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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 167 157 169
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.92% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 10
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £51,000 £60,000
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
3186 3166 3181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.24% 83.14% 79.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2699 2701 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -4 1 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (44.83%) SQL
1 13 (44.83%) ISTQB
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) ISEB
3 9 (31.03%) Degree
3 9 (31.03%) Time Management
4 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) Retail
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) QA
5 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) Coaching
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
7 5 (17.24%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
7 5 (17.24%) System Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Management
8 4 (13.79%) jQuery
8 4 (13.79%) Android
8 4 (13.79%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (13.79%) Data Extraction

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (13.79%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Rational Performance Tester
1 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Test Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Test Leader
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Tester
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.45%) Servlets
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) EJB
4 1 (3.45%) OSGi
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE 5
4 1 (3.45%) JPA
4 1 (3.45%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Extraction
1 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) VSAM
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Android
2 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Time Management
3 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Coaching
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
6 5 (17.24%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Test Management
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (13.79%) Line Management
8 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 4 (13.79%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) ISTQB
2 9 (31.03%) ISEB
2 9 (31.03%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Aquila
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
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