The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 883 856 881
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 21 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.015% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 20
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £27,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Performance Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 15 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 22 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 -11 19 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South East - 10 £45,000 -
Reading - 8 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £65,000 -
London -6 7 £60,000 +20.00%
City of London -2 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Middlesex - 2 £38,500 -
Yorkshire -39 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £41,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £36,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £41,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £36,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -

Performance Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 15 (55.56%) QA
2 13 (48.15%) Performance Testing
3 11 (40.74%) IIS
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (33.33%) NAS
5 9 (33.33%) AQtime
5 9 (33.33%) SAN
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 9 (33.33%) WebLOAD
5 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) IMAP
5 9 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 9 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (33.33%) C++
5 9 (33.33%) MAPI
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) SMTP
5 9 (33.33%) Benchmarking
6 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
7 6 (22.22%) HTTP
7 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering

Performance Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (40.74%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) NAS
1 9 (33.33%) SAN
1 9 (33.33%) IMAP
1 9 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 9 (33.33%) SMTP
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) AQtime
1 9 (33.33%) WebLOAD
2 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (7.41%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.70%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
1 9 (33.33%) MAPI
2 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.70%) IPTV
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Performance Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 5 (18.52%) Network Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.41%) DSDM
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Stress Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) ISEB
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Pingdom
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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