The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 86 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.27% +25.73%  
10th Percentile £27,275 £48,625 £37,125
90th Percentile £57,250 £64,625 £54,925
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1162 1094 1267
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 92.00% 91.62% 89.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2793 2768 3372
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
% change year-on-year - +2.47%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Data Management
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Microservices
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) SonarQube
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) SonarQube
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tester
2 3 (23.08%) QA Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Quality Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Software Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Software QA Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Tester
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Microservices
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker