The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Consultant
Rank 874 882 852
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Consultant 23 49 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.042% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.044% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 13
Average salary £55,250 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.77% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £43,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+30.63% +33.07%

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Performance Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Consultant over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Performance Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Consultant
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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 +19 23 £55,250 +22.77%
London 0 11 £55,250 +22.77%
Borehamwood - 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
East of England - 5 - -
Manchester +2 4 £50,500 +32.89%
North West -5 4 £50,500 +32.89%
City of London +14 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £63,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £63,000 -
Leeds - 1 £63,000 -

Performance Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 32 (74.42%) LoadRunner
2 28 (65.12%) Java
3 26 (60.47%) HP
4 19 (44.19%) Performance Testing
5 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 14 (32.56%) Finance
7 13 (30.23%) C++
8 12 (27.91%) C
8 12 (27.91%) ISEB
8 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
8 12 (27.91%) HP ASE
9 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
9 11 (25.58%) Selenium
9 11 (25.58%) VB
9 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (23.26%) HP UFT
10 10 (23.26%) Performance Engineering
11 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
11 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
11 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
11 9 (20.93%) WinRunner
11 9 (20.93%) PHP
12 8 (18.60%) SAP
12 8 (18.60%) Python
12 8 (18.60%) JMeter
12 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (18.60%) Ruby
12 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
12 8 (18.60%) QA
12 8 (18.60%) Server Monitoring

Performance Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (74.42%) LoadRunner
2 11 (25.58%) Selenium
3 10 (23.26%) HP UFT
4 9 (20.93%) WinRunner
5 8 (18.60%) JMeter
5 8 (18.60%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.98%) LoadUI
7 3 (6.98%) NeoLoad
8 2 (4.65%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (2.33%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (2.33%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (2.33%) Introscope
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) COM+
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.33%) Economics
3 1 (2.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Performance Testing
2 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
3 10 (23.26%) Performance Engineering
4 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
4 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
5 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
5 8 (18.60%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Open Source
8 5 (11.63%) Line Management
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
11 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) C++
3 12 (27.91%) C
4 11 (25.58%) VB
5 9 (20.93%) PHP
6 8 (18.60%) Python
6 8 (18.60%) Ruby
7 5 (11.63%) C#
8 3 (6.98%) SQL
9 1 (2.33%) VB6
9 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) ISEB
1 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
1 12 (27.91%) HP ASE
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.33%) CFA
4 1 (2.33%) PhD
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (2.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) HP
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) SAP
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) Siebel
5 3 (6.98%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) Capita
7 1 (2.33%) New Relic
7 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics