The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 867 910 859
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 23 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.020% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 42
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £34,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +21.71%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Performance Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +15 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +5 5 - -
York - 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
South West -17 4 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £48,750 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 -
London +29 3 £42,000 -20.00%
Gloucester - 3 £52,500 -
South East +6 2 £50,000 +24.22%
Reading -9 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Berkshire -9 2 £50,000 +40.84%
Warwickshire - 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +32 1 £35,000 -31.70%
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 46 (83.64%) Performance Testing
2 37 (67.27%) HP
3 27 (49.09%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (47.27%) Test Management
5 22 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (40.00%) JMeter
6 21 (38.18%) LoadRunner
6 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
6 21 (38.18%) Test Planning
7 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 20 (36.36%) QA
7 20 (36.36%) Selenium
8 19 (34.55%) JIRA
9 18 (32.73%) Business Analysis
9 18 (32.73%) TDD
9 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
9 18 (32.73%) QuickTest Pro
9 18 (32.73%) Management Information System
9 18 (32.73%) eggPlant
9 18 (32.73%) Usability Testing
9 18 (32.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
11 11 (20.00%) Java
12 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.55%) Finance
13 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
14 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
14 7 (12.73%) SOA

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) DB2
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) JMeter
2 21 (38.18%) LoadRunner
3 20 (36.36%) Selenium
4 19 (34.55%) JIRA
5 18 (32.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (32.73%) eggPlant
5 18 (32.73%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (5.45%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.64%) JUnit
7 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.64%) TestNG
8 1 (1.82%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.82%) VisualVM
8 1 (1.82%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (1.82%) SilkPerformer
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
1 2 (3.64%) Velocity
2 1 (1.82%) J2EE
2 1 (1.82%) JRockit
2 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Open Source
2 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) Performance Testing
2 26 (47.27%) Test Management
3 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
4 21 (38.18%) Test Planning
5 18 (32.73%) Usability Testing
5 18 (32.73%) TDD
5 18 (32.73%) Business Analysis
6 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.73%) SOA
9 3 (5.45%) Stress Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Cyber Security
10 2 (3.64%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
10 2 (3.64%) V-Model
10 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.82%) Scrum
11 1 (1.82%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) ISEB
2 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (49.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) nmon
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) HP
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) Splunk