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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 149 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 46 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 12
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,650 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
3489 5194 4941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.66% 86.51% 84.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2595 4226 3325
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +39 14 £52,500 - 3
Maidenhead +8 9 £61,250 +22.50%
Slough - 4 £60,000 -
Newbury +20 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 54 (52.43%) JMeter
2 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (42.72%) LoadRunner
4 41 (39.81%) HTML
4 41 (39.81%) Java
5 38 (36.89%) Finance
6 37 (35.92%) Degree
7 34 (33.01%) HP
7 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
7 34 (33.01%) Test Scripting
8 31 (30.10%) Selenium
8 31 (30.10%) Open Source
8 31 (30.10%) .NET
8 31 (30.10%) Scrum
9 30 (29.13%) Software Testing
10 28 (27.18%) Visual Studio
11 27 (26.21%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (25.24%) Functional Testing
13 25 (24.27%) SDLC
13 25 (24.27%) ISTQB
13 25 (24.27%) Ajax
14 24 (23.30%) Defect Management
14 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (22.33%) Test Automation
15 23 (22.33%) Non-Functional Testing
15 23 (22.33%) ASP.NET
15 23 (22.33%) C#
16 22 (21.36%) Test Management
17 21 (20.39%) Test Strategy
17 21 (20.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 14 (13.59%) CMS
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.85%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.85%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) IBM Domino
4 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.39%) Internet
2 14 (13.59%) DNS
2 14 (13.59%) Firewall
2 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.77%) HTTP
3 8 (7.77%) SAN
4 5 (4.85%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.88%) WAN
6 3 (2.91%) IMAP
6 3 (2.91%) NAS
6 3 (2.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.85%) Big Data
3 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (52.43%) JMeter
2 44 (42.72%) LoadRunner
3 31 (30.10%) Selenium
4 28 (27.18%) Visual Studio
5 18 (17.48%) Gatling
6 14 (13.59%) TestNG
7 12 (11.65%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (3.88%) JIRA
8 4 (3.88%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.88%) WebLOAD
9 3 (2.91%) AQtime
9 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.94%) NUnit
11 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.97%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.97%) Zephyr
General
1 38 (36.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Automotive
3 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Tester
2 30 (29.13%) Senior Tester
3 21 (20.39%) Automation Tester
4 20 (19.42%) Selenium Tester
4 20 (19.42%) Senior Automation Tester
4 20 (19.42%) Test Manager
5 17 (16.50%) Architect
6 15 (14.56%) Performance Manager
7 14 (13.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 13 (12.62%) Technical Leader
9 11 (10.68%) Java Automation Tester
9 11 (10.68%) Performance Test Manager
10 10 (9.71%) Performance Test Leader
10 10 (9.71%) Test Leader
11 9 (8.74%) Performance Architect
11 9 (8.74%) Test Engineer
12 8 (7.77%) Performance Tester
13 7 (6.80%) Consultant
13 7 (6.80%) Performance Engineer
13 7 (6.80%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.81%) HTML
2 31 (30.10%) .NET
3 25 (24.27%) Ajax
4 23 (22.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (10.68%) SOAP
6 8 (7.77%) JMX
6 8 (7.77%) REST
6 8 (7.77%) Web Services
7 7 (6.80%) HTML5
8 5 (4.85%) CSS
9 3 (2.91%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.91%) Java EE
9 3 (2.91%) jQuery
9 3 (2.91%) JSON
9 3 (2.91%) MAPI
9 3 (2.91%) Middleware
9 3 (2.91%) OAuth
9 3 (2.91%) RESTful
9 3 (2.91%) SAML
9 3 (2.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (16.50%) Computer Science
3 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.85%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.85%) Fintech
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.97%) BBC
7 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
7 1 (0.97%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.94%) Solaris
3 2 (1.94%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) Test Scripting
3 31 (30.10%) Open Source
3 31 (30.10%) Scrum
4 30 (29.13%) Software Testing
5 26 (25.24%) Functional Testing
6 25 (24.27%) SDLC
7 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (23.30%) Defect Management
8 23 (22.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 23 (22.33%) Test Automation
9 22 (21.36%) Test Management
10 21 (20.39%) Test Strategy
10 21 (20.39%) Workflow
10 21 (20.39%) Workflow Management
11 20 (19.42%) DevOps
12 18 (17.48%) Automated Testing
13 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
14 14 (13.59%) Kanban
15 13 (12.62%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) Java
2 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
3 23 (22.33%) C#
4 21 (20.39%) Perl
5 18 (17.48%) VB
6 16 (15.53%) SQL
7 12 (11.65%) Python
8 11 (10.68%) C++
8 11 (10.68%) VBScript
9 9 (8.74%) C
10 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (35.92%) Degree
2 25 (24.27%) ISTQB
3 21 (20.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (19.42%) ISEB
5 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.48%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.83%) VMware ESX
1 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (26.21%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (15.53%) Perfmon
3 11 (10.68%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) HP
2 21 (20.39%) Oracle
3 18 (17.48%) IBM
4 16 (15.53%) SAP
5 12 (11.65%) SOASTA, Inc
6 11 (10.68%) Riverbed
7 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
8 7 (6.80%) Citrix
9 6 (5.83%) VMware
10 2 (1.94%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.94%) Informatica
11 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
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