The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineer
Rank 637 643 633
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.010% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 11
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.79%
Performance Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39261 39886 40581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.75% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 33811 33189
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Performance Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Performance Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Performance Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Performance Engineer Salary Trend in London

Performance Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) JMeter
3 10 (52.63%) QA
3 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Kanban
4 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) LoadRunner
5 7 (36.84%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) C
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (26.32%) Open Source
7 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Graphite
7 5 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (26.32%) RSpec
7 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (26.32%) BDD
7 5 (26.32%) Hudson
7 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JMeter
2 8 (42.11%) JIRA
2 8 (42.11%) LoadRunner
3 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) Gatling
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) Hudson
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) RSpec
3 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 5 (26.32%) WATIR
4 3 (15.79%) Introscope
5 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Semantic Web
2 2 (10.53%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) IPTV
3 1 (5.26%) Online Games
3 1 (5.26%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Kanban
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Open Source
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Stress Testing
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) High Availability
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Graphite
2 1 (5.26%) Grafana
2 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Dynatrace
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (5.26%) Sun