Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 150 105
Rank change year-on-year +15 -45 +22
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 8 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.39% 0.30% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.34% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 26
Wales median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -23.57% +28.69%
10th Percentile £25,650 £25,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £41,975 £43,300 £43,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1865 2336 2329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.92% 88.99% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1999 1958
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Wales

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Wales

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Wales

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +25 4 £38,000 +26.67% 1
West Wales - 2 £27,000 -
North Wales - 2 £29,000 - 1
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Workload Management
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Customer Acquisition
6 1 (12.50%) API Testing

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (12.50%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Gatling
4 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Workload Management
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Sencha
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata