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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 124 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £52,500 £37,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.93% +65.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,600 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £42,750 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
1734 1924 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.99% 77.55% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1340 1322
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (75.00%) Test Management
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Banking
4 10 (35.71%) QA
5 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 7 (25.00%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
8 5 (17.86%) BDD
8 5 (17.86%) Selenium
8 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
8 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
8 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) Physics
8 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) ATM
1 2 (7.14%) SNMP
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) IT Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Graduate
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Tester
3 5 (17.86%) QA Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Senior QA Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Test Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
1 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Physics
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Test Management
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) BT
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bens
Posted: 16 days ago