The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 53 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 362 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 74.35% 87.86% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 212 103
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Performance Testing
Cheshire

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 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Siebel
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 6 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) GIS
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 6 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
1 6 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Siebel
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix