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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 131 112
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.30% 0.60% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.68% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 17
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £34,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £87,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% -6.31%  

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 1760 2060 1740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.34% 87.59% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1506 1416
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) SOAP
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Database Security
8 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
8 3 (20.00%) eggPlant
8 3 (20.00%) Coaching
8 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (20.00%) JBehave
2 3 (20.00%) JMeter
2 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) WATIR
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) eCATT
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) TestNG
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Web Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Akka
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) JDBC
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) JSF
4 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Fintech
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) CQRS
6 3 (20.00%) Database Security
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Certification
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (13.33%) Cognizant
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM