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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 805 825 840
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 63 47 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.046% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.048% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 51 23 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -27.50%
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
99985 96960 104426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.70% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83835 79628 90649
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +11 17 £61,250 +44.11% 4
North East - 16 £42,500 -
South East +3 12 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -15 11 £42,000 +24.44% 1
North West -4 4 - -
West Midlands -13 3 £50,000 -
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 84 (70.00%) LoadRunner
2 80 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 38 (31.67%) JMeter
4 37 (30.83%) Java
5 35 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (28.33%) ISTQB
7 32 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (24.17%) Windows
9 28 (23.33%) Test Scripting
10 23 (19.17%) Linux
10 23 (19.17%) HP
10 23 (19.17%) QA
10 23 (19.17%) Facilita Forecast
11 22 (18.33%) ISEB
11 22 (18.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (15.83%) Degree
13 18 (15.00%) Load Testing
13 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
14 16 (13.33%) SQL
15 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 15 (12.50%) Finance
15 15 (12.50%) TDD
15 15 (12.50%) JIRA
16 14 (11.67%) UNIX
16 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
17 13 (10.83%) HTML
17 13 (10.83%) VMware
17 13 (10.83%) Load Balancing
18 12 (10.00%) C++
18 12 (10.00%) SQL Server

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Trello
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) HTTP
2 4 (3.33%) SSL
2 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.50%) IMAP
3 3 (2.50%) SNMP
3 3 (2.50%) SMTP
3 3 (2.50%) SAN
3 3 (2.50%) NAS
4 2 (1.67%) DNS
4 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.67%) Big Data
3 6 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (70.00%) LoadRunner
2 38 (31.67%) JMeter
3 32 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (19.17%) Facilita Forecast
5 15 (12.50%) JIRA
6 12 (10.00%) Selenium
7 9 (7.50%) NeoLoad
8 7 (5.83%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (5.83%) JProfiler
8 7 (5.83%) LoadUI
9 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (5.00%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.17%) SoapUI
11 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.33%) Subversion
12 3 (2.50%) WebLOAD
12 3 (2.50%) Rational Performance Tester
12 3 (2.50%) AQtime
13 2 (1.67%) eggPlant
General
1 15 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Banking
2 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Publishing
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.83%) HTML
2 7 (5.83%) JSP
2 7 (5.83%) XSL
3 6 (5.00%) XML
3 6 (5.00%) Struts
3 6 (5.00%) J2EE
3 6 (5.00%) JMS
3 6 (5.00%) Spring
3 6 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.17%) Ajax
5 4 (3.33%) .NET
5 4 (3.33%) Web Services
6 3 (2.50%) MAPI
7 1 (0.83%) LAMP
7 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.50%) Open Source
3 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.83%) IPTV
4 7 (5.83%) Statistics
4 7 (5.83%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.83%) Video on Demand
4 7 (5.83%) Over-the-Top Content
5 5 (4.17%) Replication
5 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) BBC
8 1 (0.83%) GIS
8 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Windows
2 23 (19.17%) Linux
3 14 (11.67%) UNIX
4 8 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.67%) Android
5 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 35 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.33%) Test Scripting
4 18 (15.00%) Load Testing
5 15 (12.50%) TDD
6 13 (10.83%) Load Balancing
7 12 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 8 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.67%) DevOps
8 8 (6.67%) BDD
8 8 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.83%) Service Management
9 7 (5.83%) OOP
9 7 (5.83%) OO
9 7 (5.83%) Performance Management
9 7 (5.83%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) Java
2 16 (13.33%) SQL
3 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.00%) C++
5 10 (8.33%) C
5 10 (8.33%) C#
6 8 (6.67%) Python
7 4 (3.33%) PHP
8 3 (2.50%) VB
9 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (28.33%) ISTQB
2 22 (18.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 22 (18.33%) ISEB
3 19 (15.83%) Degree
4 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.50%) vSphere
3 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.83%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.33%) Puppet
4 3 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.50%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) HP
2 13 (10.83%) VMware
3 8 (6.67%) SOASTA, Inc
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Siebel
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix
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