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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 155 175 167
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.44% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 12
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,700 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
2753 3171 3320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.83% 83.10% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2592 2877
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Stockport - 1 £22,000 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (37.50%) SQL
1 12 (37.50%) QA
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) ISEB
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) LoadRunner
3 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 9 (28.13%) HP
5 8 (25.00%) Degree
6 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle
6 7 (21.88%) .NET
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) Line Management
6 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Time Management
8 5 (15.63%) System Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) IBM
9 4 (12.50%) Management Information System

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.38%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) LoadRunner
2 4 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) NeoLoad
3 3 (9.38%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Test Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Test Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) ODBC
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
2 7 (21.88%) Line Management
2 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Time Management
4 5 (15.63%) System Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Coaching
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VB
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) ISEB
2 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (12.50%) SAP
5 3 (9.38%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (3.13%) DataFlux
6 1 (3.13%) Aquila
6 1 (3.13%) Trillium
6 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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