The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 88 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.09% 0.53% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.72% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 26
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Performance Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
963 697 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.59% 74.31% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 804 583 593
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +10 5 £50,000 +31.57%
Cheltenham - 5 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (40.00%) QA
2 8 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) UNIX
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) ISEB
3 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (30.00%) Network Security
4 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
1 6 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) NeoLoad
4 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JDBC
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) JSF
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
3 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix
1 5 (25.00%) Juniper
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) F5