The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Leader 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 Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Lead
Rank 866 850 857
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 20 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.021% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.022% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 5
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - £52,500

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Salary Trend

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

Performance Test Leader Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +9 20 £65,000 +15.55% 1
London -19 12 £65,000 +15.55%
City of London +3 4 £56,500 +2.72%
North West - 4 £65,000 -
South East - 4 £40,000 -
Manchester - 4 £65,000 -
Reading - 4 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £40,000 -
Ealing - 1 £51,500 -

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Leader 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 Leader in their job title.

1 36 (73.47%) Performance Testing
2 33 (67.35%) LoadRunner
3 19 (38.78%) Test Scripting
4 15 (30.61%) HP
5 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (26.53%) JMeter
6 13 (26.53%) QA
6 13 (26.53%) Performance Engineering
7 12 (24.49%) Test Management
7 12 (24.49%) SAP
8 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Windows
9 10 (20.41%) IBM
9 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.37%) Rational Performance Tester
10 9 (18.37%) Line Management
11 8 (16.33%) NeoLoad
11 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
11 8 (16.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (16.33%) Load Testing
12 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.29%) Banking
12 7 (14.29%) C#
12 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
13 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
13 6 (12.24%) vSphere

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Leader 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 Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (67.35%) LoadRunner
2 13 (26.53%) JMeter
3 9 (18.37%) Rational Performance Tester
4 8 (16.33%) NeoLoad
4 8 (16.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (10.20%) WebLOAD
6 4 (8.16%) TestDirector
7 3 (6.12%) WinRunner
8 2 (4.08%) LoadUI
8 2 (4.08%) Selenium
9 1 (2.04%) Introscope
9 1 (2.04%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.04%) Hudson
9 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Publishing
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
1 1 (2.04%) JMS
1 1 (2.04%) SOAP
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Replication
2 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.20%) Open Source
3 3 (6.12%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) RIA
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
1 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Performance Testing
2 19 (38.78%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (26.53%) Performance Engineering
5 12 (24.49%) Test Management
6 9 (18.37%) Line Management
7 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
7 8 (16.33%) Load Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.20%) Business Development
9 5 (10.20%) Quality Management
9 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.16%) Coaching
11 3 (6.12%) Software Distribution
12 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
12 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.08%) Scalability Testing
13 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
13 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) C
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) HP
2 12 (24.49%) SAP
3 10 (20.41%) IBM
4 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 6 (12.24%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.04%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Green Hat