The median annual salary for a Performance Tester was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 609 650
Rank change year-on-year +12 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Tester 15 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.087% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.091% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 19
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £38,225 £52,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,125 £74,250 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +13.88%  

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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112463 146439 161035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tester in London

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 30 (88.24%) Performance Testing
2 26 (76.47%) JMeter
3 24 (70.59%) Java
4 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
5 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
6 14 (41.18%) QA
6 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (38.24%) NeoLoad
8 12 (35.29%) DV Cleared
8 12 (35.29%) Windows
8 12 (35.29%) ISEB
8 12 (35.29%) LoadRunner
8 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
9 10 (29.41%) Linux
10 9 (26.47%) SOAP
10 9 (26.47%) C#
10 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
11 8 (23.53%) REST
11 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
11 8 (23.53%) Web Services
11 8 (23.53%) Unix
11 8 (23.53%) Oracle
11 8 (23.53%) Cybercrime
11 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
12 6 (17.65%) TDD
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
12 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
12 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (17.65%) Selenium
13 5 (14.71%) Ruby

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (76.47%) JMeter
2 13 (38.24%) NeoLoad
3 12 (35.29%) LoadRunner
4 6 (17.65%) Selenium
5 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (14.71%) Bitbucket
5 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
6 4 (11.76%) Gatling
6 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
6 4 (11.76%) JIRA
7 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) JConsole
7 1 (2.94%) JUnit
7 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.94%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) SOAP
2 8 (23.53%) REST
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Cybercrime
2 4 (11.76%) Fintech
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Unix
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Performance Testing
2 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
5 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
6 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.71%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) DV Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) ISEB
2 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) New Relic
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