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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 29 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.82% - 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
153 187 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 86.44% 72.76% 87.97%
Number of salaries quoted 108 137 168
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Chester

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) JMeter
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Groovy
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JMeter
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata