The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 385 377 455
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +78
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 736 806 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.83% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 583 674 424
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -31 639 £47,500 -5.00% 105
London -51 254 £57,500 +9.52% 45
South East +41 163 £50,000 +11.11% 20
City of London +56 88 £57,750 +0.43% 13
Surrey -23 53 £52,500 +7.14% 7
South West +1 48 £32,500 -14.47% 7
Hampshire +40 46 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Scotland +40 43 £41,500 -7.77% 8
East of England -45 38 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Yorkshire -3 34 £44,500 +2.89% 6
North West -4 34 £45,000 -2.17% 13
West Midlands -5 29 £32,500 -45.83% 4
Manchester +13 21 £45,000 -22.41% 6
Bristol -1 21 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +15 19 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Guildford +5 19 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Glasgow +27 18 £51,500 -9.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 18 £52,500 +25.00% 1
Birmingham +5 18 £30,000 -50.00%
West Yorkshire -15 17 £47,500 +5.55% 5
East Midlands +3 16 £27,500 -40.21% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 15 £36,000 +9.09% 1
Wales -2 14 £42,500 +44.06% 3
Cambridge +20 13 £37,500 +13.63% 1
West Sussex +13 13 £41,000 +49.09% 1
Suffolk +12 13 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Ipswich -4 13 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Edinburgh +12 12 £40,750 -9.44% 3
South Yorkshire +11 12 £44,500 +85.41% 1
Sheffield -1 12 £44,500 +85.41% 1

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 739 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (37.99%) QA
3 481 (33.29%) SQL
4 454 (31.42%) Finance
5 402 (27.82%) Selenium
6 397 (27.47%) C#
7 386 (26.71%) Java
8 301 (20.83%) Test Strategy
9 295 (20.42%) Test Automation
10 291 (20.14%) Test Scripting
11 280 (19.38%) .NET
12 262 (18.13%) Automated Testing
13 260 (17.99%) ISTQB
14 249 (17.23%) Microsoft
15 237 (16.40%) TDD
16 236 (16.33%) Oracle
17 231 (15.99%) ISEB
18 230 (15.92%) JMeter
19 223 (15.43%) LoadRunner
20 210 (14.53%) SQL Server
21 208 (14.39%) HP
22 197 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
23 196 (13.56%) BDD
23 196 (13.56%) Software Testing
24 193 (13.36%) Manual Testing
25 191 (13.22%) HP Quality Center
25 191 (13.22%) JavaScript
26 186 (12.87%) Unit Testing
27 185 (12.80%) SDLC
28 184 (12.73%) Integration Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (4.36%) IIS
2 45 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.49%) Apache
3 36 (2.49%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 23 (1.59%) JBoss
6 19 (1.31%) nginx
7 17 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (1.04%) Jetty
10 13 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (0.69%) Confluence
12 8 (0.55%) Drupal
12 8 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.42%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 6 (0.42%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.42%) Node.js
14 5 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 118 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.01%) MS Office
3 4 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.28%) FastStats
3 4 (0.28%) Mingle
4 3 (0.21%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.76%) Changepoint
2 8 (0.55%) Magento
3 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.35%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.14%) Primavera
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.14%) PORTIA
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.069%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.069%) BASE24
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.66%) SaaS
3 18 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.62%) PaaS
5 9 (0.62%) GitHub
6 8 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (0.55%) Route 53
6 8 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.069%) Yammer
9 1 (0.069%) IaaS
9 1 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.069%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.069%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.22%) HTTP
2 25 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 24 (1.66%) DNS
4 21 (1.45%) Internet
5 19 (1.31%) Firewall
6 13 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.76%) SAN
7 11 (0.76%) DHCP
8 10 (0.69%) Network Security
9 9 (0.62%) WAN
9 9 (0.62%) LAN
10 8 (0.55%) VPN
11 6 (0.42%) SNMP
11 6 (0.42%) ATM
11 6 (0.42%) NAS
12 5 (0.35%) VLAN
13 3 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.21%) MGW
13 3 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.21%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.47%) Relational Database
3 73 (5.05%) Oracle Database
4 39 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 36 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (2.35%) MySQL
7 34 (2.35%) Big Data
8 32 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (2.01%) RavenDB
10 24 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (1.45%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (1.11%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.04%) DB2
15 13 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 402 (27.82%) Selenium
2 230 (15.92%) JMeter
3 223 (15.43%) LoadRunner
4 150 (10.38%) WebDriver
5 145 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 141 (9.76%) HP UFT
7 140 (9.69%) Visual Studio
7 140 (9.69%) JIRA
8 128 (8.86%) Cucumber
9 97 (6.71%) Jenkins
10 95 (6.57%) NUnit
11 86 (5.95%) JUnit
12 64 (4.43%) Git (software)
13 63 (4.36%) SoapUI
14 54 (3.74%) Maven
15 40 (2.77%) SpecFlow
16 39 (2.70%) Hudson
17 36 (2.49%) Rhino Mocks
18 35 (2.42%) Subversion
19 29 (2.01%) FitNesse
General
1 454 (31.42%) Finance
2 109 (7.54%) Banking
3 62 (4.29%) Retail
4 47 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.56%) Marketing
6 32 (2.21%) Games
7 28 (1.94%) Front Office
8 21 (1.45%) Back Office
9 20 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.31%) Publishing
11 18 (1.25%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.18%) Advertising
13 13 (0.90%) Legal
14 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.35%) Law
16 3 (0.21%) Automotive
17 1 (0.069%) Electronics
17 1 (0.069%) Local Government
17 1 (0.069%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.069%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 317 (21.94%) Analyst
2 275 (19.03%) Test Analyst
3 226 (15.64%) Developer
4 212 (14.67%) Tester
5 164 (11.35%) Test Manager
6 111 (7.68%) QA Engineer
7 103 (7.13%) Test Engineer
8 100 (6.92%) Test Leader
9 86 (5.95%) Consultant
10 58 (4.01%) Test Consultant
11 56 (3.88%) QA Tester
12 55 (3.81%) Performance Test Leader
13 54 (3.74%) QA Analyst
14 52 (3.60%) Performance Analyst
14 52 (3.60%) Senior Tester
15 51 (3.53%) Automation Tester
16 49 (3.39%) Software Developer
17 48 (3.32%) Performance Test Analyst
18 45 (3.11%) Software Tester
19 43 (2.98%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (19.38%) .NET
2 172 (11.90%) Web Services
3 141 (9.76%) HTML
4 110 (7.61%) XML
5 106 (7.34%) ASP.NET
6 100 (6.92%) SOAP
7 79 (5.47%) CSS
8 52 (3.60%) Spring
8 52 (3.60%) WCF
9 47 (3.25%) REST
10 45 (3.11%) Gherkin
11 44 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 44 (3.04%) J2EE
12 42 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (2.77%) Hibernate
14 38 (2.63%) Middleware
15 33 (2.28%) WinForms
16 31 (2.15%) XSLT
16 31 (2.15%) HTML5
17 25 (1.73%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 197 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 50 (3.46%) Mathematics
4 31 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 27 (1.87%) User Experience
5 27 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (1.59%) Clustering
8 22 (1.52%) Blog
9 19 (1.31%) Statistics
10 18 (1.25%) Physics
10 18 (1.25%) N-Tier
11 17 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.04%) Mainframe
12 15 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.90%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.90%) Replication
13 13 (0.90%) Derivative
14 12 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 147 (10.17%) Windows
2 129 (8.93%) Linux
3 94 (6.51%) UNIX
4 34 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.59%) Android
6 16 (1.11%) CentOS
7 12 (0.83%) Solaris
8 11 (0.76%) AIX
9 9 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.42%) zOS
11 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.28%) SUSE
12 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.21%) Debian
13 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (20.83%) Test Strategy
3 295 (20.42%) Test Automation
4 291 (20.14%) Test Scripting
5 262 (18.13%) Automated Testing
6 237 (16.40%) TDD
7 196 (13.56%) Software Testing
7 196 (13.56%) BDD
8 193 (13.36%) Manual Testing
9 186 (12.87%) Unit Testing
10 185 (12.80%) SDLC
11 184 (12.73%) Integration Testing
12 181 (12.53%) Test Management
13 168 (11.63%) Scrum
14 165 (11.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 155 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
15 155 (10.73%) Regression Testing
16 152 (10.52%) Mentoring
16 152 (10.52%) User Stories
17 132 (9.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 481 (33.29%) SQL
2 397 (27.47%) C#
3 386 (26.71%) Java
4 191 (13.22%) JavaScript
5 84 (5.81%) Python
6 79 (5.47%) T-SQL
7 77 (5.33%) Ruby
8 67 (4.64%) C++
9 58 (4.01%) PHP
10 48 (3.32%) PL/SQL
10 48 (3.32%) Perl
11 38 (2.63%) VB
12 35 (2.42%) C
12 35 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 26 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.52%) Groovy
15 17 (1.18%) Scala
16 14 (0.97%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.83%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 260 (17.99%) ISTQB
2 231 (15.99%) ISEB
3 161 (11.14%) Degree
4 95 (6.57%) Security Cleared
5 85 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 57 (3.94%) SC Cleared
7 24 (1.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 18 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.76%) CSQA
10 9 (0.62%) Sun Certification
11 8 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.48%) SAP Certification
13 6 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.42%) OCPJP
14 4 (0.28%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.28%) HP ASE
15 3 (0.21%) IC3 Certification
15 3 (0.21%) HND
16 2 (0.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 549 (37.99%) QA
2 5 (0.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.14%) GxP
5 1 (0.069%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.83%) Docker
3 7 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.42%) NFS
4 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.28%) SRDF
6 4 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.069%) XenApp
8 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 191 (13.22%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (2.49%) Puppet
3 32 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.76%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.62%) Ansible
6 8 (0.55%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.48%) Graphite
7 7 (0.48%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (0.28%) SnapMirror
8 4 (0.28%) SnapVault
8 4 (0.28%) Rundeck
8 4 (0.28%) Nagios
9 3 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.21%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.21%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.14%) Netcool
10 2 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 249 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 236 (16.33%) Oracle
3 208 (14.39%) HP
4 55 (3.81%) SAP
5 41 (2.84%) VMware
6 38 (2.63%) IBM
7 19 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.18%) Teradata
9 16 (1.11%) Siebel
9 16 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.04%) Tableau
11 13 (0.90%) TOWER Software
12 12 (0.83%) EMC
12 12 (0.83%) Citrix
13 10 (0.69%) Sun
13 10 (0.69%) Google
14 9 (0.62%) Telerik
14 9 (0.62%) Cisco
14 9 (0.62%) Apple
15 8 (0.55%) BT
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £6000 - £62000 per annum + 8500 Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
England
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
England
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Lancashire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum + status car
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday