The median annual salary for a Senior Performance Tester was £47,500 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.

Senior Performance Tester
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 888 921 973
Rank change year-on-year +33 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Performance Tester 2 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.012% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 8
Median salary £47,500 £55,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.41% +23.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  

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%  

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 6 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 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 +36 2 £47,500 -14.41%
South East +44 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 - -

Senior Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (33.33%) Perfmon
3 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) JVM Tuning

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics