Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 211 181
Rank change year-on-year +10 -30 +92
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 61 62 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.95% 0.91% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.04% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 76
Hampshire median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.67% +13.92%
10th Percentile £24,500 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% -3.06% +3.16%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5559 5947 6269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.60% 87.19% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4774 5095 5288
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.80%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hampshire 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
Southampton +8 38 £30,000 - 1
Winchester +1 7 £38,250 -23.50%
Farnborough 0 7 £60,000 +53.85%
Basingstoke +6 3 £42,000 +27.27%
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 -
Performance Testing
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (65.57%) Software Testing
2 40 (65.57%) Test Automation
3 39 (63.93%) TDD
3 39 (63.93%) Scrum
4 38 (62.30%) Regression Testing
4 38 (62.30%) Selenium
5 35 (57.38%) SQL
6 34 (55.74%) C#
7 30 (49.18%) BDD
7 30 (49.18%) Exploratory Testing
8 26 (42.62%) Windows
8 26 (42.62%) ISEB
8 26 (42.62%) Test Scripting
9 20 (32.79%) Retail
9 20 (32.79%) T-SQL
10 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
10 19 (31.15%) Back Office
11 18 (29.51%) Unit Testing
11 18 (29.51%) QA
11 18 (29.51%) SoapUI
12 16 (26.23%) SDLC
13 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
14 14 (22.95%) Ruby
15 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
15 12 (19.67%) Java
16 10 (16.39%) .NET
16 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (14.75%) Python
17 9 (14.75%) Test Planning

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (13.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MariaDB
1 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
1 8 (13.11%) MySQL
1 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (62.30%) Selenium
2 18 (29.51%) SoapUI
3 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.48%) SpecFlow
5 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.28%) Appium
7 2 (3.28%) Capybara
7 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.28%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) RSpec
8 1 (1.64%) JBehave
8 1 (1.64%) JMeter
8 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (32.79%) Retail
2 19 (31.15%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Test Engineer
2 28 (45.90%) Software Test Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) QA Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) QA Automation Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Developer
6 6 (9.84%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.56%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.56%) QA Team Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Tester
8 3 (4.92%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (4.92%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Software Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) HTML
2 8 (13.11%) HTML5
3 4 (6.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (65.57%) Software Testing
2 40 (65.57%) Test Automation
3 39 (63.93%) Scrum
3 39 (63.93%) TDD
4 38 (62.30%) Regression Testing
5 30 (49.18%) BDD
5 30 (49.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 26 (42.62%) Test Scripting
7 18 (29.51%) Unit Testing
8 16 (26.23%) SDLC
9 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (14.75%) Test Planning
12 8 (13.11%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (13.11%) OWASP
12 8 (13.11%) Security Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Web Development
14 5 (8.20%) Release Management
14 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) SQL
2 34 (55.74%) C#
3 20 (32.79%) T-SQL
4 14 (22.95%) Ruby
5 12 (19.67%) Java
6 9 (14.75%) Python
7 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) ISEB
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) VMware