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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 111 115 106
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 0.82% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.95% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 9
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.81% -47.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £56,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1617 2008 1420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.93% 86.96% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1552 1186
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 20 (71.43%) QA
2 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 15 (53.57%) BDD
2 15 (53.57%) Automation Testing
3 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (46.43%) Automated Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 12 (42.86%) .NET
6 11 (39.29%) C#
6 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (39.29%) TDD
7 10 (35.71%) Java
7 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
8 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (28.57%) Open Source
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (25.00%) Database Security
10 7 (25.00%) MSBuild
10 7 (25.00%) CQRS
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (25.00%) HTML
10 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (25.00%) CSS

Performance Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (21.43%) JMeter
4 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
5 4 (14.29%) eggPlant
5 4 (14.29%) JBehave
5 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 4 (14.29%) JUnit
5 4 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 4 (14.29%) Subversion
5 4 (14.29%) TestNG
5 4 (14.29%) WATIR
6 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 2 (7.14%) Mocha
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Fintech
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Android
1 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Automation Testing
1 15 (53.57%) BDD
2 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (46.43%) Automated Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 11 (39.29%) TDD
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 8 (28.57%) Open Source
7 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.00%) CQRS
8 7 (25.00%) Database Security
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
8 7 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
8 7 (25.00%) SOA
8 7 (25.00%) SOLID
8 7 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.57%) Epicor
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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