Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 206 167
Rank change year-on-year +14 -39 +34
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 35 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 19
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,075 £35,500
90th Percentile £83,500 £60,444 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,738 5,135 4,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.54% 92.39% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,079 3,376 2,735
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Scotland

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Scotland

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Scotland

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Edinburgh +12 19 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Glasgow +15 8 £31,250 -
West Lothian - 6 £65,000 -
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
5 10 (28.57%) SDLC
5 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (25.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (25.71%) QA
6 9 (25.71%) Selenium
6 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.71%) C#
6 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
6 9 (25.71%) JMeter
7 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 8 (22.86%) HTML
7 8 (22.86%) SOA
7 8 (22.86%) Functional Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 7 (20.00%) HP
8 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (20.00%) Ajax
8 7 (20.00%) Banking
8 7 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (17.14%) Virtual Team
9 6 (17.14%) Task Automation

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.86%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
3 9 (25.71%) JMeter
3 9 (25.71%) Selenium
4 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 6 (17.14%) Ranorex
6 4 (11.43%) Gatling
6 4 (11.43%) LoadUI
7 3 (8.57%) JIRA
7 3 (8.57%) NeoLoad
8 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Tester
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) QA Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Tester
6 3 (8.57%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Performance Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) Ajax
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) Gherkin
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (28.57%) SDLC
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.71%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Functional Testing
5 8 (22.86%) SOA
6 7 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) API Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) Product Management
7 6 (17.14%) Release Management
7 6 (17.14%) Task Automation
7 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.43%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle