The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 171 202 184
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 18 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.36% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.42% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 19
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £75,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2882 4307 4606
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.37% 87.19% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 3454 3317
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Berkshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 7 £47,500 -
Slough +21 1 £44,000 -
Reading +20 1 £52,500 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 30 (50.00%) JMeter
2 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) ISTQB
4 24 (40.00%) Degree
4 24 (40.00%) Oracle
5 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (31.67%) Test Strategy
6 19 (31.67%) SQL
7 18 (30.00%) Java
7 18 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 18 (30.00%) Test Management
8 17 (28.33%) IBM
8 17 (28.33%) HP
9 16 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 16 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (25.00%) LoadRunner
10 15 (25.00%) C#
11 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
12 13 (21.67%) HTML
12 13 (21.67%) Python
12 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (21.67%) Perfmon
13 12 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
13 12 (20.00%) SOASTA, Inc
14 11 (18.33%) Ajax
14 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
14 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
14 11 (18.33%) SOA
14 11 (18.33%) SOAP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (18.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.33%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
1 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) HTTP
2 7 (11.67%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) IMAP
3 2 (3.33%) NAS
3 2 (3.33%) SMTP
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) JMeter
2 15 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 12 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 9 (15.00%) Selenium
5 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.33%) JUnit
6 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (6.67%) WebLOAD
8 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.33%) AQtime
9 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.33%) Hudson
9 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.33%) Subversion
9 2 (3.33%) TestNG
9 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Electronics
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Technical Leader
3 12 (20.00%) Performance Manager
3 12 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 10 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
4 10 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 9 (15.00%) Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Performance Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Tester
6 8 (13.33%) Performance Test Manager
6 8 (13.33%) Test Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Test Architect
8 6 (10.00%) Performance Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Database Architect
9 5 (8.33%) Performance Test Architect
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
10 4 (6.67%) Technical Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) HTML
2 11 (18.33%) Ajax
2 11 (18.33%) SOAP
3 8 (13.33%) JMX
3 8 (13.33%) REST
3 8 (13.33%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) CSS
4 5 (8.33%) JSON
5 4 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (5.00%) Handlebars
6 3 (5.00%) Java EE
6 3 (5.00%) jQuery
6 3 (5.00%) Middleware
6 3 (5.00%) OAuth
6 3 (5.00%) RESTful
6 3 (5.00%) SAML
6 3 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (3.33%) MAPI
7 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) BBC
7 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Unix
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (31.67%) Test Strategy
4 18 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 18 (30.00%) Test Management
5 16 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (18.33%) SOA
7 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
8 10 (16.67%) Open Source
8 10 (16.67%) TMap
9 9 (15.00%) SDLC
9 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (13.33%) Automation Testing
10 8 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (10.00%) Coaching
11 6 (10.00%) Scrum
12 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
12 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) C#
4 13 (21.67%) Python
5 10 (16.67%) C++
6 9 (15.00%) C
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.33%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) ISTQB
2 24 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) ISEB
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (21.67%) Perfmon
3 11 (18.33%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle
2 17 (28.33%) HP
2 17 (28.33%) IBM
3 12 (20.00%) SOASTA, Inc
4 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.33%) Riverbed
5 10 (16.67%) SAP
6 4 (6.67%) VMware
7 2 (3.33%) Dynatrace
7 2 (3.33%) Informatica
8 1 (1.67%) Sitecore