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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Lead
Rank 840 846 854
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 30 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 10
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £59,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,406 £92,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £61,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +49.39%
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -3 14 £52,500 -12.50%
South East - 7 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £60,340 -
East of England - 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands +1 1 - -
Performance Test Leader
UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (63.27%) Performance Testing
2 27 (55.10%) LoadRunner
3 25 (51.02%) Test Scripting
4 14 (28.57%) JMeter
5 12 (24.49%) Test Strategy
6 11 (22.45%) Load Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Finance
6 11 (22.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (22.45%) HP
7 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
7 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (18.37%) Open Source
8 9 (18.37%) Performance Engineering
8 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.33%) Business Development
9 8 (16.33%) QA
9 8 (16.33%) NeoLoad
10 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 7 (14.29%) Windows
10 7 (14.29%) TestDirector
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (14.29%) Internet
11 6 (12.24%) ISEB
11 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
11 6 (12.24%) Java
11 6 (12.24%) WebLOAD
11 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
11 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (55.10%) LoadRunner
2 14 (28.57%) JMeter
3 11 (22.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (16.33%) NeoLoad
5 7 (14.29%) TestDirector
6 6 (12.24%) WebLOAD
7 5 (10.20%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (6.12%) LoadUI
8 3 (6.12%) Selenium
8 3 (6.12%) WinRunner
8 3 (6.12%) Introscope
9 1 (2.04%) NUnit
9 1 (2.04%) JIRA
9 1 (2.04%) JUnit
9 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
9 1 (2.04%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) SOAP
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
1 3 (6.12%) JMS
1 3 (6.12%) REST
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) JSON
2 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Open Source
2 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.12%) RIA
5 1 (2.04%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
1 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Performance Testing
2 25 (51.02%) Test Scripting
3 12 (24.49%) Test Strategy
4 11 (22.45%) Load Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Performance Engineering
6 8 (16.33%) Business Development
7 6 (12.24%) Test Management
7 6 (12.24%) Software Architecture
7 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Software Distribution
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.12%) ERP
9 3 (6.12%) SOA
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) Benchmarking
9 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.24%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) HP ASE
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.12%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) HP
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Cognos
4 3 (6.12%) Hitachi
5 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.08%) CA