Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 104 111
Rank change year-on-year +34 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 29 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.53% 1.68% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.05% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 14
Southampton median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £48,125 £45,550
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £43,700
% change year-on-year -18.75% -8.47% +11.34%

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1011 1266 1381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.37% 81.89% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1202 1109
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,513 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 26 (89.66%) Regression Testing
2 24 (82.76%) Exploratory Testing
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
4 20 (68.97%) ISEB
4 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
5 19 (65.52%) C#
5 19 (65.52%) Windows
5 19 (65.52%) Scrum
6 18 (62.07%) Retail
6 18 (62.07%) Selenium
6 18 (62.07%) Test Scripting
6 18 (62.07%) T-SQL
7 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
7 16 (55.17%) Back Office
7 16 (55.17%) SoapUI
8 15 (51.72%) BDD
8 15 (51.72%) Test Planning
8 15 (51.72%) TDD
9 14 (48.28%) SDLC
10 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Finance
12 2 (6.90%) JIRA
12 2 (6.90%) JMeter
12 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
12 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
12 2 (6.90%) SAP HR
12 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
12 2 (6.90%) .NET

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 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CAR
1 2 (6.90%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Selenium
2 16 (55.17%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (62.07%) Retail
2 16 (55.17%) Back Office
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Test Engineer
2 24 (82.76%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Regression Testing
2 24 (82.76%) Exploratory Testing
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
4 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
5 19 (65.52%) Scrum
6 18 (62.07%) Test Scripting
7 15 (51.72%) BDD
7 15 (51.72%) TDD
7 15 (51.72%) Test Planning
8 14 (48.28%) SDLC
9 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
11 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Dynatrace
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Capita