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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
UK
Rank 381 480 415
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -65
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 617 545 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.60% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 467 446 578
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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
74523 90211 92595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.77% 88.26% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61273 74883 75830
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 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +100 585 £47,500 - 86
London +131 218 £57,500 +15.00% 44
South East +98 148 £40,000 -23.80% 16
South West +54 69 £37,500 +15.38% 4
East of England +4 48 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Hampshire +45 37 £41,250 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire -9 36 £42,500 -5.55% 5
West Yorkshire +23 35 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Leeds +23 35 £42,500 -24.44% 2
Buckinghamshire +46 31 £39,250 -25.23% 2
Bristol +29 31 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Milton Keynes - 29 £38,500 -
Hertfordshire +25 24 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Surrey +17 24 £45,000 -21.73% 2
West Midlands +25 23 £45,000 +40.62% 1
North West -27 23 £30,500 -14.68% 6
City of London +31 19 £60,000 - 10
Berkshire +30 19 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Sussex - 18 £35,000 - 1
Brighton - 18 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham +15 16 £45,000 +35.33%
Somerset +14 14 £32,500 +16.07%
Scotland +18 11 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Oxfordshire +17 11 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Oxford +15 11 £27,500 -21.42% 1
East Midlands +3 11 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Guildford +29 10 £24,500 - 2
Wiltshire +22 10 £43,750 +34.61%
Manchester -34 10 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Swindon - 10 £43,750 -

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (35.62%) Java
3 386 (31.90%) QA
4 375 (30.99%) Selenium
5 334 (27.60%) SQL
6 297 (24.55%) BDD
7 296 (24.46%) TDD
8 270 (22.31%) C#
9 266 (21.98%) Software Testing
10 257 (21.24%) Finance
11 253 (20.91%) Test Automation
12 234 (19.34%) ISTQB
13 230 (19.01%) JMeter
14 211 (17.44%) Automated Testing
15 203 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
16 195 (16.12%) LoadRunner
17 193 (15.95%) Regression Testing
17 193 (15.95%) Scrum
18 178 (14.71%) ISEB
19 175 (14.46%) Microsoft
20 166 (13.72%) Non-Functional Testing
21 164 (13.55%) Functional Testing
22 159 (13.14%) Software Engineering
23 158 (13.06%) Test Scripting
24 157 (12.98%) Jenkins
25 152 (12.56%) Degree
26 151 (12.48%) Manual Testing
27 150 (12.40%) JIRA
28 149 (12.31%) HP
28 149 (12.31%) Automation 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 34 (2.81%) Confluence
2 29 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 28 (2.31%) Apache
4 27 (2.23%) Apache Spark
5 26 (2.15%) IIS
6 22 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 19 (1.57%) SharePoint
9 17 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 16 (1.32%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.24%) CMS
12 14 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (0.99%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (0.83%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.66%) JBoss
16 8 (0.66%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.50%) Commerce Server
18 5 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 70 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.23%) MS Office
3 16 (1.32%) MS Project
4 15 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Mingle
8 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.083%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.083%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.083%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.74%) Office 365
4 19 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.49%) Slack
6 16 (1.32%) G Suite
6 16 (1.32%) SaaS
7 10 (0.83%) GitHub
8 7 (0.58%) IaaS
9 5 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.33%) Force.com
10 4 (0.33%) PaaS
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.17%) Route 53
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.083%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.87%) HTTP
2 20 (1.65%) DNS
3 19 (1.57%) DMZ
3 19 (1.57%) SSL
3 19 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.49%) LDAP
5 13 (1.07%) Firewall
6 10 (0.83%) ATM
7 9 (0.74%) SAN
8 8 (0.66%) Internet
9 6 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.25%) Network Security
11 3 (0.25%) SSH
11 3 (0.25%) VPN
12 2 (0.17%) HSPA
12 2 (0.17%) IMAP
12 2 (0.17%) LTE
12 2 (0.17%) NAS
12 2 (0.17%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.21%) MongoDB
3 46 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 45 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.55%) MySQL
6 36 (2.98%) NoSQL
7 32 (2.64%) Big Data
8 27 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.82%) RavenDB
11 20 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.83%) DB2
16 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
18 7 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 375 (30.99%) Selenium
2 230 (19.01%) JMeter
3 195 (16.12%) LoadRunner
4 157 (12.98%) Jenkins
5 150 (12.40%) JIRA
6 147 (12.15%) Cucumber
7 136 (11.24%) WebDriver
8 125 (10.33%) Git (software)
9 95 (7.85%) SoapUI
10 89 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 74 (6.12%) Visual Studio
12 72 (5.95%) HP UFT
13 63 (5.21%) SpecFlow
14 55 (4.55%) JUnit
15 49 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 46 (3.80%) Maven
17 44 (3.64%) Subversion
18 36 (2.98%) Capybara
18 36 (2.98%) WATIR
19 35 (2.89%) Ranorex
General
1 257 (21.24%) Finance
2 80 (6.61%) Retail
3 67 (5.54%) Banking
4 31 (2.56%) Games
5 23 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 22 (1.82%) Marketing
6 22 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.16%) Advertising
8 12 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.99%) Publishing
9 11 (0.91%) Automotive
10 10 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.83%) Law
10 10 (0.83%) Legal
11 8 (0.66%) Back Office
12 4 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.33%) Electronics
13 2 (0.17%) Front Office
13 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.083%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (19.75%) Analyst
2 224 (18.51%) Tester
3 201 (16.61%) Test Analyst
4 155 (12.81%) Test Engineer
5 153 (12.64%) Developer
6 101 (8.35%) Test Manager
7 86 (7.11%) QA Engineer
8 68 (5.62%) Performance Tester
9 67 (5.54%) Automation Tester
10 65 (5.37%) Architect
11 64 (5.29%) Software Tester
12 62 (5.12%) Java Developer
13 58 (4.79%) QA Tester
14 57 (4.71%) QA Analyst
15 55 (4.55%) Test Leader
16 53 (4.38%) Software Test Engineer
17 52 (4.30%) Consultant
18 51 (4.21%) Test Automation Engineer
19 45 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
20 44 (3.64%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (11.24%) .NET
2 135 (11.16%) HTML
3 124 (10.25%) Web Services
4 84 (6.94%) SOAP
5 72 (5.95%) XML
6 68 (5.62%) CSS
6 68 (5.62%) REST
7 48 (3.97%) RESTful
8 47 (3.88%) HTML5
9 42 (3.47%) AngularJS
10 39 (3.22%) ASP.NET
11 37 (3.06%) JMS
12 32 (2.64%) Gherkin
13 31 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (2.48%) Spring
15 29 (2.40%) J2EE
16 25 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (2.07%) JPA
17 20 (1.65%) Ajax
18 18 (1.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 45 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 39 (3.22%) User Experience
5 29 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.15%) Fintech
7 23 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 23 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.49%) Replication
10 15 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.24%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.16%) Digital Media
12 13 (1.07%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
13 12 (0.99%) Wiki
14 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.50%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.41%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 132 (10.91%) Windows
2 97 (8.02%) Linux
3 61 (5.04%) Unix
4 26 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.74%) Android
6 20 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.25%) AIX
9 3 (0.25%) CentOS
10 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.083%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (24.55%) BDD
3 296 (24.46%) TDD
4 266 (21.98%) Software Testing
5 253 (20.91%) Test Automation
6 211 (17.44%) Automated Testing
7 203 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
8 193 (15.95%) Regression Testing
8 193 (15.95%) Scrum
9 166 (13.72%) Non-Functional Testing
10 164 (13.55%) Functional Testing
11 159 (13.14%) Software Engineering
12 158 (13.06%) Test Scripting
13 151 (12.48%) Manual Testing
14 149 (12.31%) Automation Testing
15 142 (11.74%) Unit Testing
16 135 (11.16%) Integration Testing
17 132 (10.91%) SDLC
18 129 (10.66%) Security Testing
19 128 (10.58%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 431 (35.62%) Java
2 334 (27.60%) SQL
3 270 (22.31%) C#
4 144 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 113 (9.34%) Python
6 98 (8.10%) Ruby
7 62 (5.12%) C
8 54 (4.46%) C++
9 52 (4.30%) PHP
10 50 (4.13%) Perl
11 45 (3.72%) Scala
12 36 (2.98%) Shell Script
13 33 (2.73%) Bash Shell
14 28 (2.31%) T-SQL
15 25 (2.07%) VBScript
16 22 (1.82%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.49%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.40%) ES6
19 14 (1.16%) Go
20 13 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 234 (19.34%) ISTQB
2 178 (14.71%) ISEB
3 152 (12.56%) Degree
4 72 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 62 (5.12%) Security Cleared
6 30 (2.48%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 16 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.33%) MBCS
11 2 (0.17%) CCNA
11 2 (0.17%) CCNP
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.17%) CISM
11 2 (0.17%) CISSP
11 2 (0.17%) GIAC
11 2 (0.17%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.17%) MBA
11 2 (0.17%) PhD
11 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (31.90%) QA
2 60 (4.96%) SDET
3 8 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.50%) SLA
5 2 (0.17%) DICOM
5 2 (0.17%) HL7
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.083%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (2.48%) Docker
2 28 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 21 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 16 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.50%) Snort
8 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 102 (8.43%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (2.73%) Puppet
3 21 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.57%) HP SiteScope
5 15 (1.24%) Perfmon
6 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (0.83%) Ansible
8 6 (0.50%) Nagios
8 6 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.41%) CA Wily
9 5 (0.41%) Graphite
9 5 (0.41%) Kibana
9 5 (0.41%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.25%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.25%) Mesos
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.25%) Riemann
10 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 175 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 149 (12.31%) HP
3 109 (9.01%) Oracle
4 35 (2.89%) IBM
5 34 (2.81%) SAP
6 29 (2.40%) VMware
7 27 (2.23%) Atlassian
8 18 (1.49%) Telerik
9 17 (1.40%) Cognizant
9 17 (1.40%) Google
10 16 (1.32%) Citrix
11 15 (1.24%) SOASTA, Inc
12 13 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.07%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.91%) AppDynamics
13 11 (0.91%) CA
13 11 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
13 11 (0.91%) Riverbed
14 9 (0.74%) Dynatrace
15 6 (0.50%) Hitachi
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £62,000 DOE plus an attractive pension, bonus and monetary benef
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 DOE plus an attractive pension, bonus and monetary benef
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + 6% Salary bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago