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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 859 821 850
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 44 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.039% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.042% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 25
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +11.11%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -24 31 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South East 0 9 £50,000 +53.84%
London -19 9 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Scotland -9 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Edinburgh -9 6 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £34,500 -
North East - 5 £34,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £34,500 -
North West -8 4 - -
Berkshire -11 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 - -
Warrington - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Reading -3 3 - -
City of London -6 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Glasgow - 2 £45,000 -
South West -14 1 £36,000 -34.54%
Yorkshire -44 1 - - 1
York - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £41,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £47,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Gosport - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £36,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £47,000 -
Luton - 1 £41,500 -
East of England - 1 £41,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £47,000 -

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 61 (80.26%) LoadRunner
2 53 (69.74%) Performance Testing
3 35 (46.05%) Test Scripting
4 32 (42.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (42.11%) HP
5 26 (34.21%) JMeter
6 22 (28.95%) Java
7 19 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 16 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (19.74%) Selenium
9 15 (19.74%) Automated Testing
9 15 (19.74%) WebSphere
9 15 (19.74%) SOA
10 14 (18.42%) QA
10 14 (18.42%) eggPlant
11 13 (17.11%) Windows
11 13 (17.11%) WinRunner
12 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
12 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
13 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
13 10 (13.16%) Test Strategy
13 10 (13.16%) Oracle
13 10 (13.16%) SQL
14 9 (11.84%) Finance
15 8 (10.53%) ISEB
15 8 (10.53%) C
15 8 (10.53%) Linux
16 7 (9.21%) UNIX
16 7 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (7.89%) Facilita Forecast

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (19.74%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
2 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) LAN
1 5 (6.58%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (80.26%) LoadRunner
2 32 (42.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (34.21%) JMeter
4 19 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 15 (19.74%) Selenium
6 14 (18.42%) eggPlant
7 13 (17.11%) WinRunner
8 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (7.89%) Facilita Forecast
9 4 (5.26%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (2.63%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.32%) JIRA
11 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) Ajax
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) UNIX
4 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (69.74%) Performance Testing
2 35 (46.05%) Test Scripting
3 15 (19.74%) SOA
3 15 (19.74%) Automated Testing
4 10 (13.16%) Test Strategy
5 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.58%) Automation Testing
6 5 (6.58%) Migration
6 5 (6.58%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Security Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.63%) Scrum
9 2 (2.63%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.63%) CRM
9 2 (2.63%) ERP
9 2 (2.63%) Test Management
9 2 (2.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) Java
2 10 (13.16%) SQL
3 8 (10.53%) C
4 6 (7.89%) C#
4 6 (7.89%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.53%) ISEB
4 7 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
5 1 (1.32%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) HP
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) Siebel
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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