Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 217 221
Rank change year-on-year +38 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 45 48 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.83% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 39
East Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +8.11% -26.00%
10th Percentile £30,800 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,200 £51,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4655 5815 6661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.60% 89.09% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3847 4600 5402
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +28 36 £40,500 +7.28% 5
Northamptonshire +9 4 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Derbyshire -4 3 £57,500 +105.36%
Leicestershire +16 1 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (77.78%) QA
2 32 (71.11%) Java
3 29 (64.44%) Test Automation
4 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.00%) Selenium
5 18 (40.00%) Test Management
6 17 (37.78%) JIRA
7 16 (35.56%) Web Services
7 16 (35.56%) OOP
8 15 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 15 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (31.11%) C#
9 14 (31.11%) JMeter
10 13 (28.89%) OO
11 12 (26.67%) Scrum
11 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
11 12 (26.67%) Defect Management
11 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (26.67%) WebDriver
12 11 (24.44%) Linux
12 11 (24.44%) LoadRunner
13 10 (22.22%) Oracle
13 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
13 10 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
14 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
15 8 (17.78%) NeoLoad
15 8 (17.78%) SDLC
15 8 (17.78%) JConsole
15 8 (17.78%) VisualVM
15 8 (17.78%) DevOps

Performance Testing
Co-occurring 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 8 (17.78%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) DB2
2 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.67%) HBase
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Selenium
2 17 (37.78%) JIRA
3 14 (31.11%) JMeter
4 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
4 12 (26.67%) WebDriver
5 11 (24.44%) LoadRunner
6 8 (17.78%) JConsole
6 8 (17.78%) NeoLoad
6 8 (17.78%) The Grinder
6 8 (17.78%) VisualVM
7 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
7 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
8 3 (6.67%) JUnit
8 3 (6.67%) Mockito
8 3 (6.67%) TestNG
9 2 (4.44%) CruiseControl
9 2 (4.44%) Hudson
9 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.78%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) QA Engineer
1 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Test Leader
2 8 (17.78%) Test Leader
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Software QA Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) Web Services
2 8 (17.78%) RESTful
2 8 (17.78%) WSDL
3 6 (13.33%) REST
4 4 (8.89%) .NET
5 3 (6.67%) Akka
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) Dropwizard
5 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.67%) J2EE
5 3 (6.67%) JDBC
5 3 (6.67%) JPA
5 3 (6.67%) JSF
5 3 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.22%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Test Automation
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Test Management
4 16 (35.56%) OOP
5 15 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 15 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (28.89%) OO
7 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (26.67%) Defect Management
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum
8 10 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 8 (17.78%) DevOps
10 8 (17.78%) SDLC
10 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
11 7 (15.56%) Functional Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
13 5 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
13 5 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) Scala
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (77.78%) QA
2 8 (17.78%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Cognizant
2 8 (17.78%) Dynatrace
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) IBM