The median annual salary for a Performance Test Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Test Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 888 939
Rank change year-on-year +30 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 5 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.031% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 18
Median salary £72,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.53% +44.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £46,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £100,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -17.27% +15.78%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Performance Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Engineer in England

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Performance Test Engineer in England

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Test Engineer in England

Performance Test Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London +12 2 £73,750 +5.35%
Yorkshire +6 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West - 1 - -
Performance Test Engineer
UK

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Performance Test Engineer 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 across the England region featuring Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (86.36%) JMeter
2 14 (63.64%) LoadRunner
3 13 (59.09%) QA
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Gatling
5 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (45.45%) Scala
6 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
6 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Maven
6 10 (45.45%) JIRA
7 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
7 9 (40.91%) Spring
8 8 (36.36%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
10 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (18.18%) Java
11 4 (18.18%) Degree
11 4 (18.18%) Selenium
12 3 (13.64%) Atlassian
12 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
12 3 (13.64%) LoadUI
12 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
12 3 (13.64%) Ranorex
12 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (13.64%) ITIL
13 2 (9.09%) Python
13 2 (9.09%) Ruby

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) JMeter
2 14 (63.64%) LoadRunner
3 12 (54.55%) Gatling
4 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 10 (45.45%) JIRA
5 10 (45.45%) Maven
6 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 3 (13.64%) LoadUI
7 3 (13.64%) Ranorex
7 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 2 (9.09%) NeoLoad
9 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 1 (4.55%) NuGet
9 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
1 9 (40.91%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Scala
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Grafana
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) New Relic
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