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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineer
Rank 878 902 849
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 37 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.027% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 34
Average salary £46,377 £62,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.79% +16.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,245 £65,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-30.39% +73.33%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £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

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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 18 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 30 July 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 +46 35 £46,377 -28.65% 8
South East +9 13 £47,500 -26.92% 3
South West -6 10 £45,245 - 1
Guildford - 10 £47,500 - 1
Swindon - 10 £45,245 - 1
Surrey - 10 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 10 £45,245 - 1
London +34 9 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Aldershot - 2 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 - 2
City of London +34 1 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £27,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £27,500 - 2
South Wales - 1 £27,500 - 2

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (48.44%) Performance Testing
2 27 (42.19%) Performance Engineering
3 23 (35.94%) JMeter
4 22 (34.38%) Degree
5 20 (31.25%) Finance
5 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (29.69%) Selenium
6 19 (29.69%) LoadRunner
7 18 (28.13%) Windows
8 15 (23.44%) Java
8 15 (23.44%) SQL
8 15 (23.44%) UNIX
8 15 (23.44%) JIRA
8 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
8 15 (23.44%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
10 13 (20.31%) QA
10 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
11 12 (18.75%) VMware
12 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
12 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
12 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
12 11 (17.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (17.19%) Robot Framework
12 11 (17.19%) SDLC
13 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
13 10 (15.63%) Scrum
13 10 (15.63%) Linux

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Drupal
5 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) IDOL
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Redis
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) JMeter
2 19 (29.69%) LoadRunner
2 19 (29.69%) Selenium
3 15 (23.44%) JIRA
4 11 (17.19%) Robot Framework
5 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 4 (6.25%) WinRunner
7 3 (4.69%) TestDirector
7 3 (4.69%) Introscope
7 3 (4.69%) eggPlant
8 2 (3.13%) Grunt
8 2 (3.13%) Gradle
8 2 (3.13%) JUnit
8 2 (3.13%) Maven
8 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.56%) WebLOAD
9 1 (1.56%) Firebug
9 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 8 (12.50%) Law
4 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (9.38%) Games
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Middleware
2 8 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) CSS
4 2 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) LAMP
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.56%) Java EE
5 1 (1.56%) Velocity
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 8 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 6 (9.38%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Windows
2 15 (23.44%) UNIX
3 10 (15.63%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Performance Testing
2 27 (42.19%) Performance Engineering
3 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
4 11 (17.19%) SDLC
5 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (15.63%) Scrum
6 9 (14.06%) Test Management
7 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.50%) Service Management
7 8 (12.50%) ITIL
7 8 (12.50%) UML
7 8 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 8 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
7 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
9 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.50%) VBScript
3 8 (12.50%) VBA
4 6 (9.38%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) C++
4 6 (9.38%) PHP
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby
6 4 (6.25%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.69%) C
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) AWK
8 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Degree
2 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
3 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
4 11 (17.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.69%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Netcool
3 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.56%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) VMware
2 9 (14.06%) IBM
3 8 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) EMC
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (4.69%) CA
5 3 (4.69%) New Relic
6 2 (3.13%) Meridio
6 2 (3.13%) Splunk
6 2 (3.13%) Compuware
6 2 (3.13%) Juniper
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
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