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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 821 849 815
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 39 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.053% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.056% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 38
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
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
95301 104500 95835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79153 86609 80539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
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 27 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 27 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 +15 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
London +12 12 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England +17 5 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
North West +3 1 - - 1
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 55 (64.71%) LoadRunner
2 37 (43.53%) JMeter
3 36 (42.35%) Performance Testing
4 32 (37.65%) Windows
5 28 (32.94%) Java
6 23 (27.06%) SQL
6 23 (27.06%) Oracle
7 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (25.88%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (25.88%) Open Source
8 21 (24.71%) Test Scripting
8 21 (24.71%) HP
9 19 (22.35%) C#
9 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
9 19 (22.35%) ISTQB
10 17 (20.00%) QA
10 17 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 16 (18.82%) Finance
12 15 (17.65%) ISEB
12 15 (17.65%) Windows XP
12 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (16.47%) JIRA
13 14 (16.47%) NeoLoad
13 14 (16.47%) Performance Engineering
14 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
14 12 (14.12%) Apache
14 12 (14.12%) IIS
14 12 (14.12%) Web Services
15 11 (12.94%) Linux
15 11 (12.94%) C

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (14.12%) IIS
1 12 (14.12%) Apache
2 10 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.88%) JBoss
5 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.35%) Drupal
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
3 3 (3.53%) HTTP
4 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (64.71%) LoadRunner
2 37 (43.53%) JMeter
3 17 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (16.47%) NeoLoad
4 14 (16.47%) JIRA
5 10 (11.76%) Selenium
5 10 (11.76%) TestDirector
6 8 (9.41%) Rational Performance Tester
6 8 (9.41%) Facilita Forecast
7 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
8 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.88%) JProfiler
10 4 (4.71%) WinRunner
11 2 (2.35%) JUnit
11 2 (2.35%) TestNG
11 2 (2.35%) VisualVM
12 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
4 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) Web Services
2 5 (5.88%) SOAP
2 5 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) WinForms
3 4 (4.71%) WCF
3 4 (4.71%) WPF
4 3 (3.53%) Velocity
5 2 (2.35%) XSL
5 2 (2.35%) JRockit
5 2 (2.35%) J2EE
6 1 (1.18%) CSS
6 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.24%) Replication
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.35%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.35%) IPTV
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.18%) Handset
6 1 (1.18%) Statistics
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Windows
2 15 (17.65%) Windows XP
2 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.94%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Vista
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.71%) Android
6 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.35%) UNIX
7 2 (2.35%) AIX
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Performance Testing
2 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) Open Source
3 21 (24.71%) Test Scripting
4 14 (16.47%) Performance Engineering
5 11 (12.94%) Test Strategy
5 11 (12.94%) SDLC
6 10 (11.76%) Test Management
7 9 (10.59%) Stress Testing
8 8 (9.41%) Database Tuning
8 8 (9.41%) OOP
8 8 (9.41%) OO
9 7 (8.24%) SOA
9 7 (8.24%) Software Architecture
10 6 (7.06%) Load Testing
11 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (4.71%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) Java
2 23 (27.06%) SQL
3 19 (22.35%) C#
4 11 (12.94%) C
5 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
7 7 (8.24%) PHP
7 7 (8.24%) Python
8 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.88%) Ruby
10 3 (3.53%) C++
11 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 2 (2.35%) AWK
12 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) ISTQB
1 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.65%) ISEB
3 11 (12.94%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (25.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.35%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Oracle
2 21 (24.71%) HP
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (4.71%) Sun
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.18%) Apple
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