Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 30 65
Rank change year-on-year -11 +35 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 1 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 3.88% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 0.67% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median annual salary £35,000 £69,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.28% - -
Cheshire median annual salary £35,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.24% +2.78% +47.54%

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 242 149 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.80% 90.85% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 198 133 337
Median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,100 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 31 March 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Network Design
1 6 (60.00%) Azure
1 6 (60.00%) AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) Server Building
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PMI
3 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Support
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) Network Design
1 6 (60.00%) Server Building
2 4 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Context-Driven Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA