Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 233 229
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +45
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 80 101 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.84% 0.94% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.02% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 74 81 100
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 8,824 9,863 10,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.49% 92.25% 90.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,404 8,397 8,914
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,788
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +1 56 £55,000 +29.41% 9
North Yorkshire +6 19 £45,000 -10.89% 1
South Yorkshire +13 5 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 60 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 35 (43.75%) Selenium
3 34 (42.50%) JMeter
4 26 (32.50%) C#
4 26 (32.50%) LoadRunner
5 25 (31.25%) SQL
5 25 (31.25%) QA
6 24 (30.00%) BDD
7 23 (28.75%) ISEB
8 18 (22.50%) LoadUI
9 17 (21.25%) Finance
9 17 (21.25%) Web Services
10 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 16 (20.00%) SOAP
10 16 (20.00%) Open Source
11 15 (18.75%) HTTP
11 15 (18.75%) Java
12 14 (17.50%) TDD
12 14 (17.50%) JIRA
12 14 (17.50%) WebLOAD
12 14 (17.50%) NeoLoad
12 14 (17.50%) Exploratory Testing
13 13 (16.25%) WebDriver
13 13 (16.25%) SpecFlow
13 13 (16.25%) ISTQB
14 12 (15.00%) Ruby
14 12 (15.00%) Software Testing
14 12 (15.00%) Integration Testing
14 12 (15.00%) TestComplete

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 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) IaaS
2 6 (7.50%) PaaS
2 6 (7.50%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.25%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Selenium
2 34 (42.50%) JMeter
3 26 (32.50%) LoadRunner
4 18 (22.50%) LoadUI
5 14 (17.50%) JIRA
5 14 (17.50%) NeoLoad
5 14 (17.50%) WebLOAD
6 13 (16.25%) SpecFlow
6 13 (16.25%) WebDriver
7 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (15.00%) TestComplete
8 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (8.75%) FitNesse
9 7 (8.75%) tSQLt
10 6 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (7.50%) Bitbucket
10 6 (7.50%) Rational Performance Tester
11 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
11 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
11 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Tester
2 27 (33.75%) Test Engineer
3 23 (28.75%) Performance Tester
4 17 (21.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 15 (18.75%) Automation Tester
6 15 (18.75%) Performance Engineer
7 14 (17.50%) Test Leader
8 12 (15.00%) Developer
8 12 (15.00%) Senior Tester
9 10 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
10 9 (11.25%) Developer in Test
10 9 (11.25%) Lead Developer
10 9 (11.25%) Senior Performance Tester
10 9 (11.25%) Test Automation Developer
11 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (8.75%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (8.75%) Principal Test Engineer
12 6 (7.50%) Analyst
12 6 (7.50%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) Web Services
2 16 (20.00%) SOAP
3 9 (11.25%) XML
4 8 (10.00%) .NET
5 7 (8.75%) WSDL
5 7 (8.75%) XSD
6 4 (5.00%) Node.js
7 2 (2.50%) JSON
8 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.25%) CSS
8 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.25%) HTML
8 1 (1.25%) J2EE
8 1 (1.25%) PowerMock
8 1 (1.25%) REST
8 1 (1.25%) Spring
8 1 (1.25%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.25%) Spring Security
8 1 (1.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Unix
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) AIX
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 60 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 24 (30.00%) BDD
3 16 (20.00%) Open Source
4 14 (17.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 14 (17.50%) TDD
5 12 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 12 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (15.00%) SDET
5 12 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (13.75%) DevOps
7 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.25%) Build Automation
9 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.75%) ATDD
10 7 (8.75%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (7.50%) IT Strategy
11 6 (7.50%) ITIL
11 6 (7.50%) Load Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) C#
2 25 (31.25%) SQL
3 15 (18.75%) Java
4 12 (15.00%) Ruby
5 10 (12.50%) Python
6 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.75%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) ISEB
2 13 (16.25%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) HP
2 6 (7.50%) IBM
3 3 (3.75%) Google
3 3 (3.75%) Micro Focus
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) Twitter