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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 613 594 601
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 16 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.034% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.036% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 27
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £42,500 £48,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £78,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
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
42755 41601 46281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.60% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35687 34959 39975
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Teddington - 3 £38,500 -
City of London +5 1 - -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 34 (85.00%) LoadRunner
2 31 (77.50%) Performance Testing
3 24 (60.00%) JMeter
4 22 (55.00%) Test Scripting
5 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) HP
6 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) Java
7 7 (17.50%) NeoLoad
7 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) LoadUI
9 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (12.50%) Load Testing
9 5 (12.50%) SilkPerformer
9 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.00%) Retail
10 4 (10.00%) Back Office
10 4 (10.00%) QA
10 4 (10.00%) Selenium
10 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (10.00%) C
10 4 (10.00%) C++
10 4 (10.00%) Publishing
10 4 (10.00%) Open Source
11 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
11 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (7.50%) Scrum
11 3 (7.50%) Benchmarking

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (85.00%) LoadRunner
2 24 (60.00%) JMeter
3 7 (17.50%) NeoLoad
4 6 (15.00%) LoadUI
5 5 (12.50%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (10.00%) Selenium
7 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
7 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Publishing
2 4 (10.00%) Back Office
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
2 1 (2.50%) JSP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Performance Testing
2 22 (55.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Benchmarking
4 3 (7.50%) Scrum
4 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) ERP
5 2 (5.00%) RUP
5 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
6 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) C
3 4 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Siebel
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix