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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 53 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.28% - 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% - 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 17
Average salary £40,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
380 234 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.02% 81.25% 73.36%
Number of salaries quoted 312 193 177
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) QA
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) McAfee
7 1 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) F5
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Tester
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Straight-Through Processing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) F5