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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 126 130 137
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% 1.09% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.29% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 3
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1652 2094 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.13% 84.81% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1376 1427
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (69.57%) Selenium
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
4 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Retail
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 11 (47.83%) Java
5 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) HP UFT
6 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) Subversion
6 10 (43.48%) Banking
6 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
6 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
6 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (43.48%) Ranorex
7 9 (39.13%) BDD
7 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
8 8 (34.78%) OOP
8 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 8 (34.78%) HTML
8 8 (34.78%) Games
8 8 (34.78%) RSpec
8 8 (34.78%) JBehave
8 8 (34.78%) Logistics
8 8 (34.78%) Ajax
8 8 (34.78%) API Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Jenkins

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 5 (21.74%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) IMAP
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) SMTP
1 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) HP UFT
3 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
3 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (43.48%) Ranorex
3 10 (43.48%) Subversion
4 8 (34.78%) JBehave
4 8 (34.78%) RSpec
5 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
7 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
8 4 (17.39%) Maven
9 3 (13.04%) JMeter
9 3 (13.04%) WebLOAD
10 2 (8.70%) Ant
10 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
10 2 (8.70%) Gradle
10 2 (8.70%) JUnit
10 2 (8.70%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (52.17%) Retail
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
4 8 (34.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Test Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Test Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) Ajax
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) MAPI
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) EPoS
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
2 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) BDD
4 8 (34.78%) API Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Logistics
4 8 (34.78%) OOP
5 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) C
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) Groovy
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Perfmon
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Capita
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Splunk