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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing Consultant
Rank 893 886 850
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 11 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.021% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,600 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -3.88%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 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 -2 9 £45,000 - 1
London -9 9 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 - 1
Scotland - 2 £47,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Performance Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 23 (92.00%) HP
3 19 (76.00%) Performance Testing
4 17 (68.00%) Java
5 14 (56.00%) ISEB
5 14 (56.00%) ISTQB
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle
7 12 (48.00%) C
7 12 (48.00%) C++
7 12 (48.00%) HP ASE
8 9 (36.00%) SAP
8 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (32.00%) Performance Engineering
9 8 (32.00%) C#
9 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
10 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (24.00%) JMeter
11 6 (24.00%) VB
11 6 (24.00%) Selenium
11 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.00%) HTTP
12 5 (20.00%) Siebel
12 5 (20.00%) HTML
12 5 (20.00%) HP UFT

Performance Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) Selenium
3 6 (24.00%) JMeter
4 5 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (16.00%) CruiseControl
5 4 (16.00%) Hudson
6 3 (12.00%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) NHS
3 4 (16.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Data Management
6 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (16.00%) Test Management
6 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Line Management
8 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) C
2 12 (48.00%) C++
3 8 (32.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) VB
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) ISEB
1 14 (56.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (48.00%) HP ASE
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) HP
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 9 (36.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.00%) Siebel
4 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Capita
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
The Test People
Salary: Rate / Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago