Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 132 151
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.63% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 6
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -32.10% +8.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £50,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 1,752 1,958 2,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.54% 92.18% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,411 1,696 1,989
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,132 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 +16 12 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) JMeter
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Microservices
5 5 (41.67%) SDET
6 4 (33.33%) Swagger
6 4 (33.33%) QA Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Fintech
6 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) Go
6 4 (33.33%) Ranorex
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) Ranorex
4 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (8.33%) LoadUI
5 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Swagger
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) SDET
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) QA Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Product Management
6 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) Go
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA