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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 402 388 416
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 689 813 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.75% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.86% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 561 642 602
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,375 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,845 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +0.81%

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
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 £30,500
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +4 652 £47,500 +3.26% 71
London +38 285 £52,500 -8.69% 25
South East +14 141 £45,000 +2.50% 15
Yorkshire +29 58 £38,000 -14.60% 4
East of England +31 53 £55,000 +33.33% 14
City of London +26 51 £52,500 -6.25% 8
West Yorkshire +44 50 £38,000 -20.00% 4
Leeds +52 49 £38,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire +45 48 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South West -11 36 £37,500 - 4
Hampshire -16 35 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North West -27 34 £35,750 -15.88% 5
Scotland +11 23 £42,750 +3.01% 3
West Midlands -22 22 £34,715 +11.98% 1
East Midlands +6 21 £36,000 -2.70% 1
Hertfordshire +21 20 £55,000 -37.14% 4
Surrey +8 19 £47,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -6 19 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Manchester -22 18 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 17 £55,000 +46.66% 6
Birmingham -24 14 £34,715 +15.71% 1
Southampton +8 13 £30,000 -
Edinburgh +5 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Bracknell +12 12 £45,000 +50.00%
Middlesex - 12 £20,000 - 1
Somerset +4 11 £32,000 +28.00%
Reading +15 10 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cambridge +12 10 £60,000 +45.45%
Essex +12 10 £57,500 - 2
Cheshire +12 9 £30,500 -14.08%

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 746 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (39.10%) Java
3 465 (34.83%) QA
4 436 (32.66%) Finance
5 420 (31.46%) Selenium
6 375 (28.09%) SQL
7 339 (25.39%) C#
8 318 (23.82%) Test Automation
9 306 (22.92%) BDD
10 302 (22.62%) Test Scripting
11 298 (22.32%) LoadRunner
12 289 (21.65%) JMeter
13 275 (20.60%) Software Testing
14 274 (20.52%) TDD
15 270 (20.22%) Scrum
15 270 (20.22%) ISEB
16 256 (19.18%) ISTQB
17 240 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
18 228 (17.08%) Degree
19 223 (16.70%) Regression Testing
20 220 (16.48%) SDLC
21 218 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
22 211 (15.81%) Functional Testing
23 206 (15.43%) HP
24 205 (15.36%) Cucumber
25 202 (15.13%) HTML
26 200 (14.98%) JIRA
27 199 (14.91%) .NET
28 191 (14.31%) Microsoft
29 190 (14.23%) Automated Testing

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 49 (3.67%) Tomcat
2 40 (3.00%) Confluence
3 39 (2.92%) IIS
4 36 (2.70%) Apache
5 30 (2.25%) CMS
6 23 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 22 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.60%) CICS
11 8 (0.60%) nginx
11 8 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.37%) Commerce Server
13 5 (0.37%) SAS
13 5 (0.37%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 124 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.62%) MS Office
3 5 (0.37%) Mingle
4 4 (0.30%) MS Project
5 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.45%) Magento
3 4 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.22%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.075%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.42%) SaaS
4 18 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
4 18 (1.35%) SoftLayer
5 11 (0.82%) Slack
6 10 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 9 (0.67%) Office 365
8 5 (0.37%) GitHub
8 5 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.075%) Force.com
11 1 (0.075%) TestFlight
11 1 (0.075%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.94%) HTTP
2 43 (3.22%) Internet
3 40 (3.00%) Firewall
4 39 (2.92%) TCP/IP
5 34 (2.55%) DNS
6 23 (1.72%) WAN
7 19 (1.42%) LAN
8 7 (0.52%) ATM
9 6 (0.45%) LDAP
9 6 (0.45%) Network Security
9 6 (0.45%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.37%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.37%) SSH
10 5 (0.37%) SSL
11 4 (0.30%) DSL
11 4 (0.30%) FTP
11 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.30%) VoIP
12 3 (0.22%) DHCP
12 3 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.00%) MongoDB
3 33 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (2.32%) Big Data
5 28 (2.10%) MySQL
6 24 (1.80%) MS Access
7 23 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 21 (1.57%) DB2
8 21 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 18 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.35%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.35%) RavenDB
11 17 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 420 (31.46%) Selenium
2 298 (22.32%) LoadRunner
3 289 (21.65%) JMeter
4 205 (15.36%) Cucumber
5 200 (14.98%) JIRA
6 180 (13.48%) Jenkins
7 157 (11.76%) SoapUI
8 148 (11.09%) WebDriver
9 124 (9.29%) Gatling
10 121 (9.06%) Git (software)
11 115 (8.61%) Visual Studio
12 89 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 68 (5.09%) SpecFlow
14 65 (4.87%) HP UFT
14 65 (4.87%) JUnit
15 53 (3.97%) NUnit
16 52 (3.90%) Hudson
17 46 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 44 (3.30%) TestNG
19 43 (3.22%) Maven
General
1 436 (32.66%) Finance
2 101 (7.57%) Retail
3 92 (6.89%) Banking
4 59 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 58 (4.34%) Games
6 42 (3.15%) Marketing
7 18 (1.35%) Advertising
8 16 (1.20%) Billing
9 14 (1.05%) Law
9 14 (1.05%) Publishing
10 10 (0.75%) Legal
11 9 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.60%) Back Office
12 8 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.45%) Front Office
14 5 (0.37%) Automotive
15 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 323 (24.19%) Tester
2 282 (21.12%) Analyst
3 245 (18.35%) Test Analyst
4 189 (14.16%) Test Engineer
5 169 (12.66%) Developer
6 116 (8.69%) Automation Tester
7 113 (8.46%) Test Manager
8 112 (8.39%) Performance Tester
9 79 (5.92%) Software Tester
10 78 (5.84%) Test Leader
11 77 (5.77%) QA Engineer
12 66 (4.94%) Developer in Test
13 65 (4.87%) QA Tester
13 65 (4.87%) Senior Tester
14 62 (4.64%) Performance Engineer
14 62 (4.64%) Selenium Tester
15 57 (4.27%) QA Analyst
16 53 (3.97%) Automation Test Analyst
17 52 (3.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 48 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (15.13%) HTML
2 199 (14.91%) .NET
3 162 (12.13%) Web Services
4 107 (8.01%) CSS
5 96 (7.19%) ASP.NET
6 91 (6.82%) SOAP
7 79 (5.92%) REST
8 63 (4.72%) Ajax
9 59 (4.42%) XML
10 47 (3.52%) HTML5
11 42 (3.15%) Node.js
12 36 (2.70%) Gherkin
13 34 (2.55%) JMS
14 33 (2.47%) J2EE
14 33 (2.47%) Spring
15 32 (2.40%) RESTful
16 29 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (2.10%) Hibernate
18 27 (2.02%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 130 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 114 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 37 (2.77%) User Experience
5 35 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 32 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (2.32%) Mathematics
9 29 (2.17%) Algorithms
9 29 (2.17%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.65%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.50%) Fintech
13 18 (1.35%) Statistics
14 11 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.75%) Clustering
15 10 (0.75%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.67%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.67%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 150 (11.24%) Linux
2 145 (10.86%) Windows
3 99 (7.42%) Unix
4 29 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.87%) Android
6 22 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.12%) CentOS
8 13 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.52%) Debian
10 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.30%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.30%) Solaris
14 1 (0.075%) AIX
14 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (23.82%) Test Automation
3 306 (22.92%) BDD
4 302 (22.62%) Test Scripting
5 275 (20.60%) Software Testing
6 274 (20.52%) TDD
7 270 (20.22%) Scrum
8 240 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
9 223 (16.70%) Regression Testing
10 220 (16.48%) SDLC
11 218 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 211 (15.81%) Functional Testing
13 190 (14.23%) Automated Testing
14 172 (12.88%) Defect Management
15 158 (11.84%) Mentoring
16 156 (11.69%) Manual Testing
17 147 (11.01%) Integration Testing
17 147 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
18 142 (10.64%) Automation Testing
19 140 (10.49%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 522 (39.10%) Java
2 375 (28.09%) SQL
3 339 (25.39%) C#
4 168 (12.58%) Python
5 163 (12.21%) JavaScript
6 109 (8.16%) Perl
7 103 (7.72%) Ruby
8 85 (6.37%) Scala
9 66 (4.94%) VB
10 64 (4.79%) PHP
11 56 (4.19%) Bash Shell
12 54 (4.04%) C++
13 51 (3.82%) T-SQL
14 42 (3.15%) VBScript
15 27 (2.02%) C
15 27 (2.02%) Groovy
16 26 (1.95%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.57%) Korn
18 17 (1.27%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 270 (20.22%) ISEB
2 256 (19.18%) ISTQB
3 228 (17.08%) Degree
4 111 (8.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 51 (3.82%) Security Cleared
6 28 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 24 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.45%) IIBA
11 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.30%) RHCE
12 4 (0.30%) RHCT
13 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.22%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.15%) MBCS
15 1 (0.075%) HP ASE
15 1 (0.075%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 465 (34.83%) QA
2 15 (1.12%) SDET
3 9 (0.67%) SLA
4 5 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.37%) HL7
5 4 (0.30%) DICOM
6 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.67%) Docker
3 7 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.22%) vSphere
7 2 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 123 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
2 57 (4.27%) Puppet
3 42 (3.15%) HP SiteScope
4 33 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.50%) HAProxy
6 11 (0.82%) Nagios
7 8 (0.60%) Rundeck
8 6 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
8 6 (0.45%) Grafana
8 6 (0.45%) Graphite
8 6 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.37%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.37%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.30%) SCCM
10 4 (0.30%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.30%) SCOM
10 4 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 206 (15.43%) HP
2 191 (14.31%) Microsoft
3 128 (9.59%) Oracle
4 32 (2.40%) Citrix
4 32 (2.40%) IBM
4 32 (2.40%) SAP
5 30 (2.25%) VMware
6 27 (2.02%) Atlassian
7 24 (1.80%) SOASTA, Inc
8 23 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.50%) Google
10 17 (1.27%) Rally
11 13 (0.97%) Cognizant
12 12 (0.90%) Rackspace
13 10 (0.75%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.60%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.52%) Borland
15 7 (0.52%) CA
15 7 (0.52%) Hitachi
15 7 (0.52%) InterSystems
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000- £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + HUGE bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits Inc: Bonus, Gym, Travel Loa
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000- £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago