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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 80 81
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.59% 0.85% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.05% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 12
Median salary £31,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% +13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

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 557 666 781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.41% 80.53% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 510 628 610
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 28 April 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) T-SQL
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) Regression Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Retail
1 12 (92.31%) Software Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Test Planning
1 12 (92.31%) SDLC
2 11 (84.62%) Exploratory Testing
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SoapUI
2 11 (84.62%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) ISEB
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Capita
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Selenium
1 11 (84.62%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (92.31%) Retail
2 9 (69.23%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Software Test Engineer
1 12 (92.31%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Regression Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) SDLC
1 12 (92.31%) Software Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Test Planning
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Exploratory Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) T-SQL
2 11 (84.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Capita