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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 199 202 218
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 36 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.72% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.82% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 30
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
4902 5603 6000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 87.53% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4146 4456 4832
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 5 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 5 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
Cheshire +10 19 £42,500 +28.78%
Manchester +6 13 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Lancashire - 3 £30,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 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 (54.76%) ISEB
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (47.62%) SQL
4 37 (44.05%) Software Testing
5 35 (41.67%) ISTQB
6 33 (39.29%) QA
7 27 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (32.14%) .NET
8 26 (30.95%) Finance
9 24 (28.57%) Validation
9 24 (28.57%) System Testing
9 24 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
10 21 (25.00%) Defect Management
11 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 20 (23.81%) C#
12 19 (22.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (21.43%) Test Scripting
14 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
15 15 (17.86%) MSTest
15 15 (17.86%) JIRA
15 15 (17.86%) SDLC
16 14 (16.67%) XML
16 14 (16.67%) HP UFT
17 13 (15.48%) Web Services
17 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
17 13 (15.48%) Windows
17 13 (15.48%) Java
18 12 (14.29%) Visual Studio
18 12 (14.29%) Scrum
18 12 (14.29%) TDD

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 9 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) Mule
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (17.86%) JIRA
2 15 (17.86%) MSTest
3 14 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 12 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 9 (10.71%) Selenium
6 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.95%) NUnit
7 5 (5.95%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.38%) Sahi
10 2 (2.38%) WatiN
11 1 (1.19%) Ant
11 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.19%) JBehave
11 1 (1.19%) JUnit
11 1 (1.19%) Synon
11 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Law
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Analyst
2 36 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Tester
4 13 (15.48%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) Developer in Test
5 11 (13.10%) SQL Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Automation Tester
6 9 (10.71%) ETL Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Test Manager
7 8 (9.52%) QA Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Senior Tester
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Web Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Web Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) .NET
2 14 (16.67%) XML
3 13 (15.48%) Web Services
4 11 (13.10%) .NET Framework
5 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.57%) JPA
7 2 (2.38%) CSS
7 2 (2.38%) Dojo
7 2 (2.38%) EJB
7 2 (2.38%) HTML
7 2 (2.38%) jQuery
7 2 (2.38%) JSON
7 2 (2.38%) JSP
7 2 (2.38%) REST
7 2 (2.38%) WSDL
8 1 (1.19%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.19%) Java EE
8 1 (1.19%) Middleware
8 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Online Games
3 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) CentOS
3 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.05%) Software Testing
3 27 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (28.57%) System Testing
4 24 (28.57%) Validation
5 21 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 18 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
8 15 (17.86%) SDLC
9 12 (14.29%) Scrum
9 12 (14.29%) TDD
10 10 (11.90%) ETL
10 10 (11.90%) High Availability
11 9 (10.71%) BDD
11 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.52%) Test Management
13 7 (8.33%) Test Planning
14 6 (7.14%) Automation Testing
14 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 6 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) SQL
2 20 (23.81%) C#
3 13 (15.48%) Java
4 9 (10.71%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.95%) C++
6 4 (4.76%) C
6 4 (4.76%) VB
7 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) RPG
7 2 (2.38%) VBA
7 2 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (1.19%) Jython
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (54.76%) ISEB
2 35 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.52%) Degree
4 6 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.29%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle
2 5 (5.95%) Citrix
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) Dynatrace
3 2 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (1.19%) SAP
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