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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 187 164 163
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 15 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.37% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.47% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 27
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £29,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
3476 3004 3457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.94% 79.98% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 2561 3098
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 £35,000 +2.94%
Bolton - 1 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) QA
4 11 (27.50%) Load Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
5 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Degree
6 9 (22.50%) ISEB
6 9 (22.50%) Oracle
6 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
7 8 (20.00%) Coaching
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Retail
9 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
9 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Time Management
9 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (12.50%) Analytics
10 5 (12.50%) Big Data
10 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 5 (12.50%) System Testing
10 5 (12.50%) SAS
11 4 (10.00%) Python
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.00%) Perl
11 4 (10.00%) C#
11 4 (10.00%) Scrum

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (12.50%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.50%) DB2
4 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) QA Leader
6 5 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Manager
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
2 2 (5.00%) Ajax
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.50%) OSGi
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) GWT
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE 5
3 1 (2.50%) JPA
3 1 (2.50%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (2.50%) Servlets
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) VSAM
2 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
1 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (27.50%) Load Testing
2 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
4 8 (20.00%) Coaching
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Time Management
6 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.50%) Analytics
7 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 5 (12.50%) System Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (7.50%) BDD
9 3 (7.50%) Line Management
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
2 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MBA
4 1 (2.50%) CSQA
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Aquila
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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