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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tester
UK
Rank 820 872 895
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 26 61 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.060% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.062% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 45
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £58,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Tester
Top 18 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +54 26 £52,500 - 9
London +75 11 £60,000 +3.44% 7
South East +49 6 £50,000 -9.09%
City of London +40 4 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Reading +43 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire +31 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Yorkshire +2 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West -7 3 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Leeds - 3 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
Essex - 2 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £47,500 -
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey +40 1 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands +21 1 £40,000 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £36,200 -
Lancashire - 1 £36,200 -

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 68 (85.00%) Performance Testing
2 48 (60.00%) JMeter
3 40 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (40.00%) C#
6 31 (38.75%) Finance
7 28 (35.00%) Java
8 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
9 18 (22.50%) QA
10 16 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 14 (17.50%) Load Testing
11 14 (17.50%) Python
11 14 (17.50%) HP
12 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
12 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
13 12 (15.00%) Performance Engineering
14 11 (13.75%) Test Management
14 11 (13.75%) Degree
14 11 (13.75%) SQL
15 10 (12.50%) IIS
15 10 (12.50%) Banking
16 9 (11.25%) ISEB
16 9 (11.25%) Windows
16 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
17 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
17 8 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
17 8 (10.00%) SOAP
17 8 (10.00%) Web Services
17 8 (10.00%) SOA

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 10 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (3.75%) Confluence
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.50%) JBoss
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) HTTP
2 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 2 (2.50%) IMAP
3 2 (2.50%) NAS
3 2 (2.50%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) SMTP
3 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (60.00%) JMeter
2 40 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 7 (8.75%) Gatling
5 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.75%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.00%) NeoLoad
8 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.75%) JIRA
8 3 (3.75%) JUnit
8 3 (3.75%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Selenium
9 2 (2.50%) AQtime
9 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.50%) Maven
9 2 (2.50%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.50%) WebLOAD
General
1 31 (38.75%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Games
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Law
6 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) SOAP
1 8 (10.00%) Web Services
2 7 (8.75%) .NET
3 5 (6.25%) RESTful
4 4 (5.00%) REST
4 4 (5.00%) WSDL
5 3 (3.75%) Ajax
5 3 (3.75%) HTML
5 3 (3.75%) JMX
6 2 (2.50%) J2EE
6 2 (2.50%) JMS
6 2 (2.50%) MAPI
7 1 (1.25%) Drools
7 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.25%) GWT
7 1 (1.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.25%) Fintech
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (85.00%) Performance Testing
2 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 14 (17.50%) Load Testing
5 13 (16.25%) Test Scripting
6 12 (15.00%) Performance Engineering
7 11 (13.75%) Test Management
8 8 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.00%) SOA
8 8 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 6 (7.50%) High Availability
9 6 (7.50%) Manual Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Microservices
10 5 (6.25%) Open Source
10 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) C#
2 28 (35.00%) Java
3 14 (17.50%) Python
4 11 (13.75%) SQL
5 5 (6.25%) C++
5 5 (6.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.00%) VBA
7 3 (3.75%) C
8 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
2 11 (13.75%) Degree
3 9 (11.25%) ISEB
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.25%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (7.50%) Perfmon
3 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.25%) Grafana
4 1 (1.25%) Graphite
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) HP
2 5 (6.25%) Citrix
2 5 (6.25%) IBM
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Riverbed
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
4 3 (3.75%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.50%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) hybris
6 1 (1.25%) Splunk
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