Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 102 111
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 41 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.38% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 0.93% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 6
Southampton median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,300 £29,000
90th Percentile £39,000 £31,500 £43,750
Hampshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% -11.11% +33.33%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,490 1,081 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.33% 86.27% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,340 952 1,070
Southampton median annual salary £39,750 £42,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.47% +1.80% +11.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £62,625
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Southampton

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Southampton

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 35 (85.37%) Software Testing
2 28 (68.29%) Selenium
2 28 (68.29%) Test Automation
3 27 (65.85%) Scrum
3 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (63.41%) Regression Testing
5 25 (60.98%) TDD
5 25 (60.98%) C#
5 25 (60.98%) Exploratory Testing
6 21 (51.22%) ISEB
7 20 (48.78%) SQL
8 19 (46.34%) Windows
9 18 (43.90%) Test Scripting
10 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
10 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
10 17 (41.46%) Retail
10 17 (41.46%) SDLC
11 15 (36.59%) Back Office
11 15 (36.59%) BDD
11 15 (36.59%) SoapUI
12 14 (34.15%) Test Planning
13 12 (29.27%) QA
14 11 (26.83%) .NET
15 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
15 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
15 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
16 3 (7.32%) JIRA
17 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
17 2 (4.88%) RSpec
17 2 (4.88%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Selenium
2 15 (36.59%) SoapUI
3 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Capybara
5 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) RSpec
6 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.44%) JMeter
6 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.44%) Mocha
General
1 17 (41.46%) Retail
2 15 (36.59%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Test Engineer
2 24 (58.54%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Test Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) QA Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Software Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Defect Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.44%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) EPoS
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Software Testing
2 28 (68.29%) Test Automation
3 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (65.85%) Scrum
4 26 (63.41%) Regression Testing
5 25 (60.98%) Exploratory Testing
5 25 (60.98%) TDD
6 18 (43.90%) Test Scripting
7 17 (41.46%) SDLC
8 15 (36.59%) BDD
9 14 (34.15%) Test Planning
10 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
10 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Scenario Testing
12 1 (2.44%) Acceptance Criteria
12 1 (2.44%) API Testing
12 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 1 (2.44%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 20 (48.78%) SQL
3 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft