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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 889 938 878
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 11 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.005% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 17
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £41,100 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £66,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +16.66%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 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
Top 6 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 21 April 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 +58 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South East - 7 £40,000 -
Surrey - 4 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £38,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Performance Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (72.22%) JMeter
2 12 (66.67%) JIRA
2 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) PHP
4 10 (55.56%) Apache
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) Ruby
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) MySQL
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (38.89%) SaaS
7 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
7 7 (38.89%) LAMP
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (33.33%) Subversion
8 6 (33.33%) QA
8 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (33.33%) Trac
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
11 3 (16.67%) WinRunner

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (55.56%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) MySQL
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) JMeter
2 12 (66.67%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (33.33%) Subversion
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) Trac
5 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
6 3 (16.67%) eggPlant
6 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
6 3 (16.67%) WinRunner
6 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (5.56%) Firebug
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) LAMP
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PHP
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) AWK
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Sun
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