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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank - 165 163
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 0 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.37% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.39% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £46,250 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.06%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +21.71%
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
2983 3837 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.07% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2505 1747
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Introscope
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) CA Wily

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Introscope
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP