The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Performance Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Performance Tester
Rank 939 973 988
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Performance Tester 17 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 3
Average salary £55,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Performance Tester
Salary Trend

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

Senior Performance Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Performance Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Performance Tester over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Senior Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Performance Tester
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Performance Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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 +16 17 £55,500 +23.33% 1
London +16 11 £55,500 +15.62%
South East - 4 £55,000 -
City of London +49 2 £57,750 +28.33%
East of England - 2 - - 1
Reigate - 2 £60,000 -
Essex - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -
Southampton - 1 £52,500 -
Redhill - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Performance Tester in their job title.

1 23 (95.83%) LoadRunner
2 20 (83.33%) JMeter
3 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 15 (62.50%) HP
4 14 (58.33%) .NET
4 14 (58.33%) Performance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Citrix
6 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 7 (29.17%) Test Management
7 7 (29.17%) Open Source
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) VB
8 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (25.00%) QA
9 5 (20.83%) WebLOAD
9 5 (20.83%) JIRA
10 4 (16.67%) Introscope
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) C
10 4 (16.67%) CA
10 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
10 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
10 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) CA Wily
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Senior Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Performance Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) LoadRunner
2 20 (83.33%) JMeter
3 5 (20.83%) JIRA
3 5 (20.83%) WebLOAD
4 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 4 (16.67%) Introscope
5 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) AQtime
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) RESTful
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) DCOM
4 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 7 (29.17%) Open Source
4 7 (29.17%) Test Management
5 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) High Availability
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Presales
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VB
3 4 (16.67%) C
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (16.67%) CA Wily
3 2 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (4.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) HP
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 4 (16.67%) CA
3 4 (16.67%) Dynatrace
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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