The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 641 641
Rank change year-on-year +72 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 19 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.031% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.032% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 17
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  

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 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
City of London +48 4 £60,000 -4.00%
Performance Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Performance Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) JMeter
1 22 (78.57%) Performance Testing
2 15 (53.57%) LoadRunner
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) QA
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (21.43%) Test Management
7 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 6 (21.43%) HP UFT
7 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
8 5 (17.86%) Gatling
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (17.86%) DevOps
8 5 (17.86%) NeoLoad
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) GitHub
8 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
8 5 (17.86%) Open Source
8 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) Manual 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) JMeter
2 15 (53.57%) LoadRunner
3 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) HP UFT
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
4 5 (17.86%) Gatling
4 5 (17.86%) NeoLoad
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.57%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Fintech
3 3 (10.71%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Performance Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (21.43%) Test Management
5 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Open Source
7 4 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) ATDD
9 2 (7.14%) BDD
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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