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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 215 208 198
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 37 31 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.46% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.57% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 51
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester -15 15 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Cheshire +2 11 £27,500 -47.61%
Lancashire -6 6 £30,000 +18.81% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 55 (55.00%) SQL
2 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.00%) ISEB
3 38 (38.00%) Finance
3 38 (38.00%) Software Testing
4 32 (32.00%) Manual Testing
5 29 (29.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (28.00%) ISTQB
6 28 (28.00%) QA
7 24 (24.00%) Test Strategy
8 22 (22.00%) Integration Testing
9 21 (21.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (21.00%) Release Management
9 21 (21.00%) System Testing
10 18 (18.00%) Regression Testing
11 17 (17.00%) Stress Testing
11 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
12 15 (15.00%) Windows
12 15 (15.00%) Test Scripting
13 14 (14.00%) .NET
13 14 (14.00%) Automated Testing
14 13 (13.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (12.00%) Load Testing
15 12 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (12.00%) MSTest
16 9 (9.00%) Oracle
16 9 (9.00%) .NET Framework
16 9 (9.00%) Degree
16 9 (9.00%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (6.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.00%) Big Data
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 29 (29.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (12.00%) MSTest
3 9 (9.00%) JIRA
4 5 (5.00%) Selenium
4 5 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.00%) JMeter
6 3 (3.00%) Subversion
7 2 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.00%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.00%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.00%) Maven
8 1 (1.00%) Ant
8 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.00%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.00%) Electronics
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (46.00%) Analyst
2 44 (44.00%) Test Analyst
3 23 (23.00%) Test Manager
4 18 (18.00%) Tester
5 16 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (11.00%) Software Tester
8 9 (9.00%) Test Leader
9 7 (7.00%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Developer
10 6 (6.00%) QA Leader
11 5 (5.00%) QA Tester
11 5 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
12 4 (4.00%) Performance Tester
12 4 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
13 3 (3.00%) SQL Developer
13 3 (3.00%) .NET Developer
14 2 (2.00%) Test Engineer
14 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (2.00%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) .NET
2 9 (9.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.00%) CSS
4 3 (3.00%) jQuery
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.00%) Ajax
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.00%) EJB
6 1 (1.00%) Servlets
6 1 (1.00%) SOAP
6 1 (1.00%) Web Services
6 1 (1.00%) XML
6 1 (1.00%) Spring
6 1 (1.00%) JSF
6 1 (1.00%) OSGi
6 1 (1.00%) Java EE
6 1 (1.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.00%) PMI
3 2 (2.00%) VSAM
3 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.00%) DTV
4 1 (1.00%) Open Source
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Android
2 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) Software Testing
3 32 (32.00%) Manual Testing
4 24 (24.00%) Test Strategy
5 22 (22.00%) Integration Testing
6 21 (21.00%) System Testing
6 21 (21.00%) Release Management
6 21 (21.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (18.00%) Regression Testing
8 17 (17.00%) Stress Testing
8 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
9 15 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 14 (14.00%) Automated Testing
11 13 (13.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (12.00%) Load Testing
13 9 (9.00%) V-Model
14 8 (8.00%) Coaching
15 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
15 7 (7.00%) Time Management
16 6 (6.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.00%) C#
2 7 (7.00%) Java
3 4 (4.00%) C++
3 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.00%) Python
3 4 (4.00%) Perl
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (38.00%) ISEB
2 28 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (9.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) CSQA
4 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.00%) MBA
4 2 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Oracle
2 5 (5.00%) SAP
3 4 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (1.00%) VMware
5 1 (1.00%) Teradata
5 1 (1.00%) Kalido
5 1 (1.00%) Aquila
5 1 (1.00%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
UK - London, Manchester, Preston, Bristol
Guru Careers
Salary: £35 - 45k (DOE) + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago