The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 172 153 167
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.65% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 19
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
Performance Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham -2 1 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 13 (35.14%) ISEB
3 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
3 13 (35.14%) Software Testing
3 13 (35.14%) Degree
4 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) Time Management
5 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
6 9 (24.32%) Coaching
6 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
6 9 (24.32%) System Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) QA
8 7 (18.92%) Retail
9 6 (16.22%) Perl
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) Python
9 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
9 6 (16.22%) Android
9 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.51%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.51%) Windows
10 5 (13.51%) HTML
10 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
10 5 (13.51%) TDD
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (10.81%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
1 4 (10.81%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
4 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
1 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Test Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Test Leader
3 7 (18.92%) Tester
3 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Tester
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) Ajax
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE 5
4 1 (2.70%) JPA
4 1 (2.70%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (2.70%) OSGi
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) JSF
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) GWT
4 1 (2.70%) Servlets
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
1 4 (10.81%) Data Extraction
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.41%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
1 6 (16.22%) Android
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Software Testing
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Time Management
3 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
4 9 (24.32%) Coaching
4 9 (24.32%) System Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.81%) Line Management
8 4 (10.81%) Test Management
8 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) BDD
9 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.41%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) ISEB
1 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Aquila
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
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