The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 53 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.50% 0.56% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.66% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Average salary £48,750 £35,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -13.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,700 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Performance Testing
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
451 608 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 84.62% 85.27% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 404 485 389
Average salary £46,377 £44,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
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 Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Swindon region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Swindon

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) TestPartner
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Pay per click

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) PPC Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) PPC Manager
2 1 (10.00%) PPC Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Google