The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 33 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 5 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.05% 3.95% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.49% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £47,500 £35,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.75% -7.23%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
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 Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 156 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 89.02% 88.14% 70.78%
Number of salaries quoted 97 130 136
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Gloucester

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 13 (86.67%) ISEB
2 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
4 10 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (66.67%) Test Planning
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Cybercrime
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 2 (13.33%) WPF
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (13.33%) TestNG
7 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (13.33%) NeoLoad
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (13.33%) TestNG
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
1 14 (93.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) JDBC
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) WinForms
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Cybercrime
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) ISEB
2 10 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle