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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 451 425 453
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 492 633 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.77% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 369 530 523
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 £31,250 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% -1.11%  

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 74950 82225 90350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.98% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 249933 287723 295490
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 +40 246 £57,500 +9.52% 33
South East -13 76 £40,000 -11.11% 12
North of England -33 76 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Yorkshire +2 54 £42,500 -6.59% 6
South West -17 30 £35,000 -20.00% 5
Midlands -36 27 £40,000 - 4
East of England -17 25 £48,250 +19.13% 3
North West -56 22 £35,600 -16.23% 4
West Midlands -10 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +1 10 £45,000 -6.25% 3
Performance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 726 (66.97%) Test Automation
2 602 (55.54%) Agile Software Development
3 434 (40.04%) Selenium
4 430 (39.67%) QA
5 417 (38.47%) Java
6 334 (30.81%) SQL
7 304 (28.04%) BDD
8 285 (26.29%) TDD
9 251 (23.15%) C#
10 249 (22.97%) Finance
11 228 (21.03%) JMeter
12 220 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
13 218 (20.11%) Regression Testing
14 215 (19.83%) Software Testing
15 205 (18.91%) ISTQB
16 201 (18.54%) Test Strategy
17 195 (17.99%) Scrum
18 190 (17.53%) WebDriver
19 186 (17.16%) Cucumber
20 185 (17.07%) Test Scripting
21 175 (16.14%) Microsoft
22 166 (15.31%) Windows
23 165 (15.22%) ISEB
23 165 (15.22%) LoadRunner
24 163 (15.04%) Jenkins
25 157 (14.48%) SQL Server
26 154 (14.21%) Manual Testing
27 150 (13.84%) JavaScript
27 150 (13.84%) JIRA
28 143 (13.19%) Linux

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 39 (3.60%) Tomcat
2 33 (3.04%) Apache
3 32 (2.95%) IIS
3 32 (2.95%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.12%) Confluence
5 22 (2.03%) JBoss
5 22 (2.03%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.38%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.29%) Jetty
9 11 (1.01%) CMS
9 11 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 10 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.74%) nginx
13 7 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.55%) Tornado
15 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.28%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) SAP CAR
3 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.092%) Magento
4 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.092%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.092%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 84 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.68%) Office 365
4 28 (2.58%) SaaS
5 17 (1.57%) IaaS
6 13 (1.20%) PaaS
7 12 (1.11%) GitHub
8 11 (1.01%) Force.com
8 11 (1.01%) G Suite
8 11 (1.01%) Slack
9 9 (0.83%) BrowserStack
10 7 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.37%) Datadog
13 4 (0.37%) Yammer
14 3 (0.28%) Akamai
14 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.69%) HTTP
2 32 (2.95%) DMZ
3 22 (2.03%) DNS
4 19 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.57%) Firewall
6 14 (1.29%) Internet
6 14 (1.29%) SMTP
7 13 (1.20%) LDAP
8 12 (1.11%) WAN
9 10 (0.92%) DHCP
9 10 (0.92%) VLAN
10 7 (0.65%) SSL
11 6 (0.55%) AMQP
12 5 (0.46%) FTP
12 5 (0.46%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.46%) Wireless
13 4 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.37%) IPv4
13 4 (0.37%) Skype
13 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.37%) MySQL
3 43 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.87%) Big Data
5 41 (3.78%) MongoDB
5 41 (3.78%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 22 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (1.85%) MariaDB
9 19 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.57%) Redis
10 17 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.92%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 434 (40.04%) Selenium
2 228 (21.03%) JMeter
3 190 (17.53%) WebDriver
4 186 (17.16%) Cucumber
5 165 (15.22%) LoadRunner
6 163 (15.04%) Jenkins
7 150 (13.84%) JIRA
8 114 (10.52%) Git (software)
9 100 (9.23%) SpecFlow
10 99 (9.13%) Visual Studio
11 88 (8.12%) SoapUI
12 83 (7.66%) HP UFT
13 77 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 66 (6.09%) NUnit
15 51 (4.70%) Appium
16 50 (4.61%) Gatling
17 40 (3.69%) Capybara
18 39 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 39 (3.60%) NeoLoad
19 33 (3.04%) JUnit
General
1 249 (22.97%) Finance
2 79 (7.29%) Retail
3 71 (6.55%) Banking
4 33 (3.04%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.85%) Back Office
7 16 (1.48%) Games
8 13 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.01%) Law
9 11 (1.01%) Marketing
10 7 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.65%) Publishing
11 6 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.46%) Electronics
12 5 (0.46%) Military
13 4 (0.37%) Legal
14 3 (0.28%) Automotive
14 3 (0.28%) French Language
14 3 (0.28%) German Language
14 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (18.73%) Tester
2 185 (17.07%) Analyst
3 162 (14.94%) Test Engineer
4 147 (13.56%) Test Analyst
5 117 (10.79%) QA Engineer
6 107 (9.87%) Developer
7 79 (7.29%) Automation Tester
7 79 (7.29%) Test Manager
