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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / North West
Rank 229 162 227
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +65
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 70 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 1.29% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.47% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 69 30
Median salary £38,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £29,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

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
5272 4766 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.96% 87.55% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4421 3962 4954
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -55 8 £45,000 +18.42% 5
Merseyside - 4 £27,500 -
Cheshire -11 2 £30,250 -19.33%
Lancashire -14 2 £39,000 +39.28% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) Finance
4 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
5 16 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 16 (30.77%) Java
6 15 (28.85%) ISEB
6 15 (28.85%) QA
7 14 (26.92%) Software Testing
7 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (25.00%) TDD
9 11 (21.15%) JMeter
9 11 (21.15%) Release Management
9 11 (21.15%) HP UFT
9 11 (21.15%) Windows
9 11 (21.15%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (21.15%) MSTest
10 10 (19.23%) Oracle
10 10 (19.23%) LoadRunner
10 10 (19.23%) Retail
11 9 (17.31%) Web Development
11 9 (17.31%) CSS
11 9 (17.31%) .NET
11 9 (17.31%) HTML
11 9 (17.31%) Linux
11 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
12 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Performance Engineering
13 7 (13.46%) User Experience
13 7 (13.46%) Waterfall

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 7 (13.46%) Commerce Server
1 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
1 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) CICS
3 2 (3.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (5.77%) FTP
3 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) DB2
3 3 (5.77%) MS Access
4 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (21.15%) HP UFT
2 11 (21.15%) JMeter
2 11 (21.15%) MSTest
3 10 (19.23%) LoadRunner
4 7 (13.46%) Selenium
5 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.62%) JIRA
7 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.77%) Fiddler
8 3 (5.77%) Firebug
8 3 (5.77%) JUnit
8 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.77%) The Grinder
8 3 (5.77%) Toad
8 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.85%) NeoLoad
9 2 (3.85%) NUnit
9 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.85%) SilkPerformer
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Tester
2 20 (38.46%) Analyst
3 19 (36.54%) Test Analyst
4 14 (26.92%) QA Tester
5 13 (25.00%) Software Tester
6 12 (23.08%) QA Analyst
6 12 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
7 11 (21.15%) Software Analyst
7 11 (21.15%) Software QA Tester
7 11 (21.15%) Software Test Analyst
8 9 (17.31%) Developer
9 7 (13.46%) WebSphere Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Performance Tester
11 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
12 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
12 3 (5.77%) Performance Analyst
12 3 (5.77%) Performance Test Analyst
13 2 (3.85%) Performance Test Leader
13 2 (3.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
1 9 (17.31%) CSS
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) JSP
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Dojo
5 1 (1.92%) EJB
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) JPA
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.77%) VSAM
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (3.85%) iPad
4 2 (3.85%) Physics
4 2 (3.85%) Statistics
4 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
3 16 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 13 (25.00%) TDD
6 11 (21.15%) Release Management
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
7 9 (17.31%) Web Development
8 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 7 (13.46%) High Availability
9 7 (13.46%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (13.46%) Validation
9 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.54%) BDD
10 6 (11.54%) Stress Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.62%) Change Management
11 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) SQL
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) C
5 4 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) COBOL
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) JCL
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) R
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) ISEB
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PhD
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.77%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) TOWER Software
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