The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 70 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 11 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.45% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -27.50%
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 North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
718 602 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.47% 97.41% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 601 503 537
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tester in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tester across the North East region.

Performance Tester Salary Trend in the North East

Performance Tester
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Tyne and Wear - 11 £42,500 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 32 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 25 (78.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (65.63%) ISTQB
4 20 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (43.75%) Facilita Forecast
6 12 (37.50%) ISEB
6 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Selenium
9 3 (9.38%) SAP
9 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.25%) VB
10 2 (6.25%) UNIX
10 2 (6.25%) Windows
10 2 (6.25%) Linux
10 2 (6.25%) Automotive
10 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (3.13%) C
11 1 (3.13%) HTTP
11 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 25 (78.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (43.75%) Facilita Forecast
4 5 (15.63%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.25%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) ISTQB
2 20 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (37.50%) ISEB
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP