The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 49 52 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 1 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.45% 1.55% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.74% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 22
Median salary - £38,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.01%  
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 196 460 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 87.89% 89.32% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 153 251 280
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Cheltenham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central