Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 94 99
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.89% 1.88% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.01% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 4
Somerset median annual salary £47,000 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.62% -31.58% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £27,900
90th Percentile £51,900 £35,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +24.29% -12.50% +21.21%

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 915 1,245 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.50% 93.47% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 952 1,020
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +1.27% +9.72%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -

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
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 24 June 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
Taunton - 3 £47,029 - 1
Bath +11 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Portishead - 2 £48,000 -
Glastonbury - 1 £44,250 -
Performance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
4 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Data Science
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) JMeter
6 2 (22.22%) Finance

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 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (22.22%) MariaDB
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 3 (33.33%) JMeter
4 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) PhpStorm
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Security Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Data Science
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft