The first table below looks at the demand for the Performance Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 848 823 810
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 69 60 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.054% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.057% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 44 45 98
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.58%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Tester
Salary Trend

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

Performance Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tester over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Tester
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -50 52 £47,500 +11.76% 3
London -41 32 £47,500 -11.62% 1
Scotland -1 15 £47,500 +1.60% 1
Edinburgh -9 14 £47,500 +1.60%
City of London -14 11 £50,000 -9.09%
South East -10 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Leeds -36 4 £50,000 +31.57% 1
West Yorkshire -43 4 £50,000 +31.57% 1
Yorkshire -50 4 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Surrey - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire -3 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 3 - -
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,000 -
North West -4 2 - -
East of England -15 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 -
South West -8 1 £57,000 +72.72%
Bristol - 1 £57,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £44,500 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 97 (78.86%) Performance Testing
2 76 (61.79%) LoadRunner
3 53 (43.09%) HP
4 44 (35.77%) Security Cleared
5 43 (34.96%) SC Cleared
6 42 (34.15%) Finance
7 41 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 36 (29.27%) QA
9 35 (28.46%) Test Scripting
10 33 (26.83%) ISEB
11 23 (18.70%) Java
12 21 (17.07%) Banking
13 20 (16.26%) ISTQB
14 17 (13.82%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (13.01%) Selenium
15 16 (13.01%) Test Management
16 13 (10.57%) Atlassian
16 13 (10.57%) Data Migration
16 13 (10.57%) Non-Functional Testing
16 13 (10.57%) Migration
17 11 (8.94%) JMeter
17 11 (8.94%) Retail
17 11 (8.94%) Regression Testing
17 11 (8.94%) Automated Testing
18 10 (8.13%) Project Planning
18 10 (8.13%) Degree
18 10 (8.13%) Test Strategy
18 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
18 10 (8.13%) Scrum
18 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) HTTP
1 2 (1.63%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) MySQL
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 76 (61.79%) LoadRunner
2 17 (13.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (13.01%) Selenium
4 11 (8.94%) JMeter
5 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.69%) NeoLoad
7 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.44%) Gradle
8 3 (2.44%) Robotium
9 2 (1.63%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (1.63%) SilkPerformer
General
1 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 21 (17.07%) Banking
3 11 (8.94%) Retail
4 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) .NET
2 7 (5.69%) Web Services
3 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.25%) XML
3 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.25%) WinForms
4 3 (2.44%) Ajax
5 2 (1.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.07%) Open Source
2 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.25%) NHS
2 4 (3.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Windows
2 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
2 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.25%) Android
3 3 (2.44%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (78.86%) Performance Testing
2 41 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 35 (28.46%) Test Scripting
4 16 (13.01%) Test Management
5 13 (10.57%) Data Migration
5 13 (10.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (10.57%) Migration
6 11 (8.94%) Regression Testing
6 11 (8.94%) Automated Testing
7 10 (8.13%) Project Planning
7 10 (8.13%) Test Strategy
7 10 (8.13%) Scrum
7 10 (8.13%) CRM
8 8 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.88%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (4.88%) Load Testing
9 6 (4.88%) SOA
10 4 (3.25%) Agile Testing
10 4 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.70%) Java
2 7 (5.69%) SQL
3 6 (4.88%) C#
4 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.25%) Python
5 3 (2.44%) C
5 3 (2.44%) Ruby
6 2 (1.63%) PHP
6 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.63%) C++
7 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (35.77%) Security Cleared
2 43 (34.96%) SC Cleared
3 33 (26.83%) ISEB
4 20 (16.26%) ISTQB
5 10 (8.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (29.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 53 (43.09%) HP
2 13 (10.57%) Atlassian
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.69%) Oracle
5 2 (1.63%) JBoss
5 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) Siebel
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