The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 54 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.23% 0.16% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.18% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
422 567 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.65% 89.43% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 324 499 353
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Merseyside region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Liverpool +14 5 £23,000 -34.28%
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Load Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) VLDB
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) HP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Load Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) C
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP