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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Lead
Rank 862 868 875
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 31 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.009% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 8
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +38.88%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 17 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 28 August 2014. 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 -4 30 £52,500 -16.00% 2
London +5 14 £52,500 -41.66% 1
Reading - 7 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £37,500 -
South East - 7 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £60,340 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £60,340 - 1
Leeds - 3 £60,340 - 1
East of England - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Ealing - 2 £54,000 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Coventry +3 1 - -
West Midlands -4 1 - -

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 31 (60.78%) Performance Testing
2 27 (52.94%) LoadRunner
3 26 (50.98%) Test Scripting
4 16 (31.37%) JMeter
5 12 (23.53%) Load Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 11 (21.57%) Performance Engineering
6 11 (21.57%) Finance
6 11 (21.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (19.61%) HP
7 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.61%) NeoLoad
7 10 (19.61%) Open Source
7 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
7 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (15.69%) Software Architecture
9 8 (15.69%) Business Development
9 8 (15.69%) QA
9 8 (15.69%) WebLOAD
9 8 (15.69%) Quality Management
10 7 (13.73%) TestDirector
10 7 (13.73%) Windows
10 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (11.76%) Internet
11 6 (11.76%) ISEB
11 6 (11.76%) Client/Server
11 6 (11.76%) Java
11 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
11 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) LoadRunner
2 16 (31.37%) JMeter
3 11 (21.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (19.61%) NeoLoad
5 8 (15.69%) WebLOAD
6 7 (13.73%) TestDirector
7 4 (7.84%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Selenium
8 3 (5.88%) LoadUI
8 3 (5.88%) Introscope
8 3 (5.88%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.96%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.96%) NUnit
9 1 (1.96%) JIRA
9 1 (1.96%) JUnit
9 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) REST
1 3 (5.88%) JMS
1 3 (5.88%) SOAP
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Open Source
2 6 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.88%) RIA
4 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
1 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Performance Testing
2 26 (50.98%) Test Scripting
3 12 (23.53%) Load Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 11 (21.57%) Performance Engineering
5 8 (15.69%) Software Architecture
5 8 (15.69%) Business Development
5 8 (15.69%) Quality Management
6 6 (11.76%) Test Management
7 4 (7.84%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.88%) Scalability Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Software Distribution
8 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) Benchmarking
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.92%) SOA
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) C++
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
1 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.88%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) HP
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Cognos
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) CA
5 2 (3.92%) Hitachi
5 2 (3.92%) Fujitsu
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