The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 929 869 894
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 6 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.018% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 9
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £51,000 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £33,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.51%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 8 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -53 5 £45,000 -10.00%
London -61 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £38,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North East - 1 £38,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £38,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -

Performance Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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%) Performance Testing
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
5 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
6 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) JMeter
7 4 (22.22%) JBoss
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (22.22%) CRM
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 4 (22.22%) nginx
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (22.22%) Node.js
7 4 (22.22%) Mule
7 4 (22.22%) Android
7 4 (22.22%) Redis

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
1 4 (22.22%) Node.js
1 4 (22.22%) Mule
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 4 (22.22%) Redis
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 4 (22.22%) JMeter
3 4 (22.22%) LoadUI
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.56%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) RESTful
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 4 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Performance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
1 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) ATG