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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 425 437 453
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 573 692 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.75% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 422 573 530
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,752 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £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
78934 92697 97322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.56% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65072 76555 80048
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 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 10 December 2016 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 10 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 +4 539 £50,000 +5.26% 57
London +37 186 £57,500 +9.52% 21
South East +48 111 £50,000 -4.76% 10
East of England +33 75 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Yorkshire +30 63 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Leeds +41 54 £42,500 +13.33% 4
West Yorkshire +39 54 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Berkshire +78 46 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South West +23 38 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Essex +32 31 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Hertfordshire +22 26 £25,000 -45.94% 2
City of London +20 24 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West -86 24 £43,750 +15.89% 4
West Midlands -19 21 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire -6 18 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Scotland +24 17 £45,500 +26.38% 2
Birmingham -6 16 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Manchester -59 16 £50,000 +26.58% 2
Reading +31 14 £52,500 - 4
East Midlands -9 14 £41,250 +11.48% 3
Somerset +10 13 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Bedfordshire +18 12 £65,000 -10.34%
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Luton - 11 £63,750 -
Oxfordshire +41 10 £49,250 +87.61%
West Sussex +8 10 £55,000 +29.41%
Brentwood +8 10 - -
Fareham +7 10 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Milton Keynes +20 9 £42,500 +9.67%
South Yorkshire +9 9 £37,500 -16.20%

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 671 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (38.23%) Java
3 392 (31.28%) QA
4 371 (29.61%) Selenium
5 350 (27.93%) Finance
6 349 (27.85%) SQL
7 306 (24.42%) C#
8 276 (22.03%) JMeter
9 274 (21.87%) BDD
10 268 (21.39%) LoadRunner
11 261 (20.83%) Software Testing
11 261 (20.83%) Test Scripting
12 252 (20.11%) TDD
13 245 (19.55%) Test Automation
14 231 (18.44%) ISTQB
15 216 (17.24%) ISEB
16 198 (15.80%) HP
16 198 (15.80%) Scrum
17 196 (15.64%) Degree
18 192 (15.32%) Non-Functional Testing
19 189 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
20 185 (14.76%) Automated Testing
21 183 (14.60%) .NET
21 183 (14.60%) Functional Testing
22 179 (14.29%) Regression Testing
23 170 (13.57%) Microsoft
24 161 (12.85%) Cucumber
25 159 (12.69%) SDLC
26 158 (12.61%) JIRA
27 156 (12.45%) HTML

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 35 (2.79%) Confluence
2 32 (2.55%) IIS
3 29 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 26 (2.08%) CMS
4 26 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 20 (1.60%) Apache Solr
6 19 (1.52%) Apache
7 18 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.96%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.72%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.56%) Commerce Server
14 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.56%) nginx
15 6 (0.48%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 103 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.03%) MS Office
3 9 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (0.72%) MS Project
4 8 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.080%) Mingle
5 1 (0.080%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 25 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) CSG Singleview
2 4 (0.32%) Magento
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.080%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.080%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.36%) SaaS
4 13 (1.04%) Slack
5 11 (0.88%) G Suite
5 11 (0.88%) Office 365
6 5 (0.40%) GitHub
7 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.080%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.080%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.11%) HTTP
2 25 (2.00%) DNS
3 24 (1.92%) Internet
3 24 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.76%) Firewall
5 15 (1.20%) SSL
6 14 (1.12%) WAN
7 12 (0.96%) LDAP
8 11 (0.88%) ATM
9 10 (0.80%) LAN
9 10 (0.80%) SAN
10 7 (0.56%) DMZ
11 6 (0.48%) SSH
12 5 (0.40%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.32%) DHCP
13 4 (0.32%) FTP
13 4 (0.32%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.24%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.83%) MongoDB
3 44 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 41 (3.27%) Big Data
4 41 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.87%) NoSQL
6 31 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (2.31%) MySQL
9 26 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.08%) RavenDB
10 15 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.12%) MS Access
11 14 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 371 (29.61%) Selenium
2 276 (22.03%) JMeter
3 268 (21.39%) LoadRunner
4 161 (12.85%) Cucumber
5 158 (12.61%) JIRA
6 137 (10.93%) Jenkins
7 131 (10.45%) WebDriver
8 129 (10.30%) SoapUI
9 120 (9.58%) Git (software)
10 94 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 70 (5.59%) Visual Studio
12 66 (5.27%) Gatling
13 65 (5.19%) HP UFT
14 61 (4.87%) JUnit
15 59 (4.71%) SpecFlow
16 48 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 45 (3.59%) Maven
18 39 (3.11%) LoadUI
19 37 (2.95%) NUnit
20 36 (2.87%) WATIR
General
1 350 (27.93%) Finance
2 83 (6.62%) Banking
3 79 (6.30%) Retail
4 52 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.51%) Games
6 32 (2.55%) Marketing
7 18 (1.44%) Advertising
8 16 (1.28%) Publishing
9 15 (1.20%) Billing
9 15 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.04%) Law
11 11 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.88%) Legal
12 10 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.64%) Automotive
14 5 (0.40%) Front Office
15 4 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 297 (23.70%) Tester
2 275 (21.95%) Analyst
3 222 (17.72%) Test Analyst
4 155 (12.37%) Test Engineer
5 153 (12.21%) Developer
6 108 (8.62%) Performance Tester
7 95 (7.58%) Test Manager
8 88 (7.02%) Automation Tester
9 86 (6.86%) Software Tester
10 80 (6.38%) Test Leader
11 71 (5.67%) QA Tester
12 69 (5.51%) QA Engineer
13 61 (4.87%) Architect
14 57 (4.55%) QA Analyst
15 56 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
15 56 (4.47%) Senior Tester
16 51 (4.07%) Senior Test Analyst
17 50 (3.99%) Java Developer
17 50 (3.99%) Software Test Engineer
18 46 (3.67%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (14.60%) .NET
2 156 (12.45%) HTML
3 151 (12.05%) Web Services
4 90 (7.18%) SOAP
5 83 (6.62%) REST
6 75 (5.99%) ASP.NET
7 61 (4.87%) CSS
8 57 (4.55%) XML
9 45 (3.59%) Ajax
10 43 (3.43%) RESTful
11 39 (3.11%) AngularJS
12 37 (2.95%) HTML5
13 35 (2.79%) Gherkin
14 31 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (2.31%) JMS
16 28 (2.23%) Spring
17 24 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (1.68%) J2EE
19 16 (1.28%) Node.js
20 15 (1.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 116 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 38 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 36 (2.87%) Algorithms
5 36 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.87%) User Experience
6 23 (1.84%) Mathematics
7 20 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.52%) Statistics
9 17 (1.36%) Fintech
10 15 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.04%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.80%) Health Informatics
13 10 (0.80%) Informatics
14 9 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.50%) Windows
2 111 (8.86%) Linux
3 86 (6.86%) Unix
4 29 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.08%) Android
6 19 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.48%) CentOS
10 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.32%) Solaris
12 2 (0.16%) AIX
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (21.87%) BDD
3 261 (20.83%) Software Testing
3 261 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 252 (20.11%) TDD
5 245 (19.55%) Test Automation
6 198 (15.80%) Scrum
7 192 (15.32%) Non-Functional Testing
8 189 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
9 185 (14.76%) Automated Testing
10 183 (14.60%) Functional Testing
11 179 (14.29%) Regression Testing
12 159 (12.69%) SDLC
13 151 (12.05%) Automation Testing
14 145 (11.57%) Software Engineering
15 139 (11.09%) Manual Testing
16 134 (10.69%) Test Strategy
17 127 (10.14%) E-Commerce
17 127 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
18 126 (10.06%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 479 (38.23%) Java
2 349 (27.85%) SQL
3 306 (24.42%) C#
4 146 (11.65%) Python
5 130 (10.38%) JavaScript
6 85 (6.78%) Ruby
7 76 (6.07%) Perl
8 68 (5.43%) Scala
9 63 (5.03%) C++
10 50 (3.99%) PHP
11 46 (3.67%) T-SQL
12 44 (3.51%) C
13 43 (3.43%) Bash Shell
14 38 (3.03%) VB
15 37 (2.95%) VBScript
16 36 (2.87%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.52%) Groovy
17 19 (1.52%) PowerShell
18 10 (0.80%) Go
19 9 (0.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 231 (18.44%) ISTQB
2 216 (17.24%) ISEB
3 196 (15.64%) Degree
4 85 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 48 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 29 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 24 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.48%) IIBA
12 4 (0.32%) MBCS
12 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.24%) CCNA
13 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.16%) CCNP
14 2 (0.16%) CISM
14 2 (0.16%) CISSP
14 2 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (31.28%) QA
2 33 (2.63%) SDET
3 10 (0.80%) SLA
4 6 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.40%) HL7
6 4 (0.32%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (1.92%) Docker
2 23 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.32%) Snort
7 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.24%) vSphere
8 2 (0.16%) HDFS
8 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 135 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
2 49 (3.91%) HP SiteScope
3 35 (2.79%) Puppet
4 21 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.36%) Perfmon
6 8 (0.64%) Rundeck
7 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.40%) Nagios
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.32%) Ansible
9 4 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.24%) Ambari
10 3 (0.24%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.24%) Grafana
10 3 (0.24%) Graphite
10 3 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.24%) Kibana
11 1 (0.080%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.080%) OpenView
Vendors
1 198 (15.80%) HP
2 170 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 122 (9.74%) Oracle
4 43 (3.43%) IBM
5 36 (2.87%) SAP
6 33 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 28 (2.23%) SOASTA, Inc
8 26 (2.08%) Citrix
9 25 (2.00%) VMware
10 19 (1.52%) Cognizant
11 16 (1.28%) Telerik
12 15 (1.20%) Google
13 12 (0.96%) CA Agile Central
14 11 (0.88%) Riverbed
14 11 (0.88%) Sitecore
15 10 (0.80%) Dynatrace
16 8 (0.64%) AppDynamics
16 8 (0.64%) Hitachi
16 8 (0.64%) InterSystems
16 8 (0.64%) Red Hat
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £32000 - £32001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + FlexiTime,Pension
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum competitive bonus and bens!
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Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
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London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Perks
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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London
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