Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 185 237
Rank change year-on-year -25 +52 +20
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 45 93 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.66% 1.28% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.42% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 38 79 59
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £35,125 £34,850 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £57,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.48% -7.78% +12.50%

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 6,266 6,567 8,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.37% 90.32% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,345 5,715 6,639
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £62,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in West Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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
Leeds -24 44 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Performance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 37 (82.22%) Test Automation
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (62.22%) C#
4 23 (51.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 22 (48.89%) Cucumber
6 21 (46.67%) BDD
6 21 (46.67%) SOAP
6 21 (46.67%) Web Services
6 21 (46.67%) Selenium
7 19 (42.22%) SQL
7 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
7 19 (42.22%) SpecFlow
8 18 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (40.00%) Java
8 18 (40.00%) XML
9 14 (31.11%) XSD
9 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
9 14 (31.11%) WSDL
9 14 (31.11%) FitNesse
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (31.11%) ATDD
9 14 (31.11%) tSQLt
10 13 (28.89%) SoapUI
10 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
11 11 (24.44%) Finance
12 10 (22.22%) DevOps
13 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 9 (20.00%) ISEB
13 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (17.78%) TDD

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 2 (4.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) G Suite
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
3 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Slack
4 2 (4.44%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (4.44%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.22%) IaaS
5 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) PuTTY
1 3 (6.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Cucumber
2 21 (46.67%) Selenium
3 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
3 19 (42.22%) SpecFlow
4 18 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (31.11%) FitNesse
5 14 (31.11%) tSQLt
6 13 (28.89%) SoapUI
7 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (17.78%) Appium
9 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
10 5 (11.11%) NUnit
11 4 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (8.89%) Buildbot
11 4 (8.89%) Ranorex
11 4 (8.89%) TestNG
12 3 (6.67%) Ant
12 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
12 3 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Test Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Principal Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Principal Test Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Development Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Developer in Test
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) SOAP
1 21 (46.67%) Web Services
2 18 (40.00%) XML
3 14 (31.11%) WSDL
3 14 (31.11%) XSD
4 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 4 (8.89%) JSON
5 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
7 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.22%) Java EE
7 1 (2.22%) JSF
7 1 (2.22%) JSP
7 1 (2.22%) PowerMock
7 1 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) SAML
7 1 (2.22%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.22%) Spring Security
7 1 (2.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Android
1 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Test Automation
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 21 (46.67%) BDD
5 14 (31.11%) ATDD
6 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
7 10 (22.22%) DevOps
8 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.78%) TDD
10 7 (15.56%) SDET
10 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Open Source
11 6 (13.33%) Scrum
12 5 (11.11%) API Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
13 4 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
13 4 (8.89%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) Java
4 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) C
5 4 (8.89%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) Scala
6 3 (6.67%) F#
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP ALM
2 2 (4.44%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Google
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) Software AG
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) webMethods