Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 190 179
Rank change year-on-year +34 -11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 31 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.86% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 3
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +51.52% -26.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £46,100
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +8.84%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,423 3,493 3,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 94.56% 93.37% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,742 2,901 2,567
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Bristol

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Bristol

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) JIRA
3 18 (58.06%) C#
4 17 (54.84%) DevOps
5 16 (51.61%) Docker
6 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
6 15 (48.39%) Scrum
7 14 (45.16%) TDD
7 14 (45.16%) Java
7 14 (45.16%) Python
7 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (41.94%) SOLID
8 13 (41.94%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
8 13 (41.94%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (41.94%) BDD
8 13 (41.94%) Node.js
8 13 (41.94%) Atlassian
9 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
10 8 (25.81%) Selenium
11 6 (19.35%) Security Testing
11 6 (19.35%) JMeter
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) SQL
11 6 (19.35%) MySQL
12 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
13 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
13 4 (12.90%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (41.94%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.90%) Boomi
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) MariaDB
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) JIRA
2 8 (25.81%) Selenium
3 6 (19.35%) JMeter
4 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) PhpStorm
5 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.45%) Codeception
6 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.23%) Appium
7 1 (3.23%) Calabash
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.23%) Gatling
7 1 (3.23%) JBehave
7 1 (3.23%) JUnit
7 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
8 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner Tester
8 1 (3.23%) OAT Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.90%) Taurus
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) DevOps
3 15 (48.39%) Scrum
3 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
4 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (45.16%) TDD
5 13 (41.94%) BDD
5 13 (41.94%) Deployment Automation
5 13 (41.94%) SOLID
5 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
6 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Security Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.68%) Line Management
10 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Atlassian
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) hybris
4 1 (3.23%) SAP