The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
UK
Rank 404 471 435
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -36
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 603 563 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.65% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 447 465 526
Median salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,300 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74095 86852 89314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.13% 87.70% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61067 72174 73600
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 within the UK.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +73 575 £47,500 -1.04% 64
London +81 192 £57,500 +9.52% 22
South East +97 148 £47,500 -13.63% 15
South West +52 60 £42,500 +30.76% 6
East of England +24 56 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire +4 47 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Leeds +40 43 £42,500 -19.04% 3
West Yorkshire +18 43 £42,500 -20.93% 3
Berkshire +65 42 £60,000 +27.65% 2
West Midlands +5 29 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Hertfordshire +25 27 £22,500 -43.75%
Bristol +18 26 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Hampshire +19 25 £50,000 +30.71% 4
Birmingham +7 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +44 22 £44,000 -33.58% 3
Milton Keynes - 20 £45,000 - 2
City of London +28 19 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Surrey +12 19 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North West -62 19 £37,500 - 10
Reading +40 18 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +39 16 £27,500 -24.13% 2
Essex +37 16 £38,750 +10.71%
Brighton +26 14 £35,000 -28.20% 1
East Sussex +26 14 £35,000 -28.20% 1
East Midlands -8 14 £41,250 +11.48%
Broxbourne - 14 £22,500 -
Oxford +34 13 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 12 £41,250 -21.42%
Somerset +8 11 £32,500 +30.00%
West Sussex 0 11 £52,500 -12.50% 1

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 672 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (34.96%) Java
3 377 (30.58%) QA
4 355 (28.79%) Selenium
5 352 (28.55%) SQL
6 293 (23.76%) Finance
7 288 (23.36%) C#
8 278 (22.55%) BDD
9 276 (22.38%) TDD
10 261 (21.17%) Software Testing
11 237 (19.22%) Test Automation
12 233 (18.90%) ISTQB
13 229 (18.57%) JMeter
14 228 (18.49%) LoadRunner
15 206 (16.71%) Automated Testing
16 201 (16.30%) Scrum
17 199 (16.14%) Test Scripting
18 194 (15.73%) ISEB
19 191 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
20 189 (15.33%) Microsoft
21 186 (15.09%) Regression Testing
22 184 (14.92%) Non-Functional Testing
23 183 (14.84%) HP
24 174 (14.11%) Functional Testing
25 172 (13.95%) Degree
26 171 (13.87%) .NET
27 159 (12.90%) HTML
28 156 (12.65%) Software Engineering
29 154 (12.49%) Manual Testing
30 152 (12.33%) SDLC

Performance Testing
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 36 (2.92%) Confluence
2 29 (2.35%) IIS
3 28 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 26 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 23 (1.87%) Apache
6 22 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.70%) CMS
7 21 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 20 (1.62%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.30%) MS Exchange
10 14 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (0.97%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.65%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.57%) Commerce Server
16 6 (0.49%) nginx
17 5 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 89 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.68%) MS Office
3 13 (1.05%) MS Project
4 12 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Mingle
7 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.081%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 15 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.081%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.081%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.081%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.46%) SaaS
5 15 (1.22%) Office 365
5 15 (1.22%) Slack
6 13 (1.05%) G Suite
7 9 (0.73%) GitHub
8 5 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.32%) IaaS
10 3 (0.24%) Force.com
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.16%) PaaS
11 2 (0.16%) Route 53
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.081%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.60%) HTTP
2 26 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.03%) DNS
4 21 (1.70%) SSL
5 19 (1.54%) Firewall
6 18 (1.46%) Internet
7 16 (1.30%) LDAP
8 14 (1.14%) ATM
9 13 (1.05%) DMZ
10 11 (0.89%) SAN
11 7 (0.57%) WAN
12 6 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.49%) SSH
12 6 (0.49%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.41%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.32%) DHCP
14 4 (0.32%) IMAP
14 4 (0.32%) NAS
14 4 (0.32%) SMTP
15 3 (0.24%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.14%) MongoDB
2 51 (4.14%) Oracle Database
3 43 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 38 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.00%) MySQL
6 36 (2.92%) Big Data
7 28 (2.27%) RavenDB
8 27 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.89%) MS Access
13 11 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.73%) DB2
14 9 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 355 (28.79%) Selenium
2 229 (18.57%) JMeter
3 228 (18.49%) LoadRunner
4 152 (12.33%) JIRA
5 150 (12.17%) Jenkins
6 146 (11.84%) Cucumber
7 129 (10.46%) WebDriver
8 126 (10.22%) Git (software)
9 97 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 95 (7.70%) SoapUI
11 78 (6.33%) Visual Studio
12 73 (5.92%) HP UFT
13 53 (4.30%) SpecFlow
14 50 (4.06%) JUnit
15 48 (3.89%) Maven
16 47 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 42 (3.41%) Subversion
18 40 (3.24%) Gatling
19 39 (3.16%) WATIR
20 35 (2.84%) Ranorex
General
1 293 (23.76%) Finance
2 73 (5.92%) Retail
3 67 (5.43%) Banking
4 33 (2.68%) Games
5 27 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.11%) Marketing
7 20 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.30%) Advertising
9 15 (1.22%) Publishing
10 13 (1.05%) Law
11 12 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.89%) Automotive
12 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.81%) Legal
14 5 (0.41%) Back Office
