Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Performance Test Leader was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Test Lead
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1142 1203 1217
Rank change year-on-year +61 +14 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Leader 21 27 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.014% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.015% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 64
England median annual salary £58,750 £61,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.08% +16.67% -2.33%
10th Percentile £50,000 £36,875 £46,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,125
UK median annual salary £58,750 £61,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.08% +16.67% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 160394 183462 200536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131344 155892 166148
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Performance Test Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Performance Test Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Leader in England

Performance Test Leader
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Performance Test Leader in England

Performance Test Leader
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Test Leader in England

Performance Test Leader
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Leader within the England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +58 11 £60,000 -4.00%
Midlands +44 8 - - 1
East Midlands +41 8 - - 1
South West +8 1 £57,500 -32.35%
North of England +1 1 - -
North West -28 1 - -
Performance Test Leader
UK

Performance Test Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Performance Test Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Performance Test Leader in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Performance Testing
2 15 (71.43%) LoadRunner
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle
3 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) Java
5 10 (47.62%) Retail
5 10 (47.62%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (42.86%) NeoLoad
6 9 (42.86%) DevOps
6 9 (42.86%) PMO
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 9 (42.86%) Unix
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) JBoss
7 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) WSDL
7 8 (38.10%) Cognizant
7 8 (38.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (38.10%) JMeter
7 8 (38.10%) QA
7 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 8 (38.10%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Performance Engineering
7 8 (38.10%) JConsole
7 8 (38.10%) VisualVM
7 8 (38.10%) Dynatrace
7 8 (38.10%) The Grinder
7 8 (38.10%) RESTful
7 8 (38.10%) Waterfall

Performance Test Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 9 (42.86%) NeoLoad
3 8 (38.10%) JConsole
3 8 (38.10%) JMeter
3 8 (38.10%) The Grinder
3 8 (38.10%) VisualVM
4 5 (23.81%) Selenium
5 4 (19.05%) Gatling
5 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.52%) eggPlant
6 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.76%) Buildbot
7 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.76%) Introscope
7 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.76%) Ranorex
7 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.76%) WATIR
7 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 8 (38.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) RESTful
1 8 (38.10%) WSDL
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) DCOM
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Unix
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Performance Testing
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 8 (38.10%) Performance Engineering
5 8 (38.10%) Scenario Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 4 (19.05%) CMMI
7 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (19.05%) EAM
7 4 (19.05%) Presales
7 4 (19.05%) Process Management
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) PMO
2 8 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Cognizant
2 8 (38.10%) Dynatrace
3 4 (19.05%) Capita
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Compuware
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