The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 903 919 899
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 6 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 15
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -29.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Performance Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Performance Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Performance Test Engineer Salary Trend in England

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Performance Test Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 2 £40,750 - 1
South East +11 1 £52,500 +35.48%
London - 1 £70,000 -
Performance Test Engineer
UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (86.11%) Performance Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Java
3 16 (44.44%) LoadRunner
4 15 (41.67%) JMeter
5 14 (38.89%) QA
6 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 12 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Unix
6 12 (33.33%) HP
7 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.78%) Web Services
8 10 (27.78%) Oracle
9 9 (25.00%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) HP UFT
9 9 (25.00%) Open Source
9 9 (25.00%) Test Management
9 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (25.00%) Defect Management
10 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 8 (22.22%) Windows
11 7 (19.44%) IBM
11 7 (19.44%) Python
11 7 (19.44%) Citrix
11 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
11 7 (19.44%) Performance Engineering
12 6 (16.67%) Demand Management
12 6 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
12 6 (16.67%) Requirements Management
12 6 (16.67%) JIRA

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) Confluence
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 15 (41.67%) JMeter
3 9 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (16.67%) JIRA
5 5 (13.89%) Gatling
6 3 (8.33%) Introscope
7 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (5.56%) Selenium
7 2 (5.56%) Subversion
7 2 (5.56%) Trac
8 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.78%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.78%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.78%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Games
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.78%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (11.11%) Xbox
3 3 (8.33%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.78%) IPTV
4 1 (2.78%) Online Games
4 1 (2.78%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.78%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Unix
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Performance Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 9 (25.00%) Open Source
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.00%) Test Management
5 7 (19.44%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.67%) Change Management
6 6 (16.67%) Demand Management
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Stress Testing
8 4 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) C
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) C++
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Graphite
2 1 (2.78%) Grafana
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) HP
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) IBM
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (11.11%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.78%) Facebook
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (2.78%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
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