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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 196 210 168
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -42
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 34 12 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.22% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.28% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 43
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,565 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £87,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
4390 4266 4033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.86% 79.19% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 3114 3243
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +17 22 £45,750 - 3
Maidenhead +7 6 £57,500 +53.07% 1
Newbury - 2 £62,500 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 40 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (47.69%) HP
3 30 (46.15%) ISEB
3 30 (46.15%) LoadRunner
4 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 25 (38.46%) Windows
6 24 (36.92%) ISTQB
7 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
8 20 (30.77%) Test Management
9 19 (29.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 18 (27.69%) TestDirector
11 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
12 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
13 13 (20.00%) Test Strategy
13 13 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (18.46%) Selenium
14 12 (18.46%) Finance
15 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
15 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (15.38%) QA
16 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (15.38%) Middleware
17 9 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (13.85%) IBM
17 9 (13.85%) Banking
17 9 (13.85%) Knowledge Management
17 9 (13.85%) Rational Performance Tester
17 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (10.77%) Performance Engineering

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) SAN
2 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.62%) LAN
2 3 (4.62%) RTP
2 3 (4.62%) WAN
3 2 (3.08%) TCAP
3 2 (3.08%) ISUP
3 2 (3.08%) SCCP
3 2 (3.08%) INAP
3 2 (3.08%) MGW
3 2 (3.08%) 4G
3 2 (3.08%) M3UA
3 2 (3.08%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.54%) GGSN
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.54%) RTCP
4 1 (1.54%) H.323
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.62%) IDOL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (46.15%) LoadRunner
2 19 (29.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (27.69%) TestDirector
4 12 (18.46%) Selenium
5 9 (13.85%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (4.62%) WinRunner
6 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
7 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) TestNG
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
General
1 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.46%) Finance
3 9 (13.85%) Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.62%) Marketing
6 2 (3.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.54%) Electronics
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Test Manager
2 18 (27.69%) Test Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Performance Test Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Test Leader
4 9 (13.85%) Tester
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Tester
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Test Leader
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Test Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Test Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) XSLT
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) XMPP
3 1 (1.54%) JSON
3 1 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Replication
2 3 (4.62%) PKI
3 2 (3.08%) New Media
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Test Management
2 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
3 13 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
4 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (13.85%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.77%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Release Management
8 6 (9.23%) People Management
9 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.15%) ITIL
11 3 (4.62%) Security Testing
11 3 (4.62%) Software Distribution
11 3 (4.62%) Information Assurance
12 2 (3.08%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) C#
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) C
3 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (46.15%) ISEB
2 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 24 (36.92%) ISTQB
4 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
5 13 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) vSphere
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.62%) Netcool
2 3 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) HP
2 9 (13.85%) IBM
3 6 (9.23%) Fujitsu
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) EMC
5 3 (4.62%) Meridio
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.54%) Mitel
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Empirix
7 1 (1.54%) Panasonic
Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Solutions - Visa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 24 days ago