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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 846 865 851
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 33 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.007% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 25
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £38,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -26.08%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Top 20 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 27 January 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 +20 25 £50,000 +25.78% 6
Yorkshire - 16 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 14 - - 1
York - 14 - - 1
Scotland +20 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh +9 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East -38 3 - -
East of England - 3 £50,000 - 1
London - 3 £63,750 - 1
Berkshire - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £50,000 - 1
Reading - 3 - -
City of London - 2 £52,500 - 1
Manchester -6 1 £42,500 +14.86%
North West -15 1 £42,500 +14.86%
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £52,500 -
Rotherham - 1 £37,500 - 1

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 68 (81.93%) Performance Testing
2 54 (65.06%) HP
3 44 (53.01%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (43.37%) QA
5 35 (42.17%) JMeter
6 32 (38.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (37.35%) Test Strategy
8 30 (36.14%) Test Automation
9 28 (33.73%) Selenium
9 28 (33.73%) LoadRunner
10 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
11 26 (31.33%) Management Information System
11 26 (31.33%) Test Planning
12 25 (30.12%) Test Management
12 25 (30.12%) Windows
13 24 (28.92%) MS Excel
13 24 (28.92%) Usability Testing
13 24 (28.92%) JIRA
13 24 (28.92%) TDD
13 24 (28.92%) Business Analysis
13 24 (28.92%) eggPlant
13 24 (28.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (21.69%) SC Cleared
14 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
15 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
15 14 (16.87%) Java
16 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
16 12 (14.46%) ISEB
17 11 (13.25%) SOA

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.64%) IIS
2 8 (9.64%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) JBoss
3 2 (2.41%) Liferay
4 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (28.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) LAN
1 6 (7.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (42.17%) JMeter
2 32 (38.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (33.73%) LoadRunner
3 28 (33.73%) Selenium
4 24 (28.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (28.92%) eggPlant
4 24 (28.92%) JIRA
5 10 (12.05%) TestDirector
6 4 (4.82%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (3.61%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.41%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (2.41%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.20%) VisualVM
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) J2EE
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
1 1 (1.20%) JRockit
1 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.82%) Statistics
4 2 (2.41%) Open Source
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.12%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (81.93%) Performance Testing
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) Test Strategy
4 30 (36.14%) Test Automation
5 26 (31.33%) Test Planning
6 25 (30.12%) Test Management
7 24 (28.92%) TDD
7 24 (28.92%) Usability Testing
7 24 (28.92%) Business Analysis
8 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
9 11 (13.25%) SOA
10 7 (8.43%) Regression Testing
11 6 (7.23%) Migration
11 6 (7.23%) OO
11 6 (7.23%) Performance Engineering
12 5 (6.02%) OOP
13 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
13 4 (4.82%) Performance Management
13 4 (4.82%) Automation Testing
14 2 (2.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) Java
2 9 (10.84%) SQL
3 3 (3.61%) C#
4 2 (2.41%) VB
5 1 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.20%) Ruby
5 1 (1.20%) C++
5 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) SC Cleared
1 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) ISEB
3 10 (12.05%) ISTQB
4 9 (10.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (43.37%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (53.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) HP
2 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) VMware
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