Performance Plugin for Jenkins


Performance Plugin allows you to run performance tests as build step of your Jenkins job, or build reports from pre-existing test result files.

Here’s how example trend report looks like:

Running Tests

Running tests is done with Taurus Tool and explained in detail on dedicated Test Running doc page.

Building Reports

Report building supports many formats from popular testing tools and explained in detail on dedicated Reporting doc page.


If you get the error java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Could not initialize class org.jfree.chart.JFreeChart when the plugin generates the charts, is because you have running an XServer in the jenkins machine. Set the property -Djava.awt.headless=true when starting your servlet container. Note that this normally does not happen when running the embedded servlet container Jenkins is packaged with (Jetty).!topic/jenkinsci-users/o_Dr7Tn0i3U


To use the latest plugin release, you need to download, compile and install by hand. To do it, you need git, maven and java installed in your computer.

$ git clone performance
$ cd performance
$ mvn package
$ cp target/performance.hpi <path_to_jenkins>/data/plugins

Remember to restart jenkins in order to use reload the plugin. You could read more about plugins reading these pages :