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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 114 131 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 26 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 0.14% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.17% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 16
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +20.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
1909 1736 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.62% 78.48% 73.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1304 1191
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (46.15%) LoadRunner
3 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
4 21 (40.38%) ISTQB
4 21 (40.38%) ISEB
4 21 (40.38%) Windows
5 19 (36.54%) HP
6 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
7 16 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 13 (25.00%) TestDirector
8 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
9 12 (23.08%) Test Management
9 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (19.23%) IBM
11 10 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (19.23%) Middleware
11 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (19.23%) Rational Performance Tester
11 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
12 9 (17.31%) Finance
13 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
13 8 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
14 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
15 6 (11.54%) C#
15 6 (11.54%) Fujitsu

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) LAN
2 3 (5.77%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) SMS
3 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.92%) RTCP
3 1 (1.92%) RTP
3 1 (1.92%) H.323
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.92%) GGSN
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.77%) IDOL
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) LoadRunner
2 13 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 10 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (19.23%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (5.77%) WinRunner
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
1 14 (26.92%) Test Manager
1 14 (26.92%) Test Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 11 (21.15%) Performance Test Leader
4 10 (19.23%) Performance Test Manager
4 10 (19.23%) Performance Manager
5 9 (17.31%) Performance Test Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) Performance Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Tester
7 7 (13.46%) Performance Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Senior QA Tester
10 1 (1.92%) Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Automation Test Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Test Team Leader
10 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) XMPP
3 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Test Strategy
2 13 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (23.08%) Test Management
4 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
4 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Security Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.77%) Software Distribution
10 2 (3.85%) BDD
10 2 (3.85%) Information Assurance
10 2 (3.85%) Web Development
11 1 (1.92%) WFM
11 1 (1.92%) Workforce Management Optimization
11 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) C#
2 4 (7.69%) C
2 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
2 21 (40.38%) ISEB
2 21 (40.38%) ISTQB
3 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
4 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) vSphere
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.77%) Netcool
2 3 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) HP
2 10 (19.23%) IBM
3 6 (11.54%) Fujitsu
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) EMC
5 3 (5.77%) Meridio
6 1 (1.92%) Empirix
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Mitel
6 1 (1.92%) Panasonic
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