The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Performance Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Performance Tester
Rank 872 968 992
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Performance Tester 9 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.006% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £49,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-0.51% -18.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Senior Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Performance Tester in the job title.

Senior Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Performance Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Performance Tester within the UK.

Senior Performance Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Performance Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Performance Tester over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Performance Tester
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Performance Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +75 9 £50,000 +2.04%
South East +66 3 £47,500 -3.06%
East of England - 3 £55,000 -
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £47,500 -
London - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Senior Performance Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Performance Tester in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 10 (83.33%) LoadRunner
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) IIS
4 5 (41.67%) JMeter
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) IBM Domino
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) SMTP
6 3 (25.00%) MAPI
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) IMAP
6 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB

Senior Performance Tester Skill Set
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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) IBM Domino
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) IMAP
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
1 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (41.67%) JMeter
3 3 (25.00%) AQtime
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) WebLOAD
4 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Law
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) MAPI
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) HP