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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 234 148 227
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +79
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 24 97 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 1.58% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.80% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 83 35
Median salary £43,750 £37,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.89% +25.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
5549 5389 6384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.26% 87.81% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 4410 5463
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -59 16 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Cheshire -1 5 £30,500 -18.66%
Merseyside - 2 £26,000 - 2
Lancashire -11 1 £39,000 +39.28% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Finance
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 19 (31.67%) TDD
6 17 (28.33%) Java
7 16 (26.67%) HTML
7 16 (26.67%) CSS
7 16 (26.67%) QA
8 15 (25.00%) ISEB
8 15 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (23.33%) Web Development
9 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
10 13 (21.67%) Oracle
10 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
11 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 11 (18.33%) Retail
12 11 (18.33%) JIRA
12 11 (18.33%) HP UFT
12 11 (18.33%) Windows
12 11 (18.33%) Release Management
12 11 (18.33%) MSTest
12 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
13 10 (16.67%) Defect Management
13 10 (16.67%) BDD
13 10 (16.67%) .NET
13 10 (16.67%) JMeter
14 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
14 9 (15.00%) JSP

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 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.67%) Commerce Server
3 4 (6.67%) CICS
4 2 (3.33%) Confluence
4 2 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) FTP
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) DSL
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) DB2
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MS Access
3 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.33%) HP UFT
2 11 (18.33%) JIRA
2 11 (18.33%) MSTest
3 10 (16.67%) JMeter
4 9 (15.00%) LoadRunner
5 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (13.33%) Selenium
6 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.67%) Fiddler
7 4 (6.67%) Firebug
7 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.67%) The Grinder
7 4 (6.67%) Toad
8 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.00%) NUnit
8 3 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.33%) Gatling
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Tester
2 19 (31.67%) Analyst
3 18 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 15 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 14 (23.33%) Developer
6 12 (20.00%) QA Analyst
6 12 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 11 (18.33%) Software Analyst
7 11 (18.33%) Software QA Tester
7 11 (18.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 11 (18.33%) Software Tester
8 9 (15.00%) WebSphere Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (8.33%) Automation Tester
10 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 5 (8.33%) Test Manager
11 4 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
11 4 (6.67%) Performance Tester
11 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) CSS
1 16 (26.67%) HTML
2 10 (16.67%) .NET
3 9 (15.00%) JSP
4 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.67%) SOAP
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.00%) Dojo
6 3 (5.00%) EJB
6 3 (5.00%) HTML5
6 3 (5.00%) JPA
6 3 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (5.00%) Node.js
7 2 (3.33%) CSS3
8 1 (1.67%) jQuery
8 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.67%) REST
8 1 (1.67%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.67%) VSAM
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Physics
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
4 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 19 (31.67%) TDD
4 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
4 14 (23.33%) Web Development
5 13 (21.67%) Manual Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
6 11 (18.33%) Release Management
7 10 (16.67%) BDD
7 10 (16.67%) Defect Management
8 9 (15.00%) High Availability
8 9 (15.00%) Performance Engineering
8 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.67%) Validation
10 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Change Management
10 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 8 (13.33%) C#
4 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (6.67%) COBOL
6 4 (6.67%) JCL
6 4 (6.67%) Python
7 3 (5.00%) C
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) R
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.33%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISEB
2 8 (13.33%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) MBCS
5 2 (3.33%) PhD
5 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Cognizant
3 4 (6.67%) HP
3 4 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (1.67%) Google
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