Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Performance Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1163 1216 1243
Rank change year-on-year +53 +27 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 9 44 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.022% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.023% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 6 39 58
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £35,000 £33,675
90th Percentile £62,875 £67,000 £68,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.81% +16.67% -5.26%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170266 195302 213660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.00% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138590 164128 175213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Performance Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Analyst in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Test Analyst in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Test Analyst in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +48 9 £40,000 -15.79%
London +25 5 £46,000 +2.22%
UK excluding London +45 4 £40,000 -23.81%
North of England +3 3 - -
Yorkshire +16 2 - -
South West +24 1 £40,000 -52.94%
North West -32 1 - -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Performance Test Analyst 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 featuring Performance Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (11.11%) Nagios

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JMeter
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
3 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (11.11%) Cacti
2 1 (11.11%) Ganglia
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) New Relic