The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 189 170 167
Rank change year-on-year -19 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.26% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 18
Median salary £30,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.23% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3557 3032 3291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.56% 89.89% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 2504 2714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Manchester

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Manchester

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Manchester

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) Retail
6 7 (29.17%) JMeter
6 7 (29.17%) QA
7 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
8 5 (20.83%) JSP
8 5 (20.83%) Commerce Server
8 5 (20.83%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) User Experience
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (20.83%) High Availability
8 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
8 5 (20.83%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5

Performance Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Commerce Server
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) CICS
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) JMeter
3 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) The Grinder
4 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.33%) Gatling
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
6 1 (4.17%) Firebug
6 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Developer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Scientist
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) JSP
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) Dojo
5 1 (4.17%) EJB
5 1 (4.17%) JPA
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) High Availability
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) QA Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.33%) Decision Tree
8 2 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) R
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) COBOL
6 1 (4.17%) JCL
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) PhD
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Cognizant
5 1 (4.17%) Google
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