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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 157 173 163
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 21 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 12
Average salary £45,000 £56,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.64% +24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,600 £84,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
3116 3342 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.16% 83.24% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2585 2700 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 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 July 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
Bolton - 2 £37,500 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) QA
3 13 (39.39%) LoadRunner
3 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
4 11 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) HP
5 10 (30.30%) Selenium
6 9 (27.27%) Java
6 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 8 (24.24%) .NET
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) ISEB
8 7 (21.21%) HP UFT
8 7 (21.21%) UNIX
8 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
9 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 6 (18.18%) HTTP
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.18%) WebLOAD
9 6 (18.18%) JIRA
9 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.15%) HTML
10 5 (15.15%) Web Services
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) Windows

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (9.09%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) LoadRunner
2 10 (30.30%) Selenium
3 7 (21.21%) HP UFT
4 6 (18.18%) JIRA
4 6 (18.18%) WebLOAD
5 3 (9.09%) NeoLoad
5 3 (9.09%) JMeter
6 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.06%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Test Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Tester
3 6 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.06%) QA Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 3 (9.09%) ODBC
4 3 (9.09%) Middleware
5 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
3 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
5 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Line Management
6 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
7 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.06%) CRUD
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) C
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) HP
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (3.03%) Trillium
5 1 (3.03%) Unisys
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) Perforce
5 1 (3.03%) DataFlux
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