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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Lead
Rank 851 888 870
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 32 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.017% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 12
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,340 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £60,340 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-21.27% +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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 18 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 22 May 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 +39 23 £55,000 - 3
London +43 10 £71,250 +29.54% 1
Glasgow - 9 £45,000 - 2
Scotland - 9 £45,000 - 2
South East - 6 £55,000 -
City of London +38 5 £72,500 +31.81%
Reading - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 -
Gloucester - 4 £52,500 -
South West - 4 £52,500 -
North West 0 3 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £56,250 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Guildford - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 - - 2

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (78.18%) Performance Testing
2 34 (61.82%) LoadRunner
3 27 (49.09%) Test Strategy
4 25 (45.45%) HP
5 24 (43.64%) Finance
6 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
7 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (23.64%) QA
9 12 (21.82%) IBM
10 11 (20.00%) SAP
10 11 (20.00%) Banking
10 11 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
10 11 (20.00%) Line Management
11 10 (18.18%) JMeter
11 10 (18.18%) Java
12 9 (16.36%) SQL
12 9 (16.36%) Test Management
13 8 (14.55%) .NET
13 8 (14.55%) Windows
13 8 (14.55%) Project Management
14 7 (12.73%) ISEB
14 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.73%) Knowledge Management
14 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.91%) Performance Engineering
15 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
15 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
16 5 (9.09%) Middleware
16 5 (9.09%) Web Services
16 5 (9.09%) ISTQB

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (61.82%) LoadRunner
2 11 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 10 (18.18%) JMeter
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.64%) LoadUI
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) WebLOAD
6 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Hudson
6 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) ODBC
3 3 (5.45%) J2EE
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) PMI
3 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Performance Testing
2 27 (49.09%) Test Strategy
3 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.00%) Line Management
6 9 (16.36%) Test Management
7 8 (14.55%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (10.91%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.27%) Resource Management
10 4 (7.27%) Cyber Security
10 4 (7.27%) Demand Management
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.27%) Business Development
11 3 (5.45%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (3.64%) BDD
12 2 (3.64%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) VB
3 3 (5.45%) C
3 3 (5.45%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) ISEB
2 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) CSQA
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) HP
2 12 (21.82%) IBM
3 11 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.82%) Capita
6 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago