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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 166 203
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.96% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.09% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 19
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% -7.36%  

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 2810 3953 4442
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.72% 88.37% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 3129 3234
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Bracknell +14 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading +18 3 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Maidenhead +5 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 22 (95.65%) Test Automation
2 19 (82.61%) Selenium
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
6 13 (56.52%) Test Strategy
6 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
7 12 (52.17%) SQL
7 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
8 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (47.83%) JMeter
9 10 (43.48%) Finance
10 9 (39.13%) QA
11 8 (34.78%) Degree
11 8 (34.78%) C#
11 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
11 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (30.43%) Java
12 7 (30.43%) Test Management
13 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
13 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
13 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (26.09%) QA Automation
13 6 (26.09%) Windows
13 6 (26.09%) Scrum
14 5 (21.74%) Subversion
14 5 (21.74%) ISTQB

Performance Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) JMeter
2 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
4 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
4 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) JUnit
4 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
4 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
4 5 (21.74%) Subversion
4 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
6 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
6 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
6 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
6 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
6 3 (13.04%) JIRA
6 3 (13.04%) Maven
6 3 (13.04%) Protractor
6 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) QA Automation Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) QA Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) QA Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (13.04%) Test Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Team
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Test Automation
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
5 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
5 13 (56.52%) Test Strategy
6 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Test Management
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (26.09%) QA Automation
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
10 3 (13.04%) API Testing
10 3 (13.04%) BDD
10 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
10 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
10 3 (13.04%) Open Source
10 3 (13.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago