The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Performance Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Test Lead
UK
Rank 836 923 928
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 17 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.025% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 19
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,650 £57,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £80,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +45.45%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Performance Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Performance Test Leader in the job title.

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +85 16 £55,000 -8.33%
South East +68 10 £65,000 -18.75%
Berkshire +52 10 £65,000 -18.75%
Reading +47 9 £55,000 -
London +50 3 £55,000 -8.33%
City of London - 3 £55,000 -
East of England +19 2 £55,000 -31.25%
Essex - 2 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £40,500 -
Scotland - 1 £40,500 -
North West - 1 - -

Performance Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Performance Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Performance Test Leader in the job title.

1 22 (81.48%) Performance Testing
2 20 (74.07%) LoadRunner
3 11 (40.74%) JMeter
4 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
4 10 (37.04%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (29.63%) Banking
6 8 (29.63%) Open Source
7 6 (22.22%) Test Management
7 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (18.52%) Ajax
8 5 (18.52%) Resource Management
8 5 (18.52%) Cognizant
8 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
8 5 (18.52%) ETL
8 5 (18.52%) HTTP
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) VBScript
8 5 (18.52%) VB
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) XML
8 5 (18.52%) Windows

Performance Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) G Suite
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) LoadRunner
2 11 (40.74%) JMeter
3 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.41%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.70%) Buildbot
5 1 (3.70%) Gatling
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Ajax
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Performance Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Open Source
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) Test Management
6 5 (18.52%) Capacity Management
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
6 5 (18.52%) Escalation Management
6 5 (18.52%) ETL
6 5 (18.52%) Resource Management
6 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) VB
1 5 (18.52%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) AppDynamics
2 5 (18.52%) Cognizant
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) SOASTA, Inc