The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 841 850 808
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 42 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.049% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.051% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 42
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.00%
Performance Tester
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
97345 105192 99426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.60% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80380 86313 83740
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Performance Tester Salary Trend in England

Performance Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in England

Performance Tester
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 Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 East +10 13 £45,000 -5.26% 1
London +8 13 £51,000 +7.36%
East of England +18 7 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +5 1 £38,000 -24.00%
North West +4 1 - -
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 58 (63.74%) LoadRunner
2 45 (49.45%) Performance Testing
3 40 (43.96%) Windows
4 39 (42.86%) JMeter
5 31 (34.07%) Java
6 26 (28.57%) SQL
7 24 (26.37%) HP
7 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (25.27%) Test Scripting
9 21 (23.08%) Oracle
10 20 (21.98%) ISEB
10 20 (21.98%) ISTQB
11 19 (20.88%) C#
11 19 (20.88%) Linux
11 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
11 19 (20.88%) Open Source
12 18 (19.78%) HP Quality Center
12 18 (19.78%) Finance
13 17 (18.68%) QA
13 17 (18.68%) QuickTest Pro
14 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
15 15 (16.48%) Performance Engineering
15 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (16.48%) Windows XP
16 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
16 14 (15.38%) JIRA
16 14 (15.38%) VMware
16 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (14.29%) vSphere
18 12 (13.19%) Degree

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.19%) IIS
2 11 (12.09%) Apache
3 10 (10.99%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (8.79%) WebLogic
5 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.49%) JBoss
6 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.40%) DNS
3 3 (3.30%) HTTP
4 2 (2.20%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.30%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (63.74%) LoadRunner
2 39 (42.86%) JMeter
3 17 (18.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (15.38%) JIRA
5 10 (10.99%) NeoLoad
5 10 (10.99%) Facilita Forecast
5 10 (10.99%) TestDirector
5 10 (10.99%) Selenium
6 9 (9.89%) JProfiler
7 8 (8.79%) Rational Performance Tester
7 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
8 6 (6.59%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.49%) WinRunner
10 2 (2.20%) JUnit
10 2 (2.20%) TestNG
11 1 (1.10%) VisualVM
11 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.10%) SilkPerformer
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Retail
3 8 (8.79%) Banking
4 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
5 2 (2.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) Web Services
2 10 (10.99%) HTML
3 6 (6.59%) XSL
4 5 (5.49%) .NET
4 5 (5.49%) SOAP
5 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.40%) WinForms
5 4 (4.40%) WCF
5 4 (4.40%) WPF
6 3 (3.30%) Velocity
7 2 (2.20%) J2EE
8 1 (1.10%) Ajax
8 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.10%) CSS
8 1 (1.10%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Open Source
2 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Replication
3 7 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.59%) Video on Demand
4 6 (6.59%) Over-the-Top Content
4 6 (6.59%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.59%) IPTV
5 4 (4.40%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.10%) BBC
6 1 (1.10%) Handset
6 1 (1.10%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) GIS
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.96%) Windows
2 19 (20.88%) Linux
3 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (16.48%) Windows XP
4 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.79%) Android
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.79%) UNIX
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Vista
5 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.20%) AIX
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) Performance Testing
2 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) Test Scripting
4 15 (16.48%) Performance Engineering
5 11 (12.09%) Test Strategy
6 10 (10.99%) Test Management
7 9 (9.89%) Stress Testing
8 8 (8.79%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (8.79%) Database Tuning
8 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.79%) OOP
8 8 (8.79%) OO
9 7 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 7 (7.69%) TDD
9 7 (7.69%) SOA
9 7 (7.69%) BDD
9 7 (7.69%) Software Architecture
10 6 (6.59%) Service Management
10 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) Java
2 26 (28.57%) SQL
3 19 (20.88%) C#
4 11 (12.09%) C
4 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.09%) Python
5 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.89%) PHP
7 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.59%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.49%) Ruby
9 3 (3.30%) C++
10 2 (2.20%) Perl
10 2 (2.20%) AWK
10 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) ISEB
1 20 (21.98%) ISTQB
2 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.19%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.59%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) HP
2 21 (23.08%) Oracle
3 14 (15.38%) VMware
4 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.69%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (3.30%) Sun
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) Apple
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix
8 1 (1.10%) Siebel
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago