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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tester
Rank 868 917 917
Rank change year-on-year
+49 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 55 47 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.044% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.046% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 65
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £45,000 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Tester
Top 23 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 27 May 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 +24 55 £57,500 +15.00% 5
London +35 26 £59,000 +7.27% 3
South East +4 11 £57,500 +27.77%
Berkshire +14 9 £57,500 -
Reading +25 8 £58,750 -
Yorkshire - 7 £45,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £36,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £36,000 - 1
East of England +19 5 £51,250 +2.50%
Essex - 5 £51,250 -
City of London +46 4 £38,000 -15.55% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
York - 4 - -
Northampton - 4 - - 1
Surrey -2 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Sheffield - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £65,000 -
Leeds - 1 £46,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £46,000 -
Slough - 1 £44,000 -
Southampton - 1 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 87 (76.32%) Performance Testing
2 62 (54.39%) Java
3 57 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 56 (49.12%) QA
5 54 (47.37%) JMeter
6 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (28.95%) .NET
8 29 (25.44%) C#
8 29 (25.44%) Finance
9 25 (21.93%) HP
10 24 (21.05%) SQL
10 24 (21.05%) Degree
11 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
12 21 (18.42%) Windows
13 20 (17.54%) SDLC
14 19 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
14 19 (16.67%) Open Source
14 19 (16.67%) BDD
15 17 (14.91%) E-Commerce
15 17 (14.91%) Citrix
15 17 (14.91%) ISTQB
16 16 (14.04%) Computer Science
17 15 (13.16%) WebLOAD
18 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
18 14 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
19 13 (11.40%) Performance Engineering
19 13 (11.40%) Gatling
19 13 (11.40%) Test Strategy
19 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
19 13 (11.40%) Benchmarking

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 (11.40%) IIS
2 3 (2.63%) Apache
2 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) SAN
1 11 (9.65%) Wireshark
2 10 (8.77%) IMAP
2 10 (8.77%) NAS
2 10 (8.77%) SMTP
3 3 (2.63%) HTTP
3 3 (2.63%) LDAP
4 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.51%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 57 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 54 (47.37%) JMeter
3 15 (13.16%) WebLOAD
4 13 (11.40%) Gatling
4 13 (11.40%) Visual Studio
5 11 (9.65%) AQtime
5 11 (9.65%) Selenium
6 10 (8.77%) JIRA
7 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.14%) JUnit
9 6 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 6 (5.26%) HP UFT
9 6 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 6 (5.26%) SpecFlow
9 6 (5.26%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.39%) TestComplete
11 4 (3.51%) Introscope
11 4 (3.51%) LoadUI
11 4 (3.51%) NUnit
12 3 (2.63%) Log4j
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
2 9 (7.89%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Games
4 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) .NET
2 12 (10.53%) SOAP
3 10 (8.77%) HTML
3 10 (8.77%) MAPI
4 4 (3.51%) GWT
4 4 (3.51%) J2EE
4 4 (3.51%) Web Services
5 3 (2.63%) Ajax
5 3 (2.63%) CSS
5 3 (2.63%) CSS3
5 3 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (2.63%) HTML5
5 3 (2.63%) ODBC
6 2 (1.75%) Apache CXF
6 2 (1.75%) RESTful
6 2 (1.75%) WSDL
7 1 (0.88%) DCOM
7 1 (0.88%) LAMP
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
7 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.63%) EPoS
5 3 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Fintech
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 3 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (76.32%) Performance Testing
2 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.54%) SDLC
4 19 (16.67%) BDD
4 19 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 19 (16.67%) Open Source
5 17 (14.91%) E-Commerce
6 14 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (11.40%) Benchmarking
7 13 (11.40%) Performance Engineering
7 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
7 13 (11.40%) Test Strategy
8 12 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.65%) OO
9 11 (9.65%) Test Management
10 10 (8.77%) Scrum
11 9 (7.89%) Defect Management
12 8 (7.02%) TDD
12 8 (7.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) Java
2 29 (25.44%) C#
3 24 (21.05%) SQL
4 13 (11.40%) C++
5 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.89%) Ruby
6 9 (7.89%) VB
7 8 (7.02%) Python
8 7 (6.14%) Scala
9 5 (4.39%) VBA
10 4 (3.51%) C
11 3 (2.63%) Groovy
12 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Degree
2 17 (14.91%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.53%) ISEB
4 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (49.12%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) VMware ESX
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Perfmon
2 10 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (7.02%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (3.51%) CA Wily
5 3 (2.63%) Grafana
5 3 (2.63%) Graphite
5 3 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (21.93%) HP
2 17 (14.91%) Citrix
3 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.77%) VMware
5 7 (6.14%) Dynatrace
6 4 (3.51%) AppDynamics
6 4 (3.51%) CA
6 4 (3.51%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) Capita
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) webMethods
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