Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 187 302
Rank change year-on-year -21 +115 +5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 46 109 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.72% 1.25% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.42% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 92 36
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £34,250 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £80,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5493 7660 9580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.34% 88.17% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4280 5844 7481
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +40 21 £43,000 -11.79% 1
Newbury -12 11 £50,000 +90.48% 1
Maidenhead +12 7 £60,000 +4.35%
Slough +1 5 £50,500 -15.83%
Bracknell -9 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Performance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 45 (97.83%) Test Automation
2 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (65.22%) Degree
4 28 (60.87%) Selenium
4 28 (60.87%) Test Strategy
4 28 (60.87%) Java
5 27 (58.70%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (56.52%) TDD
7 25 (54.35%) WebDriver
8 23 (50.00%) BDD
9 22 (47.83%) Test Management
9 22 (47.83%) Computer Science
9 22 (47.83%) QA
9 22 (47.83%) LoadRunner
9 22 (47.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (45.65%) Windows
11 20 (43.48%) SAP
11 20 (43.48%) Scrum
11 20 (43.48%) Test Scripting
11 20 (43.48%) ISTQB
12 19 (41.30%) Functional Testing
13 17 (36.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (36.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (36.96%) C#
14 16 (34.78%) SOAP
14 16 (34.78%) Web Services
14 16 (34.78%) Project Management
14 16 (34.78%) JMeter
14 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
14 16 (34.78%) Docker

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:

Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (19.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) PaaS
1 7 (15.22%) SaaS
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQLPlus
2 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.87%) GIS
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Selenium
2 25 (54.35%) WebDriver
3 22 (47.83%) LoadRunner
4 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
4 16 (34.78%) JMeter
5 13 (28.26%) HP UFT
6 9 (19.57%) eggPlant
6 9 (19.57%) JUnit
6 9 (19.57%) LoadUI
6 9 (19.57%) SoapUI
6 9 (19.57%) TestNG
6 9 (19.57%) Toad
7 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
8 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
8 6 (13.04%) Gatling
8 6 (13.04%) IntelliJ
8 6 (13.04%) Maven
8 6 (13.04%) NetBeans
8 6 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.57%) Publishing
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 4 (8.70%) Digital Economy
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Test Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Tester
3 10 (21.74%) Automation Tester
3 10 (21.74%) Software Tester
4 9 (19.57%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) SAP Test Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Quality Manager
6 7 (15.22%) Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Manager
7 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Engineering Manager
8 5 (10.87%) QA Manager
8 5 (10.87%) QA Test Manager
8 5 (10.87%) Test Manager
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Test Manager
9 4 (8.70%) QC Manager
9 4 (8.70%) SAP Manager
9 4 (8.70%) SAP Test Manager
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) SOAP
1 16 (34.78%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.52%) HTML5
3 3 (6.52%) Sass
4 2 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (26.09%) Mobile App
4 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (13.04%) N-Tier
6 3 (6.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) Test Automation
2 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (60.87%) Test Strategy
4 27 (58.70%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (56.52%) TDD
6 23 (50.00%) BDD
7 22 (47.83%) Test Management
8 20 (43.48%) Scrum
8 20 (43.48%) Test Scripting
9 19 (41.30%) Functional Testing
10 17 (36.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (36.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (34.78%) Project Management
12 15 (32.61%) Regression Testing
13 14 (30.43%) ERP
14 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
14 13 (28.26%) OO
15 12 (26.09%) Manual Testing
16 11 (23.91%) Integration Testing
17 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) Ruby
5 3 (6.52%) Kotlin
5 3 (6.52%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) Degree
2 22 (47.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (43.48%) ISTQB
4 7 (15.22%) Master's Degree
5 3 (6.52%) ISEB
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) SAP
2 13 (28.26%) HP
3 11 (23.91%) Concur
4 5 (10.87%) Ariba
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft