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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Engineer
Rank 833 798 854
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 46 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.039% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 30
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -26 27 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South East - 13 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -36 4 - - 1
North West - 2 £37,000 - 2
Performance Engineer
UK

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (58.57%) Performance Testing
2 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.00%) QA
4 20 (28.57%) Java
5 19 (27.14%) Windows
6 18 (25.71%) SQL
6 18 (25.71%) .NET
7 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
7 17 (24.29%) Test Automation
7 17 (24.29%) Performance Engineering
8 15 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (20.00%) UNIX
9 14 (20.00%) SAN
10 13 (18.57%) Benchmarking
10 13 (18.57%) IIS
10 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.57%) Degree
10 13 (18.57%) Computer Science
11 11 (15.71%) HTTP
12 10 (14.29%) C#
12 10 (14.29%) C++
12 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 10 (14.29%) RESTful
12 10 (14.29%) Network Architecture
12 10 (14.29%) Mobile App
13 9 (12.86%) NAS
13 9 (12.86%) Open Source
13 9 (12.86%) AQtime
13 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (18.57%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) SAN
2 11 (15.71%) HTTP
3 9 (12.86%) NAS
3 9 (12.86%) IMAP
3 9 (12.86%) Wireshark
3 9 (12.86%) SMTP
4 6 (8.57%) LAN
4 6 (8.57%) WAN
5 5 (7.14%) 4G
6 4 (5.71%) MRTG
7 2 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (1.43%) Firewall
8 1 (1.43%) 3G
8 1 (1.43%) 2G
8 1 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.14%) IDOL
3 3 (4.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) AQtime
1 9 (12.86%) WebLOAD
1 9 (12.86%) LoadRunner
2 7 (10.00%) JIRA
2 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.57%) JMeter
4 4 (5.71%) eggPlant
5 3 (4.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.29%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (4.29%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Games
4 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) .NET
2 10 (14.29%) RESTful
3 9 (12.86%) MAPI
4 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.29%) XML
4 3 (4.29%) JMS
4 3 (4.29%) JSP
4 3 (4.29%) Struts
4 3 (4.29%) J2EE
4 3 (4.29%) Spring
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) Middleware
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.86%) Open Source
4 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.14%) PKI
6 4 (5.71%) Replication
7 3 (4.29%) Video on Demand
7 3 (4.29%) Statistics
7 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.43%) IPTV
9 1 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) UNIX
3 7 (10.00%) Linux
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Performance Testing
2 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
3 17 (24.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (24.29%) Performance Engineering
4 15 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (18.57%) Benchmarking
5 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.71%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Scrum
10 3 (4.29%) DSDM
10 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.29%) Web Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) Java
2 18 (25.71%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) C#
3 10 (14.29%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) C
4 5 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (4.29%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) ISEB
3 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (12.86%) VMware ESX
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Netcool
2 5 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
4 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) VMware
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) Sybase
3 7 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (7.14%) EMC
4 5 (7.14%) Fujitsu
4 5 (7.14%) Meridio
5 4 (5.71%) NetScout
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) CODA
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Intel
6 1 (1.43%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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