Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 182 190
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -28
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 49 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.92% 0.87% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.94% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 18
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +7.23%
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,500 £35,125
90th Percentile £49,750 £55,000 £54,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 4,971 5,100 4,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.00% 92.21% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,239 3,251 2,901
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +1 22 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Lothian - 14 £48,250 -
Glasgow -13 12 £47,500 +5.56%
Dundee +17 2 £30,500 +52.50%
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) LoadRunner
3 25 (51.02%) Test Automation
4 17 (34.69%) JMeter
5 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (30.61%) SOA
6 15 (30.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
7 14 (28.57%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) Micro Focus
8 13 (26.53%) QA
9 12 (24.49%) C#
9 12 (24.49%) Performance Engineering
9 12 (24.49%) Test Planning
9 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (22.45%) HTML5
10 11 (22.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (22.45%) DevOps
10 11 (22.45%) HTML
11 10 (20.41%) Test Strategy
11 10 (20.41%) SpecFlow
12 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
12 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
12 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
13 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
13 8 (16.33%) Degree
13 8 (16.33%) Selenium
13 8 (16.33%) Finance
13 8 (16.33%) LoadUI
13 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting

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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.20%) PaaS
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (2.04%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (55.10%) LoadRunner
2 17 (34.69%) JMeter
3 10 (20.41%) SpecFlow
4 8 (16.33%) LoadUI
4 8 (16.33%) Selenium
5 7 (14.29%) Gatling
6 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.20%) MSTest
7 5 (10.20%) NUnit
7 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
8 4 (8.16%) Ranorex
8 4 (8.16%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (6.12%) NeoLoad
10 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.04%) JIRA
10 1 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Performance Engineer
1 15 (30.61%) Test Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Tester
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Tester
5 6 (12.24%) Non-Functional Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Development Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Development Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Test Development Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) QA Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Testing Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Testing Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
1 11 (22.45%) HTML5
2 7 (14.29%) Ajax
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
4 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.20%) Entity Framework
4 5 (10.20%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.08%) WebGL
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.04%) CGI
7 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.16%) DataPower
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Test Automation
3 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (30.61%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
4 15 (30.61%) SOA
5 12 (24.49%) Performance Engineering
5 12 (24.49%) Test Planning
6 11 (22.45%) DevOps
6 11 (22.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (20.41%) Test Strategy
8 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Microservices
10 7 (14.29%) SDLC
10 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.20%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
1 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Micro Focus
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle