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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 124 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 23 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 0.43% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.57% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £40,000 £64,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
1842 1745 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.00% 75.41% 68.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1247 1155
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (36.73%) LoadRunner
2 17 (34.69%) HP
2 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Knowledge Management
2 17 (34.69%) Test Strategy
2 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (30.61%) Test Management
4 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.53%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
7 10 (20.41%) Rational Performance Tester
7 10 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (20.41%) ISEB
7 10 (20.41%) IBM
7 10 (20.41%) Middleware
8 9 (18.37%) Banking
8 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
9 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.29%) QA
11 5 (10.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 5 (10.20%) C#
11 5 (10.20%) .NET
12 4 (8.16%) Windows
12 4 (8.16%) Project Management
12 4 (8.16%) BT
12 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Firewall
1 3 (6.12%) SNMP
1 3 (6.12%) VPN
1 3 (6.12%) ATM
2 1 (2.04%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.04%) GGSN
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.04%) H.323
2 1 (2.04%) RTCP
2 1 (2.04%) RTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) SMS
2 1 (2.04%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) LoadRunner
2 10 (20.41%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (10.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.12%) Selenium
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Test Manager
2 13 (26.53%) Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Performance Manager
3 12 (24.49%) Performance Test Manager
4 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Test Leader
5 8 (16.33%) Performance Test Leader
6 7 (14.29%) Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Graduate
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Tester
8 4 (8.16%) IT Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Consultant
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
9 3 (6.12%) QA Tester
9 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Senior QA Tester
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Physics
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Knowledge Management
1 17 (34.69%) Test Strategy
2 15 (30.61%) Test Management
3 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C#
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.41%) ISEB
3 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Iperf
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) HP
2 10 (20.41%) IBM
3 4 (8.16%) BT
4 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.04%) Mitel
6 1 (2.04%) Empirix
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago