The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineer
Rank 852 888 846
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 50 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.031% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.033% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 28
Average salary £45,245 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,600 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +14.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Performance Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Performance Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Engineer over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
England +39 47 £45,245 -24.59% 10
South East -12 16 £45,000 +7.78% 2
London +8 15 £50,000 -16.66% 4
South West -3 13 £45,245 - 4
Wiltshire - 12 £45,245 -
Swindon - 12 £45,245 -
Surrey +13 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford - 8 £47,500 -
City of London +24 6 £54,750 -8.75% 1
Hampshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Aldershot - 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire +4 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Reading -2 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Scotland +3 1 - -
Edinburgh -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £45,000 -
Bristol -12 1 £45,000 - 4
Wales - 1 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Southampton - 1 £23,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £27,500 -
South Wales - 1 £27,500 -

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 46 (61.33%) Performance Testing
2 29 (38.67%) LoadRunner
3 28 (37.33%) JMeter
4 27 (36.00%) Performance Engineering
5 26 (34.67%) Degree
6 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (32.00%) QA
7 22 (29.33%) Java
8 21 (28.00%) Windows
8 21 (28.00%) Finance
8 21 (28.00%) Selenium
9 20 (26.67%) SDLC
9 20 (26.67%) UNIX
10 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
11 18 (24.00%) JIRA
11 18 (24.00%) ISTQB
12 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
12 17 (22.67%) Test Management
12 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
12 17 (22.67%) HP Quality Center
12 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (21.33%) SQL
14 15 (20.00%) HP
14 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
15 14 (18.67%) Web Services
15 14 (18.67%) Software Testing
15 14 (18.67%) VMware
16 13 (17.33%) Scrum
16 13 (17.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (17.33%) Robot Framework

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) JBoss
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.33%) WildFly
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) HipChat
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) SAN
3 2 (2.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.33%) MPLS
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.33%) AMQP
4 1 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Big Data
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) IDOL
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) DB2
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) Redis
4 1 (1.33%) MS Access
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (38.67%) LoadRunner
2 28 (37.33%) JMeter
3 21 (28.00%) Selenium
4 18 (24.00%) JIRA
5 13 (17.33%) Robot Framework
6 6 (8.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.67%) Introscope
8 4 (5.33%) WinRunner
9 3 (4.00%) TestDirector
10 2 (2.67%) JUnit
10 2 (2.67%) Subversion
10 2 (2.67%) Maven
10 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.67%) Gradle
10 2 (2.67%) WebLOAD
10 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.67%) Grunt
10 2 (2.67%) eggPlant
11 1 (1.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Law
4 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.33%) Games
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) Web Services
2 10 (13.33%) Middleware
3 4 (5.33%) J2EE
4 3 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (4.00%) .NET
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) Flash
6 1 (1.33%) JMS
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.33%) LAMP
6 1 (1.33%) XMPP
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.33%) Java EE
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 8 (10.67%) Visualisation
4 6 (8.00%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (4.00%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.67%) Replication
6 2 (2.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) UNIX
3 12 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) Performance Testing
2 27 (36.00%) Performance Engineering
3 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (26.67%) SDLC
5 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
6 17 (22.67%) Test Management
7 14 (18.67%) Software Testing
8 13 (17.33%) Scrum
9 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (12.00%) Data Analysis
12 8 (10.67%) Six Sigma
12 8 (10.67%) ITIL
12 8 (10.67%) UML
12 8 (10.67%) Service Management
12 8 (10.67%) Lean Six Sigma
12 8 (10.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
4 9 (12.00%) VBA
5 8 (10.67%) VBScript
5 8 (10.67%) C#
5 8 (10.67%) C++
6 7 (9.33%) Python
7 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.00%) PHP
8 5 (6.67%) C
8 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) AWK
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) Degree
2 18 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
4 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (17.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.00%) Graphite
3 2 (2.67%) Netcool
3 2 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.67%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.67%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) HP
2 14 (18.67%) VMware
3 11 (14.67%) IBM
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.00%) New Relic
7 2 (2.67%) Splunk
7 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 2 (2.67%) Meridio
7 2 (2.67%) EMC
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) Juniper
7 2 (2.67%) CA
8 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.33%) Compuware
8 1 (1.33%) Terracotta
8 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
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