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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 604 614 616
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 18 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.043% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.046% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 5
Average salary £58,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.10% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £36,400 £49,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +20.00%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +27 6 £50,500 +3.58% 1
Croydon - 1 £43,000 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Performance Testing
2 19 (61.29%) LoadRunner
3 18 (58.06%) Open Source
4 17 (54.84%) JMeter
5 14 (45.16%) HP
5 14 (45.16%) NeoLoad
5 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (38.71%) SDLC
6 12 (38.71%) Finance
6 12 (38.71%) JIRA
7 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 11 (35.48%) Web Services
8 10 (32.26%) SOAP
8 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
8 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
10 8 (25.81%) User Stories
10 8 (25.81%) BDD
10 8 (25.81%) REST
10 8 (25.81%) User Experience
10 8 (25.81%) QA
10 8 (25.81%) Selenium
10 8 (25.81%) FitNesse
10 8 (25.81%) NUnit
10 8 (25.81%) Apache CXF
10 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
10 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (25.81%) Integration Testing
10 8 (25.81%) Java

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) LoadRunner
2 17 (54.84%) JMeter
3 14 (45.16%) NeoLoad
4 12 (38.71%) JIRA
5 8 (25.81%) Selenium
5 8 (25.81%) FitNesse
5 8 (25.81%) NUnit
5 8 (25.81%) JUnit
6 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.45%) VisualVM
8 1 (3.23%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 10 (32.26%) SOAP
3 8 (25.81%) Apache CXF
3 8 (25.81%) REST
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) JRockit
5 2 (6.45%) WinForms
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 2 (6.45%) WPF
6 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Spread Betting
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Performance Testing
3 18 (58.06%) Open Source
4 12 (38.71%) SDLC
5 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
6 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.81%) BDD
6 8 (25.81%) User Stories
6 8 (25.81%) Integration Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Engineering
10 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Sun
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