The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 435 427 440
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 549 656 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 409 542 576
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% -7.36%  

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in the UK

Performance Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in the UK

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in the UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 -21 503 £50,000 +11.11% 77
London +34 251 £57,500 +9.52% 36
South East -14 74 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Yorkshire -1 54 £42,500 -6.59% 8
City of London +39 47 £67,500 +28.57% 10
West Yorkshire +2 37 £42,500 -10.52% 8
South West +6 35 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Leeds -11 31 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Scotland +35 28 £47,500 -7.31% 3
East of England -13 26 £49,000 +20.98% 5
North West -59 25 £35,600 -16.23% 3
Hampshire -3 22 £33,750 -18.18% 3
Glasgow +27 18 £50,000 +19.04% 2
West Midlands -8 18 £37,500 +9.48% 2
Manchester -30 16 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Surrey +30 15 £45,500 -24.16% 5
North Yorkshire +14 15 £50,500 +44.28%
Cambridge -14 14 £52,000 +38.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 14 £52,000 +28.39% 3
York +18 12 £41,250 +17.85%
Southampton +12 11 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Berkshire -2 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Somerset -2 10 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Edinburgh 0 9 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Hertfordshire 0 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East Midlands -9 9 £45,000 -6.25% 3
Bristol -15 9 £42,500 +25.92% 2
Wiltshire +7 8 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Guildford +22 7 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 776 (67.24%) Test Automation
2 645 (55.89%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (39.86%) Selenium
4 444 (38.47%) Java
5 442 (38.30%) QA
6 353 (30.59%) SQL
7 323 (27.99%) BDD
8 296 (25.65%) TDD
9 263 (22.79%) C#
10 254 (22.01%) Finance
11 238 (20.62%) JMeter
12 225 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
13 224 (19.41%) Regression Testing
14 221 (19.15%) Software Testing
14 221 (19.15%) Test Strategy
15 219 (18.98%) ISTQB
16 210 (18.20%) Scrum
17 192 (16.64%) Cucumber
18 191 (16.55%) WebDriver
19 186 (16.12%) Test Scripting
19 186 (16.12%) Microsoft
20 175 (15.16%) LoadRunner
21 172 (14.90%) Jenkins
22 170 (14.73%) ISEB
23 165 (14.30%) SQL Server
24 164 (14.21%) Windows
25 162 (14.04%) JavaScript
26 160 (13.86%) JIRA
27 154 (13.34%) Manual Testing
28 144 (12.48%) Software Engineering

Performance Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 40 (3.47%) Tomcat
2 35 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.86%) Apache
3 33 (2.86%) IIS
4 23 (1.99%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.91%) Confluence
6 21 (1.82%) JBoss
7 19 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (1.21%) CMS
8 14 (1.21%) Jetty
8 14 (1.21%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.87%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.69%) nginx
13 7 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.52%) Tornado
15 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.087%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.087%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.17%) SAP CAR
3 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.087%) Magento
4 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.087%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 87 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.51%) Office 365
4 25 (2.17%) SaaS
5 16 (1.39%) IaaS
6 13 (1.13%) GitHub
7 11 (0.95%) Force.com
7 11 (0.95%) G Suite
7 11 (0.95%) PaaS
7 11 (0.95%) Slack
8 9 (0.78%) BrowserStack
9 8 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.35%) Datadog
12 4 (0.35%) Yammer
13 3 (0.26%) Akamai
13 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.42%) HTTP
2 33 (2.86%) DMZ
3 23 (1.99%) DNS
4 20 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.47%) Firewall
6 15 (1.30%) Internet
7 14 (1.21%) LDAP
7 14 (1.21%) SMTP
8 13 (1.13%) WAN
9 10 (0.87%) DHCP
9 10 (0.87%) VLAN
10 8 (0.69%) SSL
11 6 (0.52%) AMQP
11 6 (0.52%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.43%) FTP
12 5 (0.43%) Wireless
13 4 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.35%) IPv4
13 4 (0.35%) Skype
13 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.07%) MySQL
3 45 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 43 (3.73%) Big Data
5 42 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 41 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 23 (1.99%) Hadoop
7 23 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (1.73%) MariaDB
9 19 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.47%) Redis
10 17 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.21%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.87%) Blockchain
14 10 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 460 (39.86%) Selenium
2 238 (20.62%) JMeter
3 192 (16.64%) Cucumber
4 191 (16.55%) WebDriver
5 175 (15.16%) LoadRunner
6 172 (14.90%) Jenkins
7 160 (13.86%) JIRA
8 114 (9.88%) Git (software)
9 101 (8.75%) Visual Studio
10 98 (8.49%) SpecFlow
11 91 (7.89%) SoapUI
12 89 (7.71%) HP UFT
13 80 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 64 (5.55%) NUnit
15 51 (4.42%) Appium
16 49 (4.25%) Gatling
17 40 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 40 (3.47%) Capybara
18 38 (3.29%) NeoLoad
19 35 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 254 (22.01%) Finance
2 85 (7.37%) Retail
3 80 (6.93%) Banking
4 33 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.73%) Games
7 17 (1.47%) Back Office
7 17 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.04%) Law
9 11 (0.95%) Marketing
10 8 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.52%) Publishing
12 5 (0.43%) Electronics
12 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.35%) Legal
13 4 (0.35%) Military
14 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 224 (19.41%) Tester
2 197 (17.07%) Analyst
3 172 (14.90%) Test Engineer
4 158 (13.69%) Test Analyst
5 117 (10.14%) QA Engineer
6 110 (9.53%) Developer
7 84 (7.28%) Automation Tester
8 82 (7.11%) Test Manager
9 77 (6.67%) QA Tester
10 76 (6.59%) QA Analyst
11 75 (6.50%) Consultant
12 60 (5.20%) Performance Tester
12 60 (5.20%) QA Test Analyst
12 60 (5.20%) Test Automation Engineer
13 59 (5.11%) Test Consultant
14 58 (5.03%) Architect
15 49 (4.25%) Test Leader
16 47 (4.07%) Software Test Engineer
17 46 (3.99%) Java Engineer
17 46 (3.99%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (11.27%) Web Services
2 107 (9.27%) .NET
3 102 (8.84%) HTML
4 81 (7.02%) XML
5 72 (6.24%) SOAP
6 66 (5.72%) CSS
7 65 (5.63%) Gherkin
8 58 (5.03%) RESTful
9 55 (4.77%) REST
10 50 (4.33%) HTML5
11 48 (4.16%) JSON
12 35 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 27 (2.34%) Spring
14 22 (1.91%) ASP.NET
14 22 (1.91%) JDBC
14 22 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (1.82%) JMS
15 21 (1.82%) LAMP
16 20 (1.73%) Node.js
17 19 (1.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 60 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 42 (3.64%) User Experience
5 38 (3.29%) Fintech
6 27 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 26 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.25%) Replication
8 22 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.73%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.65%) Equities
11 16 (1.39%) Driving Licence
12 13 (1.13%) Digital Media
13 12 (1.04%) Clustering
14 11 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.78%) Smartphone
16 8 (0.69%) Cybercrime
16 8 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 164 (14.21%) Windows
2 142 (12.31%) Linux
3 66 (5.72%) Unix
4 53 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 49 (4.25%) Android
6 36 (3.12%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.087%) AIX
12 1 (0.087%) CentOS
12 1 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.087%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (67.24%) Test Automation
2 645 (55.89%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (27.99%) BDD
4 296 (25.65%) TDD
5 225 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
6 224 (19.41%) Regression Testing
7 221 (19.15%) Software Testing
7 221 (19.15%) Test Strategy
8 210 (18.20%) Scrum
9 186 (16.12%) Test Scripting
10 154 (13.34%) Manual Testing
11 144 (12.48%) Software Engineering
12 139 (12.05%) Non-Functional Testing
13 128 (11.09%) DevOps
14 127 (11.01%) Functional Testing
15 125 (10.83%) Unit Testing
16 116 (10.05%) Integration Testing
16 116 (10.05%) User Acceptance Testing
17 111 (9.62%) SDLC
18 106 (9.19%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 444 (38.47%) Java
2 353 (30.59%) SQL
3 263 (22.79%) C#
4 162 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 115 (9.97%) Python
6 112 (9.71%) Ruby
7 66 (5.72%) C
8 62 (5.37%) PHP
9 41 (3.55%) C++
10 38 (3.29%) Bash Shell
11 37 (3.21%) T-SQL
12 34 (2.95%) PowerShell
13 30 (2.60%) Scala
14 29 (2.51%) PL/SQL
15 27 (2.34%) VBScript
16 20 (1.73%) Perl
17 18 (1.56%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.47%) Groovy
19 13 (1.13%) VB
20 11 (0.95%) ES6
Qualifications
1 219 (18.98%) ISTQB
2 170 (14.73%) ISEB
3 138 (11.96%) Degree
4 87 (7.54%) Security Cleared
5 75 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 42 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 41 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 32 (2.77%) DV Cleared
9 23 (1.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 21 (1.82%) Master's Degree
11 18 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
13 8 (0.69%) SAP Certification
14 6 (0.52%) MBCS
15 5 (0.43%) MCP
15 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.43%) OCP
15 5 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 442 (38.30%) QA
2 25 (2.17%) PMO
3 9 (0.78%) SLA
4 7 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.43%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.35%) HL7
8 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.69%) Docker
4 19 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.35%) Snort
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.087%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 69 (5.98%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (2.69%) Puppet
3 27 (2.34%) Ansible
4 19 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 14 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.87%) vCenter Server
7 9 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.69%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.52%) Nagios
10 4 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.35%) Graphite
10 4 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.26%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.26%) Mesos
11 3 (0.26%) Riemann
11 3 (0.26%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 186 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 96 (8.32%) HP
3 82 (7.11%) Oracle
4 46 (3.99%) VMware
5 39 (3.38%) SAP
6 20 (1.73%) Cognizant
6 20 (1.73%) Google
7 19 (1.65%) CA
8 18 (1.56%) Atlassian
8 18 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.39%) IBM
10 14 (1.21%) Citrix
11 12 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
12 11 (0.95%) Dynatrace
13 8 (0.69%) TOWER Software
14 7 (0.61%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.61%) Compuware
14 7 (0.61%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.61%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.43%) Capita
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Intec Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago