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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 68 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.56% 1.25% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.45% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £35,750 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.85% +27.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
579 482 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.87% 86.07% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 459 380 400
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Performance Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Intergraph
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) SmartPlant
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Document Management
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Intergraph