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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 198 206 168
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 40 43 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.61% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.73% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 40
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +8.64%
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
5873 5856 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.11% 83.21% 83.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4799 4571 3450
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -14 20 £47,500 +7.95% 2
South Yorkshire +4 8 £44,500 +78.00% 1
North Yorkshire +7 5 £27,500 -21.42%
East Yorkshire - 3 £32,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 77 (67.54%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (44.74%) SDLC
3 42 (36.84%) SQL
4 41 (35.96%) QA
5 35 (30.70%) Test Automation
5 35 (30.70%) ISTQB
6 33 (28.95%) ISEB
6 33 (28.95%) Selenium
7 32 (28.07%) Test Management
7 32 (28.07%) HP Quality Center
8 30 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 30 (26.32%) Finance
9 28 (24.56%) Java
10 26 (22.81%) Test Strategy
11 25 (21.93%) Oracle
11 25 (21.93%) HP UFT
12 23 (20.18%) JIRA
12 23 (20.18%) Test Scripting
13 22 (19.30%) Test Planning
14 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
14 21 (18.42%) .NET
15 19 (16.67%) Automated Testing
15 19 (16.67%) HP
16 18 (15.79%) JUnit
16 18 (15.79%) Load Testing
17 17 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (14.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
17 17 (14.91%) TDD
18 16 (14.04%) NUnit

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (3.51%) IIS
2 3 (2.63%) Apache
2 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) ATM
1 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.51%) Spotfire
3 4 (3.51%) QlikView
3 4 (3.51%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.51%) DataStage
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (28.95%) Selenium
2 25 (21.93%) HP UFT
3 23 (20.18%) JIRA
4 18 (15.79%) JUnit
5 16 (14.04%) NUnit
6 15 (13.16%) JMeter
7 8 (7.02%) eggPlant
8 7 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.14%) LoadRunner
8 7 (6.14%) Firebug
9 4 (3.51%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.63%) TestNG
10 3 (2.63%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.75%) Toad
12 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.88%) Concordion
12 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.88%) WatiN
General
1 30 (26.32%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Legal
3 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (43.86%) Test Analyst
1 50 (43.86%) Analyst
2 20 (17.54%) Test Manager
3 17 (14.91%) Tester
4 10 (8.77%) Software Tester
5 9 (7.89%) Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Test Team Leader
5 9 (7.89%) Team Leader
5 9 (7.89%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Performance Test Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (2.63%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) .NET
2 16 (14.04%) HTML
3 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.77%) CSS
4 10 (8.77%) Web Services
5 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.14%) Spring
7 5 (4.39%) XML
7 5 (4.39%) SOAP
8 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.75%) LAMP
10 1 (0.88%) WinForms
10 1 (0.88%) Dojo
10 1 (0.88%) WCF
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Client/Server
1 8 (7.02%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Replication
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) IVR
6 1 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.88%) DataPower
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 5 (4.39%) UNIX
3 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.51%) CentOS
4 4 (3.51%) Solaris
5 2 (1.75%) Debian
5 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (67.54%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (44.74%) SDLC
3 35 (30.70%) Test Automation
4 32 (28.07%) Test Management
5 30 (26.32%) Software Testing
6 26 (22.81%) Test Strategy
7 23 (20.18%) Test Scripting
8 22 (19.30%) Test Planning
9 19 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 18 (15.79%) Load Testing
11 17 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (14.91%) TDD
12 16 (14.04%) Unit Testing
12 16 (14.04%) Line Management
12 16 (14.04%) Non-Functional Testing
13 15 (13.16%) Configuration Management
14 14 (12.28%) Agile Testing
14 14 (12.28%) Manual Testing
15 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
16 11 (9.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.84%) SQL
2 28 (24.56%) Java
3 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.53%) C#
5 5 (4.39%) PHP
6 4 (3.51%) Python
6 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.63%) VBScript
7 3 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (1.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (30.70%) ISTQB
2 33 (28.95%) ISEB
3 17 (14.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (35.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (28.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.75%) Graphite
3 2 (1.75%) Rundeck
3 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 25 (21.93%) Oracle
2 19 (16.67%) HP
3 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) SAP
5 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.51%) Tableau
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) Splunk
8 1 (0.88%) Avaya
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago