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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 190 212 180
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 41 15 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.26% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.34% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 27
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £46,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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
4460 4394 4007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.89% 76.28% 73.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3190 3142 3035
Average salary £53,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.18% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 27 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Slough - 3 - -
Newbury +12 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 - 1
Thatcham - 1 £29,000 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (46.05%) LoadRunner
2 32 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (38.16%) HP
4 28 (36.84%) Test Management
5 25 (32.89%) ISEB
6 24 (31.58%) Finance
7 21 (27.63%) ISTQB
8 20 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 18 (23.68%) QuickTest Pro
10 18 (23.68%) QA
11 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.37%) Knowledge Management
11 17 (22.37%) Test Strategy
12 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
13 15 (19.74%) Selenium
13 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (17.11%) Banking
15 12 (15.79%) IBM
16 11 (14.47%) Rational Performance Tester
16 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
16 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
16 11 (14.47%) Middleware
16 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (14.47%) C#
16 11 (14.47%) Windows
17 10 (13.16%) Integration Testing
18 8 (10.53%) Release Management
18 8 (10.53%) People Management
18 8 (10.53%) Performance Engineering

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.32%) Lync
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.26%) VPN
1 4 (5.26%) RTP
1 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) TCAP
2 3 (3.95%) ISUP
2 3 (3.95%) SCCP
2 3 (3.95%) INAP
2 3 (3.95%) ATM
2 3 (3.95%) SNMP
2 3 (3.95%) MGW
2 3 (3.95%) 4G
2 3 (3.95%) M3UA
2 3 (3.95%) VoLTE
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) SMS
4 1 (1.32%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (46.05%) LoadRunner
2 18 (23.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (19.74%) Selenium
4 11 (14.47%) Rational Performance Tester
5 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.89%) TestDirector
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 19 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 13 (17.11%) 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 28 (36.84%) Test Manager
2 13 (17.11%) Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Performance Manager
3 12 (15.79%) Performance Test Manager
3 12 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 11 (14.47%) Performance Test Leader
4 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Performance Tester
7 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Performance Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Test Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.95%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Middleware
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Replication
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
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%) Physics
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Test Management
2 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Knowledge Management
2 17 (22.37%) Test Strategy
3 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
4 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (13.16%) Integration Testing
6 8 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
6 8 (10.53%) People Management
6 8 (10.53%) Release Management
7 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.58%) Automation Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.26%) BDD
10 4 (5.26%) ITIL
11 3 (3.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) C#
2 6 (7.89%) C
2 6 (7.89%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.95%) Perl
3 3 (3.95%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) ISEB
2 21 (27.63%) ISTQB
3 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.68%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) Iperf
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) HP
2 12 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.95%) EMC
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) Mitel
4 2 (2.63%) Panasonic
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco
4 2 (2.63%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.32%) BT
5 1 (1.32%) Empirix
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 12 days ago