The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 244 236 268
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.058% 0.031% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.032% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £33,750 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 - £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 - £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -27.61%
Performance Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Performance Tester Salary Trend in the North West

Performance Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Merseyside - 2 £33,750 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Performance Tester in their job title 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 with Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle