The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Lead
Rank 849 843 846
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 27 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.016% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 7
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £61,250 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Performance Test Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100800 96348 100910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83439 80857 86766
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Test Leader
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader across the England region.

Performance Test Leader Salary Trend in England

Performance Test Leader
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in England

Performance Test Leader
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 10 £55,000 -8.33%
South East -1 8 £48,750 +20.37% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £60,340 -
West Midlands -21 1 - -
East of England -22 1 £37,500 -31.81%
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Leader in their job title.

1 34 (58.62%) LoadRunner
2 33 (56.90%) Performance Testing
3 30 (51.72%) Test Scripting
4 21 (36.21%) JMeter
5 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
5 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
5 17 (29.31%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (29.31%) Performance Engineering
6 16 (27.59%) Finance
6 16 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (25.86%) Windows
7 15 (25.86%) Test Management
8 14 (24.14%) Load Testing
9 13 (22.41%) NeoLoad
9 13 (22.41%) Test Strategy
10 11 (18.97%) DV Cleared
10 11 (18.97%) TestDirector
10 11 (18.97%) ISEB
10 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (17.24%) Quality Management
11 10 (17.24%) HP
11 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
11 10 (17.24%) Open Source
11 10 (17.24%) WebLOAD
11 10 (17.24%) Software Architecture
12 9 (15.52%) Business Development
13 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
13 8 (13.79%) Fujitsu
13 8 (13.79%) QA

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 34 (58.62%) LoadRunner
2 21 (36.21%) JMeter
3 16 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (22.41%) NeoLoad
5 11 (18.97%) TestDirector
6 10 (17.24%) WebLOAD
7 6 (10.34%) WinRunner
8 3 (5.17%) Selenium
8 3 (5.17%) LoadUI
9 2 (3.45%) Introscope
10 1 (1.72%) JIRA
10 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.72%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Retail
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) SOAP
1 2 (3.45%) Web Services
1 2 (3.45%) JMS
1 2 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Open Source
2 8 (13.79%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.90%) Replication
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.45%) RIA
6 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
1 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Performance Testing
2 30 (51.72%) Test Scripting
3 17 (29.31%) Performance Engineering
4 15 (25.86%) Test Management
5 14 (24.14%) Load Testing
6 13 (22.41%) Test Strategy
7 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (17.24%) Quality Management
8 10 (17.24%) Software Architecture
9 9 (15.52%) Business Development
10 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.34%) Software Distribution
10 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.90%) Coaching
11 4 (6.90%) Automation Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Scalability Testing
13 2 (3.45%) Benchmarking
13 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
14 1 (1.72%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) C
1 5 (8.62%) C#
1 5 (8.62%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
1 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) DV Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) ISEB
3 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (29.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.45%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) HP
2 8 (13.79%) Fujitsu
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Cognos
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (1.72%) Green Hat
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