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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 417 430 411
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 658 731 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 562 575 671
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £32,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
86036 95697 100006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.27% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71823 78372 80573
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +31 641 £45,000 -5.26% 72
London +45 270 £50,000 -13.41% 24
South East +4 149 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire +61 57 £40,000 -10.11% 5
Berkshire +37 57 £46,250 -2.63% 3
West Yorkshire +47 45 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Leeds +53 43 £40,000 -15.78% 5
North West +31 43 £47,500 +5.55% 9
City of London +24 40 £47,500 -17.74% 9
Hampshire -13 37 £35,250 -21.66% 1
South West -6 34 £41,250 +26.92% 4
East Midlands +18 32 £43,500 +58.18% 2
West Midlands +5 31 £34,715 +6.81% 3
Manchester +3 31 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Gloucestershire +13 24 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East of England +5 22 £47,500 +26.66% 10
Southampton +4 19 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire +20 17 £36,000 -
Bracknell +12 17 £45,000 +50.00%
Birmingham -13 17 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey -8 15 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 14 £55,000 +52.77% 3
Reading +15 13 £47,500 +5.55% 3
East Sussex +8 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Staffordshire +7 11 £32,500 -38.09%
Northampton - 11 £35,000 -
Cheltenham -4 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland -28 10 £51,250 +25.76% 1
Reigate +8 9 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Maidenhead -1 9 £55,000 +10.00%

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 676 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (36.94%) Java
3 458 (36.15%) QA
4 431 (34.02%) Selenium
5 370 (29.20%) Finance
6 342 (26.99%) Test Automation
7 336 (26.52%) SQL
8 299 (23.60%) C#
9 298 (23.52%) JMeter
10 276 (21.78%) ISEB
10 276 (21.78%) BDD
11 267 (21.07%) TDD
12 262 (20.68%) Software Testing
13 258 (20.36%) LoadRunner
13 258 (20.36%) Test Scripting
14 253 (19.97%) ISTQB
15 248 (19.57%) Scrum
16 241 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
17 222 (17.52%) Cucumber
18 221 (17.44%) JIRA
19 212 (16.73%) SDLC
20 211 (16.65%) Regression Testing
21 206 (16.26%) Functional Testing
22 205 (16.18%) Degree
23 192 (15.15%) Microsoft
24 190 (15.00%) HTML
25 188 (14.84%) Non-Functional Testing
26 180 (14.21%) Automated Testing
27 177 (13.97%) Jenkins
28 173 (13.65%) JavaScript

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 61 (4.81%) Tomcat
2 45 (3.55%) Apache
3 41 (3.24%) IIS
4 39 (3.08%) Confluence
5 25 (1.97%) CMS
5 25 (1.97%) OpenStack
6 15 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.87%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.79%) nginx
10 9 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.55%) SAS
12 6 (0.47%) CICS
13 5 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.39%) JBoss
13 5 (0.39%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.32%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.82%) MS Office
3 12 (0.95%) Mingle
4 5 (0.39%) MS Project
5 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.079%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) Magento
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.16%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.079%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.079%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.82%) SoftLayer
3 19 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.79%) SaaS
5 7 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
6 5 (0.39%) GitHub
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.079%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.079%) Force.com
9 1 (0.079%) Route 53
9 1 (0.079%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.37%) HTTP
2 46 (3.63%) Firewall
3 36 (2.84%) Internet
4 33 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 28 (2.21%) DNS
6 24 (1.89%) WAN
7 23 (1.82%) LAN
8 12 (0.95%) VLAN
9 10 (0.79%) iSCSI
9 10 (0.79%) SAN
10 9 (0.71%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.47%) Network Security
12 5 (0.39%) DHCP
12 5 (0.39%) LDAP
12 5 (0.39%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.32%) Broadband
13 4 (0.32%) DSL
13 4 (0.32%) SMTP
13 4 (0.32%) SSL
13 4 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.92%) MySQL
3 27 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 24 (1.89%) Big Data
5 24 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 19 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (1.50%) DB2
7 14 (1.10%) MS Access
7 14 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 12 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.63%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.47%) Neo4j
13 6 (0.47%) OrientDB
13 6 (0.47%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 431 (34.02%) Selenium
2 298 (23.52%) JMeter
3 258 (20.36%) LoadRunner
4 222 (17.52%) Cucumber
5 221 (17.44%) JIRA
6 177 (13.97%) Jenkins
7 158 (12.47%) WebDriver
8 151 (11.92%) SoapUI
9 123 (9.71%) Git (software)
9 123 (9.71%) Visual Studio
10 112 (8.84%) Gatling
11 79 (6.24%) JUnit
12 71 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 60 (4.74%) SpecFlow
14 58 (4.58%) HP UFT
15 56 (4.42%) NUnit
15 56 (4.42%) TestNG
16 51 (4.03%) Hudson
17 41 (3.24%) NeoLoad
18 37 (2.92%) WebLOAD
General
1 370 (29.20%) Finance
2 105 (8.29%) Retail
3 70 (5.52%) Banking
4 50 (3.95%) Marketing
4 50 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.79%) Games
6 20 (1.58%) Publishing
7 18 (1.42%) Back Office
8 14 (1.10%) Billing
9 13 (1.03%) Advertising
10 11 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.79%) Legal
12 9 (0.71%) Law
13 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.24%) Automotive
14 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 312 (24.63%) Tester
2 264 (20.84%) Analyst
3 231 (18.23%) Test Analyst
4 205 (16.18%) Test Engineer
5 147 (11.60%) Developer
6 120 (9.47%) Automation Tester
7 104 (8.21%) Test Manager
8 97 (7.66%) Performance Tester
9 78 (6.16%) Software Tester
10 74 (5.84%) QA Engineer
11 73 (5.76%) Developer in Test
12 66 (5.21%) Test Leader
13 63 (4.97%) Automation Test Analyst
14 60 (4.74%) QA Analyst
15 57 (4.50%) Senior Tester
16 56 (4.42%) Performance Engineer
16 56 (4.42%) QA Tester
17 54 (4.26%) Selenium Tester
18 47 (3.71%) Performance Test Engineer
19 45 (3.55%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (15.00%) HTML
2 162 (12.79%) .NET
3 156 (12.31%) Web Services
4 124 (9.79%) CSS
5 94 (7.42%) SOAP
6 72 (5.68%) REST
7 71 (5.60%) ASP.NET
8 58 (4.58%) XML
9 52 (4.10%) Ajax
10 42 (3.31%) Node.js
11 39 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
12 36 (2.84%) J2EE
12 36 (2.84%) Spring
13 34 (2.68%) HTML5
13 34 (2.68%) LAMP
14 31 (2.45%) Hibernate
14 31 (2.45%) RESTful
15 28 (2.21%) Gherkin
16 25 (1.97%) JMS
17 23 (1.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.08%) Computer Science
2 109 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 38 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 33 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 31 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 28 (2.21%) User Experience
9 23 (1.82%) Fintech
9 23 (1.82%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.26%) Clustering
12 14 (1.10%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.87%) CESG
13 11 (0.87%) Cybercrime
14 10 (0.79%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.71%) Replication
16 8 (0.63%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 167 (13.18%) Linux
2 154 (12.15%) Windows
3 95 (7.50%) Unix
4 39 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 38 (3.00%) Android
6 33 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 26 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.42%) CentOS
10 14 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.71%) Debian
12 9 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.63%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.47%) Solaris
15 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (26.99%) Test Automation
3 276 (21.78%) BDD
4 267 (21.07%) TDD
5 262 (20.68%) Software Testing
6 258 (20.36%) Test Scripting
7 248 (19.57%) Scrum
8 241 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
9 212 (16.73%) SDLC
10 211 (16.65%) Regression Testing
11 206 (16.26%) Functional Testing
12 188 (14.84%) Non-Functional Testing
13 180 (14.21%) Automated Testing
14 167 (13.18%) Test Strategy
15 165 (13.02%) Integration Testing
16 160 (12.63%) Defect Management
17 150 (11.84%) Manual Testing
18 147 (11.60%) Mentoring
19 146 (11.52%) User Stories
20 144 (11.37%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 468 (36.94%) Java
2 336 (26.52%) SQL
3 299 (23.60%) C#
4 173 (13.65%) JavaScript
5 133 (10.50%) Python
6 118 (9.31%) Ruby
7 109 (8.60%) Perl
8 71 (5.60%) Scala
9 63 (4.97%) PHP
10 54 (4.26%) Bash Shell
11 49 (3.87%) VB
12 44 (3.47%) C++
13 39 (3.08%) T-SQL
14 30 (2.37%) C
15 27 (2.13%) VBScript
16 25 (1.97%) Groovy
16 25 (1.97%) Korn
17 21 (1.66%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.26%) VBA
19 15 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 276 (21.78%) ISEB
2 253 (19.97%) ISTQB
3 205 (16.18%) Degree
4 97 (7.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 77 (6.08%) Security Cleared
6 41 (3.24%) SC Cleared
7 36 (2.84%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.87%) CCNA
10 11 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.87%) MCITP
10 11 (0.87%) MCSA
10 11 (0.87%) MCSE
10 11 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.47%) HP ASE
13 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.39%) RHCE
13 5 (0.39%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (36.15%) QA
2 16 (1.26%) SLA
3 12 (0.95%) SDET
4 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.079%) WAI
5 1 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (0.87%) XenApp
3 9 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (6.24%) HP Quality Center
2 54 (4.26%) Puppet
3 38 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (2.92%) HP SiteScope
5 25 (1.97%) HAProxy
6 19 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 11 (0.87%) Nagios
7 11 (0.87%) vMotion
8 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.63%) SCCM
8 8 (0.63%) SCDPM
8 8 (0.63%) SCOM
9 7 (0.55%) CFEngine
10 6 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
11 5 (0.39%) Ansible
11 5 (0.39%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.32%) Grafana
12 4 (0.32%) Graphite
12 4 (0.32%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.24%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 192 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 151 (11.92%) HP
3 136 (10.73%) Oracle
4 43 (3.39%) VMware
5 38 (3.00%) Citrix
6 37 (2.92%) IBM
7 31 (2.45%) SAP
8 24 (1.89%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.50%) Rackspace
10 19 (1.50%) SOASTA, Inc
11 16 (1.26%) Rally
12 13 (1.03%) Dynatrace
13 11 (0.87%) Google
14 10 (0.79%) CA
15 9 (0.71%) Borland
16 7 (0.55%) Facebook
17 6 (0.47%) WorldPay
18 5 (0.39%) AppDynamics
19 4 (0.32%) Cognizant
West Midlands
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £60k plus bonus, plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £61,000 per annum includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
BGL Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + travel,pension,bonus
Posted: 5 days ago