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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 869 904 924
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 27 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.034% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.036% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 35
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £39,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +15.38%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 16 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 27 September 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
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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 +39 24 £51,250 +13.88% 1
London +47 14 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £47,500 -
Leeds - 5 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £47,500 -
South East +19 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire +13 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Scotland +25 2 - -
Edinburgh +12 2 - -
Reading +10 2 £45,000 -14.28%
City of London +37 1 £47,500 -13.24%
Guildford +15 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Surrey +14 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 47 (88.68%) Performance Testing
2 40 (75.47%) Java
3 38 (71.70%) JMeter
4 37 (69.81%) Gatling
5 33 (62.26%) C#
6 30 (56.60%) Python
7 26 (49.06%) .NET
7 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (49.06%) Ruby
7 26 (49.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 24 (45.28%) Scala
9 23 (43.40%) Performance Engineering
9 23 (43.40%) Games
9 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
10 22 (41.51%) Software Testing
10 22 (41.51%) SOASTA, Inc
10 22 (41.51%) WebLOAD
11 19 (35.85%) NeoLoad
12 18 (33.96%) Software Architecture
12 18 (33.96%) LoadRunner
13 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
13 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
15 11 (20.75%) BDD
15 11 (20.75%) Scrum
15 11 (20.75%) JIRA
16 10 (18.87%) TDD
16 10 (18.87%) Programme Management
16 10 (18.87%) QA
17 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.55%) Google Apps
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
1 4 (7.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (71.70%) JMeter
2 37 (69.81%) Gatling
3 22 (41.51%) WebLOAD
4 19 (35.85%) NeoLoad
5 18 (33.96%) LoadRunner
6 11 (20.75%) JIRA
7 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
8 7 (13.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (13.21%) Hudson
9 6 (11.32%) Selenium
10 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
10 5 (9.43%) LoadUI
10 5 (9.43%) WebDriver
11 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
12 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
13 2 (3.77%) Maven
13 2 (3.77%) Zephyr
14 1 (1.89%) Log4j
14 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 23 (43.40%) Games
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Law
4 5 (9.43%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) Buildbot
3 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.77%) LAMP
4 2 (3.77%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) Ajax
5 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) ODBC
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Cybercrime
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (88.68%) Performance Testing
2 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Non-Functional Testing
3 23 (43.40%) Performance Engineering
4 22 (41.51%) Software Testing
5 18 (33.96%) Software Architecture
6 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
7 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
8 11 (20.75%) BDD
8 11 (20.75%) Scrum
9 10 (18.87%) Programme Management
9 10 (18.87%) TDD
10 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
11 6 (11.32%) API Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Test Management
13 4 (7.55%) DSDM
13 4 (7.55%) Kanban
13 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
14 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) Java
2 33 (62.26%) C#
3 30 (56.60%) Python
4 26 (49.06%) Ruby
5 24 (45.28%) Scala
6 8 (15.09%) SQL
7 4 (7.55%) C
7 4 (7.55%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.77%) Groovy
9 2 (3.77%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
2 5 (9.43%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.66%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (5.66%) Nagios
3 2 (3.77%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) SOASTA, Inc
2 7 (13.21%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Dynatrace
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