The median annual salary for a Performance Test Engineer was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Performance Test Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 884 906 959
Rank change year-on-year +22 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Test Engineer 6 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.026% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.027% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 19
Median salary £63,750 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +42.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £46,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £100,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.86% +21.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Performance Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Performance Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Engineer in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Test Engineer in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Test Engineer in the UK

Performance Test Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +24 5 £72,500 +7.40% 2
London +24 2 £73,750 +5.35%
West Yorkshire +5 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Leeds +1 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Yorkshire -7 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £36,000 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Ceredigion - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Newquay - 1 - -
New Quay - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 £36,000 - 1
County Antrim - 1 £36,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Performance Test Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (82.61%) JMeter
2 14 (60.87%) LoadRunner
3 13 (56.52%) QA
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Gatling
5 11 (47.83%) Visual Studio
5 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
5 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
6 10 (43.48%) JIRA
6 10 (43.48%) Scala
6 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (43.48%) Maven
7 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
7 9 (39.13%) Spring
8 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 8 (34.78%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) Selenium
11 3 (13.04%) LoadUI
11 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
11 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
11 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Ranorex
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL
12 2 (8.70%) Python
12 2 (8.70%) Ruby

Performance Test Engineer 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 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) JMeter
2 14 (60.87%) LoadRunner
3 12 (52.17%) Gatling
4 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
4 11 (47.83%) Visual Studio
5 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
5 10 (43.48%) JIRA
5 10 (43.48%) Maven
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium
7 3 (13.04%) LoadUI
7 3 (13.04%) Ranorex
7 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
8 2 (8.70%) NeoLoad
9 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 1 (4.35%) NuGet
9 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
1 9 (39.13%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Performance Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Scala
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Grafana
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) New Relic
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