The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 224 212 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.019% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.020% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Performance Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5383 5107 5281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.13% 94.89% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4437 4274 4435
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tester across the West Midlands region.

Performance Tester Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tester
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -9 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Coventry - 1 £55,000 -
Performance Tester
England

Performance Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) NeoLoad
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) JMeter
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Velocity
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
1 4 (57.14%) JMeter
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) NeoLoad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP