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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 175 211 171
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -40
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 46 12 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 0.21% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.28% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 32
Average salary £56,250 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,782 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £87,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
4459 4325 3932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.52% 77.29% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3152 3021
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +20 28 £45,750 -3.68% 3
Maidenhead +2 8 £57,500 +53.07%
Slough - 3 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (44.74%) LoadRunner
2 32 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (36.84%) HP
4 24 (31.58%) ISEB
5 22 (28.95%) Test Management
6 21 (27.63%) Finance
7 20 (26.32%) ISTQB
7 20 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
8 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 18 (23.68%) Test Strategy
9 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (22.37%) Knowledge Management
11 16 (21.05%) Telecoms
11 16 (21.05%) Windows
12 14 (18.42%) Selenium
12 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
12 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (17.11%) QA
14 12 (15.79%) IBM
15 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (14.47%) Middleware
15 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
15 11 (14.47%) Rational Performance Tester
16 10 (13.16%) Integration Testing
16 10 (13.16%) Banking
17 9 (11.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 8 (10.53%) People Management
18 8 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
18 8 (10.53%) Release Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) RTP
1 6 (7.89%) Wireshark
2 5 (6.58%) MGW
2 5 (6.58%) 4G
2 5 (6.58%) M3UA
2 5 (6.58%) VoLTE
2 5 (6.58%) TCAP
2 5 (6.58%) ISUP
2 5 (6.58%) SCCP
2 5 (6.58%) INAP
2 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.26%) VPN
4 3 (3.95%) SAN
4 3 (3.95%) ATM
4 3 (3.95%) LAN
4 3 (3.95%) SNMP
4 3 (3.95%) Firewall
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) IDOL
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (44.74%) LoadRunner
2 20 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (18.42%) Selenium
4 11 (14.47%) Rational Performance Tester
5 8 (10.53%) TestDirector
6 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.63%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 16 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.16%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Test Manager
2 14 (18.42%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Test Leader
3 13 (17.11%) Performance Test Leader
4 12 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Performance Test Manager
5 10 (13.16%) Performance Manager
6 8 (10.53%) Tester
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Tester
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Test Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Senior QA Tester
11 2 (2.63%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Middleware
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) XMPP
3 2 (2.63%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Replication
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) PKI
3 2 (2.63%) New Media
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) Physics
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) UNIX
3 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Test Management
2 18 (23.68%) Test Strategy
3 17 (22.37%) Knowledge Management
4 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
6 10 (13.16%) Integration Testing
7 8 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
7 8 (10.53%) People Management
7 8 (10.53%) Release Management
8 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.89%) Scrum
10 5 (6.58%) Validation
10 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.58%) OpenUP
10 5 (6.58%) Automation Testing
11 4 (5.26%) ITIL
11 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) C#
2 4 (5.26%) C
2 4 (5.26%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.95%) Perl
3 3 (3.95%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) ISEB
2 20 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 9 (11.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) vSphere
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.63%) Netcool
2 2 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.32%) Iperf
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) HP
2 12 (15.79%) IBM
3 5 (6.58%) EMC
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
4 4 (5.26%) Fujitsu
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle
5 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.63%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Panasonic
6 2 (2.63%) Mitel
6 2 (2.63%) Meridio
7 1 (1.32%) Empirix
7 1 (1.32%) BT
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training
Posted: 5 days ago