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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 99 99
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.40% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.18% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £25,000 £33,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.24% -22.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% -6.31%  

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 905 1087 1227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.05% 84.33% 85.80%
Number of salaries quoted 778 926 995
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 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
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 26 June 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
West Wales - 2 £25,000 -
South Wales +18 1 £37,500 +13.63%
North Wales - 1 - -
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) JMeter
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
7 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
7 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
8 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
8 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
8 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
8 3 (23.08%) LoadUI
9 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
9 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) System Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) OO
9 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 1 (7.69%) TDD

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 (7.69%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) JMeter
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
3 3 (23.08%) LoadUI
3 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Gatling
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Automation Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) Test Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) ITSM
8 1 (7.69%) Kanban
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft