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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 216 194 195
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 33 70 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 1.04% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.17% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 64
Median salary £35,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,750 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,845 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +0.81%
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
5510 5979 6394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.10% 88.47% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4969 5207
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -28 17 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Cheshire +12 9 £30,500 -14.08%
Lancashire - 2 £32,500 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) Finance
3 29 (38.16%) SQL
4 27 (35.53%) TDD
5 23 (30.26%) ISEB
6 22 (28.95%) Java
7 21 (27.63%) HTML
7 21 (27.63%) CSS
7 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
8 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
9 19 (25.00%) Web Development
10 18 (23.68%) QA
10 18 (23.68%) Performance Engineering
10 18 (23.68%) Linux
10 18 (23.68%) Oracle
11 17 (22.37%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (21.05%) BDD
12 16 (21.05%) JIRA
12 16 (21.05%) DB2
12 16 (21.05%) Retail
13 15 (19.74%) Tomcat
13 15 (19.74%) WebSphere
13 15 (19.74%) High Availability
13 15 (19.74%) Defect Management
14 14 (18.42%) ISTQB
15 13 (17.11%) Windows
15 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
15 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
16 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (15.79%) .NET

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 15 (19.74%) Tomcat
1 15 (19.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.58%) Commerce Server
2 5 (6.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.95%) CICS
3 3 (3.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) DSL
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) FTP
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) DB2
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) JIRA
2 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (14.47%) MSTest
4 11 (14.47%) Selenium
5 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.53%) HP UFT
6 8 (10.53%) JMeter
6 8 (10.53%) LoadRunner
7 7 (9.21%) Gatling
8 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
9 5 (6.58%) Jasmine
9 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
9 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
10 4 (5.26%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.95%) RSpec
11 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.95%) The Grinder
11 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 16 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 23 (30.26%) Test Analyst
3 21 (27.63%) Developer
4 18 (23.68%) Tester
5 11 (14.47%) QA Tester
6 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (11.84%) QA Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) QA Test Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) Software Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) Software Test Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Software QA Tester
8 8 (10.53%) Software Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Automation Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Developer in Test
10 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Performance Tester
11 4 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) CSS
1 21 (27.63%) HTML
2 12 (15.79%) .NET
3 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.16%) JSP
4 8 (10.53%) Dojo
4 8 (10.53%) EJB
4 8 (10.53%) JPA
5 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (6.58%) Node.js
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.95%) CSS3
8 3 (3.95%) Dropwizard
8 3 (3.95%) HTML5
8 3 (3.95%) JSON
8 3 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.95%) REST
8 3 (3.95%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) User Experience
2 5 (6.58%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.95%) VSAM
4 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Windows
3 10 (13.16%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Unix
5 5 (6.58%) CentOS
6 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) TDD
3 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
4 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 19 (25.00%) Web Development
6 18 (23.68%) Performance Engineering
7 16 (21.05%) BDD
8 15 (19.74%) Defect Management
8 15 (19.74%) High Availability
9 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
10 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (13.16%) Scrum
11 10 (13.16%) SDLC
11 10 (13.16%) System Testing
11 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
11 10 (13.16%) Test Management
12 9 (11.84%) Manual Testing
13 8 (10.53%) Release Management
13 8 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) SQL
2 22 (28.95%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) C#
4 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.89%) Scala
7 4 (5.26%) Python
8 3 (3.95%) COBOL
8 3 (3.95%) Groovy
8 3 (3.95%) JCL
8 3 (3.95%) Jython
8 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.95%) VB
9 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) VBA
9 2 (2.63%) VBScript
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) ISEB
2 14 (18.42%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (2.63%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.95%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.32%) SOASTA, Inc
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