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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Test Engineer
UK
Rank 836 931 941
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 13 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.007% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 10
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 2017 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 17 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 19 February 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 +112 13 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 -
Leeds - 6 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 -
London +61 4 £67,500 -3.57%
South East +68 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire +50 1 £52,500 -
Reading +37 1 £52,500 -
South West +20 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Newquay - 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Mid Wales - 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 - - 1
New Quay - 1 - - 1
Ceredigion - 1 - - 1

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 20 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 19 (67.86%) JMeter
3 17 (60.71%) QA
4 16 (57.14%) Performance Testing
4 16 (57.14%) Gatling
5 15 (53.57%) SQL
6 14 (50.00%) JIRA
7 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
8 12 (42.86%) Scala
9 11 (39.29%) Cucumber
9 11 (39.29%) Maven
9 11 (39.29%) Java
9 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
10 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
10 10 (35.71%) Spring
11 8 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
12 7 (25.00%) C#
13 6 (21.43%) Python
13 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (17.86%) BDD
14 5 (17.86%) Scrum
15 4 (14.29%) Retail
15 4 (14.29%) TDD
15 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
15 4 (14.29%) WebLOAD
16 3 (10.71%) Test Management
16 3 (10.71%) Selenium
16 3 (10.71%) Ruby

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 1 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) G Suite
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Slack
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 19 (67.86%) JMeter
3 16 (57.14%) Gatling
4 14 (50.00%) JIRA
5 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 11 (39.29%) Cucumber
6 11 (39.29%) Maven
6 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
7 4 (14.29%) WebLOAD
8 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
8 3 (10.71%) LoadUI
8 3 (10.71%) Selenium
8 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (7.14%) Buildbot
9 2 (7.14%) Hudson
9 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.57%) TestNG
10 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
1 10 (35.71%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Test Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) API Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.14%) DSDM
8 2 (7.14%) Kanban
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Scala
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) C
7 2 (7.14%) C++
7 2 (7.14%) Groovy
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Grafana
2 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.57%) New Relic
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