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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 41 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.44% - 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% - 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 8
Average salary £30,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
333 232 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 82.22% 83.45% 74.66%
Number of salaries quoted 277 198 151
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 27 February 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 24 (96.00%) Finance
2 18 (72.00%) Coaching
3 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 17 (68.00%) XML
4 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (40.00%) Load Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
6 9 (36.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) IIS
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) WSDL
7 8 (32.00%) XML Schema
7 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (32.00%) Changepoint
7 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (28.00%) QA
8 7 (28.00%) LINQ
8 7 (28.00%) MVC
8 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (28.00%) XHTML
8 7 (28.00%) C++
8 7 (28.00%) HTML
8 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) PHP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 24 (96.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) WSDL
2 8 (32.00%) XML Schema
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) LINQ
3 7 (28.00%) ADO.NET
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) COM+
3 7 (28.00%) XSL
3 7 (28.00%) XSLT
3 7 (28.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Coaching
2 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (16.00%) Change Management
10 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (4.00%) Straight-Through Processing
11 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
11 1 (4.00%) CRM
11 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
11 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (28.00%) VB
3 7 (28.00%) VB6
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCP
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) MCSA
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.00%) MCTS
1 1 (4.00%) MCITP
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Citrix
1 4 (16.00%) Juniper
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) F5