The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 149 144 176
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.70% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.79% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 4
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £70,000 £42,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% -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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2554 2787 2902
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.41% 88.06% 85.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 2186 2334
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in the East Midlands

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in the East Midlands

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Derbyshire +4 3 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) QA
4 13 (50.00%) BDD
5 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 12 (46.15%) Automated Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Integration Testing
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) Ruby
8 8 (30.77%) Degree
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
10 6 (23.08%) RESTful
10 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Java
10 6 (23.08%) JIRA
10 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
10 6 (23.08%) Retail
11 5 (19.23%) JMeter
11 5 (19.23%) JUnit
11 5 (19.23%) ISEB
11 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
11 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
12 4 (15.38%) Swagger
12 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (3.85%) CICS
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) Jetty
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DataStage
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) JMeter
4 5 (19.23%) JUnit
5 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
6 3 (11.54%) Appium
6 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.54%) Subversion
7 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
8 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) QA Leader
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) RESTful
2 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 4 (15.38%) Swagger
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) JMS
4 1 (3.85%) JPA
4 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) BDD
3 12 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 11 (42.31%) Integration Testing
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (15.38%) Data Management
9 4 (15.38%) OOP
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
10 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (11.54%) Scrum
10 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Ruby
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) COBOL
7 1 (3.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 5 (19.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) IBM
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Syncsort
1 1 (3.85%) VMware
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