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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 123 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.73% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 3
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1572 1866 2033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.72% 84.66% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1401 1416
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 14 (66.67%) Selenium
2 12 (57.14%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (47.62%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) LoadRunner
4 10 (47.62%) Functional Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 9 (42.86%) HP UFT
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) JMeter
6 8 (38.10%) HP
6 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
7 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 7 (33.33%) BDD
7 7 (33.33%) QA
8 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (28.57%) RSpec
8 6 (28.57%) JBehave
8 6 (28.57%) Ranorex
8 6 (28.57%) API Testing
8 6 (28.57%) OOP
8 6 (28.57%) IBM
8 6 (28.57%) CSS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Domino
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) IMAP
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) LoadRunner
3 9 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 8 (38.10%) JMeter
4 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
5 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 6 (28.57%) JBehave
6 6 (28.57%) Ranorex
6 6 (28.57%) RSpec
6 6 (28.57%) Subversion
7 4 (19.05%) eggPlant
7 4 (19.05%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
8 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 2 (9.52%) AQtime
9 2 (9.52%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (9.52%) WebLOAD
10 1 (4.76%) JIRA
10 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Games
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Test Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Test Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Test Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Performance Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Ajax
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) MAPI
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Functional Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (28.57%) API Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Logistics
4 6 (28.57%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Change Control
7 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Perfmon
2 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Capita
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