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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 93 97
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.45% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% -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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1041 1224 1195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.11% 91.07% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 672 827 708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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

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

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Software QA Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker