Period
to 16 July 2018

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

Performance Testing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 87 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.81% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.74% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £30,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -5.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £36,250 £24,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £45,625 £47,950
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £30,750 £31,250
% change year-on-year +21.95% -1.60% -26.47%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 900 949 1,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.37% 91.16% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 772 827 1,002
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,975
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Cardiff

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Cardiff

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Ranorex
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Product Management
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Product Management
4 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) SDET
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA