.34%) Open Source
5 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.05%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.05%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.29%) W3C
8 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.11%) UNIX
2 6 (4.58%) Windows
3 5 (3.82%) Linux
4 2 (1.53%) Android
4 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (77.10%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.30%) Test Planning
3 40 (30.53%) Test Strategy
4 39 (29.77%) Test Automation
5 37 (28.24%) Unit Testing
6 36 (27.48%) TDD
7 35 (26.72%) Configuration Management
7 35 (26.72%) Agile Testing
7 35 (26.72%) Line Management
7 35 (26.72%) Non-Functional Testing
8 34 (25.95%) Test Management
9 27 (20.61%) Usability Testing
10 26 (19.85%) Business Analysis
11 23 (17.56%) Mentoring
12 21 (16.03%) People Management
13 12 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (7.63%) Automated Testing
15 9 (6.87%) Load Testing
15 9 (6.87%) Regression Testing
15 9 (6.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.43%) SQL
2 14 (10.69%) Java
3 7 (5.34%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.76%) VBScript
4 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) ISEB
2 21 (16.03%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 6 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (64.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (30.53%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.05%) Puppet
2 4 (3.05%) Vagrant
2 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
1 34 (25.95%) HP
2 25 (19.08%) Oracle
3 4 (3.05%) SAP
3 4 (3.05%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.05%) Tableau
4 2 (1.53%) Cognos
5 1 (0.76%) Avaya
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Eden Lea
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 14 days ago
Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago