Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Performance Test Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Performance Test Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1197 1273
Rank change year-on-year +36 +76 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Specialist 5 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.003% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
England median annual salary - £55,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -29.03% +55.00%
UK median annual salary - £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -26.67% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Performance Test Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Performance Test Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Specialist in England

Performance Test Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Performance Test Specialist in England

Performance Test Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 4 - -
South East +31 1 - -
Performance Test Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Performance Test Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (80.00%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) RSpec

Performance Test Specialist 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 (20.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (20.00%) RSpec
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) HP