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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 882 944 970
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 32 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.035% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.036% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 18
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £54,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +31 30 £65,000 +44.44% 3
London +71 20 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Leeds - 6 £100,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £100,000 -
Berkshire +15 4 £52,500 -
South East +9 4 £52,500 +13.51%
Scotland +16 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +9 2 - -
Reading +9 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 -
City of London +61 1 £47,500 +11.76%

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 51 (92.73%) Performance Testing
2 41 (74.55%) JMeter
3 39 (70.91%) Gatling
4 38 (69.09%) Java
5 31 (56.36%) C#
6 29 (52.73%) Python
7 26 (47.27%) Ruby
8 25 (45.45%) Performance Engineering
9 24 (43.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 24 (43.64%) .NET
10 23 (41.82%) Games
11 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
12 21 (38.18%) LoadRunner
12 21 (38.18%) Scala
13 20 (36.36%) WebLOAD
13 20 (36.36%) SOASTA, Inc
13 20 (36.36%) Software Testing
14 18 (32.73%) Software Architecture
14 18 (32.73%) NeoLoad
15 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
16 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
16 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
17 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
17 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (18.18%) Programme Management
18 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
19 9 (16.36%) Scrum
20 8 (14.55%) TDD
20 8 (14.55%) SQL

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 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
1 2 (3.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
1 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (74.55%) JMeter
2 39 (70.91%) Gatling
3 21 (38.18%) LoadRunner
4 20 (36.36%) WebLOAD
5 18 (32.73%) NeoLoad
6 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
7 6 (10.91%) JIRA
8 5 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (9.09%) Hudson
8 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 5 (9.09%) LoadUI
9 4 (7.27%) Selenium
9 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
10 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
11 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
12 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.82%) YourKit
12 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (41.82%) Games
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Law
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.45%) LAMP
4 2 (3.64%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) ODBC
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (92.73%) Performance Testing
2 25 (45.45%) Performance Engineering
3 24 (43.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 18 (32.73%) Software Architecture
7 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
8 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 10 (18.18%) Programme Management
10 9 (16.36%) Scrum
11 8 (14.55%) BDD
11 8 (14.55%) TDD
12 4 (7.27%) API Testing
12 4 (7.27%) SOA
12 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
13 3 (5.45%) Coaching
13 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) Java
2 31 (56.36%) C#
3 29 (52.73%) Python
4 26 (47.27%) Ruby
5 21 (38.18%) Scala
6 8 (14.55%) SQL
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) Groovy
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) SDET
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (5.45%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) SOASTA, Inc
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Dynatrace
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago