The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Manager
Rank 859 908 881
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Manager 44 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.018% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 6
Average salary £65,000 £69,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £64,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
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 £27,450 £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 Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Manager within the UK.

Performance Test Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Test Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Manager over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 +57 43 £65,000 -5.79%
London -5 17 £57,500 -
East of England +19 11 £80,000 +6.66%
Essex +1 11 £80,000 +6.66%
City of London +19 9 £57,500 -15.44%
South East - 8 £62,500 -
North West - 7 £55,000 -
Reading - 7 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £62,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £51,250 -
Manchester - 3 £62,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £75,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £55,000 -
Southampton - 1 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £62,500 -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

Performance Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 45 (80.36%) Performance Testing
2 43 (76.79%) LoadRunner
3 41 (73.21%) HP
4 20 (35.71%) IBM
4 20 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 19 (33.93%) Rational Performance Tester
6 18 (32.14%) ISEB
7 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
9 12 (21.43%) QA
9 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (21.43%) Line Management
10 11 (19.64%) SAP
10 11 (19.64%) Finance
10 11 (19.64%) Scrum
10 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (17.86%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (16.07%) Java
12 9 (16.07%) UNIX
13 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 8 (14.29%) PMP
13 8 (14.29%) PMI Certification
13 8 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (14.29%) Middleware
13 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (14.29%) Validation
13 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 8 (14.29%) Waterfall

Performance Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (76.79%) LoadRunner
2 19 (33.93%) Rational Performance Tester
3 8 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 7 (12.50%) JMeter
5 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.36%) Hudson
6 2 (3.57%) LoadUI
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Middleware
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) J2EE
2 6 (10.71%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) UNIX
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Performance Testing
2 20 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (21.43%) Line Management
5 11 (19.64%) Scrum
5 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (17.86%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.29%) Validation
7 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.50%) BDD
9 6 (10.71%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.57%) People Management
11 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) VB
2 6 (10.71%) C
2 6 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) ISEB
2 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
3 8 (14.29%) PMP
3 8 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) HP
2 20 (35.71%) IBM
3 11 (19.64%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Capita