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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Lead
Rank 854 855 881
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 26 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.022% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.024% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 4
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £51,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -9.04%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 9 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 24 December 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 0 26 £52,500 -12.50% 4
London -15 16 £55,250 -7.91% 3
South East -4 8 £45,000 +11.11%
Reading - 8 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £45,000 -
City of London +16 5 £57,000 -12.30% 1
North West - 2 £65,000 -
Manchester - 2 £65,000 -
Ealing - 1 £51,500 -

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 35 (64.81%) LoadRunner
3 26 (48.15%) Test Scripting
4 17 (31.48%) JMeter
5 15 (27.78%) Test Management
6 14 (25.93%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 14 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (25.93%) Performance Engineering
7 13 (24.07%) Windows
7 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (24.07%) QA
8 12 (22.22%) HP
9 11 (20.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (20.37%) Load Testing
9 11 (20.37%) Test Strategy
10 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 8 (14.81%) SAP
12 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.81%) Banking
12 8 (14.81%) NeoLoad
13 7 (12.96%) C
13 7 (12.96%) C#
13 7 (12.96%) Client/Server
13 7 (12.96%) ISEB
13 7 (12.96%) TestDirector
13 7 (12.96%) Business Development
14 6 (11.11%) SharePoint

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (64.81%) LoadRunner
2 17 (31.48%) JMeter
3 11 (20.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (14.81%) NeoLoad
5 7 (12.96%) TestDirector
6 5 (9.26%) WebLOAD
7 4 (7.41%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (7.41%) WinRunner
8 3 (5.56%) Selenium
8 3 (5.56%) LoadUI
9 2 (3.70%) Introscope
10 1 (1.85%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (1.85%) JIRA
10 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.85%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.85%) Hudson
10 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) SOAP
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
1 2 (3.70%) JMS
1 2 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.11%) Replication
3 5 (9.26%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.70%) RIA
6 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
1 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 26 (48.15%) Test Scripting
3 15 (27.78%) Test Management
4 14 (25.93%) Performance Engineering
5 11 (20.37%) Test Strategy
5 11 (20.37%) Load Testing
6 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.96%) Business Development
9 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
9 5 (9.26%) Software Architecture
9 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.41%) Coaching
10 4 (7.41%) Line Management
10 4 (7.41%) Software Distribution
11 2 (3.70%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.70%) Functional Testing
11 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (3.70%) Test Planning
11 2 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) C
1 7 (12.96%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) ISEB
4 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) HP
2 8 (14.81%) SAP
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Fujitsu
4 5 (9.26%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Cognos
5 2 (3.70%) CA
6 1 (1.85%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum +12.5% annual bonus, 10% DB pension,
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
The Test People
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago