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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 859 831 866
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 48 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.040% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.042% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 23
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Performance Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test 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 Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 -40 29 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 13 £45,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 9 £42,000 - 2
London -14 6 £41,250 -29.78%
South East -19 6 £50,000 +53.84%
North West -19 5 - - 1
North East - 5 £34,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £34,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £34,500 -
Cheshire - 5 - - 1
Warrington - 5 - - 1
City of London +7 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Berkshire -8 3 - -
Yorkshire -53 3 - -
York - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £45,000 -
Reading -8 2 - -
Luton - 2 £41,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £41,500 -
East of England - 2 £41,500 -
South West -31 1 £36,000 -25.38%
East Midlands - 1 £47,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £47,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
Gosport - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £36,000 -

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 62 (72.09%) LoadRunner
2 60 (69.77%) Performance Testing
3 36 (41.86%) Test Scripting
4 35 (40.70%) HP
5 34 (39.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 28 (32.56%) JMeter
7 23 (26.74%) Java
8 19 (22.09%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (20.93%) Selenium
9 18 (20.93%) QA
9 18 (20.93%) Visual Studio
9 18 (20.93%) Windows
10 16 (18.60%) SOA
10 16 (18.60%) WebSphere
11 15 (17.44%) Test Strategy
11 15 (17.44%) eggPlant
12 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
13 13 (15.12%) SQL
14 12 (13.95%) Linux
14 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
14 12 (13.95%) WinRunner
14 12 (13.95%) ISTQB
14 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
14 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
15 11 (12.79%) Finance
15 11 (12.79%) Oracle
16 10 (11.63%) ISEB
17 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
17 9 (10.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 8 (9.30%) C

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 16 (18.60%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.14%) IIS
2 7 (8.14%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) Liferay
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) LAN
1 6 (6.98%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.65%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (72.09%) LoadRunner
2 34 (39.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (32.56%) JMeter
4 18 (20.93%) Visual Studio
4 18 (20.93%) Selenium
5 15 (17.44%) eggPlant
6 12 (13.95%) WinRunner
7 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (6.98%) Facilita Forecast
8 4 (4.65%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (3.49%) JIRA
9 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.33%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.16%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) Ajax
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) Social Media
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) EPoS
3 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Linux
3 7 (8.14%) UNIX
4 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (69.77%) Performance Testing
2 36 (41.86%) Test Scripting
3 16 (18.60%) SOA
4 15 (17.44%) Test Strategy
5 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
6 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.14%) Regression Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Migration
9 5 (5.81%) OO
9 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (4.65%) OOP
10 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Test Management
11 3 (3.49%) Usability Testing
11 3 (3.49%) Security Testing
11 3 (3.49%) Test Planning
11 3 (3.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) Java
2 13 (15.12%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) C
4 6 (6.98%) C#
4 6 (6.98%) VB
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) ISTQB
1 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) ISEB
3 9 (10.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.16%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (22.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) HP
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Citrix
5 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) Siebel
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) VMware
UK
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 5% cash/benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago