The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analyst
Rank 803 859 827
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 96 46 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.042% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.045% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 38
Average salary £44,000 £36,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.72% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,916 £24,995 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £46,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,750 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+16.08% -18.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK.

Performance Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Analyst over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Performance Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
England +39 88 £41,500 +13.69% 8
London +18 30 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Yorkshire -10 20 £18,680 -50.84% 2
North Yorkshire - 13 - - 1
York - 13 - - 1
East of England -12 12 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £40,000 -
North West -7 8 £30,000 +0.84% 4
South East -15 8 £40,000 +20.30%
Berkshire +16 7 - -
Scotland +11 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -6 7 £18,680 -37.73% 1
Manchester -23 7 £30,000 -18.91% 3
Edinburgh 0 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £28,780 -
Reading - 6 - -
North East - 6 £28,780 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £28,780 -
City of London +18 5 £44,500 -22.60% 1
Leeds 0 5 £18,680 -37.73% 1
Rickmansworth - 4 £31,000 -
East Midlands +18 3 £44,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £44,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £41,500 -
Luton - 3 £41,500 -
Huddersfield - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
South West -6 1 £39,000 +11.42%
Paddington - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 77 (40.31%) Performance Testing
2 53 (27.75%) HP
3 48 (25.13%) SQL
4 40 (20.94%) LoadRunner
4 40 (20.94%) JMeter
4 40 (20.94%) QA
5 39 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (19.37%) MS Excel
7 36 (18.85%) HP Quality Center
8 35 (18.32%) Selenium
8 35 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (18.32%) Data Analysis
8 35 (18.32%) Microsoft
9 32 (16.75%) Windows
10 31 (16.23%) QuickTest Pro
11 29 (15.18%) Finance
12 26 (13.61%) Business Analysis
12 26 (13.61%) Test Scripting
12 26 (13.61%) Test Automation
13 25 (13.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (13.09%) Management Information System
14 24 (12.57%) Test Strategy
15 23 (12.04%) Analytics
16 22 (11.52%) Java
17 21 (10.99%) SQL Server
17 21 (10.99%) SC Cleared
17 21 (10.99%) Security Cleared
18 20 (10.47%) Test Management
18 20 (10.47%) eggPlant
18 20 (10.47%) Degree

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (10.47%) SAS
2 16 (8.38%) IIS
3 15 (7.85%) Apache
4 13 (6.81%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.71%) Liferay
5 9 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.71%) JBoss
6 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 37 (19.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.09%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.66%) LAN
1 7 (3.66%) WAN
2 5 (2.62%) Intranet
3 4 (2.09%) HTTP
4 3 (1.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.05%) IPsec
5 2 (1.05%) VPN
6 1 (0.52%) DNS
6 1 (0.52%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.24%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.19%) MySQL
4 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.57%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.52%) ProClarity
7 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (20.94%) LoadRunner
1 40 (20.94%) JMeter
2 35 (18.32%) Selenium
3 31 (16.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 25 (13.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (10.47%) eggPlant
6 19 (9.95%) JIRA
7 10 (5.24%) TestDirector
8 7 (3.66%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (3.14%) Facilita Forecast
10 4 (2.09%) Rational Performance Tester
11 2 (1.05%) SilkPerformer
11 2 (1.05%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.52%) WinRunner
General
1 29 (15.18%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Marketing
3 14 (7.33%) Retail
4 9 (4.71%) Banking
5 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.57%) Local Government
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.76%) HTML
1 11 (5.76%) .NET
2 3 (1.57%) J2EE
3 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.52%) CSS
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
3 1 (0.52%) WCF
3 1 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.81%) Visualisation
4 12 (6.28%) Statistics
5 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.57%) NHS
7 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.05%) PKI
7 2 (1.05%) Open Source
7 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) Wiki
8 1 (0.52%) Online Games
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.75%) Windows
2 15 (7.85%) Linux
3 12 (6.28%) UNIX
4 9 (4.71%) Solaris
5 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.05%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.31%) Performance Testing
2 35 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.32%) Data Analysis
3 26 (13.61%) Test Scripting
3 26 (13.61%) Business Analysis
3 26 (13.61%) Test Automation
4 24 (12.57%) Test Strategy
5 23 (12.04%) Analytics
6 20 (10.47%) Test Management
7 19 (9.95%) Usability Testing
7 19 (9.95%) Performance Management
7 19 (9.95%) TDD
7 19 (9.95%) Test Planning
8 15 (7.85%) ITIL
9 13 (6.81%) SOA
10 12 (6.28%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (5.24%) Line Management
12 10 (5.24%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.24%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.13%) SQL
2 22 (11.52%) Java
3 12 (6.28%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.28%) VBA
4 9 (4.71%) Perl
4 9 (4.71%) R
5 8 (4.19%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.19%) AWK
5 8 (4.19%) Korn
6 7 (3.66%) C#
7 6 (3.14%) VB
8 3 (1.57%) C++
8 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.05%) C
9 2 (1.05%) PHP
9 2 (1.05%) Ruby
10 1 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.99%) SC Cleared
1 21 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.47%) Degree
3 9 (4.71%) ISEB
3 9 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.94%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) Squid
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (18.85%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.14%) Nagios
3 5 (2.62%) OpenView
4 3 (1.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (27.75%) HP
2 35 (18.32%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.33%) Oracle
4 10 (5.24%) Google
5 9 (4.71%) Splunk
5 9 (4.71%) Tableau
6 5 (2.62%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.09%) Teradata
8 3 (1.57%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.05%) Perforce
9 2 (1.05%) BEA
9 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.05%) Sun
9 2 (1.05%) BI-SAM
10 1 (0.52%) Twitter
10 1 (0.52%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.52%) EMC
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix
10 1 (0.52%) SAP
10 1 (0.52%) IBM
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