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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 187 204 185
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 30 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.51% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 35
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.09%
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
4706 4521 4142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.46% 77.69% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3144 3397 3331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +18 27 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Slough -7 2 - -
Newbury +9 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 21 (50.00%) TestDirector
5 19 (45.24%) ISEB
6 18 (42.86%) ISTQB
7 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (30.95%) Test Management
9 12 (28.57%) Finance
10 11 (26.19%) HP
10 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
11 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
11 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
12 8 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Fujitsu
12 8 (19.05%) Performance Engineering
12 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (16.67%) Software Distribution
13 7 (16.67%) LoadRunner
14 6 (14.29%) SQL
14 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 6 (14.29%) Selenium
15 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
15 5 (11.90%) Degree
15 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (11.90%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) 4G
3 2 (4.76%) M3UA
3 2 (4.76%) VoLTE
3 2 (4.76%) MGW
3 2 (4.76%) RTP
3 2 (4.76%) TCAP
3 2 (4.76%) ISUP
3 2 (4.76%) SCCP
3 2 (4.76%) INAP
4 1 (2.38%) IMAP
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.14%) IDOL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 8 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium
5 4 (9.52%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.76%) Capybara
6 2 (4.76%) TestNG
6 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) JUnit
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.76%) JMeter
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (2.38%) WebLOAD
7 1 (2.38%) Hudson
7 1 (2.38%) AQtime
7 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
1 15 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Tester
4 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) XSLT
2 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) JSON
2 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.38%) MAPI
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Test Management
2 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
3 8 (19.05%) Performance Engineering
3 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Software Distribution
5 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.52%) System Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Change Management
9 2 (4.76%) Web Development
9 2 (4.76%) Validation
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (45.24%) ISEB
3 18 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (11.90%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (64.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) Netcool
2 3 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) HP
2 8 (19.05%) Fujitsu
3 3 (7.14%) Meridio
3 3 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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