Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 165 194
Rank change year-on-year -39 +29 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 26 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.75% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 40
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,075 £35,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £60,444 £61,250 £54,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 5,040 4,283 5,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.07% 91.28% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,301 2,702 3,515
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -16 20 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Glasgow -34 5 - - 4
South Lanarkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) HP
3 12 (46.15%) LoadRunner
3 12 (46.15%) Selenium
3 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 11 (42.31%) Test Strategy
5 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 10 (38.46%) Test Management
6 9 (34.62%) QA
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
8 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
9 6 (23.08%) HP UFT
9 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
10 5 (19.23%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (19.23%) BDD
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) C#
10 5 (19.23%) SAP
10 5 (19.23%) MCP
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (19.23%) OCP

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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Podio
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) BlazeMeter
1 3 (11.54%) BrowserStack
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) S/MIME
1 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) LoadRunner
1 12 (46.15%) Selenium
2 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) HP UFT
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (11.54%) JMeter
5 3 (11.54%) Zephyr
6 2 (7.69%) Protractor
6 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) MSTest
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
1 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 7 (26.92%) Performance Test Leader
4 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
4 5 (19.23%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.69%) J2SE
2 2 (7.69%) Java EE
2 2 (7.69%) Java ME
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) Test Strategy
4 10 (38.46%) Test Management
5 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
6 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
7 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 5 (19.23%) BDD
8 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Coaching
9 4 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 4 (15.38%) Prototyping
9 4 (15.38%) System Testing
9 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) MCP
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) OCP
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (19.23%) SAP Certification
3 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.85%) Teradata