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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing Consultant
Rank 887 873 871
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 10 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.016% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 12
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -12.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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
London +25 9 £42,500 -10.52%
England -5 9 £42,500 -10.52%
City of London +31 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Scotland +4 1 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -

Performance Test Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (84.85%) LoadRunner
2 25 (75.76%) Finance
3 23 (69.70%) Test Scripting
4 22 (66.67%) Performance Testing
5 20 (60.61%) ISEB
6 19 (57.58%) HP
7 17 (51.52%) Retail
8 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
9 15 (45.45%) Banking
10 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
11 11 (33.33%) Oracle
11 11 (33.33%) Java
11 11 (33.33%) JMeter
11 11 (33.33%) HP ASE
11 11 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (30.30%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (24.24%) QA
14 8 (24.24%) .NET
14 8 (24.24%) Degree
14 8 (24.24%) Siebel
15 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
15 7 (21.21%) SQL
15 7 (21.21%) SilkPerformer
16 6 (18.18%) LoadUI
16 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
17 5 (15.15%) Citrix
17 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
17 5 (15.15%) GIS
17 5 (15.15%) Facilita Forecast

Performance Test Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (84.85%) LoadRunner
2 11 (33.33%) JMeter
3 10 (30.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (21.21%) SilkPerformer
5 6 (18.18%) LoadUI
6 5 (15.15%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (15.15%) WinRunner
7 3 (9.09%) WebLOAD
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Retail
3 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
4 15 (45.45%) Banking
5 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) GIS
1 5 (15.15%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Statistics
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Test Scripting
2 22 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) E-business
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) VB
3 3 (9.09%) C
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) HP ASE
3 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (24.24%) Degree
5 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
6 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) HP AIS
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) HP
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) Siebel
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu