Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 218 257
Rank change year-on-year +4 +39 +34
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 83 104 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.87% 0.96% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.07% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 70 91 94
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,225
90th Percentile £65,500 £50,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 8,652 9,676 11,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.41% 89.71% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7,349 8,172 9,292
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 66 £52,500 +31.25% 8
North Yorkshire +25 16 £40,000 +23.08% 4
South Yorkshire +1 1 - - 1
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 68 (81.93%) Test Automation
2 61 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (43.37%) Selenium
4 32 (38.55%) C#
5 30 (36.14%) Cucumber
5 30 (36.14%) Exploratory Testing
6 27 (32.53%) BDD
7 26 (31.33%) Web Services
8 25 (30.12%) SQL
8 25 (30.12%) ISEB
8 25 (30.12%) Finance
9 23 (27.71%) Java
10 22 (26.51%) SOAP
10 22 (26.51%) Software Testing
11 21 (25.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
12 20 (24.10%) SpecFlow
13 19 (22.89%) XML
14 18 (21.69%) FitNesse
15 17 (20.48%) QA
15 17 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (20.48%) XSD
15 17 (20.48%) T-SQL
15 17 (20.48%) WSDL
15 17 (20.48%) tSQLt
15 17 (20.48%) ATDD
16 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
17 15 (18.07%) SoapUI
18 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (16.87%) Jenkins

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 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.20%) IIS
1 1 (1.20%) JBoss
1 1 (1.20%) Jetty
1 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.20%) Tornado
1 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) G Suite
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.43%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
2 5 (6.02%) Slack
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) PuTTY
1 3 (3.61%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.20%) AMQP
2 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Redis
5 1 (1.20%) Riak
Development Applications
1 36 (43.37%) Selenium
2 30 (36.14%) Cucumber
3 21 (25.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
4 20 (24.10%) SpecFlow
5 18 (21.69%) FitNesse
6 17 (20.48%) tSQLt
7 15 (18.07%) SoapUI
8 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
9 12 (14.46%) JMeter
9 12 (14.46%) LoadRunner
10 9 (10.84%) Appium
11 7 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (8.43%) Buildbot
11 7 (8.43%) JUnit
11 7 (8.43%) LoadUI
11 7 (8.43%) NeoLoad
11 7 (8.43%) Ranorex
11 7 (8.43%) TestComplete
11 7 (8.43%) WebLOAD
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Games
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Test Engineer
2 20 (24.10%) Tester
3 17 (20.48%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) Principal Test Engineer
4 16 (19.28%) Analyst
5 15 (18.07%) Test Analyst
6 13 (15.66%) Automation Tester
7 11 (13.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Performance Tester
8 8 (9.64%) Software Tester
9 7 (8.43%) Performance Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Performance Test Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Consultant
11 4 (4.82%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Software Development Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) Web Services
2 22 (26.51%) SOAP
3 19 (22.89%) XML
4 17 (20.48%) WSDL
4 17 (20.48%) XSD
5 13 (15.66%) .NET
6 3 (3.61%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.61%) RESTful
7 2 (2.41%) JSON
8 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.20%) J2EE
8 1 (1.20%) Java EE
8 1 (1.20%) JMS
8 1 (1.20%) JSF
8 1 (1.20%) JSP
8 1 (1.20%) Node.js
8 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.20%) SAML
8 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Android
1 10 (12.05%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 5 (6.02%) Windows
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (81.93%) Test Automation
2 61 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (36.14%) Exploratory Testing
4 27 (32.53%) BDD
5 22 (26.51%) Software Testing
6 17 (20.48%) ATDD
7 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.66%) Regression Testing
9 12 (14.46%) DevOps
9 12 (14.46%) TDD
10 11 (13.25%) Test Strategy
11 10 (12.05%) Scrum
12 9 (10.84%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (10.84%) Open Source
13 8 (9.64%) DSDM
13 8 (9.64%) Kanban
13 8 (9.64%) Test Planning
14 7 (8.43%) SDET
14 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) C#
2 25 (30.12%) SQL
3 23 (27.71%) Java
4 17 (20.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.05%) PHP
6 8 (9.64%) C
6 8 (9.64%) Python
6 8 (9.64%) Ruby
7 7 (8.43%) C++
7 7 (8.43%) Scala
8 3 (3.61%) F#
9 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) ISEB
2 11 (13.25%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) vSphere
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Google
3 10 (12.05%) HP
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 5 (6.02%) Twitter
5 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.61%) Software AG
5 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 3 (3.61%) webMethods
6 2 (2.41%) Rackspace