Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 359 348
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.025% 0.047% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.049% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
North West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.51% -17.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -8.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,381 12,295 11,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.67% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9,196 9,872 9,906
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,901 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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
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 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Manchester +6 2 £52,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 North West region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
2 2 (66.67%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scala

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA