Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 196 212
Rank change year-on-year +48 +16 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 22 17 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.72% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.41% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 37
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -20.00% +29.41%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,700 £54,750 £75,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +17.65%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,858 4,165 6,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.52% 91.88% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,412 3,540 5,278
Median annual salary £48,150 £44,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.60% -0.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +1.19%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Performance Testing in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Performance Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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
Leeds +44 21 £50,000 +15.61% 2
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Functional Testing
4 12 (54.55%) C#
4 12 (54.55%) Selenium
5 11 (50.00%) QA
5 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (50.00%) SpecFlow
6 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
7 9 (40.91%) Postman
7 9 (40.91%) JIRA
7 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
8 8 (36.36%) JMeter
8 8 (36.36%) Confluence
9 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
9 7 (31.82%) Java
10 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Security Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Azure
10 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
10 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (27.27%) DevOps
10 6 (27.27%) BDD
10 6 (27.27%) Gatling
10 6 (27.27%) BrowserStack
11 5 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (22.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (22.73%) Public Sector

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (36.36%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Azure
1 6 (27.27%) BrowserStack
2 2 (9.09%) AWS
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.55%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
4 9 (40.91%) JIRA
4 9 (40.91%) Postman
5 8 (36.36%) JMeter
6 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Gatling
7 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
8 5 (22.73%) Protractor
8 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (18.18%) VersionOne
10 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
11 2 (9.09%) Appium
11 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
12 1 (4.55%) Charles Proxy
12 1 (4.55%) MSTest
12 1 (4.55%) REST Assured
General
1 5 (22.73%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) QA Automation Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) QA Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior QA Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Development Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) SOAP
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Kafka
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Functional Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) DevOps
5 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (22.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Microservices
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) OOP
6 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
6 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
6 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) Groovy
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) HP