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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 59 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.33% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.86% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
479 463 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.44% 76.03% 72.51%
Number of salaries quoted 390 403 420
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,450 £62,500 £50,000
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 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
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 29 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
(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 0 1 - -
Southport - 1 - -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerHouse
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata
1 1 (20.00%) Kalido
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau