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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 53 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.50% 3.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 4.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 0
Average salary £38,750 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.01% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +18.66%
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
359 352 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.08% 86.49% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 216 295 182
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Back Office
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) COM+
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CITP
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle