The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 470 394 451
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +57
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 556 731 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.82% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 460 571 436
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +18.66%

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
88421 89510 88212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73412 73509 70144
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 517 £48,000 +1.05% 80
London -97 155 £50,000 -9.09% 31
South East -18 109 £52,500 +14.75% 10
Yorkshire +7 69 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East of England -1 64 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Surrey +3 53 £57,500 +15.00% 4
North West +33 41 £37,000 +23.33% 15
Cambridgeshire +23 39 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Yorkshire +6 38 £56,250 +40.62% 6
Cambridge +28 35 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Leeds +1 31 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Reigate -1 30 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire -5 25 £50,000 -13.04% 1
South West -33 25 £32,500 -8.45% 3
East Midlands +16 24 £37,000 -7.50%
City of London +13 23 £60,000 +17.07% 6
West Midlands -17 23 £32,000 -34.35% 4
Manchester +28 21 £42,500 - 8
Cheshire +31 18 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Reading -9 16 £52,500 +12.90% 1
Birmingham -2 15 £33,250 -35.12% 1
Hampshire +6 14 £37,500 +41.50% 2
Hertfordshire -4 14 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Wales +10 13 £27,500 -15.38% 2
South Wales +15 12 £27,500 -15.38% 2
North Yorkshire +13 12 £48,750 +62.50% 2
Warrington +5 12 £37,500 +36.36% 2
York +4 12 £48,750 +62.50% 2
Redhill 0 12 £57,500 -4.16%
Bristol -9 11 £32,500 -23.52%

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 711 (53.34%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (36.91%) QA
3 426 (31.96%) Java
4 380 (28.51%) SQL
5 357 (26.78%) ISEB
6 350 (26.26%) Selenium
7 335 (25.13%) C#
8 310 (23.26%) Test Scripting
9 307 (23.03%) Finance
9 307 (23.03%) Software Testing
10 303 (22.73%) Test Automation
11 275 (20.63%) ISTQB
12 247 (18.53%) Functional Testing
13 240 (18.00%) Automated Testing
14 237 (17.78%) Test Strategy
15 234 (17.55%) Microsoft
16 233 (17.48%) Scrum
17 228 (17.10%) .NET
18 226 (16.95%) SDLC
19 225 (16.88%) Degree
20 221 (16.58%) HP
21 217 (16.28%) LoadRunner
22 206 (15.45%) SQL Server
23 203 (15.23%) HP Quality Center
24 193 (14.48%) Windows
25 191 (14.33%) JIRA
26 186 (13.95%) TDD
27 185 (13.88%) Oracle
28 183 (13.73%) Manual Testing
29 182 (13.65%) JMeter

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (3.75%) IIS
2 35 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 35 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 32 (2.40%) WebLogic
4 30 (2.25%) JBoss
5 27 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.58%) CMS
8 19 (1.43%) Confluence
9 16 (1.20%) Node.js
10 11 (0.83%) Apache
11 8 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.53%) Jetty
13 6 (0.45%) Mule
13 6 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.45%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.30%) Tuxedo
14 4 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 144 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.48%) MS Office
3 20 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.60%) MS Project
6 4 (0.30%) Mingle
7 3 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
1 11 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 9 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.30%) Maximo
6 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.30%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
9 1 (0.075%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.20%) GitHub
3 15 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.05%) SaaS
5 10 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.30%) Force.com
6 4 (0.30%) Office 365
6 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.30%) Yammer
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.075%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.83%) HTTP
2 27 (2.03%) Internet
3 20 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.53%) Broadband
5 6 (0.45%) LDAP
5 6 (0.45%) Network Security
6 5 (0.38%) Firewall
6 5 (0.38%) SMTP
6 5 (0.38%) SSL
7 4 (0.30%) DNS
7 4 (0.30%) Intranet
7 4 (0.30%) LAN
7 4 (0.30%) WAN
8 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.23%) InfiniBand
8 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.23%) Multicast
8 3 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.53%) Oracle Database
3 40 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 36 (2.70%) Big Data
5 33 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (2.18%) MySQL
8 23 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (1.20%) Data Mining
10 14 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.75%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.75%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.68%) KDB
13 8 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.45%) PerformancePoint
15 6 (0.45%) PowerPivot
15 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 350 (26.26%) Selenium
2 217 (16.28%) LoadRunner
3 191 (14.33%) JIRA
4 182 (13.65%) JMeter
5 165 (12.38%) Visual Studio
6 161 (12.08%) HP UFT
7 145 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 115 (8.63%) NUnit
9 104 (7.80%) WebDriver
10 95 (7.13%) Cucumber
11 89 (6.68%) Jenkins
12 70 (5.25%) Git (software)
13 68 (5.10%) JUnit
14 51 (3.83%) Rhino Mocks
15 47 (3.53%) SpecFlow
16 46 (3.45%) Subversion
17 39 (2.93%) SoapUI
18 32 (2.40%) MSTest
19 30 (2.25%) Hudson
20 29 (2.18%) Maven
General
1 307 (23.03%) Finance
2 63 (4.73%) Banking
3 51 (3.83%) Retail
4 36 (2.70%) Games
5 22 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.58%) Marketing
7 19 (1.43%) Front Office
8 18 (1.35%) Publishing
9 14 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.90%) Legal
11 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.68%) Advertising
13 8 (0.60%) Back Office
13 8 (0.60%) Law
14 5 (0.38%) Electronics
15 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.30%) Local Government
16 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.15%) Automotive
17 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (23.56%) Analyst
2 285 (21.38%) Tester
3 283 (21.23%) Test Analyst
4 172 (12.90%) Developer
5 144 (10.80%) Test Engineer
6 105 (7.88%) Performance Tester
7 102 (7.65%) Test Leader
8 98 (7.35%) QA Engineer
9 96 (7.20%) Test Manager
10 86 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
11 84 (6.30%) Senior Test Analyst
12 77 (5.78%) Automation Tester
13 73 (5.48%) Architect
13 73 (5.48%) Software Tester
14 68 (5.10%) Developer in Test
15 67 (5.03%) C# Developer
16 52 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
17 49 (3.68%) Performance Test Leader
18 46 (3.45%) Java Developer
19 43 (3.23%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (17.10%) .NET
2 165 (12.38%) Web Services
3 137 (10.28%) HTML
4 129 (9.68%) XML
5 85 (6.38%) CSS
6 84 (6.30%) SOAP
7 71 (5.33%) REST
8 47 (3.53%) ASP.NET
9 42 (3.15%) HTML5
10 39 (2.93%) J2EE
10 39 (2.93%) Middleware
11 37 (2.78%) Spring
12 36 (2.70%) Gherkin
13 31 (2.33%) Ajax
14 30 (2.25%) CSS3
15 25 (1.88%) JSON
16 22 (1.65%) .NET Framework
17 20 (1.50%) JMS
18 18 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (1.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (9.98%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.05%) N-Tier
4 47 (3.53%) User Experience
5 45 (3.38%) Mathematics
6 42 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 33 (2.48%) Client/Server
8 33 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.95%) iPhone
10 25 (1.88%) Mainframe
11 22 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.43%) Statistics
13 18 (1.35%) Algorithms
14 17 (1.28%) Derivative
14 17 (1.28%) Equities
15 16 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
15 16 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
15 16 (1.20%) Fixed Income
16 14 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 193 (14.48%) Windows
2 112 (8.40%) Unix
3 87 (6.53%) Linux
4 59 (4.43%) Android
5 48 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.68%) Solaris
8 5 (0.38%) CentOS
8 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.23%) Debian
10 3 (0.23%) VMS
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.15%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.075%) AIX
12 1 (0.075%) SUSE
12 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (53.34%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (23.26%) Test Scripting
3 307 (23.03%) Software Testing
4 303 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 247 (18.53%) Functional Testing
6 240 (18.00%) Automated Testing
7 237 (17.78%) Test Strategy
8 233 (17.48%) Scrum
9 226 (16.95%) SDLC
10 186 (13.95%) TDD
11 183 (13.73%) Manual Testing
12 174 (13.05%) Unit Testing
13 170 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
13 170 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 160 (12.00%) BDD
15 146 (10.95%) Test Management
16 144 (10.80%) Non-Functional Testing
17 143 (10.73%) Defect Management
18 142 (10.65%) User Stories
19 137 (10.28%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 426 (31.96%) Java
2 380 (28.51%) SQL
3 335 (25.13%) C#
4 156 (11.70%) JavaScript
5 110 (8.25%) Python
6 76 (5.70%) Ruby
7 55 (4.13%) C
8 51 (3.83%) C++
9 40 (3.00%) Perl
10 37 (2.78%) VB
11 34 (2.55%) PHP
12 32 (2.40%) Scala
13 25 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 21 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.43%) Groovy
16 17 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.20%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.38%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.38%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 357 (26.78%) ISEB
2 275 (20.63%) ISTQB
3 225 (16.88%) Degree
4 143 (10.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 68 (5.10%) Security Cleared
6 44 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 24 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 11 (0.83%) HP ASE
11 10 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.38%) CISSP
13 4 (0.30%) PhD
13 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.30%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.15%) CCNA
14 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.15%) MCSA
14 2 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (36.91%) QA
2 13 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.90%) SLA
4 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.38%) COBIT
6 4 (0.30%) SDET
7 3 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.15%) HL7
9 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.60%) Docker
3 5 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.30%) Firmware
5 3 (0.23%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 203 (15.23%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (1.73%) HP SiteScope
3 20 (1.50%) CA Wily
4 18 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.13%) Puppet
6 7 (0.53%) Graphite
7 5 (0.38%) CFEngine
7 5 (0.38%) Mesos
7 5 (0.38%) Salt
7 5 (0.38%) yum
8 4 (0.30%) Ansible
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.15%) CloudHub
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.15%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.15%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 234 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 221 (16.58%) HP
3 185 (13.88%) Oracle
4 73 (5.48%) Citrix
5 61 (4.58%) SAP
6 51 (3.83%) IBM
7 31 (2.33%) VMware
8 24 (1.80%) TIBCO
9 20 (1.50%) Dynatrace
10 14 (1.05%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.05%) Capita
11 13 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.90%) TOWER Software
13 10 (0.75%) Informatica
13 10 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
14 9 (0.68%) Solace
15 8 (0.60%) Red Hat
16 7 (0.53%) CA
16 7 (0.53%) Cegedim Rx
16 7 (0.53%) Cisco
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Salary: £30k - 55k per year
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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