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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 423 427 404
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 649 721 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.75% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 541 583 674
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%

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
85739 96253 102832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.89% 86.87% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71657 78628 83341
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 £31,500
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 1 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 1 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 +45 639 £45,000 -5.26% 70
London +58 243 £52,500 - 26
South East +20 141 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Yorkshire +30 57 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Berkshire +37 49 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire +51 43 £46,750 +19.87% 7
North West +28 43 £42,500 +4.29% 9
Leeds +48 42 £46,000 +17.94% 7
South West -9 38 £42,500 +32.81% 4
West Midlands +3 37 £35,000 -14.63% 5
East Midlands +34 36 £48,000 +74.54% 5
City of London +25 33 £57,500 +15.00% 8
East of England +27 30 £40,500 -4.70% 1
Hampshire -4 30 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Manchester +19 28 £47,500 +4.39% 6
Gloucestershire +5 28 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Northamptonshire +34 22 £50,000 - 2
Bracknell +9 18 £45,000 +16.12%
Cambridgeshire -2 18 £40,500 +5.19% 1
Surrey -18 18 £56,250 -6.25% 4
Southampton +6 16 £32,500 +11.11% 1
Birmingham -13 14 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 13 £35,000 -33.33%
West Sussex +8 13 £37,500 -42.30%
Cheltenham -18 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Staffordshire -1 12 £32,500 +30.00%
Cambridge +7 11 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Reading +3 11 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex +3 10 £45,000 +15.38%
Reigate -4 10 £60,000 -4.00%

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 658 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (35.36%) QA
3 429 (34.71%) Java
4 406 (32.85%) Selenium
5 335 (27.10%) Test Automation
6 331 (26.78%) SQL
7 329 (26.62%) Finance
8 286 (23.14%) ISEB
9 278 (22.49%) C#
10 258 (20.87%) ISTQB
11 257 (20.79%) JMeter
12 255 (20.63%) TDD
13 248 (20.06%) Software Testing
14 247 (19.98%) BDD
15 236 (19.09%) Test Scripting
15 236 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
16 235 (19.01%) LoadRunner
17 234 (18.93%) Scrum
18 227 (18.37%) JIRA
19 217 (17.56%) SDLC
20 206 (16.67%) Cucumber
20 206 (16.67%) Microsoft
21 193 (15.61%) Degree
21 193 (15.61%) Functional Testing
22 189 (15.29%) Automated Testing
23 176 (14.24%) Test Strategy
24 168 (13.59%) Jenkins
24 168 (13.59%) HTML
25 167 (13.51%) Windows
25 167 (13.51%) Linux

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 64 (5.18%) Tomcat
2 47 (3.80%) IIS
3 45 (3.64%) Apache
4 33 (2.67%) Confluence
5 23 (1.86%) CMS
5 23 (1.86%) OpenStack
6 21 (1.70%) WebLogic
7 19 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.97%) JBoss
8 12 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.65%) nginx
11 6 (0.49%) SAS
12 5 (0.40%) CICS
12 5 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.32%) Drupal
13 4 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.86%) MS Office
3 12 (0.97%) Mingle
4 7 (0.57%) MS Project
5 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.081%) InVision
Business Applications
1 16 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.49%) Magento
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.24%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.081%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.78%) SoftLayer
3 17 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.73%) GitHub
5 8 (0.65%) SaaS
6 5 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.081%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.081%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.081%) Office 365
9 1 (0.081%) Route 53
9 1 (0.081%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.081%) Trello
9 1 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.081%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.66%) HTTP
2 43 (3.48%) Firewall
3 32 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 30 (2.43%) Internet
5 25 (2.02%) DNS
6 19 (1.54%) LAN
6 19 (1.54%) WAN
7 12 (0.97%) VLAN
8 11 (0.89%) SAN
9 10 (0.81%) iSCSI
10 9 (0.73%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.57%) Broadband
11 7 (0.57%) LDAP
12 6 (0.49%) SMTP
12 6 (0.49%) SSL
13 5 (0.40%) DHCP
14 4 (0.32%) DSL
14 4 (0.32%) Network Security
14 4 (0.32%) VoIP
14 4 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.83%) MySQL
3 25 (2.02%) Big Data
3 25 (2.02%) MongoDB
4 23 (1.86%) Hadoop
5 20 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.46%) DB2
8 16 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.05%) MS Access
9 13 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.65%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.40%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 406 (32.85%) Selenium
2 257 (20.79%) JMeter
3 235 (19.01%) LoadRunner
4 227 (18.37%) JIRA
5 206 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 168 (13.59%) Jenkins
7 146 (11.81%) WebDriver
8 125 (10.11%) Git (software)
9 124 (10.03%) SoapUI
10 122 (9.87%) Visual Studio
11 97 (7.85%) Gatling
12 74 (5.99%) JUnit
13 70 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 66 (5.34%) NUnit
15 62 (5.02%) HP UFT
16 57 (4.61%) SpecFlow
17 54 (4.37%) TestNG
18 48 (3.88%) Hudson
19 39 (3.16%) FitNesse
20 32 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 329 (26.62%) Finance
2 96 (7.77%) Retail
3 52 (4.21%) Banking
4 44 (3.56%) Marketing
5 36 (2.91%) Games
6 34 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.62%) Publishing
8 18 (1.46%) Back Office
9 13 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.89%) Advertising
11 8 (0.65%) Legal
12 7 (0.57%) Billing
12 7 (0.57%) Law
13 3 (0.24%) Automotive
13 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.081%) Electronics
15 1 (0.081%) Front Office
15 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 300 (24.27%) Tester
2 265 (21.44%) Analyst
3 236 (19.09%) Test Analyst
4 193 (15.61%) Test Engineer
5 150 (12.14%) Developer
6 120 (9.71%) Automation Tester
7 103 (8.33%) Test Manager
8 96 (7.77%) Performance Tester
9 77 (6.23%) Software Tester
10 76 (6.15%) Developer in Test
11 64 (5.18%) Test Leader
12 62 (5.02%) Automation Test Analyst
13 58 (4.69%) QA Engineer
14 51 (4.13%) QA Analyst
14 51 (4.13%) Senior Tester
15 50 (4.05%) Selenium Tester
16 45 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
17 44 (3.56%) Performance Analyst
17 44 (3.56%) Performance Engineer
18 43 (3.48%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (13.59%) HTML
2 149 (12.06%) .NET
3 136 (11.00%) Web Services
4 115 (9.30%) CSS
5 90 (7.28%) SOAP
6 78 (6.31%) XML
7 66 (5.34%) REST
8 59 (4.77%) ASP.NET
9 52 (4.21%) Ajax
10 43 (3.48%) Node.js
11 42 (3.40%) J2EE
12 39 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
13 34 (2.75%) LAMP
14 33 (2.67%) Gherkin
15 32 (2.59%) HTML5
16 30 (2.43%) Spring
17 27 (2.18%) RESTful
18 26 (2.10%) CSS3
18 26 (2.10%) Middleware
19 25 (2.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 107 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.48%) Client/Server
5 36 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (2.75%) User Experience
7 31 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 30 (2.43%) Data Centre
9 28 (2.27%) N-Tier
10 26 (2.10%) Fintech
11 22 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.70%) Mathematics
13 14 (1.13%) Clustering
14 13 (1.05%) Cybercrime
15 12 (0.97%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.97%) Replication
16 11 (0.89%) CESG
17 9 (0.73%) Smartphone
17 9 (0.73%) Statistics
18 8 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 167 (13.51%) Linux
1 167 (13.51%) Windows
2 86 (6.96%) Unix
3 41 (3.32%) Android
3 41 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 34 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.54%) CentOS
8 14 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.89%) Debian
10 10 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.65%) Kali Linux
12 7 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.49%) Solaris
14 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.24%) VMS
16 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (27.10%) Test Automation
3 255 (20.63%) TDD
4 248 (20.06%) Software Testing
5 247 (19.98%) BDD
6 236 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
6 236 (19.09%) Test Scripting
7 234 (18.93%) Scrum
8 217 (17.56%) SDLC
9 193 (15.61%) Functional Testing
10 189 (15.29%) Automated Testing
11 176 (14.24%) Test Strategy
12 165 (13.35%) Non-Functional Testing
13 158 (12.78%) Integration Testing
14 156 (12.62%) Manual Testing
15 151 (12.22%) Automation Testing
15 151 (12.22%) Mentoring
15 151 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
15 151 (12.22%) User Stories
16 142 (11.49%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 429 (34.71%) Java
2 331 (26.78%) SQL
3 278 (22.49%) C#
4 162 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 126 (10.19%) Python
6 120 (9.71%) Ruby
7 105 (8.50%) Perl
8 57 (4.61%) Scala
9 54 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 54 (4.37%) PHP
10 45 (3.64%) VB
11 40 (3.24%) C++
12 34 (2.75%) C
13 32 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.94%) Groovy
14 24 (1.94%) Korn
15 20 (1.62%) VBScript
16 19 (1.54%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.38%) VBA
18 13 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 286 (23.14%) ISEB
2 258 (20.87%) ISTQB
3 193 (15.61%) Degree
4 95 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 77 (6.23%) Security Cleared
6 42 (3.40%) SC Cleared
7 32 (2.59%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.89%) CCNA
10 11 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.89%) MCITP
10 11 (0.89%) MCSA
10 11 (0.89%) MCSE
10 11 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.57%) HP ASE
12 6 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.40%) RHCE
13 5 (0.40%) RHCT
14 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 437 (35.36%) QA
2 17 (1.38%) SLA
3 8 (0.65%) SDET
4 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.081%) WAI
5 1 (0.081%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (0.89%) XenApp
3 8 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.24%) Docker
4 3 (0.24%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) Firmware
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 70 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 55 (4.45%) Puppet
3 40 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.43%) HP SiteScope
5 24 (1.94%) HAProxy
6 19 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 13 (1.05%) CA Wily
8 11 (0.89%) Nagios
8 11 (0.89%) vMotion
9 8 (0.65%) Ansible
9 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (0.65%) SCCM
9 8 (0.65%) SCDPM
9 8 (0.65%) SCOM
10 6 (0.49%) CA Service Virtualization
11 5 (0.40%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.32%) Grafana
12 4 (0.32%) Graphite
12 4 (0.32%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 206 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 142 (11.49%) Oracle
3 141 (11.41%) HP
4 50 (4.05%) VMware
5 45 (3.64%) Citrix
6 36 (2.91%) IBM
7 26 (2.10%) SAP
8 24 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.86%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.62%) Dynatrace
11 17 (1.38%) Rackspace
12 12 (0.97%) CA
12 12 (0.97%) Rally
13 11 (0.89%) SOASTA, Inc
14 10 (0.81%) Google
15 9 (0.73%) Borland
16 8 (0.65%) WorldPay
17 7 (0.57%) AppDynamics
18 6 (0.49%) Capita
18 6 (0.49%) Facebook
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum great benefits.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
We are Friday Ltd.
Salary: Competitive - Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum + pension + fun, flexible working en
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago