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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tester
Rank 225 202 199
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.019% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.020% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -27.77%
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
5474 4973 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.18% 95.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 4246 3804
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP