Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 196 171
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25 +24
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 0.55% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.62% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 15
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% +25.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £33,137 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £61,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +57.14% +7.69% -33.33%

Performance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3504 4202 3421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.17% 89.01% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 3074 2860
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 10 (62.50%) QA
5 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) Python
6 8 (50.00%) Selenium
6 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (50.00%) BDD
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
7 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
7 7 (43.75%) Gherkin
7 7 (43.75%) Bitbucket
7 7 (43.75%) TeamCity
7 7 (43.75%) JBehave
7 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
7 7 (43.75%) Open Source
7 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
7 7 (43.75%) SDLC
7 7 (43.75%) Collateral Management
7 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (43.75%) JBoss
7 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
7 7 (43.75%) Perl
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) JMeter

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) JBoss
1 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Bitbucket
2 7 (43.75%) JBehave
2 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) JMeter
2 7 (43.75%) Maven
2 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
2 7 (43.75%) TeamCity
2 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
3 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
3 5 (31.25%) IntelliJ
3 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
3 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 5 (31.25%) WATIR
4 3 (18.75%) eCATT
4 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
5 2 (12.50%) LoadUI
5 2 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) QA Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Manager
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Test Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Gherkin
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Akka
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) Dropwizard
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) JDBC
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) JSF
3 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
5 8 (50.00%) BDD
6 7 (43.75%) Collateral Management
6 7 (43.75%) Open Source
6 7 (43.75%) SDLC
7 5 (31.25%) Change Management
7 5 (31.25%) Release Management
7 5 (31.25%) RUP
7 5 (31.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
8 4 (25.00%) Kanban
8 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) System Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (25.00%) Web Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Coaching
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM