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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 46 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.38% - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
267 225 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.39% 85.23% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 176 151 161
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,715 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) Servlets
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Jetty
3 3 (37.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (37.50%) Route 53
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (37.50%) Jetty
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) Route 53
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) JVM Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Auto-Scaling
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) RightScale
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata