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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 41 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.23% - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% - 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 2
Average salary £33,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
323 288 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.35% 83.97% 72.46%
Number of salaries quoted 260 247 163
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,400 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 30 (100.00%) Finance
2 28 (93.33%) XML
2 28 (93.33%) SQL
3 25 (83.33%) Coaching
4 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 16 (53.33%) Test Strategy
5 15 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (43.33%) Load Testing
7 12 (40.00%) Web Services
7 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (40.00%) WSDL
7 12 (40.00%) XML Schema
7 12 (40.00%) C#
7 12 (40.00%) .NET
8 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (30.00%) IIS
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (30.00%) Changepoint
10 8 (26.67%) LINQ
10 8 (26.67%) VB6
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (26.67%) MVC
10 8 (26.67%) ADO.NET
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 8 (26.67%) COM+
10 8 (26.67%) C++
10 8 (26.67%) HTML
10 8 (26.67%) JavaScript

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) XML
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) WSDL
2 12 (40.00%) XML Schema
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (40.00%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) LINQ
3 8 (26.67%) ADO.NET
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) COM+
3 8 (26.67%) XSL
3 8 (26.67%) XSLT
3 8 (26.67%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Coaching
2 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 16 (53.33%) Test Strategy
3 15 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 13 (43.33%) Load Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (26.67%) MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) C++
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) PHP
3 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (26.67%) VB
3 8 (26.67%) VB6
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix
1 1 (3.33%) Juniper
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee
1 1 (3.33%) VMware
1 1 (3.33%) F5