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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Test Engineer
UK
Rank 845 915 949
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 7 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.011% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 6
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £41,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £58,750 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 10 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +77 7 £47,500 -9.52%
Leeds - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
South East +60 2 £49,250 -6.19%
Berkshire +48 2 £49,250 -6.19%
Reading +32 2 £49,250 -6.19%
London +72 1 £95,000 +80.95%
South West +16 1 £47,500 +16.56%
Bristol +9 1 £47,500 +16.56%

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 23 (74.19%) Performance Testing
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) JMeter
3 17 (54.84%) Gatling
4 16 (51.61%) LoadRunner
4 16 (51.61%) Java
5 14 (45.16%) C#
5 14 (45.16%) Scala
6 13 (41.94%) Performance Engineering
6 13 (41.94%) QA
7 12 (38.71%) JIRA
7 12 (38.71%) SQL
7 12 (38.71%) Python
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 10 (32.26%) WebLOAD
9 10 (32.26%) .NET
9 10 (32.26%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.81%) Ruby
11 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
11 8 (25.81%) BDD
11 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
11 8 (25.81%) SOASTA, Inc
12 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (22.58%) Finance
12 7 (22.58%) Games
12 7 (22.58%) TDD
13 6 (19.35%) Retail
13 6 (19.35%) Maven
13 6 (19.35%) Git (software)

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 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) G Suite
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
1 4 (12.90%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) LDAP
1 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Gatling
1 17 (54.84%) JMeter
2 16 (51.61%) LoadRunner
3 12 (38.71%) JIRA
4 10 (32.26%) WebLOAD
5 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
5 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (19.35%) Maven
6 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
6 5 (16.13%) NeoLoad
6 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
7 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (12.90%) Buildbot
7 4 (12.90%) Hudson
7 4 (12.90%) Selenium
7 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (9.68%) LoadUI
8 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.23%) YourKit
9 1 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
1 7 (22.58%) Games
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
2 5 (16.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) ODBC
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
3 1 (3.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Performance Testing
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Performance Engineering
4 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (25.81%) BDD
6 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
7 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.13%) Test Management
8 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.90%) API Testing
9 4 (12.90%) DSDM
9 4 (12.90%) Kanban
9 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
9 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) Scala
3 12 (38.71%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) C
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) Groovy
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.68%) Perfmon
3 1 (3.23%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) SOASTA, Inc
2 5 (16.13%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Google
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Dynatrace