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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 127 119 142
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 1.04% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.23% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £52,500 £45,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +19.33%
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
1791 2029 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.04% 84.26% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1365 1374
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) HP UFT
4 12 (48.00%) LoadRunner
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) Selenium
5 10 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 9 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) HP
6 9 (36.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) JMeter
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) Retail
7 8 (32.00%) QA
7 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (28.00%) Citrix
8 7 (28.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (24.00%) Ranorex
9 6 (24.00%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (24.00%) Demand Management
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) SAP
9 6 (24.00%) IBM
9 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (24.00%) Unix

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) Confluence
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) IMAP
1 2 (8.00%) NAS
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) SMTP
1 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) HP UFT
2 12 (48.00%) LoadRunner
3 10 (40.00%) Selenium
4 8 (32.00%) JMeter
5 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (24.00%) Ranorex
6 6 (24.00%) Subversion
7 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (16.00%) JBehave
8 4 (16.00%) Maven
8 4 (16.00%) RSpec
9 3 (12.00%) WebLOAD
10 2 (8.00%) Ant
10 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
10 2 (8.00%) JUnit
10 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
10 2 (8.00%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
1 8 (32.00%) Retail
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 10 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 7 (28.00%) Performance Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) Ajax
3 4 (16.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) MAPI
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) EPoS
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) Change Management
6 6 (24.00%) Demand Management
6 6 (24.00%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
6 6 (24.00%) Test Management
7 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) API Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) Logistics
8 4 (16.00%) OOP
9 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) Groovy
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Perfmon
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Capita
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk
Reading
Computer Futures
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Posted: 26 days ago