Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 79 104
Rank change year-on-year -4 +25 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.17% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 3
Cardiff median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +41.67% -17.24%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £37,400
South Wales median annual salary £53,750 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +26.47% +30.77% -13.33%

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 980 810 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.97% 93.32% 88.69%
Number of salaries quoted 810 712 1,053
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,375 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (84.62%) Selenium
3 10 (76.92%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (69.23%) REST
4 9 (69.23%) BDD
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) Web Services
4 9 (69.23%) Microservices
5 7 (53.85%) Go
5 7 (53.85%) QA Automation
5 7 (53.85%) SDET
5 7 (53.85%) Swagger
5 7 (53.85%) Fintech
5 7 (53.85%) JMeter
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
5 7 (53.85%) QA
5 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
6 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Validation
6 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (30.77%) Python

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 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
2 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (84.62%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) JMeter
3 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Automation Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Java Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) QA Automation Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) REST
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Fintech
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) QA Automation
4 7 (53.85%) SDET
4 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Product Management
6 3 (23.08%) Task Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Go
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA