The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 124 134 108
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.13% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.18% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 24
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1950 1710 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.53% 74.61% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1331 1244
Average salary £50,000 £46,505 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.51% +0.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 18 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (65.38%) TestDirector
4 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (46.15%) ISEB
7 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
7 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
7 10 (38.46%) Performance Engineering
8 9 (34.62%) Retail
8 9 (34.62%) Fujitsu
8 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
9 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
9 8 (30.77%) HP
10 7 (26.92%) Test Management
11 6 (23.08%) SAN
11 6 (23.08%) LAN
11 6 (23.08%) WAN
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 6 (23.08%) Software Distribution
12 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
12 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
12 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
12 5 (19.23%) EMC
12 5 (19.23%) Netcool
12 5 (19.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (19.23%) Meridio

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) IMAP
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) IDOL
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) TestDirector
2 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
3 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (7.69%) WinRunner
5 1 (3.85%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.85%) AQtime
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
1 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Test Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Test Management
3 6 (23.08%) Software Distribution
4 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) System Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) C++
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) ISEB
4 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (19.23%) Netcool
2 5 (19.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Fujitsu
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) EMC
3 5 (19.23%) Meridio
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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