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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 854 931 914
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 64 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.040% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.042% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 69
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Tester
Top 22 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 29 July 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
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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 +56 64 £45,000 -18.18% 3
London +58 33 £45,000 -30.76% 1
City of London +57 13 £42,500 -15.84%
Yorkshire - 13 £38,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 12 £38,000 - 1
Leeds - 12 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 11 £35,500 -38.26%
Northamptonshire - 11 £35,500 -
Northampton - 10 £35,000 -
North West - 3 £45,000 -
East of England +37 2 £47,500 +5.55%
South East +13 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Berkshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +18 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Preston - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 97 (78.86%) Performance Testing
2 78 (63.41%) Java
3 71 (57.72%) JMeter
4 70 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (55.28%) LoadRunner
6 66 (53.66%) QA
7 42 (34.15%) Finance
8 41 (33.33%) C#
9 34 (27.64%) HP
10 30 (24.39%) E-Commerce
11 28 (22.76%) .NET
11 28 (22.76%) BDD
12 27 (21.95%) SoapUI
12 27 (21.95%) SQL
13 26 (21.14%) HP SiteScope
14 25 (20.33%) Gatling
14 25 (20.33%) Non-Functional Testing
15 24 (19.51%) Test Strategy
15 24 (19.51%) Test Scripting
15 24 (19.51%) LoadUI
16 22 (17.89%) Open Source
16 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
17 21 (17.07%) Degree
18 20 (16.26%) Banking
18 20 (16.26%) Web Services
19 19 (15.45%) Regression Testing
19 19 (15.45%) ISTQB
20 18 (14.63%) Windows
20 18 (14.63%) Server Monitoring
20 18 (14.63%) Performance Tuning

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 17 (13.82%) IIS
2 4 (3.25%) Apache
2 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.44%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.76%) SAN
1 12 (9.76%) Wireshark
2 11 (8.94%) IMAP
2 11 (8.94%) NAS
2 11 (8.94%) SMTP
3 4 (3.25%) HTTP
3 4 (3.25%) LDAP
4 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.07%) MySQL
3 4 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (57.72%) JMeter
2 68 (55.28%) LoadRunner
3 27 (21.95%) SoapUI
4 25 (20.33%) Gatling
5 24 (19.51%) LoadUI
6 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
7 14 (11.38%) Selenium
7 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
7 14 (11.38%) WebLOAD
8 12 (9.76%) AQtime
9 8 (6.50%) Cucumber
9 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
9 8 (6.50%) JIRA
9 8 (6.50%) JUnit
10 7 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (5.69%) Hudson
10 7 (5.69%) SpecFlow
10 7 (5.69%) WebDriver
11 5 (4.07%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.07%) TestComplete
General
1 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 20 (16.26%) Banking
3 15 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.50%) Retail
5 5 (4.07%) Billing
6 3 (2.44%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.76%) .NET
2 20 (16.26%) Web Services
3 17 (13.82%) HTML
4 13 (10.57%) SOAP
5 11 (8.94%) MAPI
6 9 (7.32%) GWT
6 9 (7.32%) J2EE
7 4 (3.25%) Ajax
7 4 (3.25%) ODBC
8 3 (2.44%) Apache CXF
8 3 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.63%) CSS
9 2 (1.63%) CSS3
9 2 (1.63%) HTML5
9 2 (1.63%) RESTful
9 2 (1.63%) WSDL
10 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.81%) LAMP
10 1 (0.81%) Middleware
10 1 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) EPoS
6 1 (0.81%) Fintech
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Windows
2 13 (10.57%) Unix
3 12 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (78.86%) Performance Testing
2 70 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.39%) E-Commerce
4 28 (22.76%) BDD
5 25 (20.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 24 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 24 (19.51%) Test Strategy
7 22 (17.89%) Open Source
8 19 (15.45%) Regression Testing
9 18 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (14.63%) Server Monitoring
10 17 (13.82%) OO
11 15 (12.20%) API Testing
11 15 (12.20%) Scrum
12 14 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (11.38%) Performance Engineering
13 13 (10.57%) Benchmarking
14 12 (9.76%) Manual Testing
14 12 (9.76%) Test Automation
15 11 (8.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (63.41%) Java
2 41 (33.33%) C#
3 27 (21.95%) SQL
4 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.38%) Scala
6 13 (10.57%) C++
7 12 (9.76%) Ruby
8 10 (8.13%) Python
9 6 (4.88%) VB
9 6 (4.88%) VBA
10 5 (4.07%) Groovy
11 2 (1.63%) C
12 1 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.81%) Perl
12 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Degree
2 19 (15.45%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.50%) ISEB
4 6 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (53.66%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.94%) VMware ESX
2 11 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (21.14%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (9.76%) Perfmon
3 11 (8.94%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (5.69%) Nagios
5 4 (3.25%) Grafana
5 4 (3.25%) Graphite
6 2 (1.63%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 34 (27.64%) HP
2 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.94%) VMware
4 10 (8.13%) Citrix
5 9 (7.32%) Google
6 7 (5.69%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.44%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.63%) CA
8 2 (1.63%) IBM
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle
9 1 (0.81%) New Relic
9 1 (0.81%) webMethods
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