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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 638 636 625
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 13 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.055% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.058% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 13
Average salary £54,250 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,050 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
39184 39901 41305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33782 33821 33803
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +58 2 £57,500 +35.29%
Harrow - 2 £52,500 -
Romford - 1 £57,500 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 23 (58.97%) LoadRunner
3 19 (48.72%) JMeter
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (41.03%) Finance
6 15 (38.46%) HP
6 15 (38.46%) ISEB
6 15 (38.46%) Citrix
7 14 (35.90%) .NET
7 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (33.33%) Load Testing
9 11 (28.21%) NeoLoad
9 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
10 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
10 10 (25.64%) QA
11 9 (23.08%) Test Management
11 9 (23.08%) Open Source
12 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
12 8 (20.51%) Banking
12 8 (20.51%) Defect Management
13 7 (17.95%) Retail
13 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
13 7 (17.95%) Stress Testing
14 6 (15.38%) Scrum
14 6 (15.38%) C#
15 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
15 5 (12.82%) Windows
15 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
15 5 (12.82%) Telecoms

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (10.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) LoadRunner
2 19 (48.72%) JMeter
3 11 (28.21%) NeoLoad
4 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Gatling
7 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.56%) OpenSTA
7 1 (2.56%) Selenium
7 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.56%) The Grinder
7 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) WebLOAD
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Retail
4 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (10.26%) Games
6 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) DCOM
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Fintech
2 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
5 9 (23.08%) Open Source
5 9 (23.08%) Test Management
6 8 (20.51%) Defect Management
7 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.95%) Stress Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) SDLC
9 5 (12.82%) Software Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Test Planning
10 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) C
2 4 (10.26%) C++
2 4 (10.26%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) VB
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) ISEB
2 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Citrix
1 15 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
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