Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tester
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 294 267
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.041% 0.026% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Manchester median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -24.00% +48.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,055 7,419 6,764
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 97.01% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,926 6,333 5,593
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Performance Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in Manchester

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tester in Manchester.

Salary trend for Performance Tester in Manchester

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Performance Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) BDD

Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft