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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 115 135 109
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 26 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 0.24% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.31% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 18
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £22,275
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
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
2024 1931 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.36% 78.08% 75.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1494 1238
Average salary £52,250 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
1 25 (78.13%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (65.63%) SC Cleared
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 20 (62.50%) TestDirector
4 16 (50.00%) ISEB
5 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (34.38%) HP
7 11 (34.38%) Test Management
8 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
9 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (21.88%) Performance Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) Fujitsu
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
10 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
11 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
11 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (18.75%) Software Distribution
12 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Banking
12 4 (12.50%) SAN
12 4 (12.50%) WinRunner
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (9.38%) Windows XP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) IMAP
3 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.38%) IDOL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) TestDirector
2 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.50%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.13%) WebLOAD
4 1 (3.13%) AQtime
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Performance Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Performance Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Test Leader
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Test Leader
3 6 (18.75%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) PKI
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Test Management
2 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Software Distribution
4 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance
6 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) SC Cleared
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) ISEB
3 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
4 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (78.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.38%) Netcool
2 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Fujitsu
3 3 (9.38%) EMC
3 3 (9.38%) Meridio
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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