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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 191 219 225
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 43 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 27
Median salary £42,500 £40,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £56,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
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
4834 5693 6028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.82% 88.48% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4077 4613 4798
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +19 28 £47,500 +4.39% 6
Cheshire +41 9 £32,500 -6.47%
Lancashire +15 6 £35,000 - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) TDD
2 27 (39.13%) ISEB
3 24 (34.78%) ISTQB
4 23 (33.33%) Finance
4 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 22 (31.88%) Java
6 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
7 19 (27.54%) C#
8 18 (26.09%) .NET
8 18 (26.09%) BDD
9 17 (24.64%) QA
9 17 (24.64%) HTML
9 17 (24.64%) CSS
10 16 (23.19%) Selenium
10 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (23.19%) High Availability
11 15 (21.74%) Performance Engineering
11 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
11 15 (21.74%) Linux
11 15 (21.74%) JIRA
12 14 (20.29%) Web Development
12 14 (20.29%) Retail
12 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
12 14 (20.29%) Oracle
12 14 (20.29%) System Testing
13 13 (18.84%) Cucumber
13 13 (18.84%) SDLC
13 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
14 12 (17.39%) DB2

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 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.35%) Commerce Server
4 3 (4.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) DSL
1 3 (4.35%) HTTP
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Selenium
2 15 (21.74%) JIRA
3 13 (18.84%) Cucumber
4 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.59%) MSTest
5 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
6 7 (10.14%) Gatling
7 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.25%) Jasmine
8 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.80%) NUnit
9 4 (5.80%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.35%) Ant
10 3 (4.35%) HP UFT
10 3 (4.35%) RSpec
10 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.90%) WatiN
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) Analyst
3 19 (27.54%) Test Analyst
4 13 (18.84%) Developer in Test
5 11 (15.94%) Automation Tester
5 11 (15.94%) Tester
6 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Automation Tester
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Tester
7 7 (10.14%) Test Automation Developer
7 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.80%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) .NET
2 17 (24.64%) CSS
2 17 (24.64%) HTML
3 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
5 8 (11.59%) JPA
6 7 (10.14%) Dojo
6 7 (10.14%) EJB
6 7 (10.14%) JSP
7 5 (7.25%) Web Services
7 5 (7.25%) XML
8 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (5.80%) Node.js
9 3 (4.35%) CSS3
9 3 (4.35%) Dropwizard
9 3 (4.35%) HTML5
9 3 (4.35%) JSON
9 3 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.14%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Windows
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (7.25%) CentOS
5 4 (5.80%) Unix
6 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) TDD
3 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
4 18 (26.09%) BDD
5 16 (23.19%) High Availability
5 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (21.74%) Performance Engineering
6 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 14 (20.29%) System Testing
7 14 (20.29%) Web Development
8 13 (18.84%) SDLC
9 12 (17.39%) Defect Management
9 12 (17.39%) Scrum
10 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.49%) Test Management
10 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
10 10 (14.49%) Validation
11 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 22 (31.88%) Java
3 19 (27.54%) C#
4 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.25%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) Scala
7 3 (4.35%) Groovy
7 3 (4.35%) Jython
7 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.35%) VB
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) RPG
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) VBA
8 2 (2.90%) VBScript
9 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (39.13%) ISEB
2 24 (34.78%) ISTQB
3 9 (13.04%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) SOASTA, Inc
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Cognizant
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Manchester, Lancashire, North West England
AWD online
Salary: up to £25,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
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