Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Performance Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 120 134
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 24 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.73% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.79% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,350 £38,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £46,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.23% -7.78%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2472 2142 2791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.12% 92.53% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1393 1760
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) Test Strategy
4 12 (50.00%) HP
4 12 (50.00%) LoadRunner
5 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
6 9 (37.50%) Selenium
7 8 (33.33%) Defect Management
8 7 (29.17%) Test Management
8 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (25.00%) QA
9 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
10 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
10 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
10 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
10 5 (20.83%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) SAP
10 5 (20.83%) MCP
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.83%) OCP
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle Certification

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 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) Protractor
5 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Test Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Tester
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.33%) J2SE
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) Java ME
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Test Strategy
3 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
4 8 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) Test Management
6 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.67%) Coaching
8 4 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.33%) Data Management
10 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
10 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) MCP
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) OCP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (20.83%) SAP Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata