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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Analyst
Rank 790 851 826
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 103 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.054% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.057% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 41
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £26,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £34,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -5.47%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +16 92 £41,500 +18.57% 21
London -1 29 £46,500 -19.13% 7
Yorkshire -17 22 £28,090 -17.38% 2
York - 13 - -
North Yorkshire - 13 - -
East of England -12 10 £41,500 - 1
South East -23 10 £40,000 +50.94% 6
Scotland - 10 £39,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 9 £28,780 - 1
North East - 9 £28,780 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £28,780 - 1
Berkshire +17 8 - -
West Yorkshire -16 8 £18,680 -45.06% 2
Reading +11 7 - -
North West -18 7 £42,500 +42.85% 2
Edinburgh - 7 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Manchester -13 5 £42,500 +14.86% 1
City of London +28 4 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Leeds -15 4 £18,680 -45.06% 2
Luton - 4 £41,500 - 1
Huddersfield - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 £41,500 - 1
Paddington - 4 - -
East Midlands +4 3 £44,500 - 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £44,500 - 2
South West -21 2 £35,500 +1.42%
Watford - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £40,000 - 3
Glasgow - 2 £45,000 -

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 76 (37.25%) Performance Testing
2 61 (29.90%) SQL
3 45 (22.06%) HP
4 44 (21.57%) LoadRunner
5 42 (20.59%) JMeter
5 42 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (18.63%) Data Analysis
7 37 (18.14%) QA
8 35 (17.16%) Test Scripting
8 35 (17.16%) MS Excel
9 34 (16.67%) Selenium
10 31 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (15.20%) HP Quality Center
10 31 (15.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 30 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 30 (14.71%) Windows
12 26 (12.75%) Finance
13 25 (12.25%) SQL Server
13 25 (12.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (12.25%) Degree
14 22 (10.78%) Test Strategy
14 22 (10.78%) Analytics
15 21 (10.29%) Test Automation
15 21 (10.29%) .NET
15 21 (10.29%) Java
15 21 (10.29%) JavaScript
16 20 (9.80%) HTML
16 20 (9.80%) SAS
16 20 (9.80%) Business Analysis
17 19 (9.31%) Marketing

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (9.80%) SAS
2 17 (8.33%) IIS
3 16 (7.84%) Apache
4 11 (5.39%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.90%) Liferay
5 10 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.90%) JBoss
6 4 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 35 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.49%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.49%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) LAN
1 7 (3.43%) WAN
2 2 (0.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.94%) MySQL
5 5 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.47%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.49%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 44 (21.57%) LoadRunner
2 42 (20.59%) JMeter
3 34 (16.67%) Selenium
4 31 (15.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 25 (12.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (8.82%) eggPlant
7 14 (6.86%) JIRA
8 11 (5.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (4.90%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.92%) TestDirector
11 6 (2.94%) Facilita Forecast
12 4 (1.96%) Rational Performance Tester
12 4 (1.96%) WinRunner
13 2 (0.98%) SilkPerformer
13 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.98%) LoadUI
General
1 26 (12.75%) Finance
2 19 (9.31%) Marketing
3 18 (8.82%) Retail
4 11 (5.39%) Banking
5 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.96%) Advertising
7 3 (1.47%) Local Government
8 2 (0.98%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.29%) .NET
2 20 (9.80%) HTML
3 4 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) SOAP
4 1 (0.49%) RESTful
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.31%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.88%) Statistics
3 12 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.98%) NHS
5 2 (0.98%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.98%) Open Source
5 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Social Media
6 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.49%) EPoS
6 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.49%) Wiki
6 1 (0.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.71%) Windows
2 13 (6.37%) Linux
2 13 (6.37%) UNIX
3 12 (5.88%) Solaris
4 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.25%) Performance Testing
2 38 (18.63%) Data Analysis
3 35 (17.16%) Test Scripting
4 31 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (10.78%) Test Strategy
5 22 (10.78%) Analytics
6 21 (10.29%) Test Automation
7 20 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 17 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 16 (7.84%) Content Management
10 15 (7.35%) Test Management
11 14 (6.86%) Usability Testing
11 14 (6.86%) TDD
11 14 (6.86%) ITIL
11 14 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 14 (6.86%) Test Planning
12 13 (6.37%) Line Management
12 13 (6.37%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.90%) SQL
2 21 (10.29%) Java
2 21 (10.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.86%) VBA
4 11 (5.39%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.90%) Perl
6 9 (4.41%) AWK
6 9 (4.41%) Korn
6 9 (4.41%) R
7 7 (3.43%) C#
8 6 (2.94%) VB
9 4 (1.96%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.98%) C
10 2 (0.98%) Ruby
11 1 (0.49%) Python
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (12.25%) Degree
2 19 (9.31%) SC Cleared
2 19 (9.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.90%) ISEB
3 10 (4.90%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.49%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.14%) QA
2 7 (3.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (15.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.45%) Nagios
3 4 (1.96%) OpenView
4 3 (1.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (22.06%) HP
2 30 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.35%) Oracle
4 11 (5.39%) Google
5 9 (4.41%) Splunk
5 9 (4.41%) Tableau
6 6 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.96%) Sun
7 4 (1.96%) BEA
7 4 (1.96%) Teradata
8 3 (1.47%) Nimsoft
9 2 (0.98%) FactSet
9 2 (0.98%) BI-SAM
9 2 (0.98%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.49%) Charles River
10 1 (0.49%) VMware
10 1 (0.49%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.49%) Maxymiser
10 1 (0.49%) Twitter
10 1 (0.49%) Lumesse
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