Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 210 233
Rank change year-on-year +21 +23 +54
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 100 107 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.19% 1.12% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.22% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 92 88 94
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +20.13% -13.48%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 7,694 8,800 10,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.73% 92.36% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,297 7,377 8,580
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,382 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +16 64 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North Yorkshire +2 22 £52,500 +3.96% 1
South Yorkshire +10 14 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 77 (77.00%) Test Automation
2 59 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.00%) Selenium
4 37 (37.00%) JMeter
5 35 (35.00%) C#
6 34 (34.00%) QA
7 32 (32.00%) SQL
8 29 (29.00%) LoadRunner
9 23 (23.00%) .NET
10 20 (20.00%) Java
10 20 (20.00%) LoadUI
10 20 (20.00%) SDET
11 19 (19.00%) BDD
11 19 (19.00%) ISEB
12 18 (18.00%) DevOps
13 16 (16.00%) Software Testing
13 16 (16.00%) WebLOAD
13 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.00%) HTTP
13 16 (16.00%) NeoLoad
14 15 (15.00%) Open Source
14 15 (15.00%) Web Services
14 15 (15.00%) TDD
15 14 (14.00%) JIRA
15 14 (14.00%) TestComplete
15 14 (14.00%) Python
15 14 (14.00%) HP
16 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
16 13 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (13.00%) Ruby

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 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.00%) Confluence
2 4 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (9.00%) SaaS
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.00%) IaaS
3 5 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (47.00%) Selenium
2 37 (37.00%) JMeter
3 29 (29.00%) LoadRunner
4 20 (20.00%) LoadUI
5 16 (16.00%) NeoLoad
5 16 (16.00%) WebLOAD
6 14 (14.00%) JIRA
6 14 (14.00%) TestComplete
7 13 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (13.00%) WebDriver
8 9 (9.00%) SpecFlow
9 6 (6.00%) Rational Performance Tester
10 5 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (5.00%) Bitbucket
10 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (4.00%) Appium
11 4 (4.00%) SilkPerformer
11 4 (4.00%) Zephyr
12 3 (3.00%) FitNesse
12 3 (3.00%) tSQLt
General
1 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (55.00%) Tester
2 33 (33.00%) Performance Tester
3 30 (30.00%) Automation Tester
4 24 (24.00%) Test Engineer
5 18 (18.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 17 (17.00%) Performance Engineer
7 16 (16.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 14 (14.00%) Developer
8 14 (14.00%) Senior Tester
8 14 (14.00%) Test Leader
9 11 (11.00%) Test Automation Developer
10 10 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
10 10 (10.00%) Developer in Test
10 10 (10.00%) Lead Developer
10 10 (10.00%) Senior Performance Tester
11 8 (8.00%) Analyst
12 7 (7.00%) Test Analyst
13 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (6.00%) Non-Functional Tester
14 4 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.00%) Web Services
3 9 (9.00%) SOAP
4 4 (4.00%) Node.js
5 3 (3.00%) WSDL
5 3 (3.00%) XML
5 3 (3.00%) XSD
6 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.00%) JSON
6 2 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (1.00%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.00%) CSS
7 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.00%) React
7 1 (1.00%) Redux
7 1 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (9.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) AIX
2 6 (6.00%) Unix
3 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.00%) Android
6 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (77.00%) Test Automation
2 59 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.00%) SDET
4 19 (19.00%) BDD
5 18 (18.00%) DevOps
6 16 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 15 (15.00%) Open Source
7 15 (15.00%) TDD
8 11 (11.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.00%) Build Automation
9 10 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 9 (9.00%) Load Testing
11 8 (8.00%) Regression Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Benchmarking
12 6 (6.00%) Project Management
12 6 (6.00%) Test Strategy
13 5 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) C#
2 32 (32.00%) SQL
3 20 (20.00%) Java
4 14 (14.00%) Python
5 13 (13.00%) Ruby
6 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) ISEB
2 6 (6.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (34.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.00%) HP
3 6 (6.00%) IBM
4 3 (3.00%) Google
4 3 (3.00%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) Twitter