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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 142 211 195
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 42 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.52% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 13
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.55%

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
3123 4594 4560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.54% 86.18% 84.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2383 3727 3235
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +43 19 £52,500 - 1
Maidenhead +7 5 £77,500 +55.00%
Slough - 2 £75,000 -
Bracknell +16 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Newbury +7 1 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 42 (47.73%) JMeter
2 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (39.77%) HTML
4 34 (38.64%) LoadRunner
5 33 (37.50%) Degree
6 30 (34.09%) HP
7 29 (32.95%) Java
7 29 (32.95%) Finance
8 28 (31.82%) Test Scripting
9 27 (30.68%) ISTQB
10 26 (29.55%) HP Quality Center
10 26 (29.55%) Scrum
11 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 24 (27.27%) .NET
11 24 (27.27%) Open Source
12 23 (26.14%) Test Management
12 23 (26.14%) Test Strategy
12 23 (26.14%) C#
13 21 (23.86%) Oracle
14 20 (22.73%) SQL
14 20 (22.73%) Ajax
14 20 (22.73%) Software Testing
14 20 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (22.73%) SDLC
14 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
15 19 (21.59%) IBM
16 18 (20.45%) Computer Science
16 18 (20.45%) Defect Management
17 17 (19.32%) Perfmon

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (10.23%) CMS
3 6 (6.82%) IIS
4 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.55%) IBM Domino
5 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.14%) Confluence
7 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Internet
2 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.23%) DNS
3 9 (10.23%) Firewall
3 9 (10.23%) SAN
4 8 (9.09%) HTTP
5 6 (6.82%) Wireshark
6 4 (4.55%) IMAP
6 4 (4.55%) NAS
6 4 (4.55%) SMTP
6 4 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.68%) Big Data
3 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (47.73%) JMeter
2 34 (38.64%) LoadRunner
3 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
4 17 (19.32%) Selenium
5 12 (13.64%) Rational Performance Tester
6 9 (10.23%) Gatling
7 8 (9.09%) TestNG
8 6 (6.82%) WebLOAD
9 4 (4.55%) AQtime
10 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.27%) NUnit
12 1 (1.14%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.14%) Hudson
12 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.14%) JIRA
12 1 (1.14%) JUnit
12 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.14%) Subversion
12 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Electronics
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Tester
2 21 (23.86%) Test Manager
3 19 (21.59%) Senior Tester
4 17 (19.32%) Architect
5 15 (17.05%) Performance Manager
6 13 (14.77%) Selenium Tester
6 13 (14.77%) Technical Leader
7 12 (13.64%) Automation Tester
8 11 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
9 10 (11.36%) Performance Test Leader
9 10 (11.36%) Senior Automation Tester
9 10 (11.36%) Test Engineer
9 10 (11.36%) Test Leader
10 9 (10.23%) Performance Architect
10 9 (10.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 8 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
11 8 (9.09%) Performance Tester
12 7 (7.95%) Test Architect
13 6 (6.82%) Consultant
13 6 (6.82%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.77%) HTML
2 24 (27.27%) .NET
3 20 (22.73%) Ajax
4 16 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 11 (12.50%) SOAP
6 8 (9.09%) JMX
6 8 (9.09%) REST
6 8 (9.09%) Web Services
7 7 (7.95%) HTML5
8 6 (6.82%) CSS
9 4 (4.55%) JSON
9 4 (4.55%) MAPI
10 3 (3.41%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.41%) Handlebars
10 3 (3.41%) Java EE
10 3 (3.41%) jQuery
10 3 (3.41%) Middleware
10 3 (3.41%) OAuth
10 3 (3.41%) RESTful
10 3 (3.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (20.45%) Computer Science
3 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) BBC
7 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.14%) Fintech
7 1 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (1.14%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Android
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 26 (29.55%) Scrum
4 24 (27.27%) Open Source
5 23 (26.14%) Test Management
5 23 (26.14%) Test Strategy
6 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.73%) SDLC
6 20 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 18 (20.45%) Defect Management
8 16 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 16 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 15 (17.05%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (15.91%) Workflow
10 14 (15.91%) Workflow Management
11 13 (14.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (14.77%) DevOps
12 12 (13.64%) Performance Engineering
13 11 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) Java
2 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.14%) C#
4 20 (22.73%) SQL
5 15 (17.05%) Perl
6 13 (14.77%) Python
7 12 (13.64%) C++
8 9 (10.23%) C
8 9 (10.23%) VB
9 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.82%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Degree
2 27 (30.68%) ISTQB
3 12 (13.64%) ISEB
3 12 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (29.55%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (19.32%) Perfmon
3 11 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) HP
2 21 (23.86%) Oracle
3 19 (21.59%) IBM
4 16 (18.18%) SAP
5 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
6 12 (13.64%) SOASTA, Inc
7 11 (12.50%) Riverbed
8 8 (9.09%) VMware
9 7 (7.95%) Citrix
10 2 (2.27%) Dynatrace
10 2 (2.27%) Informatica
11 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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