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

Performance Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 103 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.12% 1.00% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.09% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% +21.54% +30.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £50,744 £43,750 £34,000
South West median annual salary £48,515 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.29% - +8.84%

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 907 1,191 1,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 92.46% 92.04% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 653 1,006 1,006
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +25 5 £31,500 -20.25%
Taunton +2 3 £47,029 +13.32% 2
Performance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (90.91%) Selenium
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
6 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) Big Data
6 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
6 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) JMeter
6 4 (36.36%) Ruby
6 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Data Science
7 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Scalability Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
3 4 (36.36%) JMeter
3 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Codeception
6 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (9.09%) PhpStorm
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Mindset
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Data Science
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scalability Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Xamarin
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft