The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 50 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.49% - 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £24,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Performance Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
302 199 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.88% 72.10% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 269 169 143
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 26 (92.86%) Finance
2 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 25 (89.29%) XML
3 20 (71.43%) Coaching
4 17 (60.71%) Load Testing
5 16 (57.14%) C#
6 14 (50.00%) .NET
6 14 (50.00%) WSDL
6 14 (50.00%) XML Schema
6 14 (50.00%) Web Services
6 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (39.29%) MVC
7 11 (39.29%) XHTML
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
7 11 (39.29%) IIS
7 11 (39.29%) C++
7 11 (39.29%) HTML
7 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (39.29%) PHP
7 11 (39.29%) XSL
7 11 (39.29%) XSLT
7 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
7 11 (39.29%) VB
7 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
7 11 (39.29%) COM+
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (39.29%) Changepoint
7 11 (39.29%) LINQ

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 11 (39.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 26 (92.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Software Developer
3 12 (42.86%) Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Graduate
4 5 (17.86%) Graduate Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) XML
2 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
2 14 (50.00%) WSDL
2 14 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (39.29%) LINQ
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (39.29%) COM+
3 11 (39.29%) XSL
3 11 (39.29%) XSLT
3 11 (39.29%) XHTML
4 2 (7.14%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Coaching
2 17 (60.71%) Load Testing
3 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (39.29%) MVC
4 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
5 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
5 9 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) PHP
3 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 11 (39.29%) VB
3 11 (39.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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