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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Lead
Rank 855 914 886
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 35 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.017% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 10
Average salary £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +33.33%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Leader Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Leader
Top 14 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 April 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 +21 27 £52,500 -4.54% 1
London +28 13 £65,000 +18.18%
Glasgow - 8 £45,500 - 1
Reading - 8 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 8 £62,500 -
Scotland - 8 £45,500 - 1
South East - 8 £62,500 - 1
City of London +28 3 £70,000 +27.27%
North West +16 3 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £52,500 -
South West - 3 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £56,250 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -

Performance Test Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (63.64%) LoadRunner
3 25 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 24 (43.64%) Finance
5 22 (40.00%) HP
6 19 (34.55%) Test Scripting
7 16 (29.09%) QA
8 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (23.64%) Test Management
10 12 (21.82%) IBM
10 12 (21.82%) Windows
11 11 (20.00%) SAP
11 11 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
11 11 (20.00%) Line Management
12 10 (18.18%) Banking
13 9 (16.36%) Performance Engineering
14 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.55%) JMeter
14 8 (14.55%) .NET
14 8 (14.55%) Project Management
15 7 (12.73%) Java
15 7 (12.73%) C
15 7 (12.73%) Knowledge Management
15 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
16 6 (10.91%) C#
16 6 (10.91%) SQL
16 6 (10.91%) ISEB
17 5 (9.09%) Web Services
17 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

Performance Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (63.64%) LoadRunner
2 11 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 8 (14.55%) JMeter
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.82%) Hudson
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.45%) Publishing
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) ODBC
3 3 (5.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) PMI
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Performance Testing
2 25 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 19 (34.55%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (23.64%) Test Management
6 11 (20.00%) Line Management
7 9 (16.36%) Performance Engineering
8 8 (14.55%) Project Management
9 7 (12.73%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (9.09%) Business Development
10 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.27%) Resource Management
11 4 (7.27%) Demand Management
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.45%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (5.45%) Cyber Security
12 3 (5.45%) Load Testing
13 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Java
1 7 (12.73%) C
2 6 (10.91%) C#
2 6 (10.91%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) C++
4 3 (5.45%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) ISEB
3 4 (7.27%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.27%) CSQA
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) HP
2 12 (21.82%) IBM
3 11 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.82%) Capita
6 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
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