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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 120 137 126
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.36% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.43% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 5
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,845 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +0.81%
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
1477 1856 2092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.23% 83.75% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1459 1421
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (45.00%) JMeter
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
6 7 (35.00%) QA
6 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (30.00%) IBM
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) DevOps
9 4 (20.00%) Perfmon
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) API Testing

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 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
1 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.00%) IMAP
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) LoadRunner
3 9 (45.00%) JMeter
3 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
5 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (20.00%) eggPlant
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) JBehave
6 4 (20.00%) Ranorex
6 4 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (20.00%) RSpec
6 4 (20.00%) Subversion
6 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (10.00%) AQtime
8 2 (10.00%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (10.00%) WebLOAD
9 1 (5.00%) JIRA
9 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Test Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Test Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Performance Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Performance Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) MAPI
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) API Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Logistics
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (20.00%) Presales
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (20.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Capita