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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Lead
Rank 849 876 864
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 44 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.027% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.029% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 8
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £37,500 £59,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £60,340 £93,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 24 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 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 +14 40 £52,500 - 2
London +16 18 £77,500 +47.61% 1
South East +22 14 £52,500 +40.00%
City of London - 11 £77,500 -
Hampshire - 10 £45,500 -
Andover - 6 £43,700 -
South West - 5 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £52,500 -
Swindon - 4 £52,500 -
Aldershot - 4 £52,500 -
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +6 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Reading -5 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Milton Keynes - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £50,000 -
Manchester - 2 £60,000 -
North West - 2 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £42,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £57,500 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 -

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (85.14%) Performance Testing
2 47 (63.51%) LoadRunner
3 39 (52.70%) HP
4 28 (37.84%) Test Strategy
5 26 (35.14%) Java
5 26 (35.14%) JMeter
5 26 (35.14%) Finance
6 24 (32.43%) Oracle
6 24 (32.43%) Test Scripting
7 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (27.03%) UNIX
8 20 (27.03%) Web Services
8 20 (27.03%) Security Cleared
9 18 (24.32%) SQL
9 18 (24.32%) Mainframe
10 17 (22.97%) SAP
10 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
11 16 (21.62%) Test Management
11 16 (21.62%) Non-Functional Testing
12 15 (20.27%) QA
12 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
12 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
12 15 (20.27%) E-Commerce
12 15 (20.27%) IBM
12 15 (20.27%) ISTQB
12 15 (20.27%) Requirements Management
13 11 (14.86%) HP UFT
13 11 (14.86%) Project Management
13 11 (14.86%) Windows
14 10 (13.51%) .NET

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) MySQL
1 7 (9.46%) Hadoop
1 7 (9.46%) Big Data
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (63.51%) LoadRunner
2 26 (35.14%) JMeter
3 11 (14.86%) HP UFT
4 7 (9.46%) WebLOAD
5 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.05%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.70%) LoadUI
7 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.70%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) Web Services
2 10 (13.51%) .NET
3 7 (9.46%) Middleware
4 3 (4.05%) HTML
4 3 (4.05%) J2EE
4 3 (4.05%) ODBC
5 2 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Mainframe
2 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) PMI
4 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) UNIX
2 11 (14.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (85.14%) Performance Testing
2 28 (37.84%) Test Strategy
3 24 (32.43%) Test Scripting
4 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.62%) Test Management
5 16 (21.62%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
6 15 (20.27%) Requirements Management
6 15 (20.27%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.86%) Project Management
8 9 (12.16%) BDD
9 8 (10.81%) Performance Engineering
9 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.46%) Test Planning
10 7 (9.46%) Demand Management
10 7 (9.46%) ATDD
10 7 (9.46%) TDD
11 6 (8.11%) Load Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) C#
4 4 (5.41%) C++
5 3 (4.05%) VB
5 3 (4.05%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.27%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.46%) ISEB
5 5 (6.76%) CSQA
6 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.05%) Degree
8 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (52.70%) HP
2 24 (32.43%) Oracle
3 17 (22.97%) SAP
4 15 (20.27%) IBM
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) McAfee
6 1 (1.35%) Capita
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
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