The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 49 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 16 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.58% - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 3
Average salary £39,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
Performance Tester
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
603 495 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.42% 96.87% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 433 436 434
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Performance Tester Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Performance Tester
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £39,500 - 4
Performance Tester
North East

Performance Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 20 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 15 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) ISEB
7 5 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) VB
9 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
10 1 (5.00%) C
10 1 (5.00%) SAP
10 1 (5.00%) HTTP
10 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (5.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 15 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (20.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago