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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tester
UK
Rank 827 878 883
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 31 42 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.043% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.044% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 54
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Tester
Top 16 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 17 January 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 +36 29 £48,750 -7.14% 5
London +56 10 £53,750 +1.89% 3
South East +73 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire +32 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Leeds +30 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Yorkshire +27 7 £42,500 +3.03%
Berkshire +49 6 £53,750 - 1
Reading +32 3 £52,500 -
City of London +27 2 £60,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +18 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Essex +18 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Maidenhead - 2 £90,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey +38 1 £50,000 -9.09%
North West - 1 £52,500 -

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 80 (87.91%) Performance Testing
2 51 (56.04%) JMeter
3 48 (52.75%) LoadRunner
4 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (43.96%) C#
6 38 (41.76%) Finance
7 35 (38.46%) Java
8 29 (31.87%) ISTQB
9 21 (23.08%) Test Strategy
10 20 (21.98%) Load Testing
11 19 (20.88%) QA
11 19 (20.88%) HP
12 17 (18.68%) Test Scripting
13 15 (16.48%) Performance Engineering
14 14 (15.38%) HP SiteScope
14 14 (15.38%) SoapUI
14 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
14 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
15 13 (14.29%) Degree
15 13 (14.29%) Web Services
16 12 (13.19%) IIS
16 12 (13.19%) SQL
16 12 (13.19%) Banking
17 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
17 11 (12.09%) Python
17 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
17 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
18 10 (10.99%) Windows
18 10 (10.99%) .NET
19 9 (9.89%) 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 12 (13.19%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) IBM Domino
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
3 3 (3.30%) Confluence
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) IMAP
2 4 (4.40%) NAS
2 4 (4.40%) SAN
2 4 (4.40%) SMTP
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.40%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.20%) SSH
4 1 (1.10%) Firewall
4 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 51 (56.04%) JMeter
2 48 (52.75%) LoadRunner
3 14 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 11 (12.09%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.69%) HP UFT
7 6 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (6.59%) LoadUI
8 5 (5.49%) JIRA
8 5 (5.49%) Selenium
8 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.40%) AQtime
9 4 (4.40%) Gatling
9 4 (4.40%) NeoLoad
9 4 (4.40%) WebLOAD
10 3 (3.30%) Maven
10 3 (3.30%) Rational Performance Tester
11 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.20%) JUnit
12 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.59%) Games
5 3 (3.30%) Law
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Advertising
6 2 (2.20%) Billing
6 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) Web Services
2 10 (10.99%) .NET
3 8 (8.79%) SOAP
4 5 (5.49%) HTML
4 5 (5.49%) RESTful
5 4 (4.40%) Ajax
5 4 (4.40%) MAPI
5 4 (4.40%) REST
5 4 (4.40%) WSDL
6 3 (3.30%) J2EE
6 3 (3.30%) JMS
6 3 (3.30%) JMX
7 1 (1.10%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.10%) Drools
7 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.10%) GWT
7 1 (1.10%) ODBC
7 1 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Statistics
5 2 (2.20%) Fintech
5 2 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Unix
3 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (87.91%) Performance Testing
2 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 20 (21.98%) Load Testing
5 17 (18.68%) Test Scripting
6 15 (16.48%) Performance Engineering
7 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.89%) API Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Coaching
8 9 (9.89%) SOA
8 9 (9.89%) Test Management
9 8 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.79%) Defect Management
9 8 (8.79%) Manual Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.69%) Open Source
10 7 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
10 7 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.96%) C#
2 35 (38.46%) Java
3 12 (13.19%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) Python
5 7 (7.69%) C++
6 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.40%) VBA
7 3 (3.30%) C
7 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) Scala
8 1 (1.10%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) ISTQB
2 13 (14.29%) Degree
3 9 (9.89%) ISEB
4 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.20%) Docker
3 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) HP SiteScope
2 8 (8.79%) Perfmon
3 6 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.20%) Grafana
4 2 (2.20%) Graphite
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) HP
2 7 (7.69%) IBM
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) VMware
4 5 (5.49%) Citrix
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle
6 3 (3.30%) Dynatrace
6 3 (3.30%) Riverbed
6 3 (3.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.30%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (2.20%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.10%) hybris
8 1 (1.10%) Splunk
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago