Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 103 89
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.31% 0.26% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.31% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £39,700 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.54% +22.15% -12.16%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,725 £24,850
90th Percentile £38,750 £44,355 £33,750
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year +7.14% +19.66% -20.95%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 829 979 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.91% 83.53% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 728 808 755
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £60,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Gateshead - 2 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 1 - - 1
Performance Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Robot Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ATDD
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
1 2 (66.67%) Robot Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) ATDD
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared