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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 114 134 103
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 28 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 0.30% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.39% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 13
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1992 1790 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.87% 76.46% 70.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1341 1136
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (41.51%) LoadRunner
2 21 (39.62%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
4 18 (33.96%) Test Strategy
5 17 (32.08%) Knowledge Management
5 17 (32.08%) HP
5 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (30.19%) Windows
6 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
7 15 (28.30%) ISEB
8 14 (26.42%) Finance
8 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
9 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (22.64%) Test Management
11 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (18.87%) Middleware
11 10 (18.87%) IBM
11 10 (18.87%) Rational Performance Tester
12 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
13 8 (15.09%) TestDirector
13 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
13 8 (15.09%) C#
13 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (15.09%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
14 7 (13.21%) QA
15 6 (11.32%) Banking
16 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
16 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) ATM
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) SNMP
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) RTCP
4 1 (1.89%) RTP
4 1 (1.89%) H.323
4 1 (1.89%) SMS
4 1 (1.89%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.89%) GGSN
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) IDOL
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) LoadRunner
2 10 (18.87%) Rational Performance Tester
3 8 (15.09%) TestDirector
4 7 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.77%) Selenium
6 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.77%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Test Manager
1 14 (26.42%) Test Leader
2 13 (24.53%) Performance Test Leader
3 11 (20.75%) Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Performance Manager
4 10 (18.87%) Performance Test Manager
5 8 (15.09%) Tester
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Tester
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Senior QA Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Tester
10 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.89%) Test Team Leader
10 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Test Strategy
2 17 (32.08%) Knowledge Management
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (22.64%) Test Management
5 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Performance Engineering
8 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.66%) Migration
10 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.66%) BDD
11 2 (3.77%) Software Distribution
11 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (3.77%) Manual Testing
11 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.77%) Web Development
11 2 (3.77%) Security Testing
11 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) C#
2 4 (7.55%) C
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
3 15 (28.30%) ISEB
4 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) vSphere
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Netcool
2 2 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.89%) Iperf
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) HP
2 10 (18.87%) IBM
3 4 (7.55%) EMC
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) Fujitsu
4 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) Meridio
6 1 (1.89%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.89%) BT
6 1 (1.89%) Mitel
6 1 (1.89%) Empirix
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training
Posted: 5 days ago