The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing Consultant
Rank 876 860 884
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 29 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.019% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 11
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
+43.07% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Performance Test Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Top 7 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 26 £45,000 -2.70% 1
London -29 24 £45,000 -25.00%
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
South East - 1 £57,500 - 1

Performance Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 43 (89.58%) LoadRunner
2 39 (81.25%) HP
3 32 (66.67%) ISEB
3 32 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 29 (60.42%) Software Testing
5 27 (56.25%) Telecoms
6 26 (54.17%) Test Scripting
7 24 (50.00%) Finance
8 16 (33.33%) Banking
8 16 (33.33%) Retail
8 16 (33.33%) Degree
8 16 (33.33%) QA
9 15 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (27.08%) TMap
11 9 (18.75%) Retail Banking
11 9 (18.75%) Project Planning
11 9 (18.75%) Investment Banking
12 8 (16.67%) Java
12 8 (16.67%) HP ASE
13 7 (14.58%) .NET
14 6 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
16 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
16 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
16 4 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
16 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
16 4 (8.33%) IBM
16 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
17 3 (6.25%) JMeter

Performance Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (89.58%) LoadRunner
2 6 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (6.25%) JMeter
4 3 (6.25%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.08%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 27 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 24 (50.00%) Finance
3 16 (33.33%) Banking
3 16 (33.33%) Retail
4 9 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 9 (18.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 29 (60.42%) Software Testing
3 26 (54.17%) Test Scripting
4 13 (27.08%) TMap
5 9 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Time Management
9 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
10 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.08%) ERP
10 1 (2.08%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.08%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) ISEB
2 16 (33.33%) Degree
3 15 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (16.67%) HP ASE
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) HP
2 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Siebel
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: Negotiable upon Application
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