Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 165 193
Rank change year-on-year +34 +28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.79% 0.75% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.85% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 12
Reading median annual salary £42,470 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.06% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £34,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £55,500 £57,125
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2048 2936 3958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.70% 87.80% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 2160 3135
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% -2.02%
10th Percentile £28,800 £28,975 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Reading

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Reading

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Reading over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 19 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Test Management
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (94.74%) ISTQB
2 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 18 (94.74%) QA
3 17 (89.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (89.47%) Functional Testing
4 16 (84.21%) Test Strategy
5 14 (73.68%) Test Scripting
5 14 (73.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 14 (73.68%) Regression Testing
5 14 (73.68%) ERP
5 14 (73.68%) SAP
5 14 (73.68%) SOAP
5 14 (73.68%) Web Services
6 13 (68.42%) Java
6 13 (68.42%) TDD
6 13 (68.42%) Selenium
6 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
6 13 (68.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (68.42%) WebDriver
6 13 (68.42%) BDD
7 12 (63.16%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
7 12 (63.16%) Scrum
7 12 (63.16%) HP
7 12 (63.16%) HP UFT
8 9 (47.37%) SQLPlus

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (73.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (47.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQLPlus
2 5 (26.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 13 (68.42%) Selenium
2 13 (68.42%) WebDriver
3 12 (63.16%) HP UFT
4 9 (47.37%) eggPlant
4 9 (47.37%) JUnit
4 9 (47.37%) LoadUI
4 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
4 9 (47.37%) TestNG
4 9 (47.37%) Toad
5 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
5 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (21.05%) IntelliJ
5 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (21.05%) JMeter
5 4 (21.05%) Maven
5 4 (21.05%) NetBeans
5 4 (21.05%) Subversion
5 4 (21.05%) TestLink
General
1 9 (47.37%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Digital Economy
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) SAP Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) SAP Test Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) QA Manager
4 5 (26.32%) QA Test Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Test Manager
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Test Manager
5 4 (21.05%) QC Manager
5 4 (21.05%) Quality Manager
5 4 (21.05%) SAP Manager
5 4 (21.05%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) SOAP
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
2 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 19 (100.00%) Test Management
2 17 (89.47%) Functional Testing
2 17 (89.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (84.21%) Test Strategy
4 14 (73.68%) ERP
4 14 (73.68%) Regression Testing
4 14 (73.68%) Test Scripting
5 13 (68.42%) BDD
5 13 (68.42%) TDD
6 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
6 12 (63.16%) Scrum
7 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (47.37%) ETL
7 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
7 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
7 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
7 9 (47.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
1 18 (94.74%) ISTQB
2 13 (68.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) SAP
2 12 (63.16%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Ariba
3 5 (26.32%) Concur