Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 461 430 494
Rank change year-on-year -31 +64 -45
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 421 491 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 313 403 398
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £40,350
90th Percentile £76,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%

Performance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68735 68760 79859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.61% 90.69% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 52944 59134 67322
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,173
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in London

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in London

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in London

Performance Testing
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 Testing within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -19 53 £55,000 +4.76% 8
West London +13 26 £45,000 -25.00% 4
South London +14 14 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North London +9 4 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 250 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (58.19%) Test Automation
3 179 (42.52%) Selenium
4 171 (40.62%) Java
5 156 (37.05%) QA
6 136 (32.30%) BDD
7 115 (27.32%) Cucumber
8 110 (26.13%) JMeter
9 109 (25.89%) Jenkins
10 108 (25.65%) SQL
11 98 (23.28%) Finance
12 93 (22.09%) JIRA
13 91 (21.62%) TDD
14 83 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
15 79 (18.76%) C#
15 79 (18.76%) Python
16 78 (18.53%) Linux
17 73 (17.34%) JavaScript
17 73 (17.34%) Git (software)
18 70 (16.63%) Scrum
19 69 (16.39%) Web Services
20 68 (16.15%) DevOps
21 67 (15.91%) WebDriver
22 60 (14.25%) Test Strategy
23 59 (14.01%) LoadRunner
24 58 (13.78%) Non-Functional Testing
25 56 (13.30%) Test Scripting
26 54 (12.83%) Analytics
27 53 (12.59%) Functional Testing
27 53 (12.59%) Test Management

Performance Testing
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 31 (7.36%) Apache Spark
2 29 (6.89%) Confluence
3 19 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (4.28%) IIS
5 11 (2.61%) nginx
6 8 (1.90%) CMS
6 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.66%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.43%) Apache
9 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.48%) JBoss
13 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (4.75%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.71%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.28%) IaaS
3 18 (4.28%) SaaS
4 17 (4.04%) PaaS
5 16 (3.80%) BlazeMeter
5 16 (3.80%) Office 365
6 11 (2.61%) Sauce Labs
7 8 (1.90%) BrowserStack
7 8 (1.90%) GitHub
7 8 (1.90%) Yammer
8 7 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.66%) Slack
9 5 (1.19%) G Suite
10 4 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.48%) Datadog
11 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.24%) Akamai
12 1 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.80%) HTTP
2 11 (2.61%) WAN
3 10 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.90%) Skype
5 6 (1.43%) Internet
5 6 (1.43%) LAN
6 5 (1.19%) DHCP
6 5 (1.19%) DMZ
6 5 (1.19%) DNS
6 5 (1.19%) NAS
6 5 (1.19%) SAN
6 5 (1.19%) SMTP
6 5 (1.19%) VLAN
7 1 (0.24%) DSL
7 1 (0.24%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.50%) Big Data
3 20 (4.75%) Hadoop
3 20 (4.75%) MySQL
4 15 (3.56%) Redis
5 14 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (1.90%) Neo4j
8 8 (1.90%) OrientDB
9 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.95%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.48%) QlikView
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 179 (42.52%) Selenium
2 115 (27.32%) Cucumber
3 110 (26.13%) JMeter
4 109 (25.89%) Jenkins
5 93 (22.09%) JIRA
6 73 (17.34%) Git (software)
7 67 (15.91%) WebDriver
8 59 (14.01%) LoadRunner
9 43 (10.21%) HP UFT
10 37 (8.79%) JUnit
11 32 (7.60%) Appium
12 30 (7.13%) SpecFlow
13 28 (6.65%) Gatling
14 27 (6.41%) SoapUI
15 25 (5.94%) Jasmine
16 24 (5.70%) Visual Studio
17 23 (5.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (5.46%) Zephyr
18 20 (4.75%) Hudson
19 19 (4.51%) IntelliJ
General
1 98 (23.28%) Finance
2 26 (6.18%) Retail
3 23 (5.46%) Banking
4 20 (4.75%) Marketing
5 11 (2.61%) Back Office
5 11 (2.61%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.61%) Military
6 9 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.19%) Law
8 4 (0.95%) French Language
8 4 (0.95%) German Language
8 4 (0.95%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.71%) Games
9 3 (0.71%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 72 (17.10%) Tester
2 50 (11.88%) Test Engineer
3 45 (10.69%) Developer
4 37 (8.79%) Test Manager
5 36 (8.55%) QA Engineer
6 35 (8.31%) Analyst
6 35 (8.31%) Automation Tester
7 29 (6.89%) Java Engineer
8 26 (6.18%) Consultant
9 24 (5.70%) Architect
10 20 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (4.75%) Test Leader
11 19 (4.51%) Selenium Tester
11 19 (4.51%) Test Analyst
11 19 (4.51%) Test Consultant
12 17 (4.04%) QA Tester
13 16 (3.80%) Performance Consultant
13 16 (3.80%) Performance Test Consultant
13 16 (3.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (16.39%) Web Services
2 41 (9.74%) .NET
3 37 (8.79%) RESTful
4 30 (7.13%) HTML
5 27 (6.41%) SOAP
6 23 (5.46%) AngularJS
6 23 (5.46%) CSS
6 23 (5.46%) REST
7 19 (4.51%) Node.js
7 19 (4.51%) XML
8 18 (4.28%) JSON
9 17 (4.04%) HTML5
10 16 (3.80%) Redux
11 15 (3.56%) Sass
12 12 (2.85%) Enzyme
12 12 (2.85%) Gherkin
12 12 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (2.61%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
13 11 (2.61%) Middleware
14 10 (2.38%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.08%) User Experience
2 31 (7.36%) Mobile App
3 28 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.75%) Fintech
5 18 (4.28%) Clustering
5 18 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.04%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.33%) Virtual Team
8 11 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.43%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.19%) Equities
11 5 (1.19%) Replication
12 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.95%) Wiki
13 3 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.53%) Linux
2 41 (9.74%) Windows
3 32 (7.60%) Unix
4 26 (6.18%) Windows Server
5 21 (4.99%) Apple iOS
6 17 (4.04%) Android
7 11 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.90%) CentOS
8 8 (1.90%) FreeBSD
9 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.71%) Solaris
10 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (58.19%) Test Automation
3 136 (32.30%) BDD
4 91 (21.62%) TDD
5 83 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (16.63%) Scrum
7 68 (16.15%) DevOps
8 60 (14.25%) Test Strategy
9 58 (13.78%) Non-Functional Testing
10 56 (13.30%) Test Scripting
11 54 (12.83%) Analytics
12 53 (12.59%) Functional Testing
12 53 (12.59%) Test Management
13 52 (12.35%) Software Testing
14 51 (12.11%) Unit Testing
15 50 (11.88%) Regression Testing
16 49 (11.64%) Integration Testing
17 47 (11.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 45 (10.69%) Mentoring
19 44 (10.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 171 (40.62%) Java
2 108 (25.65%) SQL
3 79 (18.76%) C#
3 79 (18.76%) Python
4 73 (17.34%) JavaScript
5 42 (9.98%) Ruby
6 34 (8.08%) Bash Shell
7 31 (7.36%) C
8 27 (6.41%) PHP
9 21 (4.99%) C++
10 20 (4.75%) Scala
11 16 (3.80%) ES6
12 12 (2.85%) Groovy
13 10 (2.38%) Perl
14 9 (2.14%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.19%) VBScript
16 3 (0.71%) Lua
16 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (11.16%) Degree
2 40 (9.50%) ISTQB
2 40 (9.50%) Security Cleared
3 32 (7.60%) SC Cleared
4 31 (7.36%) ISEB
5 16 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (3.09%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.90%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.71%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.48%) MBCS
12 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.24%) ACCA
13 1 (0.24%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (37.05%) QA
2 11 (2.61%) PMO
3 8 (1.90%) SLA
4 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (7.13%) Docker
2 26 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.90%) KVM
3 8 (1.90%) NFS
4 5 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.95%) Xen
6 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (4.04%) Puppet
2 14 (3.33%) Kibana
3 11 (2.61%) Marathon
3 11 (2.61%) Mesos
4 10 (2.38%) Ansible
5 9 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (2.14%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.90%) HAProxy
6 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (1.90%) Nagios
7 7 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.19%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (1.19%) OpenView
8 5 (1.19%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.95%) logstash
10 1 (0.24%) Consul
10 1 (0.24%) Graphite
10 1 (0.24%) Rancher
10 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (9.50%) HP
2 28 (6.65%) Oracle
3 27 (6.41%) VMware
4 25 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.56%) Citrix
6 11 (2.61%) AppDynamics
6 11 (2.61%) Xerox
7 9 (2.14%) Google
8 8 (1.90%) Percona
8 8 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.90%) SAP
9 7 (1.66%) New Relic
9 7 (1.66%) Splunk
10 6 (1.43%) Capita
11 5 (1.19%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.19%) BMC
12 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.95%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.95%) SOASTA, Inc
13 3 (0.71%) Solace