Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 93 107
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.00% 1.61% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.77% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Somerset median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% +30.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £34,000 £27,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year - +8.84% -2.00%

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 1175 1186 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.59% 90.74% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1000 932
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,429
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 - 7 £39,500 -
Taunton +15 1 £41,500 +28.22%
Performance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
3 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) Load Testing
4 8 (61.54%) QA
5 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
6 6 (46.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
6 6 (46.15%) SDLC
6 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (46.15%) LAMP
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) C#
6 6 (46.15%) VBScript
6 6 (46.15%) MySQL
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
6 6 (46.15%) BDD

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 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
1 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) JMeter
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Test Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) QA Automation Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) QA Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (46.15%) Software QA Engineer
4 6 (46.15%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Load Testing
4 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
5 6 (46.15%) BDD
5 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
5 6 (46.15%) SDLC
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Test Management
7 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
9 2 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (15.38%) DevOps
9 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
9 2 (15.38%) User Stories
10 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) VBScript
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin