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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 96 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 0.72% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.83% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +1.73%

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
1085 1808 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.70% 87.30% 85.25%
Number of salaries quoted 804 1438 1384
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 20 February 2017, 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 13 (61.90%) LoadRunner
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Open Source
4 8 (38.10%) JMeter
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) WebLOAD
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (19.05%) C#
8 3 (14.29%) C++
8 3 (14.29%) IIS
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) IBM Domino
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) SMTP
8 3 (14.29%) MAPI

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 3 (14.29%) IBM Domino
1 3 (14.29%) IIS
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) IMAP
1 3 (14.29%) NAS
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) SMTP
1 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) LoadRunner
2 8 (38.10%) JMeter
3 5 (23.81%) WebLOAD
4 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
5 3 (14.29%) AQtime
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Technical Leader
2 9 (42.86%) Performance Test Leader
2 9 (42.86%) Test Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Test Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) MAPI
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Open Source
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Presales
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Perfmon
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Dynatrace
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) SAP