The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £36,200 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.044% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £36,200 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +13.88%  

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 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20745 19426 22170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
4 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) JMeter
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Application Performance Management

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 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
3 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Application Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
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