The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 212 163 179
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 40 52 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.98% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.20% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 29
Average salary £44,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.03% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,950 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5682 4341 4335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.20% 81.98% 78.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4450 3350 3543
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -45 37 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South Yorkshire -15 2 £24,000 -27.81%
North Yorkshire -9 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 44 (38.26%) .NET
1 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.65%) SQL Server
2 41 (35.65%) C#
3 39 (33.91%) ASP.NET
4 36 (31.30%) .NET Framework
5 35 (30.43%) HTML
5 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 33 (28.70%) CSS
6 33 (28.70%) jQuery
7 26 (22.61%) QA
8 25 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 24 (20.87%) WCF
9 24 (20.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 24 (20.87%) Test Strategy
10 20 (17.39%) SQL
10 20 (17.39%) ISEB
11 19 (16.52%) Finance
11 19 (16.52%) Automation Testing
12 18 (15.65%) Degree
12 18 (15.65%) ISTQB
13 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (13.91%) Computer Science
15 15 (13.04%) Scrum
15 15 (13.04%) OO
15 15 (13.04%) Windows
16 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
16 14 (12.17%) Software Testing
17 13 (11.30%) Selenium
17 13 (11.30%) Load Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (3.48%) CMS
1 4 (3.48%) SAS
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (1.74%) WAN
3 1 (0.87%) VLAN
3 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.48%) DB2
5 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.74%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Selenium
1 13 (11.30%) WebDriver
2 8 (6.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.09%) LoadRunner
4 5 (4.35%) WATIR
4 5 (4.35%) JUnit
4 5 (4.35%) JMeter
5 4 (3.48%) NUnit
6 3 (2.61%) Subversion
7 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.74%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 19 (16.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Banking
2 3 (2.61%) Billing
2 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Retail
3 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) .NET Developer
3 24 (20.87%) Senior Developer
4 23 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 20 (17.39%) Analyst
6 18 (15.65%) Test Analyst
7 17 (14.78%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (13.04%) Tester
9 9 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.83%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.83%) Web Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.96%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (6.09%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Lead Test Analyst
11 7 (6.09%) Senior Applications Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Senior Web Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Web Applications Developer
11 7 (6.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.26%) .NET
2 39 (33.91%) ASP.NET
3 36 (31.30%) .NET Framework
4 35 (30.43%) HTML
5 33 (28.70%) CSS
5 33 (28.70%) jQuery
6 24 (20.87%) WCF
6 24 (20.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (7.83%) XML
9 8 (6.96%) Web Services
10 6 (5.22%) WinForms
11 4 (3.48%) J2EE
11 4 (3.48%) Ajax
11 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.09%) IVR
2 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.22%) DTV
3 6 (5.22%) STB
3 6 (5.22%) NHS
3 6 (5.22%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.22%) Open Source
4 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.48%) VSAM
5 4 (3.48%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.48%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) UNIX
3 9 (7.83%) Linux
4 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
4 6 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.22%) Android
5 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.87%) Test Strategy
3 19 (16.52%) Automation Testing
4 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (13.04%) Scrum
5 15 (13.04%) OO
6 14 (12.17%) Software Testing
7 13 (11.30%) Load Testing
8 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.70%) DSDM
9 10 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (6.96%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.09%) DevOps
11 7 (6.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.65%) C#
2 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.39%) SQL
4 11 (9.57%) Java
5 7 (6.09%) Python
5 7 (6.09%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) C
6 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) Tcl
7 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) ISEB
2 18 (15.65%) Degree
2 18 (15.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.61%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle EDQ
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 7 (6.09%) Citrix
4 3 (2.61%) Siebel
5 2 (1.74%) Cognos
6 1 (0.87%) Cognizant
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: up to £45k depending on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago