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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tester
Rank 839 837 820
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 27 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.058% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.062% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 22 56 23
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £37,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
96537 103416 96032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80724 85232 80344
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 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 30 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
(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
London +24 18 £55,000 +15.78% 4
West Midlands +6 4 £55,000 +37.50%
South East -11 4 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Performance Tester
UK

Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 39 (56.52%) JMeter
3 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (40.58%) Performance Testing
5 25 (36.23%) Open Source
6 22 (31.88%) Java
7 20 (28.99%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (28.99%) ISTQB
8 19 (27.54%) Test Scripting
8 19 (27.54%) Oracle
8 19 (27.54%) HP
9 18 (26.09%) SQL
9 18 (26.09%) NeoLoad
10 17 (24.64%) Finance
10 17 (24.64%) SDLC
11 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
11 16 (23.19%) JIRA
11 16 (23.19%) Selenium
12 14 (20.29%) Windows
13 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (17.39%) C#
14 12 (17.39%) HP UFT
14 12 (17.39%) QA
15 11 (15.94%) Performance Engineering
16 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
16 10 (14.49%) Test Strategy
17 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
17 9 (13.04%) SOAP
17 9 (13.04%) Web Services
18 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL

Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.25%) JBoss
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.90%) Drupal
6 2 (2.90%) IIS
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) DNS
2 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 39 (56.52%) JMeter
3 18 (26.09%) NeoLoad
4 16 (23.19%) JIRA
4 16 (23.19%) Selenium
5 12 (17.39%) HP UFT
6 8 (11.59%) JUnit
7 6 (8.70%) TestDirector
7 6 (8.70%) FitNesse
7 6 (8.70%) NUnit
7 6 (8.70%) WebDriver
8 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
9 4 (5.80%) WinRunner
10 3 (4.35%) JProfiler
11 2 (2.90%) VisualVM
11 2 (2.90%) TestNG
12 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) SOAP
1 9 (13.04%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) Apache CXF
2 6 (8.70%) REST
3 3 (4.35%) Velocity
3 3 (4.35%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) WinForms
4 2 (2.90%) JRockit
4 2 (2.90%) WCF
4 2 (2.90%) WPF
5 1 (1.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) User Experience
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Handset
5 1 (1.45%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) Performance Testing
3 25 (36.23%) Open Source
4 19 (27.54%) Test Scripting
5 17 (24.64%) SDLC
6 11 (15.94%) Performance Engineering
7 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.49%) Test Strategy
8 7 (10.14%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Test Management
9 6 (8.70%) Project Management
9 6 (8.70%) User Stories
10 5 (7.25%) Load Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
11 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Manual Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Automation Testing
12 3 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) Java
2 18 (26.09%) SQL
3 12 (17.39%) C#
4 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.14%) PHP
6 6 (8.70%) C
6 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.25%) Ruby
8 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.80%) Python
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.90%) AWK
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) ISTQB
2 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) ISEB
5 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Oracle
1 19 (27.54%) HP
2 4 (5.80%) Sun
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Apple
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