The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tester
Rank 160 - 186
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.077% - 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% - 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2527 3193 3600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.34% 96.73% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2227 2616 2889
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in Leeds

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Performance Tester in Leeds

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Performance Tester 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 Leeds region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 10 (90.91%) JMeter
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) Load Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) JMeter
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft