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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 207 209 184
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.34% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.44% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 41
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4595 4287 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.62% 76.35% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 3216 3481
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +10 17 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Newbury +8 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 19 (52.78%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
4 17 (47.22%) ISEB
4 17 (47.22%) TestDirector
5 15 (41.67%) Finance
5 15 (41.67%) ISTQB
6 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 10 (27.78%) Performance Engineering
9 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Retail
9 9 (25.00%) Fujitsu
9 9 (25.00%) Selenium
10 8 (22.22%) Test Management
10 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 8 (22.22%) Degree
10 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.22%) LoadRunner
10 8 (22.22%) HP
10 8 (22.22%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) UNIX
11 6 (16.67%) SAN
11 6 (16.67%) LAN
11 6 (16.67%) WAN
11 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (16.67%) Software Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
1 6 (16.67%) WAN
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) SMTP
3 1 (2.78%) IMAP
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) IDOL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) TestDirector
2 9 (25.00%) Selenium
3 8 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 6 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (13.89%) JUnit
5 5 (13.89%) JMeter
5 5 (13.89%) TestNG
5 5 (13.89%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.56%) Capybara
6 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) Hudson
6 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.56%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.78%) Subversion
7 1 (2.78%) WebLOAD
7 1 (2.78%) AQtime
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
1 12 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) QA Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) XSLT
2 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 5 (13.89%) JSON
2 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.78%) MAPI
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) DTV
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Performance Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Test Management
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 5 (13.89%) System Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) ISEB
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (13.89%) Netcool
2 5 (13.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 8 (22.22%) HP
3 5 (13.89%) EMC
3 5 (13.89%) TIBCO
3 5 (13.89%) Meridio
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
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