The median annual salary for a Performance Test Engineer was £73,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Performance Test Engineer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 624 665
Rank change year-on-year +24 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 2 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.035% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.036% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 4
Median salary £73,750 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.35% +64.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.86% +21.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Performance Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Engineer in London

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Performance Test Engineer in London

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Performance Test Engineer 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 London region featuring Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) NeoLoad
4 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Fintech
4 2 (33.33%) Gatling
5 1 (16.67%) Grafana
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) NuGet
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) New Relic
5 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (16.67%) Kibana
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (16.67%) Games

Performance Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) Gatling
2 2 (33.33%) NeoLoad
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) NuGet
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Grafana
1 1 (16.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) New Relic