Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 217 187
Rank change year-on-year +34 -30 +38
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 40 18 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 0.31% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.34% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 54
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.01% -7.78%
10th Percentile £27,350 £37,500 £30,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,625 £54,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4789 5310 5773
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.24% 91.05% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3014 3143 3607
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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
Glasgow +39 25 £45,000 +4.65%
Edinburgh +2 13 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Dundee -4 1 £20,000 -38.46%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 38 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (70.00%) Java
3 28 (70.00%) Selenium
4 18 (45.00%) SQL
5 17 (42.50%) Scrum
6 14 (35.00%) Oracle
6 14 (35.00%) PL/SQL
6 14 (35.00%) Test Strategy
7 13 (32.50%) Gherkin
7 13 (32.50%) Defect Management
7 13 (32.50%) Exploratory Testing
7 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
8 10 (25.00%) QA
8 10 (25.00%) BDD
9 9 (22.50%) Web Development
9 9 (22.50%) JIRA
9 9 (22.50%) Python
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.00%) ETL
10 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (20.00%) Cognizant
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 8 (20.00%) Data Management
10 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (20.00%) High Availability
10 8 (20.00%) Microservices
10 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (70.00%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
4 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (15.00%) LoadRunner
5 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.00%) Protractor
6 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.50%) JMeter
7 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Tester
2 14 (35.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) ETL Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Functional Tester
7 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.50%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Gherkin
2 7 (17.50%) RESTful
2 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Scrum
4 14 (35.00%) Test Strategy
5 13 (32.50%) Defect Management
5 13 (32.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
6 10 (25.00%) BDD
7 9 (22.50%) Web Development
8 8 (20.00%) API Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (20.00%) Data Management
8 8 (20.00%) ETL
8 8 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 8 (20.00%) High Availability
8 8 (20.00%) Microservices
8 8 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (17.50%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (17.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (22.50%) Python
5 7 (17.50%) Groovy
5 7 (17.50%) Scala
6 5 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.00%) MCP
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) OCP
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (15.00%) SAP Certification
3 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Cognizant
4 6 (15.00%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) SAP
Edinburgh
OHO Group Scotland
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago