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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 160 171 164
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 25 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 0.37% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 16
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £34,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £88,700 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3378 2993 3112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.75% 78.52% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2753 2565 2719
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (46.67%) SQL
1 14 (46.67%) QA
2 11 (36.67%) Load Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Coaching
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (23.33%) ISEB
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 5 (16.67%) System Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Big Data
8 5 (16.67%) Analytics
9 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
10 3 (10.00%) JUnit
10 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.00%) SAS
10 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
10 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
10 3 (10.00%) CMMI
10 3 (10.00%) TestPartner
10 3 (10.00%) SilkPerformer

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
1 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (10.00%) TestPartner
1 3 (10.00%) SilkPerformer
1 3 (10.00%) QALoad
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) jMock
1 3 (10.00%) EasyMock
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Test Leader
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) QA Leader
6 5 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Test Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) PMI
1 1 (3.33%) DTV
1 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Load Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Coaching
4 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) System Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Analytics
8 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.00%) QMS
9 3 (10.00%) CMMI
10 2 (6.67%) Workflow
10 2 (6.67%) TDD
10 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISEB
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) CSQA
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MBA
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) HP
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