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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 83 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.18% 0.61% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.79% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £32,000 £38,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
880 632 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.19% 76.51% 76.55%
Number of salaries quoted 732 519 523
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,400 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 4 September 2015. 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
Cheltenham - 5 £37,500 - 1
Gloucester -5 4 £32,000 -15.78%
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 25 (73.53%) Finance
3 24 (70.59%) XML
4 19 (55.88%) C#
4 19 (55.88%) Coaching
5 17 (50.00%) .NET
5 17 (50.00%) Web Services
5 17 (50.00%) Load Testing
5 17 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
6 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 14 (41.18%) WSDL
6 14 (41.18%) XML Schema
6 14 (41.18%) IIS
6 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
7 12 (35.29%) ISEB
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (32.35%) XHTML
8 11 (32.35%) COM+
8 11 (32.35%) XSL
8 11 (32.35%) XSLT
8 11 (32.35%) PHP
8 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
8 11 (32.35%) VB
8 11 (32.35%) C++
8 11 (32.35%) HTML
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
8 11 (32.35%) MVC
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 14 (41.18%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2000
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) NeoLoad
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) JMeter
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 25 (73.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
1 18 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Developer
3 13 (38.24%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) XML
2 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) Web Services
3 14 (41.18%) WSDL
3 14 (41.18%) XML Schema
3 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 11 (32.35%) COM+
4 11 (32.35%) XSL
4 11 (32.35%) XSLT
4 11 (32.35%) XHTML
4 11 (32.35%) LINQ
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) WinForms
5 3 (8.82%) WCF
5 3 (8.82%) WPF
5 3 (8.82%) SOAP
6 2 (5.88%) XML Messaging
7 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Coaching
2 17 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 11 (32.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (32.35%) MVC
5 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 11 (32.35%) PHP
4 11 (32.35%) C++
4 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
4 11 (32.35%) VB
4 11 (32.35%) VB6
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
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