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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 857 883 842
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 21 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.014% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 13
Average salary £46,250 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +85.71%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 East +5 13 £47,500 -26.92% 2
London +29 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
South West - 2 £45,000 - 1
Performance Test Engineer
UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 21 (65.63%) JMeter
3 18 (56.25%) Selenium
4 16 (50.00%) JIRA
5 14 (43.75%) LoadRunner
6 12 (37.50%) QA
6 12 (37.50%) Degree
6 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 12 (37.50%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (37.50%) Robot Framework
7 9 (28.13%) SDLC
7 9 (28.13%) Java
8 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
10 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Test Management
10 6 (18.75%) PHP
10 6 (18.75%) HP
10 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 5 (15.63%) Ruby
12 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
12 4 (12.50%) WinRunner
12 4 (12.50%) HP UFT

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) JMeter
2 18 (56.25%) Selenium
3 16 (50.00%) JIRA
4 14 (43.75%) LoadRunner
5 12 (37.50%) Robot Framework
6 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
7 4 (12.50%) WinRunner
7 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
8 2 (6.25%) JUnit
8 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.13%) Trac
9 1 (3.13%) eggPlant
9 1 (3.13%) WebLOAD
9 1 (3.13%) Firebug
9 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 9 (28.13%) SDLC
4 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Data Management
8 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Process Management
9 2 (6.25%) Coaching
10 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.13%) Scrum
10 1 (3.13%) Scalability Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Open Source
10 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) AWK
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
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