Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 248 178
Rank change year-on-year -4 -70 +67
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 36 41 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 0.55% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.60% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 71
Manchester median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +23.46% -19.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £90,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -5.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7227 6825 6809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.11% 91.09% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5971 5849 5647
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Manchester

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -8 4 £50,000 +34.23%
Bury - 1 £25,000 -
Performance Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 25 (69.44%) Test Automation
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Selenium
4 16 (44.44%) Java
5 15 (41.67%) C#
6 14 (38.89%) JMeter
6 14 (38.89%) QA
7 13 (36.11%) TDD
7 13 (36.11%) SQL
7 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
8 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
9 10 (27.78%) Python
9 10 (27.78%) BDD
9 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
10 9 (25.00%) Web Services
10 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (22.22%) HTML
11 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
12 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
12 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 7 (19.44%) JIRA
13 6 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
13 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
13 6 (16.67%) Node.js
13 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 6 (16.67%) Analytics
13 6 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing

Performance Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Jetty
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Tornado
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP MM
1 2 (5.56%) SAP PP
1 2 (5.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) BlazeMeter
3 3 (8.33%) Slack
4 1 (2.78%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) AMQP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.89%) Big Data
3 4 (11.11%) Redis
4 3 (8.33%) DB2
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Riak
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Selenium
2 14 (38.89%) JMeter
3 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
4 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
5 7 (19.44%) JIRA
5 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
5 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
6 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 4 (11.11%) Gatling
7 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 3 (8.33%) JUnit
8 3 (8.33%) Mockito
8 3 (8.33%) TestNG
8 3 (8.33%) The Grinder
8 3 (8.33%) Travis CI
9 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.78%) Appium
10 1 (2.78%) JBehave
10 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Tester
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) QA Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) Node.js
4 5 (13.89%) Middleware
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
5 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
6 3 (8.33%) Akka
6 3 (8.33%) Dropwizard
6 3 (8.33%) HTML5
6 3 (8.33%) J2EE
6 3 (8.33%) JDBC
6 3 (8.33%) JPA
6 3 (8.33%) JSF
6 3 (8.33%) REST
7 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) Redux
7 2 (5.56%) SOAP
7 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Test Automation
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) TDD
4 10 (27.78%) BDD
5 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.67%) Analytics
6 6 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
7 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Predictive Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) SDET
8 4 (11.11%) Test Management
9 3 (8.33%) SDLC
9 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) C
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) Scala
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
1 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.78%) Cognos
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Rackspace