The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 851 807 792
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 51 56 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.053% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.056% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 86
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,200 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.71% -10.58%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108008 100411 112253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88395 84589 96881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,988 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Performance Tester
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -40 32 £47,500 -11.62% 2
South East -6 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire -60 4 £50,000 +31.57% 3
North East - 3 £40,000 -
North West -3 2 - -
East of England -7 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 75 (77.32%) Performance Testing
2 60 (61.86%) LoadRunner
3 43 (44.33%) Security Cleared
4 42 (43.30%) SC Cleared
5 41 (42.27%) Finance
6 36 (37.11%) HP
6 36 (37.11%) Software Testing
7 34 (35.05%) ISEB
8 31 (31.96%) QA
8 31 (31.96%) Test Scripting
9 19 (19.59%) ISTQB
9 19 (19.59%) Banking
10 17 (17.53%) Test Management
11 16 (16.49%) Selenium
11 16 (16.49%) QuickTest Pro
12 14 (14.43%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (14.43%) Atlassian
12 14 (14.43%) Data Migration
12 14 (14.43%) Migration
13 11 (11.34%) Retail
14 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
14 10 (10.31%) Degree
14 10 (10.31%) Test Strategy
15 9 (9.28%) Java
16 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (8.25%) Scrum
16 8 (8.25%) JMeter
16 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
16 8 (8.25%) .NET

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
1 2 (2.06%) SSL
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (61.86%) LoadRunner
2 16 (16.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (16.49%) Selenium
3 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.25%) JMeter
5 7 (7.22%) NeoLoad
6 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.09%) Robotium
7 3 (3.09%) Gradle
7 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.06%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (2.06%) SilkPerformer
General
1 41 (42.27%) Finance
2 19 (19.59%) Banking
3 11 (11.34%) Retail
4 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
5 7 (7.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) .NET
2 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.12%) Web Services
2 4 (4.12%) XML
2 4 (4.12%) WinForms
2 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.12%) NHS
2 4 (4.12%) DTV
2 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Android
2 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.09%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (77.32%) Performance Testing
2 36 (37.11%) Software Testing
3 31 (31.96%) Test Scripting
4 17 (17.53%) Test Management
5 14 (14.43%) Data Migration
5 14 (14.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (14.43%) Migration
6 10 (10.31%) Test Strategy
7 8 (8.25%) Scrum
7 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.22%) Regression Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Load Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.12%) OO
10 4 (4.12%) DSDM
10 4 (4.12%) MVC
10 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.12%) Agile Testing
10 4 (4.12%) Kanban
10 4 (4.12%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) Java
2 7 (7.22%) SQL
3 6 (6.19%) C#
4 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) Python
5 3 (3.09%) Ruby
5 3 (3.09%) C
6 2 (2.06%) PHP
6 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.06%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (44.33%) Security Cleared
2 42 (43.30%) SC Cleared
3 34 (35.05%) ISEB
4 19 (19.59%) ISTQB
5 10 (10.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (37.11%) HP
2 14 (14.43%) Atlassian
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Siebel
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix
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