The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Lead
Rank 870 872 878
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 31 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.015% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 10
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £87,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,340 £57,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +45.56%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 30 July 2014 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 30 July 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 -11 30 £52,500 -12.50%
London -44 15 £52,500 -12.50%
Reading - 7 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £37,500 -
South East - 7 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £60,340 -
Yorkshire - 5 £60,340 -
Leeds - 5 £60,340 -
Ealing +10 2 £54,000 -10.00%
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
City of London -13 1 £52,500 -47.50%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (68.00%) Performance Testing
2 30 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 24 (48.00%) Test Scripting
4 16 (32.00%) HP
5 11 (22.00%) IBM
5 11 (22.00%) JMeter
5 11 (22.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
6 10 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Finance
7 9 (18.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.00%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (16.00%) Open Source
8 8 (16.00%) Business Development
8 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.00%) Windows
9 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
9 7 (14.00%) TestDirector
9 7 (14.00%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (12.00%) NeoLoad
10 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (12.00%) Test Management
10 6 (12.00%) QA
10 6 (12.00%) Internet
10 6 (12.00%) ISEB
11 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.00%) Java

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (22.00%) JMeter
2 11 (22.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 9 (18.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (14.00%) TestDirector
5 6 (12.00%) NeoLoad
6 5 (10.00%) WebLOAD
7 3 (6.00%) WinRunner
8 2 (4.00%) Selenium
8 2 (4.00%) LoadUI
8 2 (4.00%) Introscope
9 1 (2.00%) JUnit
9 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.00%) NUnit
9 1 (2.00%) JIRA
9 1 (2.00%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) REST
1 2 (4.00%) SOAP
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
1 2 (4.00%) JMS
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Open Source
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) RIA
4 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
1 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Performance Testing
2 24 (48.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Business Development
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (12.00%) Test Management
8 5 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 5 (10.00%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) ERP
9 3 (6.00%) SOA
9 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Software Distribution
10 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) C++
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) HP
2 11 (22.00%) IBM
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Hitachi
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.00%) CA