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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 867 858 875
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 14 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 20
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -22.22%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 13 £62,500 +25.00% 2
South East - 9 £65,000 -
Reading - 9 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 9 £65,000 -
London -34 3 £60,000 +20.00%
City of London -8 2 £60,000 +9.09%
North West - 1 £41,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £41,500 - 1

Performance Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (66.67%) QA
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
3 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) NAS
3 9 (42.86%) AQtime
3 9 (42.86%) WebLOAD
3 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 9 (42.86%) IMAP
3 9 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 9 (42.86%) Benchmarking
3 9 (42.86%) SMTP
3 9 (42.86%) SAN
3 9 (42.86%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) C++
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) IIS
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) MAPI
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Java

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (42.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) NAS
1 9 (42.86%) IMAP
1 9 (42.86%) Wireshark
1 9 (42.86%) SMTP
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) AQtime
1 9 (42.86%) WebLOAD
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.76%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
1 9 (42.86%) MAPI
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Benchmarking
2 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
1 9 (42.86%) C++
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (42.86%) VMware ESX
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
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Edgar Cowen
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