The median annual salary for a Performance Test Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Test Engineer
UK / England
Rank 817 930 930
Rank change year-on-year +113 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 17 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 9
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £51,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.31% +20.58%  

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 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Yorkshire +16 9 £47,500 -9.52%
London +80 4 £56,250 -8.16%
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Performance Test Engineer
UK

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 20 (76.92%) LoadRunner
1 20 (76.92%) JMeter
2 19 (73.08%) QA
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 16 (61.54%) Gatling
5 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (46.15%) Performance Testing
6 12 (46.15%) Scala
6 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
6 12 (46.15%) JIRA
6 12 (46.15%) Spring
6 12 (46.15%) Maven
6 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) Performance Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
10 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (15.38%) LoadUI
12 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
12 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (11.54%) C#
12 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
13 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
13 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
13 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 2 (7.69%) Windows Server

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) JMeter
1 20 (76.92%) LoadRunner
2 16 (61.54%) Gatling
3 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
4 12 (46.15%) JIRA
4 12 (46.15%) Maven
5 4 (15.38%) LoadUI
6 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
6 2 (7.69%) Selenium
6 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.69%) WebLOAD
7 1 (3.85%) NuGet
7 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
1 12 (46.15%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Performance Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Performance Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Scala
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Grafana
1 1 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.85%) Kibana
1 1 (3.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Dynatrace
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) New Relic