Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £59,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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

Performance Tester
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 768 867
Rank change year-on-year -9 +99 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 25 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.038% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.039% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 35
London median annual salary £59,000 £56,250 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.89% +6.13% -11.67%
10th Percentile £43,625 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,543 66,281 82,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.90% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55,004 56,476 70,639
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Performance Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in London

Performance Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Performance Tester in London

Performance Tester
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tester in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Tester in London

Performance Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the London region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Central London -29 7 £59,000 -1.67% 1
West London - 3 £45,000 -
South London - 1 £59,000 -
Performance Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Performance Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) Selenium
1 19 (76.00%) Performance Testing
2 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 12 (48.00%) JUnit
4 11 (44.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) JMeter
4 11 (44.00%) Scenario Testing
5 10 (40.00%) SOAP
5 10 (40.00%) Load Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) QA
8 7 (28.00%) Test Management
8 7 (28.00%) REST
8 7 (28.00%) C#
8 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) Validation
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) NUnit
9 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
9 6 (24.00%) Open Source
9 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (24.00%) BDD
9 6 (24.00%) Apache CXF
9 6 (24.00%) TestNG
9 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing

Performance Tester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) JUnit
3 11 (44.00%) JMeter
4 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (24.00%) FitNesse
5 6 (24.00%) NUnit
5 6 (24.00%) TestNG
5 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (16.00%) CruiseControl
6 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (16.00%) Hudson
6 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (16.00%) NeoLoad
7 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (12.00%) WebLOAD
8 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) SOAP
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) REST
4 6 (24.00%) Apache CXF
4 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
5 5 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Performance Testing
2 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Scenario Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Load Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Test Management
7 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (24.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 6 (24.00%) SDET
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (24.00%) Validation
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.00%) Data Management
9 3 (12.00%) Kanban
9 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix