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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 78 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 27 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.39% 0.55% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 0.73% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 19
Average salary £33,000 £38,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.18%
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
939 689 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.02% 75.47% 75.49%
Number of salaries quoted 736 600 630
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 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 4 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 - 23 £32,000 -
Gloucester -15 2 £45,750 +20.39%
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 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 42 (77.78%) SQL
2 37 (68.52%) Finance
3 34 (62.96%) XML
4 31 (57.41%) Coaching
5 24 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 23 (42.59%) C#
6 23 (42.59%) .NET
7 22 (40.74%) Web Services
8 20 (37.04%) Load Testing
8 20 (37.04%) Test Strategy
9 19 (35.19%) IIS
10 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 18 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
12 15 (27.78%) WSDL
12 15 (27.78%) XML Schema
12 15 (27.78%) .NET Framework
13 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (22.22%) Changepoint
13 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
14 11 (20.37%) PHP
14 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
14 11 (20.37%) VB
14 11 (20.37%) C++
14 11 (20.37%) HTML
14 11 (20.37%) COM+
14 11 (20.37%) XSL
14 11 (20.37%) XSLT

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 19 (35.19%) IIS
2 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.85%) NAS
4 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2000
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.96%) JMeter
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.96%) NeoLoad
3 5 (9.26%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (68.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Analyst
2 31 (57.41%) Test Analyst
3 16 (29.63%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Tester
5 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Graduate
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Technical Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Performance Tester
10 1 (1.85%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.85%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) XML
2 23 (42.59%) .NET
3 22 (40.74%) Web Services
4 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (27.78%) WSDL
5 15 (27.78%) XML Schema
5 15 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 11 (20.37%) HTML
6 11 (20.37%) COM+
6 11 (20.37%) XSL
6 11 (20.37%) XSLT
6 11 (20.37%) XHTML
6 11 (20.37%) LINQ
7 8 (14.81%) ADO.NET
8 7 (12.96%) WinForms
8 7 (12.96%) WCF
8 7 (12.96%) WPF
9 5 (9.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Coaching
2 24 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 20 (37.04%) Load Testing
3 20 (37.04%) Test Strategy
4 18 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.37%) MVC
7 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Management
8 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.26%) System Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Straight-Through Processing
9 1 (1.85%) Agile Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) SQL
2 23 (42.59%) C#
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) PHP
4 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.37%) VB
4 11 (20.37%) C++
4 11 (20.37%) VB6
5 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.96%) Java
6 4 (7.41%) C
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) ISEB
2 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) MCTS
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.85%) MCSE
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) vSphere
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) F5
3 1 (1.85%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) Juniper
3 1 (1.85%) McAfee