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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 855 866 849
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 56 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.054% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.056% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 25
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Yorkshire +20 20 £45,000 - 4
London -5 14 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South East -8 9 £55,000 +4.76%
West Midlands -10 7 £40,000 -20.00%
North West +4 2 - -
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (87.29%) Performance Testing
2 65 (55.08%) LoadRunner
3 43 (36.44%) Java
4 40 (33.90%) HP
5 39 (33.05%) Finance
6 36 (30.51%) JMeter
7 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (27.97%) QA
9 26 (22.03%) ISEB
10 25 (21.19%) Citrix
11 22 (18.64%) ISTQB
11 22 (18.64%) HP Quality Center
12 21 (17.80%) Test Scripting
12 21 (17.80%) VB
12 21 (17.80%) .NET
13 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
13 20 (16.95%) SDLC
14 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
15 16 (13.56%) Scrum
16 15 (12.71%) Load Testing
16 15 (12.71%) HTML
16 15 (12.71%) Oracle
17 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio
18 13 (11.02%) C#
18 13 (11.02%) E-business
18 13 (11.02%) Oracle EBS
18 13 (11.02%) JIRA
18 13 (11.02%) Procure-to-pay
18 13 (11.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 13 (11.02%) Functional Testing

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (4.24%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
1 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.85%) IMAP
1 1 (0.85%) NAS
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
1 1 (0.85%) SMTP
1 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (55.08%) LoadRunner
2 36 (30.51%) JMeter
3 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio
4 13 (11.02%) Gatling
4 13 (11.02%) JIRA
5 12 (10.17%) NeoLoad
6 6 (5.08%) HP UFT
7 5 (4.24%) WebLOAD
8 3 (2.54%) Introscope
9 2 (1.69%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.69%) NUnit
9 2 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.69%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.85%) AQtime
10 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.85%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.85%) OpenSTA
10 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (33.05%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Retail
3 8 (6.78%) Banking
4 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Games
6 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) .NET
2 15 (12.71%) HTML
3 6 (5.08%) DCOM
4 4 (3.39%) HTML5
4 4 (3.39%) XML
4 4 (3.39%) XML Messaging
5 3 (2.54%) SOAP
6 2 (1.69%) CSS
6 2 (1.69%) CSS3
6 2 (1.69%) RESTful
7 1 (0.85%) J2EE
7 1 (0.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.69%) EPoS
3 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Fintech
4 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Unix
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (87.29%) Performance Testing
2 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.80%) Test Scripting
4 20 (16.95%) SDLC
5 18 (15.25%) E-Commerce
6 16 (13.56%) Scrum
7 15 (12.71%) Load Testing
8 13 (11.02%) BDD
8 13 (11.02%) E-business
8 13 (11.02%) Functional Testing
8 13 (11.02%) Open Source
8 13 (11.02%) Procure-to-pay
9 11 (9.32%) Test Management
10 10 (8.47%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (8.47%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.63%) Test Strategy
12 8 (6.78%) Data Protection
12 8 (6.78%) Defect Management
12 8 (6.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.44%) Java
2 21 (17.80%) VB
3 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) C#
5 12 (10.17%) SQL
6 10 (8.47%) Scala
7 7 (5.93%) C
7 7 (5.93%) C++
8 3 (2.54%) Python
8 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) ISEB
2 22 (18.64%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.63%) Degree
4 8 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.97%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (18.64%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.24%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.69%) Graphite
4 1 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) HP
2 25 (21.19%) Citrix
3 15 (12.71%) Oracle
4 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.08%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.54%) CA
6 3 (2.54%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.69%) Capita
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.85%) VMware
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