Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 217 273
Rank change year-on-year +11 +56 +35
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 101 123 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.04% 1.10% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.23% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 83 104 82
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £38,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.72% -14.04% +5.95%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £59,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%

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 8767 9992 11952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.15% 89.45% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7331 8405 9734
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +2 85 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North Yorkshire +17 12 £50,500 +44.29% 2
South Yorkshire +6 3 £65,000 +73.33%
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 76 (75.25%) Test Automation
2 67 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (42.57%) Selenium
4 41 (40.59%) Cucumber
5 39 (38.61%) BDD
6 33 (32.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 32 (31.68%) Web Services
8 31 (30.69%) C#
9 30 (29.70%) SQL
10 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
11 27 (26.73%) Java
11 27 (26.73%) Software Testing
12 24 (23.76%) SOAP
13 23 (22.77%) TDD
13 23 (22.77%) FitNesse
13 23 (22.77%) Jenkins
14 22 (21.78%) SpecFlow
14 22 (21.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (20.79%) ISEB
15 21 (20.79%) XML
16 20 (19.80%) Finance
17 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
17 19 (18.81%) LoadRunner
17 19 (18.81%) QA
17 19 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (17.82%) ATDD
18 18 (17.82%) WSDL
18 18 (17.82%) XSD
18 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
18 18 (17.82%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 5 (4.95%) JBoss
1 5 (4.95%) Jetty
1 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.95%) Tornado
1 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) SaaS
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.95%) G Suite
4 5 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.95%) Office 365
5 3 (2.97%) Slack
6 1 (0.99%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.99%) IaaS
6 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) AMQP
2 4 (3.96%) HTTP
3 3 (2.97%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.97%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.98%) Internet
5 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.93%) Redis
4 5 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.95%) Couchbase
4 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.95%) Riak
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.98%) DB2
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (42.57%) Selenium
2 41 (40.59%) Cucumber
3 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
4 23 (22.77%) FitNesse
4 23 (22.77%) Jenkins
5 22 (21.78%) SpecFlow
5 22 (21.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (18.81%) LoadRunner
7 18 (17.82%) JMeter
7 18 (17.82%) tSQLt
8 12 (11.88%) SoapUI
9 10 (9.90%) Gatling
10 8 (7.92%) Appium
11 6 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (5.94%) Buildbot
11 6 (5.94%) HP UFT
11 6 (5.94%) Maven
11 6 (5.94%) Ranorex
12 5 (4.95%) TestNG
12 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Marketing
3 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Test Engineer
2 22 (21.78%) Analyst
3 21 (20.79%) Tester
4 20 (19.80%) Test Analyst
5 18 (17.82%) Principal Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Principal Test Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Performance Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Software Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Test Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Developer in Test
9 5 (4.95%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Software Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) Web Services
2 24 (23.76%) SOAP
3 21 (20.79%) XML
4 18 (17.82%) WSDL
4 18 (17.82%) XSD
5 9 (8.91%) .NET
6 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.93%) Gherkin
6 7 (6.93%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.93%) Spring
7 5 (4.95%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (4.95%) Apache Camel
7 5 (4.95%) Flask
7 5 (4.95%) JMS
7 5 (4.95%) Kafka
7 5 (4.95%) Node.js
7 5 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (4.95%) REST
7 5 (4.95%) Spring Boot
8 3 (2.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.96%) Fintech
3 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Android
1 13 (12.87%) Apple iOS
2 9 (8.91%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (75.25%) Test Automation
2 67 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (38.61%) BDD
4 33 (32.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 27 (26.73%) Software Testing
6 23 (22.77%) TDD
7 19 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (17.82%) ATDD
8 18 (17.82%) Scrum
9 16 (15.84%) DevOps
9 16 (15.84%) Kanban
10 14 (13.86%) Regression Testing
11 13 (12.87%) Test Strategy
12 12 (11.88%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (11.88%) Open Source
13 11 (10.89%) DSDM
13 11 (10.89%) Security Testing
14 9 (8.91%) Test Planning
15 8 (7.92%) API Testing
16 7 (6.93%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.69%) C#
2 30 (29.70%) SQL
3 27 (26.73%) Java
4 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
5 13 (12.87%) Python
5 13 (12.87%) Ruby
6 11 (10.89%) PHP
7 9 (8.91%) Scala
8 8 (7.92%) C
9 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.94%) C++
11 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.97%) F#
13 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) ISEB
2 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.91%) Degree
4 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.99%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) HL7
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) vSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Puppet
2 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Google
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.96%) HP
5 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.97%) Software AG
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 3 (2.97%) webMethods
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) Twitter
7 1 (0.99%) SAP