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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 855 946 960
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 10 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.021% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.022% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 20
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £40,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 12 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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +63 10 £47,500 -2.56%
Leeds - 4 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
London +65 3 £60,000 +14.28%
South East +67 2 £48,000 -0.51%
Berkshire +43 1 £46,000 -12.38%
Reading +30 1 £46,000 -12.38%
Bristol +10 1 £47,500 +5.55%
South West +6 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 35 (81.40%) Performance Testing
2 29 (67.44%) Gatling
2 29 (67.44%) Java
2 29 (67.44%) JMeter
3 25 (58.14%) C#
4 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (51.16%) Scala
6 21 (48.84%) Python
7 20 (46.51%) Non-Functional Testing
7 20 (46.51%) Performance Engineering
8 19 (44.19%) .NET
9 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
9 18 (41.86%) LoadRunner
9 18 (41.86%) WebLOAD
10 17 (39.53%) SOASTA, Inc
10 17 (39.53%) Ruby
10 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
11 16 (37.21%) Games
12 14 (32.56%) NeoLoad
13 13 (30.23%) Software Architecture
13 13 (30.23%) QA
14 12 (27.91%) JIRA
15 11 (25.58%) Scrum
15 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (23.26%) SQL
17 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
17 9 (20.93%) BDD
17 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
18 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
18 8 (18.60%) Jenkins

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 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) G Suite
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
1 4 (9.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) Gatling
1 29 (67.44%) JMeter
2 18 (41.86%) LoadRunner
2 18 (41.86%) WebLOAD
3 14 (32.56%) NeoLoad
4 12 (27.91%) JIRA
5 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
5 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
6 7 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (16.28%) Hudson
6 7 (16.28%) LoadUI
7 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
7 5 (11.63%) Maven
7 5 (11.63%) Selenium
8 4 (9.30%) Buildbot
8 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
8 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.33%) Robot Framework
9 1 (2.33%) TestRail
General
1 16 (37.21%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Law
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.30%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) ODBC
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Tandem
3 1 (2.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Performance Testing
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Non-Functional Testing
3 20 (46.51%) Performance Engineering
4 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
5 13 (30.23%) Software Architecture
6 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (25.58%) Scrum
7 9 (20.93%) BDD
7 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
8 8 (18.60%) TDD
9 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.63%) API Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
10 5 (11.63%) Test Management
11 4 (9.30%) DSDM
11 4 (9.30%) Kanban
11 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 25 (58.14%) C#
3 22 (51.16%) Scala
4 21 (48.84%) Python
5 17 (39.53%) Ruby
6 10 (23.26%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) C
7 4 (9.30%) C++
7 4 (9.30%) Groovy
8 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.98%) Perl
9 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.98%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (6.98%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) SOASTA, Inc
2 5 (11.63%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Google
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Dynatrace