Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 139 221
Rank change year-on-year +5 +82 +39
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 79 102 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.58% 1.87% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.06% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 43
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% -5.00%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4605 4942 6307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.21% 90.73% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3867 4234 5011
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £61,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Leeds

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Leeds

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 60 (75.95%) Test Automation
2 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (49.37%) Cucumber
4 38 (48.10%) Selenium
5 37 (46.84%) BDD
6 30 (37.97%) Web Services
7 29 (36.71%) C#
7 29 (36.71%) Exploratory Testing
8 28 (35.44%) SQL
8 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
9 25 (31.65%) Java
10 24 (30.38%) SOAP
11 23 (29.11%) Software Testing
11 23 (29.11%) FitNesse
12 22 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (27.85%) SpecFlow
13 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
13 21 (26.58%) TDD
13 21 (26.58%) XML
14 18 (22.78%) XSD
14 18 (22.78%) T-SQL
14 18 (22.78%) WSDL
14 18 (22.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (22.78%) ATDD
14 18 (22.78%) tSQLt
15 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (21.52%) Finance
15 17 (21.52%) ISEB
16 16 (20.25%) Scrum
16 16 (20.25%) QA

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (6.33%) JBoss
1 5 (6.33%) Jetty
1 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (6.33%) Tornado
1 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) SaaS
3 5 (6.33%) G Suite
3 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (6.33%) Office 365
4 3 (3.80%) Slack
5 1 (1.27%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) AMQP
2 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) PuTTY
2 3 (3.80%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.86%) Redis
4 5 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.33%) Couchbase
4 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.33%) Riak
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.53%) DB2
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (49.37%) Cucumber
2 38 (48.10%) Selenium
3 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
4 23 (29.11%) FitNesse
5 22 (27.85%) SpecFlow
5 22 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
7 18 (22.78%) tSQLt
8 11 (13.92%) JMeter
8 11 (13.92%) LoadRunner
8 11 (13.92%) SoapUI
9 9 (11.39%) Gatling
10 7 (8.86%) Appium
11 6 (7.59%) Maven
12 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (6.33%) Buildbot
12 5 (6.33%) JBehave
12 5 (6.33%) TestNG
12 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
12 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Test Engineer
2 18 (22.78%) Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) Principal Engineer
2 18 (22.78%) Principal Test Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Test Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) Java Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Tester
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Development Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Test Development Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.97%) Web Services
2 24 (30.38%) SOAP
3 21 (26.58%) XML
4 18 (22.78%) WSDL
4 18 (22.78%) XSD
5 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
5 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
5 7 (8.86%) Hibernate
5 7 (8.86%) Spring
6 5 (6.33%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (6.33%) Apache Camel
6 5 (6.33%) Flask
6 5 (6.33%) JMS
6 5 (6.33%) Kafka
6 5 (6.33%) Node.js
6 5 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.33%) Spring Boot
7 4 (5.06%) .NET
7 4 (5.06%) REST
8 3 (3.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.06%) Fintech
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Android
1 13 (16.46%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.39%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.95%) Test Automation
2 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (46.84%) BDD
4 29 (36.71%) Exploratory Testing
5 23 (29.11%) Software Testing
6 21 (26.58%) TDD
7 18 (22.78%) ATDD
8 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (20.25%) Scrum
10 15 (18.99%) DevOps
10 15 (18.99%) Kanban
11 12 (15.19%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (15.19%) Test Strategy
12 11 (13.92%) Open Source
12 11 (13.92%) Regression Testing
12 11 (13.92%) Security Testing
13 10 (12.66%) DSDM
14 9 (11.39%) Test Planning
15 7 (8.86%) API Testing
15 7 (8.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) C#
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) Java
4 18 (22.78%) T-SQL
5 12 (15.19%) Python
5 12 (15.19%) Ruby
6 10 (12.66%) PHP
7 8 (10.13%) Scala
8 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.33%) C
9 5 (6.33%) C++
10 3 (3.80%) F#
10 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) ISEB
2 11 (13.92%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.39%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) HL7
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Puppet
2 8 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Google
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.80%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.80%) Software AG
5 3 (3.80%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) webMethods
6 2 (2.53%) IBM