Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 89 107
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.15% 1.99% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.18% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 5
Somerset median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% +30.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,413 £35,000 £28,400
South West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% +15.38% -10.96%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,084 1,149 1,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 88.78% 91.63% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 923 948 960
Somerset median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,200 £59,400 £55,350
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Somerset

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Somerset

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Somerset over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Somerset

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Bath -3 9 £39,500 -7.06% 1
Taunton +12 1 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Glastonbury - 1 £44,250 -
Performance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) QA
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
3 10 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 10 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) Load Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 8 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) SDLC
4 8 (57.14%) Defect Management
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) VBScript
4 8 (57.14%) MySQL
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (57.14%) LAMP
4 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (42.86%) Selenium
6 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Cucumber

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.14%) JMeter
6 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) QA Automation Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) QA Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) QA Test Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (57.14%) Software QA Engineer
3 8 (57.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (42.86%) Senior QA Engineer
5 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (28.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 4 (28.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
7 2 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) LAMP
3 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
1 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
3 10 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 10 (71.43%) Load Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Defect Management
4 8 (57.14%) SDLC
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (14.29%) Kanban
8 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Test Management
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) VBScript
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 8 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin