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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 865 863 875
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 37 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.020% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 17
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 2014 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 27 November 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 -22 29 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire -30 13 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 13 - - 1
York - 13 - - 1
Scotland +3 8 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Edinburgh 0 7 £39,000 -22.00%
South East -16 7 - -
Reading - 7 - -
Berkshire - 7 - -
London +4 6 £52,500 -8.69%
Paddington - 4 - -
North West -8 2 £42,500 +14.86%
Cheshire -10 1 - -
Manchester -12 1 £42,500 +14.86%
East of England - 1 £41,500 -
Luton - 1 £41,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £41,500 -

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 63 (76.83%) Performance Testing
2 39 (47.56%) HP
3 34 (41.46%) LoadRunner
4 31 (37.80%) JMeter
4 31 (37.80%) HP Quality Center
5 30 (36.59%) QA
5 30 (36.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 27 (32.93%) Windows
7 24 (29.27%) Selenium
8 22 (26.83%) Test Strategy
8 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (25.61%) Test Automation
10 20 (24.39%) Test Scripting
11 19 (23.17%) SC Cleared
11 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
12 18 (21.95%) eggPlant
13 17 (20.73%) Management Information System
13 17 (20.73%) Java
14 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
14 16 (19.51%) Test Management
15 15 (18.29%) Usability Testing
15 15 (18.29%) JIRA
15 15 (18.29%) Business Analysis
15 15 (18.29%) Test Planning
15 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
15 15 (18.29%) TDD
16 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.85%) SQL
18 12 (14.63%) Linux

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (13.41%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.98%) IIS
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) JBoss
3 3 (3.66%) Liferay
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) LAN
1 6 (7.32%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (41.46%) LoadRunner
2 31 (37.80%) JMeter
3 30 (36.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 24 (29.27%) Selenium
5 18 (21.95%) eggPlant
6 15 (18.29%) JIRA
6 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (10.98%) Visual Studio
8 8 (9.76%) TestDirector
9 6 (7.32%) Facilita Forecast
10 4 (4.88%) Rational Performance Tester
11 3 (3.66%) WinRunner
12 2 (2.44%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (2.44%) LoadUI
13 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.88%) Statistics
2 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Performance Testing
2 22 (26.83%) Test Strategy
2 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.61%) Test Automation
4 20 (24.39%) Test Scripting
5 16 (19.51%) Test Management
6 15 (18.29%) Test Planning
6 15 (18.29%) TDD
6 15 (18.29%) Business Analysis
6 15 (18.29%) Usability Testing
7 11 (13.41%) SOA
8 7 (8.54%) Regression Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Automation Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (7.32%) Migration
9 6 (7.32%) OO
10 5 (6.10%) OOP
10 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) Java
2 13 (15.85%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) C#
4 6 (7.32%) VB
5 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) SC Cleared
1 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.98%) ISEB
3 9 (10.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (36.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (37.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (47.56%) HP
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) IBM
4 1 (1.22%) Citrix
4 1 (1.22%) VMware
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