The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 104 136
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 0.87% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.01% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 10
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -32.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% -7.36%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1277 1288 2038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.19% 85.98% 84.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1068 1580
Median salary £47,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Buckinghamshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +23 4 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 29 (93.55%) Test Automation
2 19 (61.29%) Selenium
2 19 (61.29%) Finance
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) QA
5 16 (51.61%) Integration Testing
5 16 (51.61%) Java
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
6 15 (48.39%) Regression Testing
6 15 (48.39%) WebDriver
6 15 (48.39%) BDD
7 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
7 14 (45.16%) XML
8 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
8 13 (41.94%) Web Testing
8 13 (41.94%) API Testing
8 13 (41.94%) QA Automation
8 13 (41.94%) SDET
9 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
10 11 (35.48%) ISEB
11 7 (22.58%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Test Management
12 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (16.13%) JMeter
13 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
13 5 (16.13%) Smartcard
13 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
14 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
14 4 (12.90%) V-Model

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Selenium
2 15 (48.39%) WebDriver
3 5 (16.13%) JMeter
3 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
5 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) JBehave
6 1 (3.23%) Protractor
6 1 (3.23%) VisualVM
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Automation Engineer
1 13 (41.94%) Java Engineer
1 13 (41.94%) QA Automation Engineer
1 13 (41.94%) QA Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Test Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Performance Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Test Automation
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Integration Testing
4 15 (48.39%) BDD
4 15 (48.39%) Regression Testing
5 13 (41.94%) API Testing
5 13 (41.94%) QA Automation
5 13 (41.94%) SDET
5 13 (41.94%) Web Testing
6 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Test Management
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) V-Model
10 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
11 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
2 11 (35.48%) ISEB
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Seapine
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago