The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £44,350 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Performance Tester
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 234 254
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.066% 0.035% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.036% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £44,350 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 - £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in the North West

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Performance Tester in the North West

Performance Tester
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tester in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tester in the North West

Performance Tester
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 £36,200 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Performance Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad

Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP