The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Performance Tester
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 853 898
Rank change year-on-year +40 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 31 65 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.066% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.069% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 31
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in England

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Performance Tester in England

Performance Tester
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tester in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tester in England

Performance Tester
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 Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +72 19 £60,000 +3.44% 4
Yorkshire +11 4 £50,500 +12.22%
North West -5 4 £44,350 -
South East +49 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +29 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Performance Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 53 (88.33%) Performance Testing
2 45 (75.00%) JMeter
3 33 (55.00%) LoadRunner
4 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (41.67%) Java
6 19 (31.67%) C#
6 19 (31.67%) ISTQB
7 13 (21.67%) QA
8 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 12 (20.00%) Windows
9 11 (18.33%) ISEB
9 11 (18.33%) Finance
9 11 (18.33%) Test Strategy
10 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 9 (15.00%) Test Management
11 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (15.00%) HP
11 9 (15.00%) HP UFT
11 9 (15.00%) SOAP
11 9 (15.00%) Web Services
11 9 (15.00%) SQL
11 9 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.33%) Degree
13 7 (11.67%) REST
13 7 (11.67%) Python
13 7 (11.67%) Oracle
13 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
13 7 (11.67%) NeoLoad

Performance Tester 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) IIS
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.33%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) IMAP
3 2 (3.33%) NAS
3 2 (3.33%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) SMTP
3 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (75.00%) JMeter
2 33 (55.00%) LoadRunner
3 9 (15.00%) HP UFT
4 7 (11.67%) NeoLoad
5 6 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 5 (8.33%) Gatling
6 5 (8.33%) WebLOAD
7 4 (6.67%) JIRA
8 3 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Selenium
9 2 (3.33%) AQtime
9 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.33%) JUnit
9 2 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.67%) Introscope
10 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Law
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) SOAP
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 7 (11.67%) REST
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) Ajax
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) JMX
4 2 (3.33%) MAPI
5 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.67%) Fintech
5 3 (5.00%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Performance Testing
2 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (18.33%) Test Strategy
5 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) Test Management
7 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.00%) DevOps
8 6 (10.00%) Load Testing
8 6 (10.00%) SOA
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Open Source
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) Java
2 19 (31.67%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.33%) C
5 5 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.33%) ISEB
3 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (8.33%) Perfmon
2 4 (6.67%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) Dynatrace
5 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 3 (5.00%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (3.33%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) CA
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