Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 127 131
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.79% 0.56% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.60% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 22
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -17.48% +17.71%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,400 £54,750
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2090 1995 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.83% 92.66% 91.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1080 1504
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (88.89%) Selenium
4 15 (83.33%) Java
5 13 (72.22%) Scrum
6 11 (61.11%) SQL
7 10 (55.56%) JIRA
8 9 (50.00%) Oracle
8 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
9 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (44.44%) ETL
9 8 (44.44%) Cognizant
9 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
9 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
9 8 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (38.89%) BDD
10 7 (38.89%) QA
11 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 6 (33.33%) Gherkin
11 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
12 5 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (27.78%) User Stories
12 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (27.78%) API Testing
12 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
12 5 (27.78%) RESTful
12 5 (27.78%) Scala
12 5 (27.78%) Usability Testing
12 5 (27.78%) Security Testing

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (11.11%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) JMeter
5 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) ETL Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) ETL
4 8 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (38.89%) BDD
6 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) API Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Kanban
7 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Usability Testing
7 5 (27.78%) User Stories
8 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Groovy
4 5 (27.78%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) OCP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SAP