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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 144 180 154
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -26
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 27 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.40% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.47% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 26
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +19.33%
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
2927 3416 3162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.93% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2378 2932 2758
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Stockport - 3 £38,750 - 2
Oldham - 2 £38,750 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.54%) QA
3 39 (41.94%) ISEB
4 38 (40.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (36.56%) ISTQB
6 29 (31.18%) System Testing
7 27 (29.03%) Java
7 27 (29.03%) Degree
8 26 (27.96%) Test Scripting
9 25 (26.88%) C#
9 25 (26.88%) Test Strategy
10 24 (25.81%) Software Testing
11 21 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
12 20 (21.51%) Test Automation
12 20 (21.51%) HP UFT
12 20 (21.51%) SQL
12 20 (21.51%) Scrum
13 19 (20.43%) Selenium
14 18 (19.35%) NUnit
14 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
14 18 (19.35%) Functional Testing
15 17 (18.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 17 (18.28%) HP
16 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
16 16 (17.20%) JIRA
17 15 (16.13%) IBM
18 13 (13.98%) Windows
18 13 (13.98%) Defect Management
19 12 (12.90%) DevOps
19 12 (12.90%) Web Services

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (2.15%) CMS
1 2 (2.15%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
1 2 (2.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) HP UFT
2 19 (20.43%) Selenium
3 18 (19.35%) NUnit
4 16 (17.20%) JIRA
5 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
6 9 (9.68%) JUnit
6 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (8.60%) Cucumber
8 7 (7.53%) SpecFlow
9 6 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (6.45%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.15%) Toad
11 1 (1.08%) AnthillPro
11 1 (1.08%) Fiddler
11 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.08%) Sahi
11 1 (1.08%) Subversion
11 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.08%) WatiN
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Law
3 6 (6.45%) Games
3 6 (6.45%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Tester
2 22 (23.66%) Test Manager
3 20 (21.51%) Analyst
3 20 (21.51%) Test Analyst
4 15 (16.13%) QA Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Automation Tester
6 12 (12.90%) Applications Architect
6 12 (12.90%) Architect
6 12 (12.90%) Data Architect
7 11 (11.83%) QA Tester
8 10 (10.75%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) QA Automation Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) QA Automation Tester
9 9 (9.68%) Systems Tester
10 7 (7.53%) Senior Architect
10 7 (7.53%) Senior Data Architect
10 7 (7.53%) UAT Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) UAT Test Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Software Tester
12 5 (5.38%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) Web Services
2 7 (7.53%) .NET
3 5 (5.38%) Middleware
3 5 (5.38%) XML
4 3 (3.23%) SOAP
5 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) J2EE
6 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.08%) CSS
6 1 (1.08%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.08%) HTML
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.08%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.08%) REST
6 1 (1.08%) WSDL
6 1 (1.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.75%) iPhone
3 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.30%) Online Games
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (31.18%) System Testing
4 26 (27.96%) Test Scripting
5 25 (26.88%) Test Strategy
6 24 (25.81%) Software Testing
7 20 (21.51%) Scrum
7 20 (21.51%) Test Automation
8 18 (19.35%) Functional Testing
9 13 (13.98%) Defect Management
10 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (12.90%) DevOps
11 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (11.83%) TDD
12 10 (10.75%) Manual Testing
12 10 (10.75%) OOP
12 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
13 9 (9.68%) Black-Box Testing
13 9 (9.68%) Code Coverage
13 9 (9.68%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) Java
2 25 (26.88%) C#
3 20 (21.51%) SQL
4 9 (9.68%) PHP
4 9 (9.68%) Python
4 9 (9.68%) Scala
5 6 (6.45%) C++
6 4 (4.30%) C
6 4 (4.30%) VB
7 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (41.94%) ISEB
2 34 (36.56%) ISTQB
3 27 (29.03%) Degree
4 17 (18.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (50.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) HP
3 15 (16.13%) IBM
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle
5 7 (7.53%) Citrix
6 5 (5.38%) SAP
7 2 (2.15%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.15%) OpenText
7 2 (2.15%) Siebel
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago