Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 132 158
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26 +42
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.83% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.91% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 19
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £42,470 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% -15.06% -4.76%
10th Percentile £42,000 £34,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,500 £54,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -

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 1,848 2,093 2,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 90.54% 86.52% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,564 1,693 2,207
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,337 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% -

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
2 11 (64.71%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) Selenium
3 10 (58.82%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (47.06%) Microservices
6 7 (41.18%) DevOps
6 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
6 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
6 7 (41.18%) OO
6 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) BDD
6 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
6 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) MySQL
7 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) CSS
7 6 (35.29%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Pig
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
1 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (29.41%) GitHub
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.88%) SaaS
5 1 (5.88%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (23.53%) Big Data
4 4 (23.53%) Cloudera CDH
4 4 (23.53%) Couchbase
4 4 (23.53%) Data Lake
4 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (23.53%) HBase
4 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 4 (23.53%) QlikView
4 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
4 4 (23.53%) Spark SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
4 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) JMeter
6 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
7 1 (5.88%) JBehave
7 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (5.88%) Maven
7 1 (5.88%) NeoLoad
7 1 (5.88%) Protractor
7 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
7 1 (5.88%) RSpec
7 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Electronics
3 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) QA Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (23.53%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Tester
6 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (5.88%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) Kafka
5 4 (23.53%) React
5 4 (23.53%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (11.76%) CGI
6 2 (11.76%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) LAMP
7 1 (5.88%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
4 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (47.06%) Microservices
6 7 (41.18%) BDD
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) DevOps
6 7 (41.18%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
8 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
8 5 (29.41%) Epics
8 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (29.41%) Open Source
8 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (29.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Scala
5 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Flume
2 4 (23.53%) HDFS
2 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 4 (23.53%) Kibana
2 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
2 4 (23.53%) Oozie
2 4 (23.53%) Rundeck
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Cloudera
2 4 (23.53%) Hortonworks
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Zend