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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
UK
Rank 390 475 404
Rank change year-on-year +85 -71  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 611 570 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.55% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.62% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 480 445 601
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.77% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% -5.55%  

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 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +93 589 £50,000 +11.11% 81
London +146 230 £57,500 +9.52% 42
South East +94 144 £37,500 -21.05% 6
South West +54 67 £35,000 - 6
Yorkshire -17 43 £45,500 +1.11% 6
Hampshire +46 42 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +25 40 £44,000 -16.19% 6
Leeds +19 40 £44,000 -16.19% 6
East of England 0 38 £53,750 +26.47% 9
Bristol +24 31 £42,500 +30.76% 4
North West -13 26 £30,500 -18.66% 8
City of London +43 24 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Buckinghamshire +40 23 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Surrey +4 23 £45,000 -14.28%
West Midlands +24 21 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Milton Keynes - 21 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge -11 19 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Cambridgeshire -11 19 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Brighton - 17 £35,000 - 1
East Sussex - 17 £35,000 - 1
Somerset +4 16 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Kent +39 15 £35,000 +34.61%
Hertfordshire +20 13 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Berkshire +33 12 £47,500 +7.95% 1
Manchester -22 12 £30,500 -28.23% 6
Farnborough +19 11 £60,000 +9.09%
Oxfordshire +11 11 £26,250 -27.58% 1
Oxford +5 11 £26,250 +5.00% 1
East Midlands -5 11 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Southampton +21 10 £31,000 -4.61%

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 652 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (35.52%) Java
3 406 (34.09%) QA
4 403 (33.84%) Selenium
5 343 (28.80%) SQL
6 303 (25.44%) TDD
7 298 (25.02%) BDD
8 272 (22.84%) Test Automation
9 271 (22.75%) Software Testing
10 259 (21.75%) C#
11 252 (21.16%) JMeter
12 246 (20.65%) ISTQB
13 236 (19.82%) Finance
14 231 (19.40%) Test Strategy
15 212 (17.80%) Regression Testing
16 208 (17.46%) Automated Testing
17 205 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
18 200 (16.79%) Scrum
19 186 (15.62%) Microsoft
20 184 (15.45%) ISEB
21 179 (15.03%) LoadRunner
22 164 (13.77%) Automation Testing
23 162 (13.60%) WebDriver
24 159 (13.35%) JavaScript
25 158 (13.27%) Software Engineering
25 158 (13.27%) Degree
25 158 (13.27%) Functional Testing
25 158 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
26 157 (13.18%) Cucumber
27 156 (13.10%) Test Scripting

Performance Testing
Top Related 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 37 (3.11%) Confluence
2 34 (2.85%) Apache
3 30 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.35%) IIS
5 24 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.93%) Apache Spark
7 21 (1.76%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (1.01%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.01%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.84%) CMS
13 10 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.76%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.50%) JBoss
15 6 (0.50%) nginx
15 6 (0.50%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.42%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 72 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.93%) MS Office
3 20 (1.68%) MS Project
4 18 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Mingle
8 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.084%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.084%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.084%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.60%) Office 365
4 15 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.18%) SaaS
6 12 (1.01%) G Suite
6 12 (1.01%) GitHub
6 12 (1.01%) Slack
7 7 (0.59%) Force.com
7 7 (0.59%) IaaS
8 5 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.34%) PaaS
10 2 (0.17%) Akamai
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.17%) Route 53
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.87%) HTTP
2 24 (2.02%) DMZ
3 21 (1.76%) DNS
3 21 (1.76%) LDAP
3 21 (1.76%) SSL
4 17 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.09%) Firewall
6 8 (0.67%) SAN
7 7 (0.59%) ATM
7 7 (0.59%) Internet
7 7 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.50%) SMTP
9 4 (0.34%) DHCP
9 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.34%) IPv4
10 3 (0.25%) FTP
10 3 (0.25%) GPRS
10 3 (0.25%) LTE
10 3 (0.25%) VPN
10 3 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.37%) MySQL
3 50 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 43 (3.61%) MongoDB
5 40 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 39 (3.27%) Big Data
7 35 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 23 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (1.93%) Hadoop
8 23 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.09%) RavenDB
13 12 (1.01%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.67%) DB2
16 7 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 403 (33.84%) Selenium
2 252 (21.16%) JMeter
3 179 (15.03%) LoadRunner
4 162 (13.60%) WebDriver
5 157 (13.18%) Cucumber
6 156 (13.10%) JIRA
7 154 (12.93%) Jenkins
8 123 (10.33%) Git (software)
9 98 (8.23%) SoapUI
10 95 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 91 (7.64%) Visual Studio
12 82 (6.88%) HP UFT
12 82 (6.88%) SpecFlow
13 55 (4.62%) JUnit
14 47 (3.95%) NUnit
15 44 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (3.44%) Capybara
16 41 (3.44%) Subversion
17 38 (3.19%) Appium
18 36 (3.02%) Eclipse
General
1 236 (19.82%) Finance
2 78 (6.55%) Retail
3 61 (5.12%) Banking
4 30 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 22 (1.85%) Games
6 21 (1.76%) Marketing
7 15 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.01%) Advertising
10 11 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.76%) Automotive
11 9 (0.76%) Back Office
11 9 (0.76%) Legal
11 9 (0.76%) Publishing
12 7 (0.59%) Law
13 5 (0.42%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) French Language
14 2 (0.17%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.084%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 238 (19.98%) Analyst
2 227 (19.06%) Tester
3 197 (16.54%) Test Analyst
4 160 (13.43%) Test Engineer
5 133 (11.17%) Developer
6 98 (8.23%) Test Manager
7 85 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 71 (5.96%) Automation Tester
9 70 (5.88%) Architect
10 65 (5.46%) QA Analyst
11 64 (5.37%) QA Tester
12 62 (5.21%) Software Tester
13 61 (5.12%) Consultant
14 57 (4.79%) Performance Tester
15 56 (4.70%) Software Test Engineer
16 53 (4.45%) Java Developer
17 51 (4.28%) QA Test Analyst
18 49 (4.11%) Test Automation Engineer
19 48 (4.03%) Test Leader
20 46 (3.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (11.00%) HTML
2 128 (10.75%) Web Services
3 126 (10.58%) .NET
4 92 (7.72%) SOAP
5 86 (7.22%) XML
6 73 (6.13%) CSS
7 63 (5.29%) REST
8 51 (4.28%) RESTful
9 48 (4.03%) HTML5
10 40 (3.36%) AngularJS
11 37 (3.11%) Gherkin
12 29 (2.43%) JMS
12 29 (2.43%) Spring
13 28 (2.35%) ASP.NET
14 25 (2.10%) JPA
15 24 (2.02%) JSON
16 23 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (1.85%) J2EE
18 21 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (1.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 111 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (8.73%) Computer Science
3 45 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 40 (3.36%) User Experience
5 32 (2.69%) Fintech
6 24 (2.02%) Replication
7 22 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.51%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.01%) Minimum Viable Product
11 12 (1.01%) Wiki
12 11 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 10 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.84%) Equities
13 10 (0.84%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 136 (11.42%) Windows
2 115 (9.66%) Linux
3 60 (5.04%) Unix
4 29 (2.43%) Android
4 29 (2.43%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.34%) CentOS
10 2 (0.17%) AIX
10 2 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.084%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (25.44%) TDD
3 298 (25.02%) BDD
4 272 (22.84%) Test Automation
5 271 (22.75%) Software Testing
6 231 (19.40%) Test Strategy
7 212 (17.80%) Regression Testing
8 208 (17.46%) Automated Testing
9 205 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
10 200 (16.79%) Scrum
11 164 (13.77%) Automation Testing
12 158 (13.27%) Functional Testing
12 158 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
12 158 (13.27%) Software Engineering
13 156 (13.10%) Test Scripting
14 150 (12.59%) Manual Testing
15 146 (12.26%) Unit Testing
16 133 (11.17%) Security Testing
17 132 (11.08%) Integration Testing
18 125 (10.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 423 (35.52%) Java
2 343 (28.80%) SQL
3 259 (21.75%) C#
4 159 (13.35%) JavaScript
5 101 (8.48%) Ruby
6 93 (7.81%) Python
7 69 (5.79%) C
8 55 (4.62%) C++
9 54 (4.53%) PHP
10 44 (3.69%) Perl
11 36 (3.02%) T-SQL
12 35 (2.94%) Scala
13 31 (2.60%) Bash Shell
14 29 (2.43%) Shell Script
15 26 (2.18%) VBScript
16 25 (2.10%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.68%) PL/SQL
18 14 (1.18%) ES6
18 14 (1.18%) Go
19 11 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 246 (20.65%) ISTQB
2 184 (15.45%) ISEB
3 158 (13.27%) Degree
4 76 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 69 (5.79%) Security Cleared
6 36 (3.02%) SC Cleared
7 24 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 23 (1.93%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.42%) MBCS
11 3 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.17%) CCNA
12 2 (0.17%) CCNP
12 2 (0.17%) CISM
12 2 (0.17%) CISSP
12 2 (0.17%) GIAC
12 2 (0.17%) ISSAP
12 2 (0.17%) MBA
12 2 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (34.09%) QA
2 63 (5.29%) SDET
3 24 (2.02%) PMO
4 8 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.67%) SLA
5 4 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.25%) HL7
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.43%) Docker
3 27 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.76%) VMware ESX
6 16 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.59%) Snort
8 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 97 (8.14%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.27%) Puppet
3 17 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 16 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.26%) Ansible
5 15 (1.26%) HP SiteScope
6 14 (1.18%) Perfmon
7 7 (0.59%) CA Wily
7 7 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (0.50%) Nagios
9 5 (0.42%) Kibana
9 5 (0.42%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.34%) Graphite
11 3 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.25%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.25%) Mesos
11 3 (0.25%) Riemann
11 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.17%) Grafana
Vendors
1 186 (15.62%) Microsoft
2 116 (9.74%) HP
3 99 (8.31%) Oracle
4 36 (3.02%) VMware
5 33 (2.77%) IBM
5 33 (2.77%) SAP
6 27 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.43%) Cognizant
8 16 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
10 13 (1.09%) Google
10 13 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 13 (1.09%) SOASTA, Inc
11 12 (1.01%) CA
11 12 (1.01%) Telerik
12 11 (0.92%) Dynatrace
12 11 (0.92%) Riverbed
13 9 (0.76%) AppDynamics
13 9 (0.76%) TOWER Software
14 7 (0.59%) Sourcefire
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Flintshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Salary: From £41,993 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £63060.00 - £74446.00 per annum + allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago