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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 119 140 96
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -44
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 22 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.044% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.056% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 23
Average salary £45,750 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
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
1936 1786 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.77% 78.75% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £69,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (64.00%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (52.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (50.00%) Windows
4 23 (46.00%) HP
5 22 (44.00%) LoadRunner
5 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared
6 21 (42.00%) ISTQB
6 21 (42.00%) ISEB
7 18 (36.00%) TestDirector
8 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
9 12 (24.00%) Test Management
10 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
10 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.00%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (18.00%) Rational Performance Tester
12 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (18.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (18.00%) Middleware
12 9 (18.00%) IBM
13 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (14.00%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
14 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
14 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
15 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
15 6 (12.00%) Fujitsu
15 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
16 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.00%) GGSN
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (2.00%) SMS
3 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) RTCP
3 1 (2.00%) RTP
3 1 (2.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.00%) IDOL
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (36.00%) TestDirector
3 9 (18.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 9 (18.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.00%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Test Analyst
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Test Manager
3 10 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Test Leader
5 8 (16.00%) Tester
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Test Manager
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Tester
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Lead Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Test Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (2.00%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) XMPP
3 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Replication
2 3 (6.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
2 12 (24.00%) Test Management
3 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.00%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance
9 3 (6.00%) Software Distribution
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.00%) Web Development
11 1 (2.00%) WFM
11 1 (2.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
11 1 (2.00%) Stress Testing
11 1 (2.00%) Manual Testing
11 1 (2.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) C
2 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (42.00%) ISTQB
3 21 (42.00%) ISEB
4 8 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) vSphere
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (64.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.00%) Netcool
2 3 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) HP
2 9 (18.00%) IBM
3 6 (12.00%) Fujitsu
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) Meridio
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.00%) Mitel
6 1 (2.00%) Empirix
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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