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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 125 137 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.25% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.33% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 19
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £39,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1798 1810 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.14% 76.27% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1225 1279
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (55.26%) Test Management
2 20 (52.63%) Finance
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) Banking
5 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 9 (23.68%) Integration Testing
6 9 (23.68%) QA
7 8 (21.05%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.42%) C#
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) HP
9 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
9 6 (15.79%) Project Management
9 6 (15.79%) BT
9 6 (15.79%) Requirements Management
9 6 (15.79%) Degree
9 6 (15.79%) Physics
9 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
9 6 (15.79%) BDD
9 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
10 5 (13.16%) Gherkin

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) ATM
1 3 (7.89%) SNMP
1 3 (7.89%) VPN
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
1 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
3 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Test Manager
3 8 (21.05%) Test Leader
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Test Leader
4 6 (15.79%) IT Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Graduate
5 5 (13.16%) Tester
5 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Tester
5 5 (13.16%) QA Tester
5 5 (13.16%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Test Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Physics
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Test Management
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Integration Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 8 (21.05%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 6 (15.79%) Requirements Management
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) HP
2 6 (15.79%) BT
3 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago