The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 869 886 877
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 31 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.022% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 13
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £38,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,400 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Performance Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England +23 30 £45,000 -25.00% 2
South East +19 15 £45,000 -
Surrey +9 8 £47,500 +5.55%
London +3 8 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Guildford - 8 £47,500 -
City of London +17 5 £54,750 -8.75% 1
Hampshire - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £45,000 -
South West - 4 £45,000 -
Swindon - 4 £45,000 -
Aldershot - 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire +3 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Reading -10 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
Scotland -7 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -

Performance Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 36 (83.72%) Performance Testing
2 24 (55.81%) JMeter
3 23 (53.49%) QA
4 22 (51.16%) LoadRunner
5 19 (44.19%) Selenium
6 18 (41.86%) JIRA
7 17 (39.53%) SDLC
8 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
9 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
10 14 (32.56%) HP
10 14 (32.56%) Degree
10 14 (32.56%) Test Management
11 13 (30.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (30.23%) Robot Framework
11 13 (30.23%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (30.23%) Java
11 13 (30.23%) Software Testing
11 13 (30.23%) VMware
12 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
12 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
13 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
14 7 (16.28%) Finance
14 7 (16.28%) Python
15 6 (13.95%) PHP
15 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
15 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
16 5 (11.63%) Ruby
16 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (11.63%) Scrum

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (6.98%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) Big Data
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) JMeter
2 22 (51.16%) LoadRunner
3 19 (44.19%) Selenium
4 18 (41.86%) JIRA
5 13 (30.23%) Robot Framework
6 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
6 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
7 4 (9.30%) WinRunner
8 3 (6.98%) Introscope
9 2 (4.65%) JUnit
9 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.33%) Trac
10 1 (2.33%) WebLOAD
10 1 (2.33%) Firebug
10 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Performance Testing
2 17 (39.53%) SDLC
3 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
4 14 (32.56%) Test Management
5 13 (30.23%) Software Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Load Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Stress Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Process Management
10 3 (6.98%) Data Management
10 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.98%) Open Source
10 3 (6.98%) Kanban
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.65%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) PHP
4 5 (11.63%) Ruby
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) AWK
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
2 14 (32.56%) Degree
3 13 (30.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
4 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (53.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.98%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) HP
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Sun
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £57000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago