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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 92 92 104
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.82% 0.93% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% -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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 942 1132 1151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.26% 81.32% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 769 948 981
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 6 £27,500 -18.51%
Mid Wales - 3 - -
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (83.33%) JMeter
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Ranorex
6 3 (25.00%) LoadUI
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification

Performance Testing
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JMeter
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 3 (25.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Automation Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) Test Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) API Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) ITSM
8 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
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