Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 490 442 442
Rank change year-on-year -48 0 +31
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 966 1232 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.69% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.77% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 763 1014 1168
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,075 £30,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £74,625 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Performance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151759 160141 181584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.40% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120765 134253 151176
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 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
London -41 420 £57,500 +4.55% 34
South East -46 186 £40,000 -15.79% 12
North of England -23 159 £42,500 +7.94% 9
Yorkshire +4 101 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Midlands +11 80 £42,500 +13.33% 11
South West -10 55 £40,000 - 7
North West -29 52 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England -47 49 £47,500 -13.64% 5
East Midlands +31 47 £40,250 +0.63% 4
West Midlands +3 33 £55,000 +52.78% 7
North East +10 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 634 (65.63%) Test Automation
2 577 (59.73%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (42.55%) Selenium
4 367 (37.99%) Java
5 345 (35.71%) QA
6 289 (29.92%) BDD
7 284 (29.40%) SQL
8 255 (26.40%) C#
9 230 (23.81%) TDD
10 229 (23.71%) Cucumber
11 223 (23.08%) Finance
12 217 (22.46%) JMeter
13 202 (20.91%) Scrum
14 197 (20.39%) Software Testing
15 185 (19.15%) Regression Testing
16 182 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
17 180 (18.63%) Web Services
18 176 (18.22%) Jenkins
19 175 (18.12%) Test Scripting
20 168 (17.39%) Test Strategy
21 167 (17.29%) Python
22 162 (16.77%) WebDriver
23 151 (15.63%) Degree
24 144 (14.91%) JIRA
24 144 (14.91%) JavaScript
25 143 (14.80%) LoadRunner
26 138 (14.29%) Manual Testing
26 138 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
27 135 (13.98%) Linux
28 131 (13.56%) SDLC

Performance Testing
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 41 (4.24%) Apache Spark
2 32 (3.31%) Confluence
3 25 (2.59%) JBoss
4 22 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.97%) IIS
5 19 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.76%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.14%) nginx
8 10 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.93%) Jetty
9 9 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.83%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.72%) Apache
11 7 (0.72%) CMS
12 6 (0.62%) Tornado
13 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.52%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.21%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 112 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.04%) SaaS
4 25 (2.59%) PaaS
5 22 (2.28%) BlazeMeter
5 22 (2.28%) Office 365
6 19 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (1.97%) IaaS
7 15 (1.55%) Sauce Labs
8 13 (1.35%) Slack
9 10 (1.04%) BrowserStack
9 10 (1.04%) G Suite
9 10 (1.04%) GitHub
10 9 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.83%) Yammer
12 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.28%) HTTP
2 14 (1.45%) Internet
2 14 (1.45%) WAN
3 10 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.83%) Skype
6 6 (0.62%) AMQP
6 6 (0.62%) DVB
6 6 (0.62%) IPv4
6 6 (0.62%) IPv6
6 6 (0.62%) LAN
6 6 (0.62%) UPnP
7 5 (0.52%) DHCP
7 5 (0.52%) DMZ
7 5 (0.52%) DNS
7 5 (0.52%) NAS
7 5 (0.52%) SAN
7 5 (0.52%) SMTP
7 5 (0.52%) VLAN
8 4 (0.41%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.49%) Big Data
3 52 (5.38%) MySQL
4 44 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 33 (3.42%) Hadoop
5 33 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 32 (3.31%) Redis
7 25 (2.59%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.66%) MariaDB
10 15 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.24%) DB2
13 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (0.93%) SQLPlus
15 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.72%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 411 (42.55%) Selenium
2 229 (23.71%) Cucumber
3 217 (22.46%) JMeter
4 176 (18.22%) Jenkins
5 162 (16.77%) WebDriver
6 144 (14.91%) JIRA
7 143 (14.80%) LoadRunner
8 124 (12.84%) Git (software)
9 111 (11.49%) SoapUI
10 88 (9.11%) SpecFlow
11 77 (7.97%) HP UFT
12 76 (7.87%) JUnit
12 76 (7.87%) Visual Studio
13 59 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 51 (5.28%) Gatling
15 46 (4.76%) Appium
16 36 (3.73%) NUnit
17 34 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 33 (3.42%) IntelliJ
18 33 (3.42%) Maven
General
1 223 (23.08%) Finance
2 80 (8.28%) Retail
3 45 (4.66%) Banking
4 34 (3.52%) Marketing
5 33 (3.42%) Back Office
6 18 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.45%) Electronics
7 14 (1.45%) Publishing
8 12 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.14%) Military
10 8 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.62%) Law
12 5 (0.52%) Billing
12 5 (0.52%) Games
13 4 (0.41%) Digital Economy
13 4 (0.41%) French Language
13 4 (0.41%) German Language
13 4 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.41%) Legal
13 4 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 175 (18.12%) Test Engineer
2 151 (15.63%) Tester
3 141 (14.60%) Analyst
4 116 (12.01%) Developer
5 113 (11.70%) Test Analyst
6 90 (9.32%) QA Engineer
7 69 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 68 (7.04%) Software Test Engineer
9 59 (6.11%) Consultant
10 56 (5.80%) Test Leader
11 53 (5.49%) Test Manager
12 45 (4.66%) Test Automation Engineer
13 44 (4.55%) Software Tester
14 42 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
14 42 (4.35%) Java Engineer
15 41 (4.24%) Test Consultant
16 37 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
17 33 (3.42%) Architect
17 33 (3.42%) Developer in Test
18 31 (3.21%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (18.63%) Web Services
2 96 (9.94%) .NET
3 82 (8.49%) SOAP
4 66 (6.83%) HTML
5 51 (5.28%) XML
6 50 (5.18%) RESTful
7 47 (4.87%) AngularJS
7 47 (4.87%) REST
8 39 (4.04%) HTML5
9 37 (3.83%) Gherkin
10 35 (3.62%) CSS
11 31 (3.21%) Spring
12 30 (3.11%) Node.js
13 29 (3.00%) WSDL
14 28 (2.90%) JSON
15 20 (2.07%) ASP.NET
15 20 (2.07%) Middleware
16 19 (1.97%) Hibernate
16 19 (1.97%) J2EE
17 18 (1.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 56 (5.80%) User Experience
3 55 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.59%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.90%) Fintech
7 25 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 23 (2.38%) Driving Licence
9 18 (1.86%) Clustering
10 17 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (1.66%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (1.14%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.14%) Replication
14 9 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.62%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.62%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.62%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 135 (13.98%) Linux
2 116 (12.01%) Windows
3 49 (5.07%) Unix
4 40 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 36 (3.73%) Android
6 34 (3.52%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.83%) CentOS
9 8 (0.83%) FreeBSD
10 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.31%) Solaris
15 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (65.63%) Test Automation
2 577 (59.73%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (29.92%) BDD
4 230 (23.81%) TDD
5 202 (20.91%) Scrum
6 197 (20.39%) Software Testing
7 185 (19.15%) Regression Testing
8 182 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
9 175 (18.12%) Test Scripting
10 168 (17.39%) Test Strategy
11 138 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
11 138 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 131 (13.56%) SDLC
13 128 (13.25%) Test Management
14 127 (13.15%) Unit Testing
15 122 (12.63%) DevOps
16 118 (12.22%) Functional Testing
16 118 (12.22%) Non-Functional Testing
17 111 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
18 107 (11.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 367 (37.99%) Java
2 284 (29.40%) SQL
3 255 (26.40%) C#
4 167 (17.29%) Python
5 144 (14.91%) JavaScript
6 88 (9.11%) Ruby
7 67 (6.94%) C
8 62 (6.42%) C++
9 55 (5.69%) Bash Shell
10 52 (5.38%) T-SQL
11 49 (5.07%) PHP
12 43 (4.45%) Scala
13 32 (3.31%) Perl
14 30 (3.11%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.76%) Groovy
16 16 (1.66%) ES6
17 11 (1.14%) Apple Swift
18 9 (0.93%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.83%) ABAP
19 8 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 151 (15.63%) Degree
2 125 (12.94%) ISEB
2 125 (12.94%) ISTQB
3 63 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 53 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 37 (3.83%) SC Cleared
6 30 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.66%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.72%) SAP Certification
10 6 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.21%) MBCS
14 1 (0.10%) ACCA
14 1 (0.10%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 345 (35.71%) QA
2 23 (2.38%) PMO
3 10 (1.04%) SLA
4 5 (0.52%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.31%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.31%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 60 (6.21%) Docker
2 41 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.83%) KVM
3 8 (0.83%) NFS
4 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.41%) vSphere
6 4 (0.41%) Xen
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (3.31%) Puppet
3 27 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (2.07%) Ansible
5 14 (1.45%) Kibana
6 11 (1.14%) Marathon
6 11 (1.14%) Mesos
7 10 (1.04%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.93%) Nagios
9 8 (0.83%) HAProxy
9 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.62%) OpenView
11 5 (0.52%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (0.52%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
12 4 (0.41%) logstash
13 3 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
14 1 (0.10%) SCCM
14 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 115 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.90%) HP
3 62 (6.42%) SAP
4 55 (5.69%) Oracle
5 46 (4.76%) VMware
6 27 (2.80%) Google
7 22 (2.28%) Citrix
8 16 (1.66%) IBM
9 12 (1.24%) AppDynamics
9 12 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.14%) Concur
10 11 (1.14%) Xerox
11 10 (1.04%) Cognizant
11 10 (1.04%) Dynatrace
12 9 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.83%) Percona
14 7 (0.72%) New Relic
14 7 (0.72%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.72%) Splunk