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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 870 899 886
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 22 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 13
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £65,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-28.84% +85.71%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 15 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 29 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
England +26 21 £47,500 -26.92% 5
South East +23 13 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Guildford - 10 £47,500 - 1
Surrey - 10 £47,500 - 1
London +24 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
South West - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Aldershot - 2 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Swindon - 2 £45,000 - 1
City of London +28 1 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Performance Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (71.88%) Performance Testing
2 20 (62.50%) JMeter
3 17 (53.13%) Selenium
4 15 (46.88%) JIRA
5 14 (43.75%) LoadRunner
6 13 (40.63%) QA
7 12 (37.50%) Degree
8 11 (34.38%) VMware
8 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
8 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
8 11 (34.38%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (34.38%) Robot Framework
9 10 (31.25%) SDLC
9 10 (31.25%) Java
10 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (18.75%) Test Management
12 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) PHP
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) HP
12 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
12 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
13 5 (15.63%) Ruby
14 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
14 4 (12.50%) WinRunner
14 4 (12.50%) HP UFT

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (9.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) JMeter
2 17 (53.13%) Selenium
3 15 (46.88%) JIRA
4 14 (43.75%) LoadRunner
5 11 (34.38%) Robot Framework
6 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
7 4 (12.50%) WinRunner
7 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
8 2 (6.25%) JUnit
8 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.13%) Trac
9 1 (3.13%) eggPlant
9 1 (3.13%) WebLOAD
9 1 (3.13%) Firebug
9 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Performance Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Software Testing
3 10 (31.25%) SDLC
4 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Data Management
8 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Process Management
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Coaching
10 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.13%) Scalability Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Open Source
10 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) AWK
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
2 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
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