The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 170 168 172
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.53% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 8
Average salary £58,000 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.88% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £84,150 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3235 3231 2953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.85% 78.59% 78.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2610 2773 2578
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +4 2 £60,000 +100.00%
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 15 (37.50%) QA
3 14 (35.00%) Selenium
4 13 (32.50%) Automated Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Java
5 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Load Testing
6 11 (27.50%) NetBeans
6 11 (27.50%) Subversion
6 11 (27.50%) OO
6 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
7 9 (22.50%) Spring
7 9 (22.50%) JSF
7 9 (22.50%) JPA
8 8 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
8 8 (20.00%) Maven
8 8 (20.00%) Scrum
8 8 (20.00%) Java EE
8 8 (20.00%) JMeter
8 8 (20.00%) EJB
8 8 (20.00%) Ant
9 7 (17.50%) Web Services
9 7 (17.50%) Hudson
9 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.00%) XML
10 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
10 6 (15.00%) Degree
10 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
11 5 (12.50%) ISTQB

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
2 11 (27.50%) NetBeans
2 11 (27.50%) Subversion
3 8 (20.00%) JMeter
3 8 (20.00%) Ant
3 8 (20.00%) Maven
4 7 (17.50%) Hudson
4 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (7.50%) TestPartner
6 3 (7.50%) JUnit
6 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (7.50%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (7.50%) jMock
6 3 (7.50%) EasyMock
6 3 (7.50%) QALoad
7 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
6 6 (15.00%) QA Leader
7 5 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
10 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Systems Test Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Spring
1 9 (22.50%) JSF
1 9 (22.50%) JPA
2 8 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
2 8 (20.00%) Java EE
2 8 (20.00%) EJB
3 7 (17.50%) Web Services
4 6 (15.00%) XML
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) Servlets
6 3 (7.50%) HTML
7 2 (5.00%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.00%) WPF
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) JSP
7 2 (5.00%) XSLT
8 1 (2.50%) J2ME
8 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Open Source
1 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Automated Testing
2 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Load Testing
3 11 (27.50%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.50%) BDD
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (7.50%) Test Management
8 3 (7.50%) QMS
8 3 (7.50%) CMMI
9 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) XAML
4 2 (5.00%) XPath
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MBA
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix