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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Engineer
Rank 897 949 991
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 26 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.022% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 6
Median salary £67,500 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -26.92%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -26.92%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +41 26 £67,500 +42.10% 4
London +40 14 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Leeds - 8 £52,500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £52,500 - 2
South East +33 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 -
North West - 1 £100,000 -
Manchester - 1 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £100,000 -

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 36 (92.31%) Performance Testing
2 30 (76.92%) JMeter
3 27 (69.23%) Gatling
4 26 (66.67%) Java
5 20 (51.28%) LoadRunner
6 19 (48.72%) C#
7 18 (46.15%) Python
8 16 (41.03%) Ruby
9 14 (35.90%) Games
9 14 (35.90%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
10 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (30.77%) .NET
11 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
11 12 (30.77%) Hadoop
12 11 (28.21%) SOASTA, Inc
12 11 (28.21%) WebLOAD
12 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
13 10 (25.64%) Scala
13 10 (25.64%) Programme Management
13 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
13 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
13 10 (25.64%) Software Architecture
13 10 (25.64%) NeoLoad
14 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
14 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
16 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
16 7 (17.95%) RabbitMQ
17 5 (12.82%) QA

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:

Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) JMeter
2 27 (69.23%) Gatling
3 20 (51.28%) LoadRunner
4 11 (28.21%) WebLOAD
5 10 (25.64%) NeoLoad
6 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.69%) Hudson
7 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.69%) JIRA
7 3 (7.69%) LoadUI
8 2 (5.13%) Selenium
8 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (35.90%) Games
2 4 (10.26%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.69%) LAMP
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) IPTV
3 1 (2.56%) Online Games
3 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) AIX
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Performance Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Non-Functional Testing
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
4 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
5 10 (25.64%) Programme Management
5 10 (25.64%) Software Architecture
5 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.26%) BDD
8 4 (10.26%) SOA
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) Coaching
9 3 (7.69%) Open Source
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.13%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) C#
3 18 (46.15%) Python
4 16 (41.03%) Ruby
5 10 (25.64%) Scala
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
1 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SDET
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Sun
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