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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 160 162 171
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 24 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.62% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 11
Average salary £52,750 £45,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.22% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £80,300 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.23%
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
3367 3071 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.74% 77.65% 80.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2695 2635 2615
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +10 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) QA
3 12 (31.58%) Oracle
4 11 (28.95%) Load Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
6 8 (21.05%) Selenium
7 7 (18.42%) Java
7 7 (18.42%) Degree
8 6 (15.79%) OO
8 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
8 6 (15.79%) ISEB
8 6 (15.79%) NetBeans
8 6 (15.79%) Subversion
8 6 (15.79%) JSF
8 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
8 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Big Data
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
10 4 (10.53%) Ant
10 4 (10.53%) EJB
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) JMeter
10 4 (10.53%) Spring
10 4 (10.53%) Maven
10 4 (10.53%) ISTQB

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 6 (15.79%) NetBeans
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 4 (10.53%) Ant
3 4 (10.53%) Hudson
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) JMeter
4 3 (7.89%) jMock
4 3 (7.89%) EasyMock
4 3 (7.89%) JUnit
4 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.89%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (7.89%) QALoad
4 3 (7.89%) TestPartner
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 7 (18.42%) Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) QA Leader
6 5 (13.16%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Test Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Systems Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Performance Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) JSF
2 4 (10.53%) Java EE
2 4 (10.53%) JPA
2 4 (10.53%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (10.53%) EJB
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) JSP
4 2 (5.26%) Servlets
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) PMI
1 1 (2.63%) DTV
1 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Load Testing
2 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
3 6 (15.79%) OO
3 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) BDD
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) System Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
6 3 (7.89%) QMS
6 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
6 3 (7.89%) CMMI
6 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MBA
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) CSQA
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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