Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Performance Test Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1171 1137 1245
Rank change year-on-year -34 +108 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 8 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.025% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 31
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.48% +10.00% +5.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,450 £34,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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
Top 6 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 21 January 2018. 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 -16 8 £52,500 +0.48% 1
North of England +2 4 £40,000 +6.67%
London -7 4 £52,500 -8.70% 1
UK excluding London -16 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +20 2 £40,000 +6.67%
North West -6 2 - -

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) NeoLoad
4 2 (25.00%) LoadUI
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) WebLOAD
4 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) JMeter
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (25.00%) NeoLoad
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (25.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP