The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 806 828 813
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 43 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.035% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.037% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 30
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £53,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -18.27%
Performance Tester
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
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Performance Tester Salary Trend in England

Performance Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in England

Performance Tester
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 Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 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 -9 17 £57,000 +20.00% 1
South East - 11 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £45,000 -
North West -13 3 £33,750 -
East of England - 2 - -
East Midlands +28 1 £44,000 +35.38%
South West -21 1 £44,000 +35.38%
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 66 (63.46%) Performance Testing
2 63 (60.58%) LoadRunner
3 36 (34.62%) Windows
4 31 (29.81%) Java
5 29 (27.88%) JMeter
6 26 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (24.04%) ISEB
8 23 (22.12%) QuickTest Pro
8 23 (22.12%) QA
9 22 (21.15%) Test Scripting
9 22 (21.15%) HP
9 22 (21.15%) Linux
10 19 (18.27%) SQL
11 18 (17.31%) Degree
11 18 (17.31%) Facilita Forecast
12 17 (16.35%) Relational Database
12 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
13 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
13 15 (14.42%) JIRA
13 15 (14.42%) TDD
13 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (14.42%) VMware
14 14 (13.46%) C#
14 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
14 14 (13.46%) UNIX
14 14 (13.46%) Windows XP
14 14 (13.46%) Load Testing
14 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (13.46%) HP Quality Center

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.62%) IIS
1 10 (9.62%) Apache
2 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.77%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.92%) Drupal
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) DNS
3 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.69%) Big Data
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.88%) MySQL
5 2 (1.92%) DB2
5 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (60.58%) LoadRunner
2 29 (27.88%) JMeter
3 23 (22.12%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (17.31%) Facilita Forecast
5 15 (14.42%) JIRA
6 9 (8.65%) NeoLoad
7 8 (7.69%) Selenium
7 8 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
8 7 (6.73%) JProfiler
9 6 (5.77%) TestDirector
9 6 (5.77%) WebDriver
9 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.85%) Subversion
11 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.88%) JUnit
13 2 (1.92%) SilkPerformer
13 2 (1.92%) TestNG
13 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.92%) LoadUI
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.65%) Banking
2 9 (8.65%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Billing
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) HTML
2 10 (9.62%) Web Services
3 7 (6.73%) J2EE
3 7 (6.73%) XSL
4 5 (4.81%) JMS
4 5 (4.81%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.81%) Spring
4 5 (4.81%) XML
4 5 (4.81%) JSP
4 5 (4.81%) Struts
5 3 (2.88%) SOAP
5 3 (2.88%) .NET
6 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.92%) WCF
6 2 (1.92%) WPF
6 2 (1.92%) WinForms
7 1 (0.96%) RESTful
7 1 (0.96%) Ajax
7 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.54%) Open Source
3 10 (9.62%) Replication
4 7 (6.73%) IPTV
4 7 (6.73%) N-Tier
4 7 (6.73%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.73%) Video on Demand
4 7 (6.73%) Over-the-Top Content
5 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.77%) Statistics
6 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.96%) GIS
8 1 (0.96%) BBC
8 1 (0.96%) Handset
8 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Windows
2 22 (21.15%) Linux
3 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (13.46%) UNIX
4 14 (13.46%) Windows XP
5 9 (8.65%) Android
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.92%) AIX
8 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (63.46%) Performance Testing
2 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.15%) Test Scripting
4 15 (14.42%) TDD
5 14 (13.46%) Load Testing
6 12 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 12 (11.54%) OOP
6 12 (11.54%) OO
6 12 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 10 (9.62%) Test Planning
8 9 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.65%) Performance Engineering
8 9 (8.65%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (8.65%) BDD
8 9 (8.65%) Automated Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Stress Testing
9 8 (7.69%) Database Tuning
9 8 (7.69%) DevOps
10 7 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.73%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) Java
2 19 (18.27%) SQL
3 14 (13.46%) C#
4 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.65%) C
6 8 (7.69%) Python
7 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.81%) PHP
8 5 (4.81%) C++
9 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.92%) AWK
10 2 (1.92%) Ruby
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 25 (24.04%) ISEB
3 18 (17.31%) Degree
4 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
5 14 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.12%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (13.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (6.73%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) HP
2 15 (14.42%) VMware
3 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.69%) Oracle
4 8 (7.69%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Sun
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) Siebel
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix
7 1 (0.96%) Apple
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