14 5 (0.41%) Billing
14 5 (0.41%) Front Office
15 4 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (21.98%) Analyst
2 235 (19.06%) Tester
3 226 (18.33%) Test Analyst
4 162 (13.14%) Developer
5 145 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 104 (8.43%) Test Manager
7 75 (6.08%) Performance Tester
8 74 (6.00%) Software Tester
9 66 (5.35%) QA Engineer
9 66 (5.35%) Test Leader
10 64 (5.19%) Architect
11 63 (5.11%) Automation Tester
12 61 (4.95%) Java Developer
13 58 (4.70%) QA Analyst
14 57 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
15 56 (4.54%) Software Test Engineer
16 52 (4.22%) QA Tester
16 52 (4.22%) Senior Test Analyst
17 51 (4.14%) Senior Tester
18 45 (3.65%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (13.87%) .NET
2 159 (12.90%) HTML
3 132 (10.71%) Web Services
4 87 (7.06%) SOAP
5 82 (6.65%) REST
6 71 (5.76%) XML
7 69 (5.60%) CSS
8 63 (5.11%) ASP.NET
9 51 (4.14%) HTML5
10 46 (3.73%) RESTful
11 45 (3.65%) AngularJS
12 35 (2.84%) JMS
13 34 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (2.76%) Gherkin
14 33 (2.68%) Ajax
15 29 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (2.35%) Spring
16 26 (2.11%) J2EE
17 23 (1.87%) JPA
18 16 (1.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (9.98%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.33%) User Experience
5 38 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 35 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.51%) Algorithms
8 24 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.62%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.54%) Fintech
11 18 (1.46%) Statistics
12 17 (1.38%) Digital Media
13 15 (1.22%) Data Centre
13 15 (1.22%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.14%) Replication
14 14 (1.14%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.97%) Minimum Viable Product
15 12 (0.97%) Wiki
16 10 (0.81%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 128 (10.38%) Windows
2 100 (8.11%) Linux
3 66 (5.35%) Unix
4 28 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.62%) Android
7 17 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.32%) CentOS
12 3 (0.24%) Solaris
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (22.55%) BDD
3 276 (22.38%) TDD
4 261 (21.17%) Software Testing
5 237 (19.22%) Test Automation
6 206 (16.71%) Automated Testing
7 201 (16.30%) Scrum
8 199 (16.14%) Test Scripting
9 191 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
10 186 (15.09%) Regression Testing
11 184 (14.92%) Non-Functional Testing
12 174 (14.11%) Functional Testing
13 156 (12.65%) Software Engineering
14 154 (12.49%) Manual Testing
15 152 (12.33%) SDLC
16 150 (12.17%) Automation Testing
17 136 (11.03%) Unit Testing
18 135 (10.95%) Integration Testing
19 134 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
20 124 (10.06%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 431 (34.96%) Java
2 352 (28.55%) SQL
3 288 (23.36%) C#
4 143 (11.60%) JavaScript
5 127 (10.30%) Python
6 85 (6.89%) Ruby
7 64 (5.19%) Perl
8 58 (4.70%) C++
9 53 (4.30%) PHP
10 50 (4.06%) Scala
11 49 (3.97%) C
12 40 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 37 (3.00%) T-SQL
14 35 (2.84%) Bash Shell
15 33 (2.68%) VBScript
16 24 (1.95%) VB
17 23 (1.87%) PowerShell
18 17 (1.38%) ES6
19 15 (1.22%) Go
20 14 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 233 (18.90%) ISTQB
2 194 (15.73%) ISEB
3 172 (13.95%) Degree
4 79 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 54 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 30 (2.43%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 18 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.24%) CCNA
11 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.24%) IIBA
11 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.16%) CCNP
12 2 (0.16%) CISM
12 2 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.16%) GIAC
12 2 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (30.58%) QA
2 48 (3.89%) SDET
3 9 (0.73%) SLA
4 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.41%) HL7
5 4 (0.32%) DICOM
6 1 (0.081%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.35%) Docker
3 21 (1.70%) Active Directory
4 19 (1.54%) VMware ESX
5 18 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.49%) Snort
8 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.16%) HDFS
9 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 121 (9.81%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (2.92%) Puppet
3 24 (1.95%) HP SiteScope
3 24 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.54%) Perfmon
5 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (0.65%) Ansible
7 6 (0.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.41%) Graphite
8 5 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.41%) Nagios
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.32%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.32%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.24%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.24%) Kibana
10 3 (0.24%) Mesos
10 3 (0.24%) Riemann
10 3 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 189 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 183 (14.84%) HP
3 115 (9.33%) Oracle
4 41 (3.33%) IBM
5 36 (2.92%) SAP
6 33 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 31 (2.51%) VMware
8 26 (2.11%) Citrix
9 20 (1.62%) Cognizant
10 19 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
10 19 (1.54%) Telerik
11 14 (1.14%) Google
12 13 (1.05%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.97%) AppDynamics
14 11 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
14 11 (0.89%) Riverbed
15 10 (0.81%) Dynatrace
16 8 (0.65%) Hitachi
16 8 (0.65%) InterSystems
17 7 (0.57%) Red Hat
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Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary: Competitive + travel expenses + bonus + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary: Competitive + bonus + expenses + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum health, dental, pension, childcare v
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The One Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum competitive bonus and bens!
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London
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Salary: c£75,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
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