The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 25 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.76% - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £34,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £37,565 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -6.08%
Performance Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
139 178 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.76% 83.57% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 105 109 249
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £45,000 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Chester

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) COM
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) VCP4
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago