The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Performance Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 880 943 970
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 28 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.025% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 10
Median salary £100,000 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% -24.00%
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -26.92%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Performance Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

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 25 July 2016 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 28 £100,000 +110.52% 4
London +45 16 £85,000 +74.35% 3
Yorkshire - 7 £100,000 -
Leeds - 7 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £100,000 -
South East +24 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 -
North West - 1 £100,000 -
Manchester - 1 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £100,000 -

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Performance Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (95.56%) Performance Testing
2 36 (80.00%) JMeter
3 34 (75.56%) Gatling
4 32 (71.11%) Java
5 26 (57.78%) C#
6 23 (51.11%) Python
7 22 (48.89%) Ruby
8 20 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 19 (42.22%) LoadRunner
9 19 (42.22%) Games
10 18 (40.00%) .NET
10 18 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
11 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
12 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
12 16 (35.56%) WebLOAD
12 16 (35.56%) Scala
12 16 (35.56%) Software Architecture
12 16 (35.56%) NeoLoad
12 16 (35.56%) SOASTA, Inc
13 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (26.67%) Hadoop
14 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
15 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
16 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
16 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
17 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (15.56%) QA
18 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
18 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
18 7 (15.56%) RabbitMQ

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (80.00%) JMeter
2 34 (75.56%) Gatling
3 19 (42.22%) LoadRunner
4 16 (35.56%) NeoLoad
4 16 (35.56%) WebLOAD
5 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.89%) LoadUI
7 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.67%) Hudson
7 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.67%) JIRA
8 2 (4.44%) Selenium
8 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (42.22%) Games
2 4 (8.89%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.67%) LAMP
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Performance Testing
2 20 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 18 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
4 16 (35.56%) Software Architecture
4 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
7 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
8 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.11%) BDD
10 5 (11.11%) TDD
11 4 (8.89%) SOA
12 3 (6.67%) Coaching
12 3 (6.67%) Open Source
12 3 (6.67%) Scrum
12 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 2 (4.44%) API Testing
13 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) Python
4 22 (48.89%) Ruby
5 16 (35.56%) Scala
6 4 (8.89%) SQL
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) Groovy
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SDET
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (8.89%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40-50K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago