The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 827 881 897
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 69 60 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.055% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.058% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 61
Median salary £42,500 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.26% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Tester
Salary Trend

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

Performance Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tester over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Tester
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +57 63 £42,500 -13.26% 5
London +43 25 £46,250 -20.25% 2
Leeds +43 19 £38,000 +16.92%
Yorkshire +38 19 £38,000 +16.92%
West Yorkshire +35 19 £38,000 +16.92%
City of London +43 10 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Scotland +28 6 £40,000 +66.66% 2
North West +12 6 £41,500 -17.00%
East of England +25 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South East +23 4 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Edinburgh +13 4 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Manchester - 4 £38,000 -
Glasgow +15 3 - - 1
Northamptonshire +13 3 £35,000 -5.40%
Northampton +9 3 £35,000 -5.40%
East Midlands +5 3 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Stockport - 3 £38,000 -
Essex - 3 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +15 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Reading +13 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Brighton - 2 - -
Cirencester - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +11 1 - -
Preston - 1 £45,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Performance Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 112 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 78 (60.94%) Java
3 71 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (52.34%) LoadRunner
5 66 (51.56%) JMeter
6 57 (44.53%) QA
7 51 (39.84%) Finance
8 43 (33.59%) C#
9 35 (27.34%) HP
10 31 (24.22%) SoapUI
11 30 (23.44%) HP SiteScope
11 30 (23.44%) E-Commerce
12 29 (22.66%) Test Strategy
12 29 (22.66%) BDD
13 28 (21.88%) Test Scripting
13 28 (21.88%) Gatling
14 27 (21.09%) ISTQB
15 25 (19.53%) Web Services
15 25 (19.53%) LoadUI
16 24 (18.75%) Banking
17 23 (17.97%) Jenkins
18 22 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
18 22 (17.19%) SQL
19 21 (16.41%) Regression Testing
19 21 (16.41%) Open Source
20 20 (15.63%) Server Monitoring
20 20 (15.63%) Telecoms
21 19 (14.84%) API Testing
21 19 (14.84%) Load Testing
22 18 (14.06%) Performance Engineering

Performance Tester 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 15 (11.72%) IIS
2 8 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.47%) Apache
4 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.56%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.56%) JBoss
4 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.13%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) HTTP
2 7 (5.47%) SAN
2 7 (5.47%) Wireshark
3 6 (4.69%) IMAP
3 6 (4.69%) NAS
3 6 (4.69%) SMTP
4 5 (3.91%) LDAP
5 2 (1.56%) SSH
5 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.47%) MySQL
4 5 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 67 (52.34%) LoadRunner
2 66 (51.56%) JMeter
3 31 (24.22%) SoapUI
4 28 (21.88%) Gatling
5 25 (19.53%) LoadUI
6 23 (17.97%) Jenkins
7 14 (10.94%) Selenium
8 13 (10.16%) Git (software)
9 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
10 10 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (6.25%) Hudson
11 8 (6.25%) JIRA
12 7 (5.47%) AQtime
12 7 (5.47%) JUnit
12 7 (5.47%) WebLOAD
13 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
13 6 (4.69%) YourKit
14 5 (3.91%) Fiddler
14 5 (3.91%) SpecFlow
14 5 (3.91%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (39.84%) Finance
2 24 (18.75%) Banking
3 20 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.25%) Retail
5 7 (5.47%) Games
6 6 (4.69%) Billing
7 2 (1.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.53%) Web Services
2 16 (12.50%) .NET
2 16 (12.50%) HTML
3 12 (9.38%) J2EE
3 12 (9.38%) SOAP
4 10 (7.81%) GWT
5 6 (4.69%) MAPI
6 5 (3.91%) Ajax
6 5 (3.91%) ODBC
7 4 (3.13%) Apache CXF
8 3 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.34%) JMS
8 3 (2.34%) RESTful
9 2 (1.56%) Spring
9 2 (1.56%) WSDL
10 1 (0.78%) Drools
10 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.78%) LAMP
10 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.34%) Statistics
5 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.56%) Fintech
5 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Unix
2 13 (10.16%) Windows
3 9 (7.03%) Linux
4 7 (5.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 71 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.44%) E-Commerce
4 29 (22.66%) BDD
4 29 (22.66%) Test Strategy
5 28 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 22 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
7 21 (16.41%) Open Source
7 21 (16.41%) Regression Testing
8 20 (15.63%) Server Monitoring
9 19 (14.84%) API Testing
9 19 (14.84%) Load Testing
10 18 (14.06%) Mentoring
10 18 (14.06%) Performance Engineering
11 17 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (12.50%) Scrum
13 15 (11.72%) OO
13 15 (11.72%) TDD
14 14 (10.94%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (60.94%) Java
2 43 (33.59%) C#
3 22 (17.19%) SQL
4 17 (13.28%) Scala
5 14 (10.94%) Python
6 13 (10.16%) Ruby
7 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.47%) C++
8 7 (5.47%) VBA
9 6 (4.69%) Groovy
10 3 (2.34%) VB
11 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.78%) Perl
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (21.09%) ISTQB
2 15 (11.72%) Degree
3 9 (7.03%) ISEB
4 4 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (44.53%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.56%) Docker
4 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (23.44%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (7.03%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (6.25%) Nagios
3 8 (6.25%) Perfmon
4 6 (4.69%) Grafana
4 6 (4.69%) Graphite
5 2 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (27.34%) HP
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.03%) Citrix
3 9 (7.03%) Google
4 8 (6.25%) VMware
5 7 (5.47%) Dynatrace
6 3 (2.34%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.34%) IBM
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.78%) hybris
8 1 (0.78%) New Relic
8 1 (0.78%) Splunk
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