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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Engineer
Rank 855 812 862
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 33 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.041% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.044% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 26
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -27.50%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -12 15 £60,000 +12.14%
South East - 13 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -48 2 - - 2
East of England -14 1 - -
South West -19 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £41,500 - 1
Performance Engineer
UK

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (56.36%) Performance Testing
2 18 (32.73%) SQL
3 17 (30.91%) Java
3 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 17 (30.91%) QA
4 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 15 (27.27%) SAN
4 15 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (25.45%) Performance Engineering
5 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
6 13 (23.64%) UNIX
7 11 (20.00%) IIS
7 11 (20.00%) .NET
7 11 (20.00%) Benchmarking
7 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 10 (18.18%) Degree
8 10 (18.18%) Netcool
8 10 (18.18%) LoadRunner
9 9 (16.36%) SMTP
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) VMware
9 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX
9 9 (16.36%) C#
9 9 (16.36%) C++
9 9 (16.36%) MAPI
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (20.00%) IIS
2 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) SAN
2 9 (16.36%) SMTP
2 9 (16.36%) IMAP
2 9 (16.36%) Wireshark
2 9 (16.36%) NAS
3 8 (14.55%) HTTP
4 7 (12.73%) LAN
4 7 (12.73%) WAN
5 5 (9.09%) 4G
6 4 (7.27%) MRTG
7 2 (3.64%) Internet
8 1 (1.82%) 3G
8 1 (1.82%) Firewall
8 1 (1.82%) 2G
8 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) IDOL
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 9 (16.36%) WebLOAD
2 9 (16.36%) AQtime
3 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.64%) JMeter
5 2 (3.64%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.82%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) MAPI
3 7 (12.73%) RESTful
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) JSP
4 1 (1.82%) Struts
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.91%) PKI
4 5 (9.09%) Open Source
5 3 (5.45%) Video on Demand
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.82%) IPTV
7 1 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) UNIX
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Performance Testing
2 15 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (25.45%) Performance Engineering
3 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
4 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (20.00%) Benchmarking
5 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.73%) Network Architecture
6 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 5 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.45%) Scrum
10 3 (5.45%) DSDM
10 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Information Assurance
11 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (3.64%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 17 (30.91%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) C#
3 9 (16.36%) C++
4 4 (7.27%) C
4 4 (7.27%) Ruby
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) ISEB
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
1 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Netcool
2 6 (10.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.82%) Nagios
4 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
1 9 (16.36%) VMware
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Sybase
4 6 (10.91%) EMC
4 6 (10.91%) Meridio
4 6 (10.91%) Fujitsu
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) NetScout
7 1 (1.82%) Splunk
7 1 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Intel
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) CODA
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