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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 818 911 914
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 47 58 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.054% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.056% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 59
Median salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £32,400 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Tester
Top 17 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 3 December 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 +55 36 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Yorkshire +30 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Leeds +29 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire +23 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
London +49 11 £47,500 -9.52%
Scotland +36 7 £50,000 +108.33%
South East +71 6 £68,750 +40.30% 2
East of England +28 6 £55,000 +4.76%
Essex +19 6 £55,000 +4.76%
Edinburgh +20 4 £50,000 +108.33%
Glasgow - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £90,000 - 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £90,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 106 (90.60%) Performance Testing
2 68 (58.12%) JMeter
3 60 (51.28%) LoadRunner
4 59 (50.43%) Java
4 59 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (41.88%) Finance
6 46 (39.32%) C#
7 33 (28.21%) QA
8 30 (25.64%) ISTQB
9 29 (24.79%) HP
10 28 (23.93%) Test Scripting
10 28 (23.93%) SoapUI
10 28 (23.93%) HP SiteScope
11 27 (23.08%) Test Strategy
12 23 (19.66%) Web Services
12 23 (19.66%) Load Testing
13 21 (17.95%) Telecoms
13 21 (17.95%) LoadUI
14 20 (17.09%) Server Monitoring
14 20 (17.09%) Banking
15 19 (16.24%) API Testing
16 18 (15.38%) Mentoring
16 18 (15.38%) E-Commerce
17 17 (14.53%) Regression Testing
18 16 (13.68%) Jenkins
19 15 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (12.82%) Gatling
20 14 (11.97%) Performance Engineering
20 14 (11.97%) Python
20 14 (11.97%) SQL

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 13 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.42%) Apache
4 3 (2.56%) Confluence
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.71%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.71%) JBoss
5 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.42%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) HTTP
2 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) IMAP
3 2 (1.71%) LDAP
3 2 (1.71%) NAS
3 2 (1.71%) SAN
3 2 (1.71%) SMTP
3 2 (1.71%) SSH
3 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 68 (58.12%) JMeter
2 60 (51.28%) LoadRunner
3 28 (23.93%) SoapUI
4 21 (17.95%) LoadUI
5 16 (13.68%) Jenkins
6 15 (12.82%) Gatling
7 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
8 9 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (5.98%) JIRA
9 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.13%) Selenium
11 5 (4.27%) HP UFT
11 5 (4.27%) Hudson
12 4 (3.42%) Maven
13 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
13 3 (2.56%) JUnit
13 3 (2.56%) Rational Performance Tester
13 3 (2.56%) YourKit
14 2 (1.71%) NeoLoad
14 2 (1.71%) TestComplete
General
1 49 (41.88%) Finance
2 21 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 20 (17.09%) Banking
4 6 (5.13%) Games
5 5 (4.27%) Billing
5 5 (4.27%) Retail
6 3 (2.56%) Law
7 2 (1.71%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Legal
7 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.66%) Web Services
2 11 (9.40%) HTML
3 9 (7.69%) .NET
3 9 (7.69%) SOAP
4 7 (5.98%) J2EE
5 5 (4.27%) Ajax
5 5 (4.27%) GWT
5 5 (4.27%) RESTful
6 4 (3.42%) WSDL
7 3 (2.56%) JMS
7 3 (2.56%) JMX
7 3 (2.56%) REST
8 2 (1.71%) MAPI
8 2 (1.71%) ODBC
8 2 (1.71%) Spring
9 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.85%) Apache CXF
9 1 (0.85%) Drools
9 1 (0.85%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.42%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Statistics
5 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) Fintech
5 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) Unix
2 6 (5.13%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (90.60%) Performance Testing
2 59 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.93%) Test Scripting
4 27 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 23 (19.66%) Load Testing
6 20 (17.09%) Server Monitoring
7 19 (16.24%) API Testing
8 18 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 18 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 17 (14.53%) Regression Testing
10 15 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (11.97%) Performance Engineering
12 13 (11.11%) Coaching
12 13 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (10.26%) BDD
13 12 (10.26%) Manual Testing
13 12 (10.26%) Open Source
14 11 (9.40%) SOA
15 9 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
16 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) Java
2 46 (39.32%) C#
3 14 (11.97%) Python
3 14 (11.97%) SQL
4 9 (7.69%) Scala
5 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.13%) Ruby
6 5 (4.27%) C++
6 5 (4.27%) VBA
7 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.56%) C
7 3 (2.56%) Groovy
8 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.55%) Degree
3 9 (7.69%) ISEB
4 6 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) Docker
2 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (23.93%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (5.13%) Perfmon
4 5 (4.27%) Nagios
5 3 (2.56%) Grafana
5 3 (2.56%) Graphite
6 2 (1.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (24.79%) HP
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) IBM
4 5 (4.27%) Citrix
5 4 (3.42%) Dynatrace
5 4 (3.42%) Google
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle
5 4 (3.42%) VMware
6 3 (2.56%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.56%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.56%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.85%) hybris
7 1 (0.85%) New Relic
7 1 (0.85%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago