The median annual salary for a Senior Performance Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior Performance Tester
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 942 976
Rank change year-on-year +85 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Performance Tester 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.012% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 2
Median salary £47,500 £55,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.41% +13.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +25.00%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Performance Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Performance Tester in the UK

Senior Performance Tester
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Performance Tester in the UK

Senior Performance Tester
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Performance Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +94 1 £47,500 -14.41%
South East +48 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior Performance Tester 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 Senior Performance Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Domino
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) MAPI
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory

Senior Performance Tester 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Domino
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) IMAP
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) AQtime
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware