The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Test Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing Consultant
Rank 606 612 624
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 17 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.025% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.027% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 23
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
Performance Test Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Performance Test Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Performance Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Performance Test Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Performance Test Consultant Salary Trend in London

Performance Test Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Performance Test Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Performance Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Performance Test Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 35 (94.59%) LoadRunner
2 31 (83.78%) HP
3 28 (75.68%) Performance Testing
4 25 (67.57%) ISEB
5 22 (59.46%) Software Testing
6 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
7 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
8 15 (40.54%) Finance
9 14 (37.84%) QA
9 14 (37.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (35.14%) TMap
11 11 (29.73%) HP ASE
11 11 (29.73%) Java
12 10 (27.03%) Banking
12 10 (27.03%) Retail
13 9 (24.32%) .NET
13 9 (24.32%) Degree
14 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
15 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
16 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
16 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
16 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
16 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
17 3 (8.11%) Rational Performance Tester
17 3 (8.11%) JMeter
17 3 (8.11%) Oracle
17 3 (8.11%) UNIX
17 3 (8.11%) Siebel
17 3 (8.11%) IBM

Performance Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Performance Test Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 35 (94.59%) LoadRunner
2 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (8.11%) JMeter
3 3 (8.11%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (5.41%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.70%) LoadUI
General
1 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) GIS
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) Statistics
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Performance Testing
2 22 (59.46%) Software Testing
3 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
4 13 (35.14%) TMap
5 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.41%) ERP
7 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.70%) CRM
8 1 (2.70%) Time Management
8 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) E-business
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) VB
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) ISEB
2 14 (37.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (29.73%) HP ASE
4 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.70%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Siebel
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix