Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Performance Test Consultant was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Performance Testing Consultant
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1167 1218 1261
Rank change year-on-year +51 +43 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Consultant 22 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.010% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 30
UK median annual salary £63,750 £100,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.25% +110.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £40,325
90th Percentile £92,875 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Performance Test Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Consultant in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Test Consultant in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Test Consultant in the UK

Performance Test Consultant
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +40 22 £63,750 -36.25%
London +19 17 £65,000 -35.00%
UK excluding London +36 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Midlands +26 3 £57,500 +21.05%
East Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +25 2 £50,000 -50.00%
North of England +5 2 £50,000 -50.00%

Performance Test Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Performance Test Consultant 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 featuring Performance Test Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Performance Testing
2 19 (86.36%) JMeter
3 18 (81.82%) LoadRunner
4 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
5 9 (40.91%) Test Management
6 8 (36.36%) HP
7 7 (31.82%) C
7 7 (31.82%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) C++
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Selenium
7 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Fintech
9 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (22.73%) Apache Flex
9 5 (22.73%) BMC
9 5 (22.73%) OpenView
9 5 (22.73%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (22.73%) AppDynamics
9 5 (22.73%) Application Performance Management
9 5 (22.73%) New Relic
9 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (22.73%) NeoLoad
9 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
10 4 (18.18%) Kanban
10 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (18.18%) Cucumber

Performance Test Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (13.64%) G Suite
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) JMeter
2 18 (81.82%) LoadRunner
3 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 7 (31.82%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) NeoLoad
5 4 (18.18%) Appium
5 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (18.18%) Buildbot
5 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 4 (18.18%) Ranorex
5 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 3 (13.64%) CruiseControl
6 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
6 3 (13.64%) Hudson
6 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.55%) Gatling
7 1 (4.55%) WATIR
7 1 (4.55%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Performance Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) Test Management
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 5 (22.73%) Application Performance Management
6 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
6 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) DSDM
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Data Management
8 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) C++
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) Ruby
2 4 (18.18%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (22.73%) OpenView
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) AppDynamics
2 5 (22.73%) BMC
2 5 (22.73%) New Relic
3 3 (13.64%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle