Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 115 97
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.44% 0.20% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.23% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 23
North East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -12.16%
10th Percentile £35,500 £33,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £44,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1186 1279 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.14% 84.48% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1084 1199
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,775 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in the North East

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in the North East

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Tyne and Wear +15 3 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Durham -11 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North East region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Robot Framework
2 4 (66.67%) ATDD
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) JMeter
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (66.67%) Ranorex
1 4 (66.67%) Robot Framework
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (66.67%) ATDD
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared