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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Consultant
Rank 862 878 818
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Consultant 19 14 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.014% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 28
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £46,750 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -4.76%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Performance Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Consultant
Top 10 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 27 February 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 -2 18 £47,500 -
London +23 14 £45,000 -5.26%
City of London -2 3 £40,000 -15.78%
South East - 2 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £62,500 -
Manchester -1 1 - -
North West -8 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £44,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

Performance Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 22 (47.83%) Oracle
3 21 (45.65%) HP
3 21 (45.65%) Performance Testing
4 19 (41.30%) LoadRunner
5 18 (39.13%) Java
6 17 (36.96%) JMeter
7 14 (30.43%) Test Scripting
8 13 (28.26%) ISEB
9 12 (26.09%) SQL
9 12 (26.09%) Open Source
10 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
11 10 (21.74%) C
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.57%) IIS
12 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
12 9 (19.57%) Siebel
12 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
12 9 (19.57%) JVM Tuning
13 8 (17.39%) Banking
13 8 (17.39%) Citrix
14 7 (15.22%) VB
14 7 (15.22%) WinRunner
14 7 (15.22%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (15.22%) GIS
14 7 (15.22%) Retail
14 7 (15.22%) Ajax
14 7 (15.22%) SilkPerformer
14 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
14 7 (15.22%) Relational Database

Performance Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (19.57%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos Planning
1 2 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (4.35%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) VoIP
1 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) LoadRunner
2 17 (36.96%) JMeter
3 7 (15.22%) SilkPerformer
3 7 (15.22%) Facilita Forecast
3 7 (15.22%) WinRunner
3 7 (15.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (10.87%) LoadUI
5 3 (6.52%) WebLOAD
6 1 (2.17%) Introscope
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Retail
4 4 (8.70%) Aerospace
5 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.35%) Billing
7 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Ajax
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Open Source
2 7 (15.22%) GIS
3 4 (8.70%) Fixed Income
3 4 (8.70%) Equities
3 4 (8.70%) Derivative
3 4 (8.70%) Reference Data
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Statistics
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Performance Testing
2 14 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
4 9 (19.57%) JVM Tuning
5 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
6 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Data Management
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (8.70%) Investment Management
9 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.52%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) SEO
10 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.35%) E-business
10 2 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) C
4 7 (15.22%) VB
5 6 (13.04%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) ISEB
2 7 (15.22%) HP ASE
3 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) HP AIS
7 1 (2.17%) PhD
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) OPNET
2 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle
2 21 (45.65%) HP
3 9 (19.57%) Siebel
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) SunGard
6 4 (8.70%) StatPro
6 4 (8.70%) Advent
6 4 (8.70%) BI-SAM
6 4 (8.70%) FactSet
6 4 (8.70%) SimCorp
7 2 (4.35%) CA
7 2 (4.35%) Hyperion
7 2 (4.35%) Compuware
7 2 (4.35%) SAP
7 2 (4.35%) Cognos
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper