The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 163 152 157
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.033% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.035% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
Performance Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tester Salary Trend in Scotland

Performance Tester
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Edinburgh - 5 £45,000 -
Glasgow -5 3 £45,000 -
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (95.00%) Java
1 19 (95.00%) HP
1 19 (95.00%) LoadRunner
1 19 (95.00%) Performance Testing
2 14 (70.00%) SOA
2 14 (70.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) VMware

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (70.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) LoadRunner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Performance Testing
2 14 (70.00%) SOA
3 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware