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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 833 923 918
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 66 54 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.049% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.051% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 63
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,250 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.44% +8.88%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +79 65 £43,750 -20.45% 5
London +51 34 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Yorkshire - 15 £38,000 - 1
Leeds - 15 £38,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 15 £38,000 - 1
City of London +62 14 £42,500 -15.84% 2
Northampton +11 7 £35,000 -5.40%
Northamptonshire +9 7 £35,000 -5.40%
East Midlands +7 7 £35,000 -5.40%
North West +23 5 £45,000 -10.00%
South East +21 3 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Berkshire +8 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Manchester - 3 £38,000 -
Reading +9 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Stockport - 2 £33,500 -
Bedfordshire +19 1 - -
Scotland +16 1 £30,000 -
East of England +9 1 - -
Edinburgh +7 1 £30,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Preston - 1 £45,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (81.67%) Performance Testing
2 76 (63.33%) Java
3 68 (56.67%) LoadRunner
3 68 (56.67%) JMeter
3 68 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (51.67%) QA
5 41 (34.17%) Finance
6 39 (32.50%) C#
7 34 (28.33%) HP
8 30 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 29 (24.17%) BDD
9 29 (24.17%) SoapUI
9 29 (24.17%) HP SiteScope
10 28 (23.33%) Gatling
11 26 (21.67%) LoadUI
11 26 (21.67%) Non-Functional Testing
11 26 (21.67%) Test Strategy
12 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
13 23 (19.17%) SQL
13 23 (19.17%) ISTQB
14 22 (18.33%) .NET
14 22 (18.33%) Web Services
14 22 (18.33%) Open Source
15 21 (17.50%) Regression Testing
16 19 (15.83%) Banking
16 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
16 19 (15.83%) Server Monitoring
16 19 (15.83%) Jenkins
17 18 (15.00%) API Testing
18 17 (14.17%) 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 15 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (4.17%) Apache
2 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.67%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.33%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) SAN
1 10 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 9 (7.50%) IMAP
2 9 (7.50%) NAS
2 9 (7.50%) SMTP
3 7 (5.83%) HTTP
4 5 (4.17%) LDAP
5 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.00%) MySQL
4 5 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (56.67%) JMeter
1 68 (56.67%) LoadRunner
2 29 (24.17%) SoapUI
3 28 (23.33%) Gatling
4 26 (21.67%) LoadUI
5 19 (15.83%) Jenkins
6 15 (12.50%) Selenium
7 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
8 11 (9.17%) WebLOAD
9 10 (8.33%) AQtime
10 9 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (6.67%) Hudson
11 8 (6.67%) JIRA
12 7 (5.83%) Cucumber
12 7 (5.83%) JUnit
13 6 (5.00%) SpecFlow
13 6 (5.00%) WebDriver
13 6 (5.00%) YourKit
14 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (34.17%) Finance
2 19 (15.83%) Banking
3 16 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.83%) Retail
5 6 (5.00%) Billing
6 3 (2.50%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) .NET
1 22 (18.33%) Web Services
2 16 (13.33%) HTML
3 12 (10.00%) SOAP
4 10 (8.33%) J2EE
5 9 (7.50%) GWT
5 9 (7.50%) MAPI
6 5 (4.17%) Ajax
6 5 (4.17%) ODBC
7 4 (3.33%) Apache CXF
8 3 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.67%) JMS
9 2 (1.67%) RESTful
9 2 (1.67%) WSDL
10 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.83%) Middleware
10 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.83%) REST
10 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) Fintech
5 2 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.67%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) Windows
2 15 (12.50%) Unix
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (81.67%) Performance Testing
2 68 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 29 (24.17%) BDD
5 26 (21.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 26 (21.67%) Test Strategy
6 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 22 (18.33%) Open Source
8 21 (17.50%) Regression Testing
9 19 (15.83%) Server Monitoring
10 18 (15.00%) API Testing
11 17 (14.17%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (13.33%) OO
13 15 (12.50%) Scrum
14 14 (11.67%) Load Testing
14 14 (11.67%) TDD
15 13 (10.83%) Manual Testing
15 13 (10.83%) Performance Engineering
16 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.33%) Java
2 39 (32.50%) C#
3 23 (19.17%) SQL
4 16 (13.33%) Scala
5 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.83%) Ruby
6 10 (8.33%) C++
6 10 (8.33%) Python
7 6 (5.00%) Groovy
7 6 (5.00%) VB
7 6 (5.00%) VBA
8 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) ISTQB
2 17 (14.17%) Degree
3 8 (6.67%) ISEB
4 5 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (51.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (24.17%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (8.33%) Perfmon
4 8 (6.67%) Nagios
5 5 (4.17%) Grafana
5 5 (4.17%) Graphite
6 1 (0.83%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) HP
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.33%) VMware
4 9 (7.50%) Google
5 8 (6.67%) Citrix
6 7 (5.83%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.50%) IBM
8 2 (1.67%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle
9 1 (0.83%) CA
9 1 (0.83%) New Relic
9 1 (0.83%) webMethods
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago