The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing Consultant
Rank 868 884 840
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 13 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.008% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 19
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £44,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant within the UK.

Performance Test Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
London +23 12 £41,250 -13.15%
England -2 12 £41,250 -13.15%
City of London 0 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -

Performance Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 20 (86.96%) HP
2 19 (82.61%) LoadRunner
3 18 (78.26%) Performance Testing
4 17 (73.91%) JMeter
5 14 (60.87%) Finance
6 13 (56.52%) Oracle
7 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
7 12 (52.17%) Open Source
8 11 (47.83%) ISEB
9 9 (39.13%) Siebel
9 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
10 7 (30.43%) Banking
10 7 (30.43%) Retail
10 7 (30.43%) Ajax
10 7 (30.43%) SilkPerformer
10 7 (30.43%) HP ASE
10 7 (30.43%) Facilita Forecast
10 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
10 7 (30.43%) GIS
10 7 (30.43%) Citrix
10 7 (30.43%) WinRunner
10 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (30.43%) Java
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
11 6 (26.09%) VB
11 6 (26.09%) C
11 6 (26.09%) C++
11 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
12 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
12 5 (21.74%) LoadUI

Performance Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) LoadRunner
2 17 (73.91%) JMeter
3 7 (30.43%) SilkPerformer
3 7 (30.43%) WinRunner
3 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (30.43%) Facilita Forecast
4 5 (21.74%) LoadUI
5 3 (13.04%) WebLOAD
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 7 (30.43%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Open Source
2 7 (30.43%) GIS
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Performance Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
3 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) ERP
7 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.70%) E-business
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VB
2 6 (26.09%) C
2 6 (26.09%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISEB
2 7 (30.43%) HP ASE
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) HP AIS
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) HP
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Siebel
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) IBM