The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Engineer
Rank 819 837 835
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 51 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.025% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 31
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £27,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -46.42%
Performance Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100841 95105 100917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.52% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83428 79799 86766
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,539 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Performance Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Engineer across the England region.

Performance Engineer Salary Trend in England

Performance Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Performance Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 29 £60,000 -29.41%
South East - 12 £43,750 - 1
Yorkshire -23 6 - - 1
North West - 4 £32,500 - 3
Performance Engineer
UK

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Performance Engineer in their job title.

1 41 (54.67%) Performance Testing
2 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.33%) QA
4 23 (30.67%) .NET
5 21 (28.00%) Java
6 19 (25.33%) Windows
6 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
7 18 (24.00%) Performance Engineering
8 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
8 17 (22.67%) Degree
8 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
9 16 (21.33%) HTTP
10 15 (20.00%) IIS
10 15 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 14 (18.67%) SQL
12 13 (17.33%) C#
12 13 (17.33%) C++
12 13 (17.33%) Benchmarking
13 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.00%) SAN
13 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 12 (16.00%) RESTful
13 12 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
14 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (14.67%) Network Architecture
14 11 (14.67%) C
15 10 (13.33%) UNIX
15 10 (13.33%) HP
16 9 (12.00%) VMware

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Performance Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Performance Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.00%) IIS
2 6 (8.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) PaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) HTTP
2 12 (16.00%) SAN
3 9 (12.00%) IMAP
3 9 (12.00%) Wireshark
3 9 (12.00%) NAS
3 9 (12.00%) SMTP
4 5 (6.67%) 4G
4 5 (6.67%) Internet
5 4 (5.33%) MRTG
5 4 (5.33%) LAN
5 4 (5.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.33%) 3G
6 1 (1.33%) Firewall
6 1 (1.33%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.00%) IDOL
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) JIRA
1 9 (12.00%) WebLOAD
1 9 (12.00%) AQtime
2 8 (10.67%) JMeter
3 7 (9.33%) LoadRunner
4 6 (8.00%) eggPlant
5 4 (5.33%) NeoLoad
6 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (4.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 8 (10.67%) Games
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) RESTful
3 9 (12.00%) MAPI
4 7 (9.33%) Web Services
5 4 (5.33%) XML
5 4 (5.33%) JMS
5 4 (5.33%) J2EE
5 4 (5.33%) JSP
5 4 (5.33%) Struts
5 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.33%) Spring
6 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.33%) HTML
7 1 (1.33%) CSS
7 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
2 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.67%) Open Source
4 7 (9.33%) Video on Demand
5 6 (8.00%) Replication
6 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.33%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (5.33%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (5.33%) IPTV
7 4 (5.33%) Statistics
7 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.00%) PKI
9 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) UNIX
3 9 (12.00%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.33%) Android
5 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Performance Testing
2 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
4 18 (24.00%) Performance Engineering
5 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
6 15 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.33%) Benchmarking
8 12 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (14.67%) Network Architecture
10 9 (12.00%) Test Strategy
10 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (5.33%) DevOps
12 4 (5.33%) Resilience Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Load Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Time Management
12 4 (5.33%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
12 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) Java
2 14 (18.67%) SQL
3 13 (17.33%) C#
3 13 (17.33%) C++
4 11 (14.67%) C
5 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) ISEB
3 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.00%) VMware ESX
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Netcool
2 4 (5.33%) Nagios
2 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.33%) Pingdom
3 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) HP
3 9 (12.00%) VMware
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.33%) NetScout
5 4 (5.33%) Splunk
5 4 (5.33%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (4.00%) Fujitsu
6 3 (4.00%) Sybase
6 3 (4.00%) Meridio
6 3 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.33%) Intel
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) CODA
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
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