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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Lead
Rank 841 882 849
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 27 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.018% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 10
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +33.33%
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
98006 104685 98144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.59% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80950 85693 82553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +24 13 £65,000 +18.18%
South East - 8 £62,500 -
North West +4 3 £50,000 -
South West - 3 £52,500 -
Performance Test Leader
UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 39 (82.98%) Performance Testing
2 31 (65.96%) LoadRunner
3 19 (40.43%) Test Scripting
4 18 (38.30%) HP
5 17 (36.17%) Test Strategy
6 16 (34.04%) Finance
7 12 (25.53%) IBM
7 12 (25.53%) QA
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
8 11 (23.40%) SAP
8 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (23.40%) Rational Performance Tester
8 11 (23.40%) Line Management
9 9 (19.15%) Performance Engineering
10 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) JMeter
10 8 (17.02%) .NET
11 7 (14.89%) Java
11 7 (14.89%) C
11 7 (14.89%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) C#
12 6 (12.77%) SQL
12 6 (12.77%) ISEB
13 5 (10.64%) Middleware
13 5 (10.64%) Web Services
13 5 (10.64%) Business Development
13 5 (10.64%) Test Management
13 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (65.96%) LoadRunner
2 11 (23.40%) Rational Performance Tester
3 8 (17.02%) JMeter
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) Hudson
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Publishing
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) Middleware
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) ODBC
3 3 (6.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Performance Testing
2 19 (40.43%) Test Scripting
3 17 (36.17%) Test Strategy
4 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.40%) Line Management
5 9 (19.15%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (10.64%) Business Development
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) Test Management
8 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) Load Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Cyber Security
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.13%) Coaching
10 1 (2.13%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
1 7 (14.89%) C
2 6 (12.77%) C#
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) HP
2 12 (25.53%) IBM
3 11 (23.40%) SAP
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.13%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.13%) Capita
6 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu