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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 214 196 215
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 33 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.84% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 49 22
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £30,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
5598 5987 5760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 83.50% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4769 4900
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
Manchester +9 20 £45,000 -19.64% 5
Cheshire -10 6 £31,750 +5.83% 3
Merseyside +14 4 - - 2
Cumbria - 2 £55,000 -
Lancashire -8 1 - - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 40 (50.63%) Test Scripting
2 38 (48.10%) QA
3 37 (46.84%) SQL
4 28 (35.44%) Java
4 28 (35.44%) Finance
5 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (29.11%) .NET
6 23 (29.11%) Windows
6 23 (29.11%) ISEB
7 20 (25.32%) LoadRunner
8 18 (22.78%) Selenium
9 17 (21.52%) HP
9 17 (21.52%) UNIX
9 17 (21.52%) HTTP
9 17 (21.52%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (20.25%) Test Planning
11 14 (17.72%) J2EE
11 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
11 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
12 13 (16.46%) ISTQB
12 13 (16.46%) Oracle
12 13 (16.46%) Mentoring
12 13 (16.46%) Test Strategy
13 12 (15.19%) Line Management
13 12 (15.19%) JUnit
13 12 (15.19%) HP UFT
13 12 (15.19%) Ruby
13 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
14 11 (13.92%) Degree
14 11 (13.92%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (5.06%) JBoss
1 4 (5.06%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) Tuxedo
2 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) Jetty
2 3 (3.80%) nginx
3 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Primavera
1 2 (2.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) SaaS
2 3 (3.80%) PaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Route 53
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 3 (3.80%) Firewall
2 3 (3.80%) Network Security
2 3 (3.80%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.80%) Big Data
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) LoadRunner
2 18 (22.78%) Selenium
3 12 (15.19%) JUnit
3 12 (15.19%) HP UFT
4 9 (11.39%) JMeter
4 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (8.86%) Maven
5 7 (8.86%) JIRA
6 6 (7.59%) WebLOAD
7 5 (6.33%) MSTest
8 4 (5.06%) Log4j
8 4 (5.06%) Ant
8 4 (5.06%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (3.80%) NeoLoad
9 3 (3.80%) Facilita Forecast
9 3 (3.80%) Hudson
10 2 (2.53%) PHPUnit
10 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.80%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Analyst
2 29 (36.71%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Test Manager
4 12 (15.19%) Tester
4 12 (15.19%) Consultant
4 12 (15.19%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) QA Tester
5 7 (8.86%) Test Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) Software Tester
5 7 (8.86%) QA Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Performance Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Performance Test Manager
5 7 (8.86%) QA Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) QA Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.33%) Software Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) QA Leader
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) J2EE
3 11 (13.92%) HTML
4 9 (11.39%) ODBC
5 5 (6.33%) Web Services
5 5 (6.33%) XML
6 4 (5.06%) J2SE
7 3 (3.80%) Middleware
7 3 (3.80%) Servlets
8 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.53%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.27%) jQuery
9 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.27%) COM
9 1 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) UNIX
3 6 (7.59%) Linux
4 4 (5.06%) SUSE
5 3 (3.80%) CentOS
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Test Scripting
2 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.25%) Test Planning
4 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
5 13 (16.46%) Test Strategy
5 13 (16.46%) Mentoring
6 12 (15.19%) Line Management
6 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
7 10 (12.66%) Release Management
7 10 (12.66%) Open Source
8 8 (10.13%) Integration Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
8 8 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.33%) Stress Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
12 4 (5.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 28 (35.44%) Java
3 12 (15.19%) Ruby
4 11 (13.92%) C++
5 9 (11.39%) VB
5 9 (11.39%) Python
5 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.39%) C
5 9 (11.39%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) Groovy
7 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.06%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) ISEB
2 13 (16.46%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.92%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (48.10%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 17 (21.52%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.33%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) HP
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.80%) RightScale
5 3 (3.80%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Trillium
7 1 (1.27%) Unisys
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.27%) Green Hat
7 1 (1.27%) McAfee
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) Teradata
7 1 (1.27%) DataFlux
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
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Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Salary: Negotiable Depending on level of experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £275.00 - £375.00 per day
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