The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
UK / England
Rank 392 485 403
Rank change year-on-year +93 -82  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 589 533 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.62% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 465 415 559
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% -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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 70819 85904 87927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.12% 88.61% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 58715 71854 71888
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in England

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in England

Performance Testing
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 Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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 +146 230 £57,500 +9.52% 43
South East +94 144 £37,500 -21.05% 4
South West +54 67 £35,000 - 6
Yorkshire -17 43 £45,500 +1.11% 6
East of England 0 38 £53,750 +26.47% 9
North West -13 26 £30,500 -18.66% 7
West Midlands +24 21 £45,000 +40.62% 3
East Midlands -5 11 £52,500 +23.52% 1
North East - 2 £28,500 - 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 England region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 626 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (35.79%) Java
3 394 (34.56%) QA
4 390 (34.21%) Selenium
5 329 (28.86%) SQL
6 294 (25.79%) TDD
7 285 (25.00%) BDD
8 260 (22.81%) Software Testing
9 258 (22.63%) Test Automation
10 248 (21.75%) C#
11 237 (20.79%) ISTQB
12 233 (20.44%) JMeter
13 225 (19.74%) Finance
14 218 (19.12%) Test Strategy
15 209 (18.33%) Regression Testing
16 202 (17.72%) Automated Testing
17 201 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
18 189 (16.58%) Scrum
19 183 (16.05%) ISEB
20 182 (15.96%) Microsoft
21 165 (14.47%) LoadRunner
22 160 (14.04%) Automation Testing
23 157 (13.77%) Non-Functional Testing
23 157 (13.77%) WebDriver
24 156 (13.68%) Degree
25 153 (13.42%) Software Engineering
25 153 (13.42%) Test Scripting
25 153 (13.42%) Functional Testing
26 152 (13.33%) Cucumber
27 151 (13.25%) JIRA

Performance Testing
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 37 (3.25%) Confluence
2 34 (2.98%) Apache
3 30 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 27 (2.37%) IIS
5 24 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 23 (2.02%) Apache Spark
7 21 (1.84%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (1.05%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.05%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.61%) CMS
13 7 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.53%) JBoss
14 6 (0.53%) nginx
14 6 (0.53%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.44%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 70 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.75%) MS Office
2 20 (1.75%) MS Project
3 18 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) Mingle
7 1 (0.088%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.088%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.67%) Office 365
4 14 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.23%) SaaS
5 12 (1.05%) G Suite
5 12 (1.05%) GitHub
5 12 (1.05%) Slack
6 7 (0.61%) Force.com
6 7 (0.61%) IaaS
7 5 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.35%) PaaS
9 2 (0.18%) Akamai
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.18%) Route 53
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.12%) HTTP
2 24 (2.11%) DMZ
3 21 (1.84%) DNS
3 21 (1.84%) LDAP
3 21 (1.84%) SSL
4 16 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.14%) Firewall
6 8 (0.70%) SAN
7 7 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.53%) ATM
8 6 (0.53%) SMTP
9 5 (0.44%) Internet
10 4 (0.35%) DHCP
10 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.35%) IPv4
11 3 (0.26%) FTP
11 3 (0.26%) GPRS
11 3 (0.26%) LTE
11 3 (0.26%) Network Security
11 3 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.56%) MySQL
3 47 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 40 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 39 (3.42%) Big Data
7 35 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.14%) RavenDB
13 12 (1.05%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.70%) DB2
16 7 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 390 (34.21%) Selenium
2 233 (20.44%) JMeter
3 165 (14.47%) LoadRunner
4 157 (13.77%) WebDriver
5 152 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 151 (13.25%) JIRA
7 149 (13.07%) Jenkins
8 120 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 95 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 95 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 91 (7.98%) Visual Studio
11 82 (7.19%) SpecFlow
12 80 (7.02%) HP UFT
13 54 (4.74%) JUnit
14 47 (4.12%) NUnit
15 44 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (3.60%) Subversion
17 38 (3.33%) Appium
17 38 (3.33%) Capybara
18 36 (3.16%) Eclipse
General
1 225 (19.74%) Finance
2 77 (6.75%) Retail
3 48 (4.21%) Banking
4 30 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 21 (1.84%) Marketing
6 19 (1.67%) Games
7 15 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.96%) Advertising
10 10 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.79%) Automotive
11 9 (0.79%) Back Office
11 9 (0.79%) Legal
11 9 (0.79%) Publishing
12 7 (0.61%) Law
13 5 (0.44%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
14 2 (0.18%) German Language
14 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.088%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 228 (20.00%) Analyst
2 218 (19.12%) Tester
3 187 (16.40%) Test Analyst
4 156 (13.68%) Test Engineer
5 132 (11.58%) Developer
6 98 (8.60%) Test Manager
7 84 (7.37%) QA Engineer
8 70 (6.14%) Architect
9 66 (5.79%) Automation Tester
10 64 (5.61%) QA Analyst
11 61 (5.35%) QA Tester
12 59 (5.18%) Software Tester
13 57 (5.00%) Consultant
14 56 (4.91%) Software Test Engineer
15 54 (4.74%) Performance Tester
16 53 (4.65%) Java Developer
17 50 (4.39%) QA Test Analyst
18 47 (4.12%) Test Automation Engineer
18 47 (4.12%) Test Leader
19 46 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (11.05%) Web Services
2 121 (10.61%) .NET
3 116 (10.18%) HTML
4 88 (7.72%) SOAP
5 83 (7.28%) XML
6 62 (5.44%) REST
7 61 (5.35%) CSS
8 50 (4.39%) RESTful
9 39 (3.42%) HTML5
10 32 (2.81%) Gherkin
11 30 (2.63%) AngularJS
12 29 (2.54%) JMS
12 29 (2.54%) Spring
13 26 (2.28%) ASP.NET
14 24 (2.11%) JPA
14 24 (2.11%) JSON
15 23 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (1.93%) J2EE
17 20 (1.75%) JDBC
18 19 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (8.95%) Computer Science
3 45 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 40 (3.51%) User Experience
5 32 (2.81%) Fintech
6 24 (2.11%) Replication
7 22 (1.93%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.58%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.58%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.14%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.05%) Minimum Viable Product
11 12 (1.05%) Wiki
12 11 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 10 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.88%) Equities
13 10 (0.88%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 135 (11.84%) Windows
2 112 (9.82%) Linux
3 60 (5.26%) Unix
4 29 (2.54%) Android
4 29 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 23 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.35%) CentOS
10 2 (0.18%) AIX
10 2 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.088%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (25.79%) TDD
3 285 (25.00%) BDD
4 260 (22.81%) Software Testing
5 258 (22.63%) Test Automation
6 218 (19.12%) Test Strategy
7 209 (18.33%) Regression Testing
8 202 (17.72%) Automated Testing
9 201 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
10 189 (16.58%) Scrum
11 160 (14.04%) Automation Testing
12 157 (13.77%) Non-Functional Testing
13 153 (13.42%) Functional Testing
13 153 (13.42%) Software Engineering
13 153 (13.42%) Test Scripting
14 149 (13.07%) Manual Testing
15 146 (12.81%) Unit Testing
16 131 (11.49%) Integration Testing
17 130 (11.40%) Security Testing
18 119 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 408 (35.79%) Java
2 329 (28.86%) SQL
3 248 (21.75%) C#
4 146 (12.81%) JavaScript
5 98 (8.60%) Ruby
6 90 (7.89%) Python
7 68 (5.96%) C
8 53 (4.65%) C++
8 53 (4.65%) PHP
9 44 (3.86%) Perl
10 36 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 35 (3.07%) Scala
12 31 (2.72%) Bash Shell
13 29 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.28%) VBScript
15 25 (2.19%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.23%) Go
18 11 (0.96%) VB
19 10 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 237 (20.79%) ISTQB
2 183 (16.05%) ISEB
3 156 (13.68%) Degree
4 75 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 65 (5.70%) Security Cleared
6 36 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 24 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 23 (2.02%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.44%) MBCS
11 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.18%) CCNP
12 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.18%) CISM
12 2 (0.18%) CISSP
12 2 (0.18%) GIAC
12 2 (0.18%) ISSAP
12 2 (0.18%) MBA
12 2 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (34.56%) QA
2 63 (5.53%) SDET
3 24 (2.11%) PMO
4 8 (0.70%) SLA
5 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.35%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.26%) HL7
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.46%) Docker
3 27 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.84%) VMware ESX
6 16 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.61%) Snort
8 4 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 93 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.37%) Puppet
3 17 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 16 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.32%) Ansible
5 15 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
6 14 (1.23%) Perfmon
7 7 (0.61%) CA Wily
7 7 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (0.53%) Nagios
9 5 (0.44%) Kibana
9 5 (0.44%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.35%) Graphite
11 3 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.26%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.26%) Mesos
11 3 (0.26%) Riemann
11 3 (0.26%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 182 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 113 (9.91%) HP
3 97 (8.51%) Oracle
4 36 (3.16%) VMware
5 33 (2.89%) IBM
6 32 (2.81%) SAP
7 27 (2.37%) Atlassian
8 17 (1.49%) Cognizant
9 16 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
11 13 (1.14%) Google
11 13 (1.14%) SOASTA, Inc
12 12 (1.05%) CA
13 11 (0.96%) Riverbed
13 11 (0.96%) Telerik
14 10 (0.88%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.79%) AppDynamics
15 9 (0.79%) TOWER Software
16 7 (0.61%) Cisco
16 7 (0.61%) Sourcefire
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Salary: £41,993 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £63060.00 - £74446.00 per annum + allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago