Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 242 223
Rank change year-on-year -19 -19 +31
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 60 89 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.84% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.92% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 52 80 97
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,842 £32,300
90th Percentile £63,325 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,473 9,692 11,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.99% 91.87% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,051 8,368 9,236
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Yorkshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
West Yorkshire -46 31 £55,000 +22.22% 8
North Yorkshire +34 26 £40,000 -3.61%
South Yorkshire +5 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 53 (88.33%) Test Automation
2 51 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.00%) Selenium
4 25 (41.67%) ISEB
5 22 (36.67%) C#
6 20 (33.33%) Finance
7 19 (31.67%) JMeter
7 19 (31.67%) QA
8 18 (30.00%) BDD
9 17 (28.33%) Exploratory Testing
10 16 (26.67%) LoadRunner
11 15 (25.00%) HP
11 15 (25.00%) WebLOAD
11 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 15 (25.00%) TestComplete
11 15 (25.00%) NeoLoad
11 15 (25.00%) LoadUI
12 14 (23.33%) SQL
13 12 (20.00%) SOAP
13 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
14 11 (18.33%) XML
14 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
15 10 (16.67%) .NET
15 10 (16.67%) Java
15 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
15 10 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
16 9 (15.00%) DevOps

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) G Suite
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Slack
3 2 (3.33%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (3.33%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
3 2 (3.33%) PaaS
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (55.00%) Selenium
2 19 (31.67%) JMeter
3 16 (26.67%) LoadRunner
4 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (25.00%) LoadUI
4 15 (25.00%) NeoLoad
4 15 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 15 (25.00%) WebLOAD
5 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
8 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (13.33%) JUnit
10 7 (11.67%) FitNesse
10 7 (11.67%) SoapUI
10 7 (11.67%) tSQLt
11 6 (10.00%) Appium
12 5 (8.33%) JIRA
12 5 (8.33%) NUnit
12 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 24 (40.00%) Tester
3 20 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 19 (31.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (26.67%) Performance Engineer
5 16 (26.67%) Performance Test Engineer
5 16 (26.67%) Performance Tester
6 7 (11.67%) Principal Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Principal Test Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Software Tester
8 5 (8.33%) Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Developer
9 4 (6.67%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) SOAP
2 11 (18.33%) XML
3 10 (16.67%) .NET
4 7 (11.67%) Web Services
4 7 (11.67%) WSDL
4 7 (11.67%) XSD
5 4 (6.67%) JSON
6 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) MyBatis
7 1 (1.67%) PowerMock
7 1 (1.67%) REST
7 1 (1.67%) Spring
7 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.67%) Spring Security
7 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Test Automation
2 51 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) BDD
4 17 (28.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.00%) DevOps
6 9 (15.00%) TDD
7 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.67%) ATDD
8 7 (11.67%) Load Testing
8 7 (11.67%) SDET
9 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
10 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.67%) API Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Kanban
11 4 (6.67%) Open Source
11 4 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) C#
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) Java
4 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (5.00%) C
6 3 (5.00%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) Ruby
6 3 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) ISEB
2 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.67%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (13.33%) Google
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Twitter