Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 175 220
Rank change year-on-year +1 +45 -40
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 57 44 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.04% 0.83% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.89% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 14
Scotland median annual salary £40,875 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.17% +5.26% +3.01%
10th Percentile £28,400 £27,350 £37,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £54,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 5,098 4,923 5,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.93% 92.54% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,388 3,061 3,130
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +9 26 £45,000 - 5
Glasgow -21 13 £40,750 -9.44%
West Lothian - 13 £31,500 -
Dundee +12 5 £30,000 +50.00%
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 31 (54.39%) LoadRunner
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) Test Automation
3 17 (29.82%) JMeter
3 17 (29.82%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.32%) Micro Focus
4 15 (26.32%) SOA
4 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (24.56%) QA
6 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (22.81%) Performance Engineering
6 13 (22.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (21.05%) DevOps
7 12 (21.05%) Test Planning
8 11 (19.30%) HTML5
8 11 (19.30%) Software Testing
8 11 (19.30%) HTML
9 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
9 10 (17.54%) SpecFlow
9 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
10 9 (15.79%) Selenium
10 9 (15.79%) Functional Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (15.79%) Java
10 9 (15.79%) .NET
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.79%) C#

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 (3.51%) CMS
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.75%) Podio
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) PaaS
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.02%) SaaS
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (54.39%) LoadRunner
2 17 (29.82%) JMeter
3 10 (17.54%) SpecFlow
4 9 (15.79%) Selenium
4 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (14.04%) LoadUI
6 7 (12.28%) Gatling
6 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.77%) MSTest
7 5 (8.77%) NUnit
7 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
8 4 (7.02%) Protractor
8 4 (7.02%) SilkPerformer
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (5.26%) NeoLoad
10 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Tester
2 16 (28.07%) Performance Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) Test Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Tester
6 6 (10.53%) Non-Functional Tester
6 6 (10.53%) Performance Test Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Development Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Test Development Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Testing Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Testing Specialist
9 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner Tester
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) HTML
1 11 (19.30%) HTML5
2 9 (15.79%) .NET
3 7 (12.28%) Ajax
4 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.26%) WebGL
7 2 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.75%) CGI
8 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) REST
8 1 (1.75%) RESTful
8 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.02%) DataPower
3 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (50.88%) Test Automation
2 17 (29.82%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (26.32%) SOA
4 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (22.81%) Performance Engineering
4 13 (22.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (21.05%) DevOps
5 12 (21.05%) Test Planning
6 11 (19.30%) Software Testing
7 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
7 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
8 9 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Security Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.53%) OO
10 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) C#
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.77%) TypeScript
4 4 (7.02%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) CA Wily
1 1 (1.75%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Micro Focus
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) HP
2 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) EMC
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.75%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk