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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Lead
Rank 875 895 888
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 18 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.020% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 17
Average salary £72,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.09% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,340 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,340 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.42% +20.68%

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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 16 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 1 July 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 +3 12 £77,500 +47.61% 1
London +47 10 £82,500 +57.14%
City of London +39 9 £82,500 +53.48%
Glasgow - 5 £45,000 -
Scotland - 5 £45,000 -
South East +11 1 £55,000 - 1
South Wales - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Guildford - 1 £55,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £42,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 42 (80.77%) Performance Testing
2 29 (55.77%) LoadRunner
2 29 (55.77%) Test Strategy
3 23 (44.23%) Finance
4 22 (42.31%) HP
5 15 (28.85%) Java
5 15 (28.85%) JMeter
6 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
7 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 11 (21.15%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
9 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (19.23%) QA
10 9 (17.31%) Banking
10 9 (17.31%) .NET
10 9 (17.31%) Windows
10 9 (17.31%) Test Management
10 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
11 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (15.38%) Project Management
11 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
12 7 (13.46%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (13.46%) ISEB
12 7 (13.46%) Performance Engineering
12 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
13 6 (11.54%) BDD
13 6 (11.54%) Middleware
14 5 (9.62%) IBM
14 5 (9.62%) MySQL

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
1 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (55.77%) LoadRunner
2 15 (28.85%) JMeter
3 5 (9.62%) WebLOAD
3 5 (9.62%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) Middleware
3 5 (9.62%) Web Services
4 3 (5.77%) ODBC
4 3 (5.77%) J2EE
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) PMI
3 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Performance Testing
2 29 (55.77%) Test Strategy
3 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
7 9 (17.31%) Test Management
8 8 (15.38%) Project Management
9 7 (13.46%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (13.46%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (11.54%) BDD
11 5 (9.62%) Line Management
11 5 (9.62%) ATDD
11 5 (9.62%) TDD
12 4 (7.69%) Resource Management
12 4 (7.69%) Cyber Security
12 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.69%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) VB
3 3 (5.77%) C
3 3 (5.77%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.46%) ISEB
2 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) CSQA
4 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.69%) Degree
5 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) HP
2 5 (9.62%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.92%) Capita
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago