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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 80 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 22 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.10% 0.32% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.42% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 21
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +9.67%
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
881 720 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.90% 75.95% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 722 597 603
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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 - 22 £32,500 -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 39 (70.91%) Finance
3 36 (65.45%) XML
4 33 (60.00%) Coaching
5 25 (45.45%) C#
5 25 (45.45%) .NET
6 24 (43.64%) Web Services
7 23 (41.82%) Test Scripting
8 22 (40.00%) Load Testing
9 21 (38.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 21 (38.18%) IIS
10 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
10 20 (36.36%) Test Strategy
11 19 (34.55%) Mentoring
12 17 (30.91%) WSDL
12 17 (30.91%) XML Schema
12 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
13 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (25.45%) Changepoint
13 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
14 13 (23.64%) PHP
14 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
14 13 (23.64%) VB
14 13 (23.64%) C++
14 13 (23.64%) HTML
14 13 (23.64%) COM+
14 13 (23.64%) XSL
14 13 (23.64%) XSLT

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (38.18%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.73%) NeoLoad
2 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.73%) JMeter
3 5 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 39 (70.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Analyst
2 31 (56.36%) Test Analyst
3 18 (32.73%) Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Tester
6 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Graduate
7 5 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Junior Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Junior Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Junior
9 3 (5.45%) Systems Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Performance Analyst
11 1 (1.82%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (65.45%) XML
2 25 (45.45%) .NET
3 24 (43.64%) Web Services
4 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 17 (30.91%) WSDL
5 17 (30.91%) XML Schema
5 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
6 13 (23.64%) LINQ
6 13 (23.64%) HTML
6 13 (23.64%) COM+
6 13 (23.64%) XSL
6 13 (23.64%) XSLT
6 13 (23.64%) XHTML
7 8 (14.55%) ADO.NET
8 7 (12.73%) WinForms
8 7 (12.73%) WCF
8 7 (12.73%) WPF
9 5 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Coaching
2 23 (41.82%) Test Scripting
3 22 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 21 (38.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 20 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 19 (34.55%) Mentoring
7 13 (23.64%) MVC
8 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.09%) Requirements Management
10 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.27%) System Testing
11 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.82%) Straight-Through Processing
11 1 (1.82%) Agile Testing
11 1 (1.82%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.82%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (1.82%) Test Planning
11 1 (1.82%) Change Management
11 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) PHP
4 13 (23.64%) C++
4 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
4 13 (23.64%) VB
4 13 (23.64%) VB6
5 7 (12.73%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.45%) C
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) ISEB
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
5 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix
3 1 (1.82%) Juniper
3 1 (1.82%) McAfee
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) F5
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco