The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 132 113 101
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 1.07% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.58% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 31
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1769 1452 1703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.34% 67.60% 72.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1116 1446
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Performance Testing
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Performance Engineering
3 9 (69.23%) Fujitsu
3 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (61.54%) LoadRunner
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) EMC
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
5 7 (53.85%) SAN
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
5 7 (53.85%) IDOL
5 7 (53.85%) Netcool
5 7 (53.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (53.85%) PKI
5 7 (53.85%) Meridio
6 5 (38.46%) ISEB
7 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
8 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Test Management
8 3 (23.08%) System Testing
8 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) IDOL
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) System Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Netcool
1 7 (53.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Fujitsu
2 7 (53.85%) EMC
2 7 (53.85%) Meridio
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik