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 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 32 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.43% 3.13% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 4.64% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £35,250 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.23% +7.04%
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 Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 151 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 81.86% 67.41% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 140 125 170
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 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 27 February 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
2 1 (9.09%) Liquibase
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) JDBC
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) System Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Google