The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Specialist
Rank 865 841 877
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Specialist 9 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.25% -10.00%
Performance Test Specialist
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Test Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Performance Test Specialist Salary Trend in England

Performance Test Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
(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 -6 6 £50,000 -13.04%
South East -28 1 £41,000 +1.23%
Performance Test Specialist
UK

Performance Test Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Test Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) HP
1 8 (88.89%) LoadRunner
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 8 (88.89%) Facilita Forecast
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (44.44%) LoadUI
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) RUP
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing

Performance Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Test Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) LoadRunner
1 8 (88.89%) Facilita Forecast
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) LoadUI
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) RUP
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
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Harrington Boyd
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