The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 52 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.25% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Performance Testing
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
327 464 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.75% 85.77% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 224 407 294
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Liverpool

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) VLDB
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) SAP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (66.67%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP