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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 865 847 842
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 26 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.042% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.045% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Top 19 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 3 September 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 +10 19 £60,000 +47.23%
London +14 8 £77,500 +82.35%
Scotland +1 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh -2 7 £40,000 -4.76%
South East +4 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire +28 4 - -
Southampton - 4 - -
North West -4 2 £51,750 -
City of London +26 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Yorkshire +11 1 £43,000 -
East of England +9 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Staines - 1 £45,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £51,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -
Leeds - 1 £43,000 -
Manchester - 1 £52,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £45,000 -

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (77.19%) Performance Testing
2 43 (75.44%) Test Scripting
3 32 (56.14%) LoadRunner
4 24 (42.11%) Finance
5 19 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 18 (31.58%) ISTQB
7 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.81%) Test Management
8 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
9 12 (21.05%) HP
9 12 (21.05%) Oracle
10 11 (19.30%) ISEB
10 11 (19.30%) Banking
11 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
11 10 (17.54%) Open Source
12 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
12 9 (15.79%) V-Model
13 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
13 8 (14.04%) Coaching
13 8 (14.04%) TDD
13 8 (14.04%) C#
14 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
14 7 (12.28%) SAP
14 7 (12.28%) Java
14 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
14 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
14 7 (12.28%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (12.28%) QA
14 7 (12.28%) BDD

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (10.53%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (56.14%) LoadRunner
2 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.26%) JMeter
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (1.75%) WinRunner
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (8.77%) RESTful
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
4 2 (3.51%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) Velocity
5 1 (1.75%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Statistics
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) Performance Testing
2 43 (75.44%) Test Scripting
3 19 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.81%) Test Management
6 10 (17.54%) Open Source
7 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 9 (15.79%) V-Model
8 8 (14.04%) TDD
8 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.04%) Coaching
9 7 (12.28%) BDD
9 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.53%) CRM
10 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.77%) Load Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C#
2 7 (12.28%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) SQL
4 4 (7.02%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) ISEB
4 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) CSQA
6 4 (7.02%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) HP
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Capita
3 4 (7.02%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Reuters
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee
6 1 (1.75%) BT