The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Performance Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Specialist
Rank 942 979 989
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Specialist 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £63,750 £56,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £49,250 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £63,250 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary - £47,500 £47,500

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Performance Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Performance Test Specialist in the job title.

Performance Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Specialist within the UK.

Performance Test Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Test Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Test Specialist over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Performance Test Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Specialist
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +36 6 £63,750 -1.92% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
London +14 2 £63,750 -1.92% 1
City of London +62 1 £52,500 -19.23%

Performance Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Performance Test Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Games
3 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) Logistics
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) RSpec
4 4 (50.00%) JBehave
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (50.00%) OOP
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) API Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Ranorex

Performance Test Specialist 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) JBehave
2 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 4 (50.00%) RSpec
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Games
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) IPTV
1 1 (12.50%) Online Games
1 1 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) API Testing
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Logistics
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (12.50%) Sun