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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 622 619 614
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 14 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.069% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.074% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 14
Average salary £53,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.00%
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
41807 46178 42162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.82% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35269 38303 35650
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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
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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 +25 2 £42,500 -17.07%
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 24 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 22 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 21 (63.64%) JMeter
3 21 (63.64%) HP
4 18 (54.55%) Windows
5 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (42.42%) Open Source
6 14 (42.42%) Relational Database
7 13 (39.39%) JIRA
8 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 11 (33.33%) IIS
8 11 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 11 (33.33%) Web Services
9 10 (30.30%) Linux
9 10 (30.30%) NeoLoad
10 9 (27.27%) Facilita Forecast
10 9 (27.27%) Apache
11 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
11 8 (24.24%) OOP
11 8 (24.24%) OO
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
11 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
11 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
11 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
11 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (24.24%) QA
11 8 (24.24%) Windows Vista

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (33.33%) IIS
2 9 (27.27%) Apache
3 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 21 (63.64%) JMeter
3 13 (39.39%) JIRA
4 10 (30.30%) NeoLoad
5 9 (27.27%) Facilita Forecast
6 8 (24.24%) Rational Performance Tester
7 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
7 5 (15.15%) JProfiler
8 2 (6.06%) JUnit
8 2 (6.06%) TestNG
8 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
8 2 (6.06%) Selenium
9 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
9 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (3.03%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.03%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) XSL
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) SOAP
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) WinForms
4 3 (9.09%) WCF
4 3 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Open Source
2 5 (15.15%) Video on Demand
2 5 (15.15%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.15%) IPTV
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Handset
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Vista
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Android
5 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
5 5 (15.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) OOP
3 8 (24.24%) OO
3 8 (24.24%) Database Tuning
3 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
5 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Stress Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) ISEB
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (15.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (15.15%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) HP
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Siebel
5 1 (3.03%) Sun