The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 620 597 573
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 27 21 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.051% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 67
Average salary £48,750 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.87% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £77,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44849 41381 48880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.46% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37712 34656 42600
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 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Performance Tester
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -4 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Teddington - 3 £38,500 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 51 (87.93%) Performance Testing
2 48 (82.76%) LoadRunner
3 34 (58.62%) Finance
4 30 (51.72%) HP
5 24 (41.38%) Test Scripting
5 24 (41.38%) SC Cleared
5 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
6 19 (32.76%) JMeter
7 14 (24.14%) Selenium
8 13 (22.41%) QA
9 11 (18.97%) Java
9 11 (18.97%) NeoLoad
10 10 (17.24%) Back Office
10 10 (17.24%) Retail
11 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
12 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.07%) Banking
12 7 (12.07%) ISEB
12 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (10.34%) Scrum
14 5 (8.62%) SilkPerformer
14 5 (8.62%) Load Testing
14 5 (8.62%) Oracle
15 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
15 4 (6.90%) C
15 4 (6.90%) ERP
15 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
15 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
15 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
15 4 (6.90%) Performance Engineering

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (3.45%) HTTP
1 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (82.76%) LoadRunner
2 19 (32.76%) JMeter
3 14 (24.14%) Selenium
4 11 (18.97%) NeoLoad
5 5 (8.62%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (6.90%) LoadUI
6 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.17%) Robotium
7 3 (5.17%) Gradle
7 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.45%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 34 (58.62%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Back Office
2 10 (17.24%) Retail
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
1 2 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (1.72%) JSP
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (87.93%) Performance Testing
2 24 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Scrum
6 5 (8.62%) Load Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
7 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.72%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.72%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.72%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (1.72%) RUP
10 1 (1.72%) Benchmarking
10 1 (1.72%) Regression Testing
10 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.90%) C
3 3 (5.17%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (12.07%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Siebel
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
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