8 76 (7.01%) QA Tester
9 75 (6.92%) QA Analyst
10 73 (6.73%) Consultant
11 60 (5.54%) QA Test Analyst
12 58 (5.35%) Architect
13 57 (5.26%) Test Consultant
14 55 (5.07%) Test Automation Engineer
15 53 (4.89%) Performance Tester
16 50 (4.61%) Test Leader
17 48 (4.43%) Software Test Engineer
18 45 (4.15%) Java Engineer
19 44 (4.06%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (11.25%) Web Services
2 97 (8.95%) .NET
3 89 (8.21%) HTML
4 79 (7.29%) XML
5 70 (6.46%) SOAP
6 55 (5.07%) CSS
7 53 (4.89%) RESTful
8 52 (4.80%) REST
9 49 (4.52%) Gherkin
10 48 (4.43%) JSON
11 40 (3.69%) HTML5
12 26 (2.40%) Spring
13 25 (2.31%) AngularJS
14 22 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (1.94%) JDBC
15 21 (1.94%) LAMP
16 20 (1.85%) J2EE
16 20 (1.85%) JMS
16 20 (1.85%) Node.js
17 18 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 61 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.97%) User Experience
5 37 (3.41%) Fintech
6 28 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.49%) Data Centre
8 25 (2.31%) Replication
9 22 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.85%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.75%) Equities
12 16 (1.48%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.11%) Clustering
13 12 (1.11%) Digital Media
14 11 (1.01%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.83%) Smartphone
16 8 (0.74%) Cybercrime
17 7 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 166 (15.31%) Windows
2 143 (13.19%) Linux
3 68 (6.27%) Unix
4 51 (4.70%) Apple iOS
5 46 (4.24%) Android
6 36 (3.32%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.092%) AIX
12 1 (0.092%) CentOS
12 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.092%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (66.97%) Test Automation
2 602 (55.54%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (28.04%) BDD
4 285 (26.29%) TDD
5 220 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
6 218 (20.11%) Regression Testing
7 215 (19.83%) Software Testing
8 201 (18.54%) Test Strategy
9 195 (17.99%) Scrum
10 185 (17.07%) Test Scripting
11 154 (14.21%) Manual Testing
12 136 (12.55%) Non-Functional Testing
13 132 (12.18%) Software Engineering
14 129 (11.90%) DevOps
15 119 (10.98%) Functional Testing
15 119 (10.98%) Unit Testing
16 111 (10.24%) Integration Testing
17 110 (10.15%) User Acceptance Testing
18 103 (9.50%) SDLC
19 100 (9.23%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 417 (38.47%) Java
2 334 (30.81%) SQL
3 251 (23.15%) C#
4 150 (13.84%) JavaScript
5 112 (10.33%) Ruby
6 106 (9.78%) Python
7 65 (6.00%) C
8 59 (5.44%) PHP
9 40 (3.69%) C++
10 39 (3.60%) T-SQL
11 38 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 31 (2.86%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.40%) VBScript
14 25 (2.31%) Scala
15 20 (1.85%) Perl
15 20 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.57%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.20%) VB
18 12 (1.11%) Groovy
19 10 (0.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 205 (18.91%) ISTQB
2 165 (15.22%) ISEB
3 138 (12.73%) Degree
4 78 (7.20%) Security Cleared
5 76 (7.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 42 (3.87%) SC Cleared
7 41 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 32 (2.95%) DV Cleared
9 24 (2.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 23 (2.12%) Master's Degree
11 18 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.55%) MBCS
14 5 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
16 2 (0.18%) MBA
16 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.18%) SAP Certification
16 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (39.67%) QA
2 27 (2.49%) PMO
3 9 (0.83%) SLA
4 4 (0.37%) HL7
4 4 (0.37%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.86%) Docker
3 18 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.37%) Snort
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.092%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 67 (6.18%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (3.04%) Puppet
3 28 (2.58%) Ansible
4 18 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
5 15 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.92%) vCenter Server
7 9 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.74%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.55%) Nagios
10 4 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.37%) Graphite
10 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.28%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.28%) Kibana
11 3 (0.28%) Mesos
11 3 (0.28%) Riemann
11 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 175 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.21%) HP
3 72 (6.64%) Oracle
4 46 (4.24%) VMware
5 35 (3.23%) SAP
6 20 (1.85%) Google
7 19 (1.75%) CA
8 18 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.57%) Cognizant
10 16 (1.48%) IBM
11 14 (1.29%) Citrix
12 12 (1.11%) CA Agile Central
12 12 (1.11%) Dynatrace
13 8 (0.74%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.65%) Compuware
14 7 (0.65%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.65%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.65%) TOWER Software
15 5 (0.46%) Capita
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
octopus
Salary: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, perk box
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Oblix IT
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, great benefits and bonus.
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago