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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 88 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 0.69% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.80% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £52,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
1148 1881 1989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.60% 86.36% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 827 1481 1306
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 17 (60.71%) LoadRunner
2 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
3 12 (42.86%) JMeter
4 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Open Source
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 8 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) IIS
8 6 (21.43%) Wireshark
8 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 6 (21.43%) WebLOAD
8 6 (21.43%) Perfmon
8 6 (21.43%) PowerShell

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) IBM Domino
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Wireshark
2 4 (14.29%) IMAP
2 4 (14.29%) NAS
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) SMTP
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) LoadRunner
2 12 (42.86%) JMeter
3 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 6 (21.43%) WebLOAD
5 4 (14.29%) AQtime
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Technical Leader
2 9 (32.14%) Performance Test Leader
2 9 (32.14%) Test Leader
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Manager
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Test Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Test Manager
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Performance Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Performance Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Manager
6 4 (14.29%) Test Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) HTML5
3 4 (14.29%) MAPI
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Open Source
1 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
4 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Presales
6 2 (7.14%) Test Management
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Workflow
7 1 (3.57%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Perfmon
2 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Dynatrace