The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 242 274
Rank change year-on-year +50 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 41 34 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 46
Median salary £68,750 £53,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.90% +13.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4827 6509 9363
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.22% 90.83% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4374 5837 7875
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in the City of London

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing in the City of London.

Salary trend for Performance Testing in the City of London

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) QA
3 29 (47.54%) Java
4 28 (45.90%) Selenium
5 26 (42.62%) TDD
6 23 (37.70%) BDD
7 20 (32.79%) WebDriver
8 16 (26.23%) Linux
9 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
9 14 (22.95%) Cucumber
9 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
9 14 (22.95%) Mobile App
9 14 (22.95%) Appium
10 13 (21.31%) Apple iOS
10 13 (21.31%) Android
10 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (21.31%) C#
10 13 (21.31%) SQL
11 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
11 11 (18.03%) Automation Testing
11 11 (18.03%) SpecFlow
12 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Security Testing
12 10 (16.39%) SOAP
12 10 (16.39%) XML
12 10 (16.39%) Project Management
13 9 (14.75%) JMeter
13 9 (14.75%) RESTful
13 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (14.75%) Test Strategy

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (9.84%) Apache
2 4 (6.56%) Confluence
2 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.28%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.28%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.28%) Route 53
4 1 (1.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
1 5 (8.20%) LDAP
2 3 (4.92%) DHCP
2 3 (4.92%) DMZ
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) SMTP
2 3 (4.92%) VLAN
2 3 (4.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) Network Security
3 2 (3.28%) SSL
3 2 (3.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) MySQL
3 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.56%) Big Data
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) HBase
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (45.90%) Selenium
2 20 (32.79%) WebDriver
3 14 (22.95%) Appium
3 14 (22.95%) Cucumber
3 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.03%) SpecFlow
5 9 (14.75%) JMeter
6 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.48%) Robolectric
6 7 (11.48%) Robotium
6 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
6 7 (11.48%) UI Automator
7 6 (9.84%) Calabash
7 6 (9.84%) Xcode
8 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (6.56%) Capybara
9 4 (6.56%) JIRA
9 4 (6.56%) Subversion
9 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Test Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) QA Leader
3 7 (11.48%) Mobile Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) QA Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) QA Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Ruby Automation Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Web Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Web Applications Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) SOAP
1 10 (16.39%) XML
2 9 (14.75%) RESTful
3 7 (11.48%) JSON
4 6 (9.84%) .NET
4 6 (9.84%) HTML
5 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
6 4 (6.56%) J2EE
6 4 (6.56%) Web Services
7 3 (4.92%) Guice
7 3 (4.92%) Node.js
8 2 (3.28%) LAMP
8 2 (3.28%) Middleware
8 2 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (3.28%) SailPoint
9 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.64%) REST
9 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.64%) WinForms
9 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) Clustering
4 5 (8.20%) Fintech
5 3 (4.92%) Replication
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.28%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (3.28%) Wiki
7 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Android
2 13 (21.31%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) Unix
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) TDD
3 23 (37.70%) BDD
4 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
5 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
6 11 (18.03%) Automation Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Project Management
7 10 (16.39%) Security Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Test Strategy
9 8 (13.11%) DevOps
9 8 (13.11%) Release Management
9 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.48%) Mobile Development
10 7 (11.48%) Product Management
10 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Coaching
11 6 (9.84%) IT Strategy
11 6 (9.84%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) C#
2 13 (21.31%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) Apple Swift
4 6 (9.84%) Objective-C
5 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.56%) Ruby
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) VBScript
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CISM
4 2 (3.28%) CISSP
4 2 (3.28%) GIAC
4 2 (3.28%) ISSAP
4 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (57.38%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) PMO
3 1 (1.64%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) CyberArk
3 2 (3.28%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Curve Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago