The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 592 605 611
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 18 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.066% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.070% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 10
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -23.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £43,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -27.50%
Performance Tester
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Performance Tester Salary Trend in London

Performance Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in London

Performance Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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
City of London +20 4 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 31 (81.58%) LoadRunner
2 30 (78.95%) Performance Testing
3 25 (65.79%) JMeter
4 20 (52.63%) Test Scripting
5 19 (50.00%) HP
6 15 (39.47%) Java
7 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
9 12 (31.58%) Windows
9 12 (31.58%) Relational Database
10 11 (28.95%) TDD
11 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
12 9 (23.68%) HTML
12 9 (23.68%) JIRA
12 9 (23.68%) Open Source
13 8 (21.05%) BDD
13 8 (21.05%) QA
13 8 (21.05%) SQL
13 8 (21.05%) Linux
13 8 (21.05%) UNIX
14 7 (18.42%) Python
14 7 (18.42%) ISEB
14 7 (18.42%) XSL
14 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
14 7 (18.42%) IPTV
14 7 (18.42%) VMware
14 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
14 7 (18.42%) Service Management
14 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (10.53%) IIS
1 4 (10.53%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (81.58%) LoadRunner
2 25 (65.79%) JMeter
3 9 (23.68%) JIRA
4 7 (18.42%) JProfiler
4 7 (18.42%) Facilita Forecast
4 7 (18.42%) LoadUI
5 4 (10.53%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (10.53%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (7.89%) NeoLoad
6 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.63%) WinRunner
8 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.63%) Hudson
8 1 (2.63%) JUnit
8 1 (2.63%) Redmine
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) XSL
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Open Source
2 7 (18.42%) Video on Demand
2 7 (18.42%) Over-the-Top Content
2 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
2 7 (18.42%) IPTV
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 7 (18.42%) Android
3 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Performance Testing
2 20 (52.63%) Test Scripting
3 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) TDD
5 8 (21.05%) BDD
6 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (18.42%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
6 7 (18.42%) Service Management
6 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (15.79%) Load Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
8 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 4 (10.53%) OOP
9 4 (10.53%) OO
9 4 (10.53%) Database Tuning
10 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.89%) RUP
10 3 (7.89%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) C
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (18.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
2 7 (18.42%) SOASTA, Inc
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Siebel
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago