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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 457 438 400
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -38
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 613 682 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.62% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.72% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 477 540 683
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,503 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%

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
89883 95032 102325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.68% 86.01% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74798 76866 82619
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -12 591 £47,500 - 80
London -22 193 £52,500 +5.00% 32
South East -2 120 £45,000 -14.28% 16
Yorkshire +15 67 £47,500 +26.66% 7
East of England +38 60 £40,500 -14.73% 6
Leeds +31 49 £50,000 +26.58% 7
West Yorkshire +26 49 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Surrey 0 45 £60,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +20 38 £40,500 -2.99% 4
West Midlands -5 38 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South West -12 38 £47,500 +37.68% 6
North West +11 35 £42,500 +23.18% 6
City of London +50 32 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Cambridge +15 29 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands +33 28 £47,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -5 26 £47,500 +43.93% 3
Berkshire -16 24 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hampshire +6 22 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Cheshire +19 19 £42,500 +28.78%
Reigate -15 18 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham -18 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Sussex -5 15 £35,000 -41.66%
North Yorkshire +6 14 £32,000 +16.36%
Nottingham +17 13 £47,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 13 £47,500 - 1
Warrington +19 12 £42,500 +34.92%
Manchester -1 12 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Guildford +7 11 - -
York -7 11 £30,750 +11.81%
Cheltenham -20 11 £45,000 +40.62% 2

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 620 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (34.27%) QA
3 352 (30.01%) Java
4 341 (29.07%) Selenium
5 328 (27.96%) Test Automation
6 319 (27.20%) SQL
7 287 (24.47%) ISEB
8 278 (23.70%) Finance
9 271 (23.10%) C#
10 248 (21.14%) ISTQB
11 224 (19.10%) Software Testing
12 222 (18.93%) SDLC
13 215 (18.33%) Scrum
14 210 (17.90%) JIRA
15 204 (17.39%) JMeter
15 204 (17.39%) Microsoft
16 202 (17.22%) Test Scripting
17 198 (16.88%) TDD
18 197 (16.79%) LoadRunner
19 194 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
19 194 (16.54%) BDD
20 189 (16.11%) Test Strategy
21 179 (15.26%) Degree
22 174 (14.83%) Automated Testing
22 174 (14.83%) Windows
23 170 (14.49%) Functional Testing
24 163 (13.90%) SQL Server
25 159 (13.55%) User Acceptance Testing
26 152 (12.96%) .NET
27 150 (12.79%) Unit 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 (4.18%) Tomcat
2 45 (3.84%) IIS
3 41 (3.50%) Node.js
4 30 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 28 (2.39%) Apache
6 25 (2.13%) Confluence
7 20 (1.71%) JBoss
8 19 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.53%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.45%) CMS
11 15 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (1.19%) Skype for Business
13 13 (1.11%) OpenStack
14 12 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.60%) Jetty
15 7 (0.60%) WordPress
16 6 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
16 6 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.43%) CICS
Applications
1 98 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.96%) MS Office
3 18 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.60%) Mingle
6 6 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) Magento
3 4 (0.34%) Maximo
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.17%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.085%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.085%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.02%) SoftLayer
4 10 (0.85%) GitHub
5 8 (0.68%) SaaS
6 4 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.26%) Force.com
7 3 (0.26%) Office 365
7 3 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.26%) Yammer
8 2 (0.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.085%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.085%) Route 53
9 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.69%) HTTP
2 31 (2.64%) Firewall
3 21 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.02%) Internet
4 12 (1.02%) VLAN
5 11 (0.94%) DNS
5 11 (0.94%) LAN
5 11 (0.94%) SAN
5 11 (0.94%) WAN
6 10 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 10 (0.85%) iSCSI
7 8 (0.68%) LDAP
8 7 (0.60%) Broadband
9 6 (0.51%) SMTP
9 6 (0.51%) SSL
10 5 (0.43%) DHCP
11 4 (0.34%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.26%) NAS
12 3 (0.26%) Network Security
12 3 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.15%) MySQL
3 27 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 24 (2.05%) Big Data
4 24 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 21 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 21 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.94%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.85%) DB2
10 9 (0.77%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Power View
12 6 (0.51%) PerformancePoint
12 6 (0.51%) PowerPivot
12 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 341 (29.07%) Selenium
2 210 (17.90%) JIRA
3 204 (17.39%) JMeter
4 197 (16.79%) LoadRunner
5 146 (12.45%) Cucumber
6 145 (12.36%) Visual Studio
7 130 (11.08%) WebDriver
8 122 (10.40%) Jenkins
9 95 (8.10%) Git (software)
10 91 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 83 (7.08%) NUnit
12 75 (6.39%) SoapUI
13 71 (6.05%) HP UFT
14 56 (4.77%) JUnit
15 47 (4.01%) Rhino Mocks
16 41 (3.50%) Hudson
17 40 (3.41%) SpecFlow
18 38 (3.24%) Gatling
19 37 (3.15%) Subversion
20 33 (2.81%) TestNG
General
1 278 (23.70%) Finance
2 72 (6.14%) Retail
3 54 (4.60%) Banking
4 36 (3.07%) Marketing
5 34 (2.90%) Games
6 22 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.79%) Publishing
8 18 (1.53%) Back Office
9 13 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.68%) Legal
11 7 (0.60%) Advertising
11 7 (0.60%) Law
12 5 (0.43%) Front Office
12 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.34%) Local Government
13 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.17%) Automotive
16 1 (0.085%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 259 (22.08%) Analyst
2 253 (21.57%) Tester
3 230 (19.61%) Test Analyst
4 173 (14.75%) Test Engineer
5 167 (14.24%) Developer
6 93 (7.93%) Test Manager
7 86 (7.33%) Performance Tester
8 84 (7.16%) Developer in Test
9 82 (6.99%) Automation Tester
10 76 (6.48%) Test Leader
11 65 (5.54%) Software Tester
12 61 (5.20%) Senior Analyst
13 60 (5.12%) QA Engineer
14 59 (5.03%) C# Developer
15 58 (4.94%) Senior Test Analyst
16 56 (4.77%) Automation Test Analyst
17 43 (3.67%) Performance Analyst
17 43 (3.67%) QA Analyst
18 40 (3.41%) Software Test Engineer
18 40 (3.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (12.96%) .NET
2 132 (11.25%) HTML
3 122 (10.40%) Web Services
4 103 (8.78%) XML
5 94 (8.01%) CSS
6 90 (7.67%) SOAP
7 67 (5.71%) REST
8 39 (3.32%) Gherkin
9 38 (3.24%) ASP.NET
10 37 (3.15%) J2EE
11 35 (2.98%) Ajax
12 33 (2.81%) HTML5
13 28 (2.39%) CSS3
13 28 (2.39%) Middleware
13 28 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (2.30%) Spring
15 24 (2.05%) JMS
16 23 (1.96%) .NET Framework
17 21 (1.79%) LAMP
18 20 (1.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 103 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.15%) User Experience
4 35 (2.98%) Client/Server
4 35 (2.98%) Mathematics
5 34 (2.90%) N-Tier
6 33 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.64%) Mobile App
8 26 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.45%) Fintech
10 17 (1.45%) Mainframe
11 15 (1.28%) Replication
12 14 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.11%) Cybercrime
14 11 (0.94%) CESG
15 10 (0.85%) Clustering
15 10 (0.85%) Statistics
16 9 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 174 (14.83%) Windows
2 124 (10.57%) Linux
3 66 (5.63%) Unix
4 53 (4.52%) Android
5 49 (4.18%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.64%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.02%) CentOS
9 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.68%) Kali Linux
10 8 (0.68%) Solaris
11 7 (0.60%) Debian
12 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.26%) VMS
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (27.96%) Test Automation
3 224 (19.10%) Software Testing
4 222 (18.93%) SDLC
5 215 (18.33%) Scrum
6 202 (17.22%) Test Scripting
7 198 (16.88%) TDD
8 194 (16.54%) BDD
8 194 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
9 189 (16.11%) Test Strategy
10 174 (14.83%) Automated Testing
11 170 (14.49%) Functional Testing
12 159 (13.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 150 (12.79%) Manual Testing
13 150 (12.79%) Unit Testing
14 145 (12.36%) Automation Testing
14 145 (12.36%) User Stories
15 143 (12.19%) Defect Management
16 132 (11.25%) Non-Functional Testing
17 130 (11.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 352 (30.01%) Java
2 319 (27.20%) SQL
3 271 (23.10%) C#
4 137 (11.68%) JavaScript
5 103 (8.78%) Python
6 101 (8.61%) Ruby
7 75 (6.39%) Perl
8 48 (4.09%) C
9 36 (3.07%) C++
10 34 (2.90%) PHP
11 32 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 31 (2.64%) Scala
13 22 (1.88%) VB
14 21 (1.79%) Groovy
15 16 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.11%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.02%) Korn
19 11 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 287 (24.47%) ISEB
2 248 (21.14%) ISTQB
3 179 (15.26%) Degree
4 101 (8.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 82 (6.99%) Security Cleared
6 53 (4.52%) SC Cleared
7 28 (2.39%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.94%) CCNA
9 11 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.94%) MCITP
9 11 (0.94%) MCSA
9 11 (0.94%) MCSE
9 11 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.77%) HP ASE
11 7 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.26%) RHCE
13 3 (0.26%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (34.27%) QA
2 17 (1.45%) SLA
3 8 (0.68%) SDET
4 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.085%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.085%) WAI
5 1 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (0.94%) XenApp
3 9 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.34%) Firmware
6 3 (0.26%) Docker
6 3 (0.26%) vSphere
7 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 91 (7.76%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.22%) Puppet
4 20 (1.71%) HP SiteScope
5 19 (1.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 15 (1.28%) CA Wily
7 12 (1.02%) HAProxy
8 11 (0.94%) vMotion
9 8 (0.68%) SCCM
9 8 (0.68%) SCDPM
9 8 (0.68%) SCOM
10 5 (0.43%) Ansible
10 5 (0.43%) yum
11 3 (0.26%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.26%) Nagios
11 3 (0.26%) OpenView
11 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.17%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 204 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 140 (11.94%) Oracle
3 126 (10.74%) HP
4 63 (5.37%) Citrix
5 42 (3.58%) VMware
6 36 (3.07%) SAP
7 33 (2.81%) IBM
8 19 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 18 (1.53%) Dynatrace
10 13 (1.11%) Rackspace
11 12 (1.02%) Capita
11 12 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.85%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (0.68%) WorldPay
15 7 (0.60%) CA
15 7 (0.60%) Cegedim Rx
15 7 (0.60%) Cisco
16 6 (0.51%) Informatica
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35580.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 € + bonus (10-20%) + pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus good benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 6 days ago