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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 121 121
Rank change year-on-year +35 0  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 23 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.63% 0.057% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.065% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 11
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% -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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1237 1530 1704
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.86% 86.78% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1212 1286
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 28 March 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
Milton Keynes - 21 £37,500 - 2
Iver - 2 £44,000 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 18 (50.00%) Java
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Software Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Selenium
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) ISEB
3 16 (44.44%) QA
3 16 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 15 (41.67%) BDD
5 14 (38.89%) WebDriver
5 14 (38.89%) Integration Testing
5 14 (38.89%) XML
6 13 (36.11%) Regression Testing
6 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
7 11 (30.56%) Web Testing
7 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
7 11 (30.56%) API Testing
7 11 (30.56%) QA Automation
7 11 (30.56%) SDET
8 9 (25.00%) Windows
8 9 (25.00%) JMeter
8 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Smartcard
11 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Selenium
2 14 (38.89%) WebDriver
3 9 (25.00%) JMeter
4 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 4 (11.11%) Protractor
4 4 (11.11%) VisualVM
5 3 (8.33%) JBehave
6 2 (5.56%) LoadUI
6 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.78%) Ranorex
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Automation Engineer
1 11 (30.56%) Java Engineer
1 11 (30.56%) QA Automation Engineer
1 11 (30.56%) QA Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) J2EE
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Smartcard
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) BBC
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Software Testing
3 15 (41.67%) BDD
4 14 (38.89%) Integration Testing
5 13 (36.11%) Regression Testing
5 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
6 11 (30.56%) API Testing
6 11 (30.56%) QA Automation
6 11 (30.56%) Web Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Test Management
11 4 (11.11%) V-Model
11 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) ISEB
2 16 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) QA
2 11 (30.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) AppDynamics
1 4 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Seapine
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago