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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Lead
Rank 910 905 953
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 23 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.034% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 20
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £50,000 £44,850
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £71,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
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
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
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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 +5 11 £60,000 -7.69%
East of England - 4 £62,500 -
South West +1 2 £85,000 +61.90%
Midlands - 2 £38,000 -
North West +24 1 £50,000 -
South East +15 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Performance Test Leader
UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 30 (73.17%) LoadRunner
2 26 (63.41%) HP
2 26 (63.41%) Performance Testing
3 25 (60.98%) JMeter
4 20 (48.78%) Finance
5 14 (34.15%) Test Management
6 12 (29.27%) .NET
6 12 (29.27%) Oracle
7 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
7 11 (26.83%) Citrix
7 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
7 11 (26.83%) IBM
7 11 (26.83%) Open Source
8 10 (24.39%) SLA
9 9 (21.95%) HP UFT
9 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
10 8 (19.51%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (19.51%) WorldPay
10 8 (19.51%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (19.51%) Fintech
10 8 (19.51%) Publishing
10 8 (19.51%) Banking
11 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
12 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
12 6 (14.63%) Selenium
12 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
12 6 (14.63%) Retail
12 6 (14.63%) Java
13 5 (12.20%) JavaScript

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
1 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (73.17%) LoadRunner
2 25 (60.98%) JMeter
3 9 (21.95%) HP UFT
4 6 (14.63%) Selenium
5 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.76%) JBehave
5 4 (9.76%) Ranorex
5 4 (9.76%) RSpec
5 4 (9.76%) Subversion
6 3 (7.32%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.44%) JIRA
7 1 (2.44%) The Grinder
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
2 8 (19.51%) Publishing
3 6 (14.63%) Retail
4 5 (12.20%) Games
4 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) Ajax
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Fintech
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Performance Testing
2 14 (34.15%) Test Management
3 11 (26.83%) Open Source
4 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
5 8 (19.51%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
7 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
7 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.76%) API Testing
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.76%) Logistics
9 4 (9.76%) OOP
10 3 (7.32%) Defect Management
10 3 (7.32%) Load Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) RPG
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) HP
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
3 11 (26.83%) IBM
4 8 (19.51%) WorldPay
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft