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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Lead
Rank 906 924 966
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 9 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.036% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.037% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 20
Median salary £75,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £60,806
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £47,500 £60,340
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -21.27%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 June 2016 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 10 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 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 9 £75,000 +39.53%
London +22 4 £75,000 -
South West +15 2 £85,000 +58.13%
Bournemouth - 2 £85,000 -
Dorset - 2 £85,000 -
City of London +50 1 - -
Coventry +9 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

Performance Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 24 (85.71%) LoadRunner
2 20 (71.43%) HP
3 19 (67.86%) JMeter
3 19 (67.86%) Performance Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) Oracle
5 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
5 11 (39.29%) IBM
5 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
6 10 (35.71%) SLA
7 9 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Publishing
8 8 (28.57%) WorldPay
8 8 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (28.57%) Fintech
9 6 (21.43%) .NET
9 6 (21.43%) Citrix
9 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 6 (21.43%) Open Source
9 6 (21.43%) Test Management
10 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (14.29%) HP UFT
11 4 (14.29%) Java
12 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
12 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
12 3 (10.71%) Banking
12 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 2 (7.14%) Coaching
13 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (7.14%) SDLC

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 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
1 11 (39.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) LoadRunner
2 19 (67.86%) JMeter
3 4 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) The Grinder
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Publishing
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Fintech
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Performance Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (21.43%) Open Source
4 6 (21.43%) Test Management
4 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) HP
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) IBM
4 8 (28.57%) WorldPay
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft