The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 190 205 225
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 41 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.70% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.79% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 21
Median salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
Performance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4695 5454 6043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 88.31% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3978 4365 4851
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 24 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Cheshire +22 14 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 - 2
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.84%) SQL
3 34 (43.04%) ISEB
4 31 (39.24%) Software Testing
5 29 (36.71%) Finance
6 27 (34.18%) ISTQB
7 24 (30.38%) .NET
7 24 (30.38%) QA
8 23 (29.11%) Java
9 21 (26.58%) C#
9 21 (26.58%) TDD
10 20 (25.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (22.78%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (22.78%) Validation
12 17 (21.52%) SDLC
12 17 (21.52%) System Testing
12 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
13 16 (20.25%) Defect Management
13 16 (20.25%) High Availability
14 15 (18.99%) JIRA
15 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (17.72%) Performance Engineering
16 13 (16.46%) BDD
16 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
16 13 (16.46%) Retail
16 13 (16.46%) Oracle
16 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
17 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
17 12 (15.19%) Linux
17 12 (15.19%) MSTest

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.33%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.80%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) Mule
5 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) DSL
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) DB2
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) JIRA
2 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (15.19%) MSTest
3 12 (15.19%) Selenium
4 10 (12.66%) Visual Studio
5 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
6 8 (10.13%) HP UFT
7 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.06%) NUnit
8 4 (5.06%) SpecFlow
8 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.80%) Ant
9 3 (3.80%) Gatling
9 3 (3.80%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.53%) JBehave
10 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.53%) Sahi
10 2 (2.53%) WatiN
10 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Analyst
2 29 (36.71%) Test Analyst
3 20 (25.32%) Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Developer in Test
5 10 (12.66%) Tester
6 9 (11.39%) Automation Tester
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) QA Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Automation Tester
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Test Automation Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Tester
8 7 (8.86%) Test Automation Developer
9 6 (7.59%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) WebSphere Developer
10 5 (6.33%) ETL Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) Games Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Senior Web Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) .NET
2 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
2 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
2 11 (13.92%) XML
3 9 (11.39%) CSS
3 9 (11.39%) HTML
3 9 (11.39%) Web Services
4 7 (8.86%) JPA
5 6 (7.59%) Dojo
5 6 (7.59%) EJB
5 6 (7.59%) JSP
6 2 (2.53%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) REST
7 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.27%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.27%) CSS3
7 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) User Experience
2 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Online Games
4 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 11 (13.92%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (6.33%) CentOS
5 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) Software Testing
3 21 (26.58%) TDD
4 20 (25.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (22.78%) Validation
6 17 (21.52%) SDLC
6 17 (21.52%) System Testing
6 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
7 16 (20.25%) Defect Management
7 16 (20.25%) High Availability
8 14 (17.72%) Performance Engineering
9 13 (16.46%) BDD
9 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
10 11 (13.92%) Scrum
11 10 (12.66%) Web Development
12 9 (11.39%) Test Management
13 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (7.59%) ETL
14 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 23 (29.11%) Java
3 21 (26.58%) C#
4 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.33%) C++
5 5 (6.33%) Python
5 5 (6.33%) VB
6 4 (5.06%) C
6 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.80%) Jython
7 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) RPG
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) Scala
8 2 (2.53%) VBA
8 2 (2.53%) VBScript
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
9 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (43.04%) ISEB
2 27 (34.18%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.38%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Citrix
4 2 (2.53%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) SOASTA, Inc
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
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