The median annual salary for a Performance Test Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies 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 Testing Consultant
UK
Rank 864 953 933
Rank change year-on-year +89 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 3 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.011% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 22
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -25.49%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Performance Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Performance Test Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Consultant in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Test Consultant in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 1 - - 5
London +73 1 - - 4
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Performance Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Performance Test Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing

Performance Test Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary: Competitive + bonus + expenses + training
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago