Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 44 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 3 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 1.17% 1.14% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.23% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -27.27% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,000 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +15.38%

Performance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 164 243 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 95.91% 92.05% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 139 204 246
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Chester

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Performance Testing in Chester.

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Context-Driven Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Context-Driven Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA