The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 200 189 218
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 25 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.70% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.83% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 10
Average salary £47,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £37,565
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.00%
Performance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4385 4605 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.60% 84.54% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3325 3177
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 17 £52,500 +14.75% 2
Newbury +22 3 £40,000 -36.00%
Maidenhead -8 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Bracknell - 1 £22,500 -
Slough - 1 £44,000 - 1
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 19 (48.72%) Java
1 19 (48.72%) HP UFT
1 19 (48.72%) Selenium
2 18 (46.15%) LoadRunner
3 17 (43.59%) C#
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 15 (38.46%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) HP
4 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 14 (35.90%) QA
5 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
6 11 (28.21%) Finance
6 11 (28.21%) .NET
6 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (28.21%) Defect Management
7 10 (25.64%) Web Services
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle
8 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 9 (23.08%) JMeter
8 9 (23.08%) Unix
8 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Retail
8 9 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
9 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.95%) Python

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Confluence
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.69%) WildFly
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 3 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (5.13%) IMAP
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) SMTP
2 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) HP UFT
1 19 (48.72%) Selenium
2 18 (46.15%) LoadRunner
3 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 9 (23.08%) JMeter
5 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 6 (15.38%) Ranorex
5 6 (15.38%) Subversion
5 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
6 5 (12.82%) JIRA
7 4 (10.26%) Ant
7 4 (10.26%) JBehave
7 4 (10.26%) JUnit
7 4 (10.26%) Maven
7 4 (10.26%) RSpec
8 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 3 (7.69%) WebLOAD
9 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
9 2 (5.13%) TestNG
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Retail
3 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Tester
2 11 (28.21%) Performance Test Leader
2 11 (28.21%) Test Leader
3 9 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Performance Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Performance Test Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Automation Tester
6 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Automation Test Lead
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Performance Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE
5 4 (10.26%) Ajax
5 4 (10.26%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) SAML
6 3 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (5.13%) MAPI
7 2 (5.13%) Spring
8 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) EPoS
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Unix
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
4 11 (28.21%) Automation Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Defect Management
5 9 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 7 (17.95%) Test Management
8 6 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (15.38%) Demand Management
8 6 (15.38%) Load Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.38%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.95%) Python
6 6 (15.38%) C
7 5 (12.82%) C++
7 5 (12.82%) Ruby
8 3 (7.69%) Perl
8 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.13%) Groovy
9 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.13%) VB
10 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.82%) ISEB
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Perfmon
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) HP
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
3 7 (17.95%) IBM
4 6 (15.38%) SAP
4 6 (15.38%) VMware
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Capita
6 2 (5.13%) Splunk
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + pension + health
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago