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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Engineer
Rank 843 834 864
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 53 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.031% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.033% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 33
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 2014 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 21 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 October 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
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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 +11 52 £50,000 - 8
London -6 31 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South East - 13 £43,750 -
City of London +8 11 £60,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire -43 5 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
Berkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £45,000 -
Reading - 5 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 4 £45,000 -
York - 4 - - 2
Middlesex - 3 £38,500 -
North West - 3 £32,500 - 3
Cheshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
Warrington - 2 £32,500 - 1
Scotland -12 1 £36,000 -34.54%
Edinburgh -13 1 £36,000 -34.54%
Amersham - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £41,500 - 1
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 49 (57.65%) Performance Testing
2 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) Performance Engineering
4 24 (28.24%) Java
5 23 (27.06%) .NET
5 23 (27.06%) QA
6 21 (24.71%) Windows
7 20 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 19 (22.35%) Test Automation
8 19 (22.35%) SQL
9 16 (18.82%) IIS
10 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 15 (17.65%) Degree
11 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
11 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.47%) HTTP
11 14 (16.47%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (15.29%) SAN
12 13 (15.29%) Benchmarking
12 13 (15.29%) UNIX
13 12 (14.12%) Netcool
13 12 (14.12%) RESTful
14 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
14 11 (12.94%) LoadRunner
14 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.94%) C#
14 11 (12.94%) C++
14 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
14 11 (12.94%) Network Architecture

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 16 (18.82%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) HTTP
2 13 (15.29%) SAN
3 10 (11.76%) Wireshark
4 9 (10.59%) NAS
4 9 (10.59%) 4G
4 9 (10.59%) SMTP
4 9 (10.59%) IMAP
5 8 (9.41%) MRTG
6 5 (5.88%) LAN
6 5 (5.88%) WAN
7 2 (2.35%) Internet
8 1 (1.18%) 3G
8 1 (1.18%) Firewall
8 1 (1.18%) 2G
8 1 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.71%) IDOL
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) LoadRunner
2 9 (10.59%) WebLOAD
2 9 (10.59%) AQtime
3 8 (9.41%) JIRA
4 7 (8.24%) JMeter
4 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.88%) eggPlant
6 4 (4.71%) NeoLoad
7 3 (3.53%) SilkPerformer
7 3 (3.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.18%) WinDbg
8 1 (1.18%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.18%) PostSharp
General
1 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.41%) Games
3 5 (5.88%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) .NET
2 12 (14.12%) RESTful
3 9 (10.59%) MAPI
4 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.71%) Spring
4 4 (4.71%) J2EE
4 4 (4.71%) JSP
4 4 (4.71%) Struts
4 4 (4.71%) XML
4 4 (4.71%) JMS
5 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 2 (2.35%) CSS
6 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
7 1 (1.18%) Autofac
7 1 (1.18%) HTML
7 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.59%) Open Source
4 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.88%) Replication
6 4 (4.71%) PKI
6 4 (4.71%) Statistics
6 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.53%) Video on Demand
7 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.18%) IPTV
9 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) UNIX
3 8 (9.41%) Linux
4 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.53%) Android
5 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Performance Testing
2 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) Performance Engineering
4 20 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 19 (22.35%) Test Automation
6 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
6 14 (16.47%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (15.29%) Benchmarking
8 11 (12.94%) Network Architecture
8 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 8 (9.41%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (4.71%) Time Management
13 4 (4.71%) Information Assurance
13 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.71%) Load Testing
13 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) Java
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 11 (12.94%) C#
3 11 (12.94%) C++
4 6 (7.06%) C
5 5 (5.88%) Ruby
6 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) ISEB
3 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
1 9 (10.59%) VMware ESX
1 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Netcool
2 4 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.18%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.18%) Nagios
4 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) HP
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle
3 9 (10.59%) VMware
4 8 (9.41%) NetScout
5 7 (8.24%) Sybase
6 4 (4.71%) Meridio
6 4 (4.71%) EMC
6 4 (4.71%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.18%) Akamai
7 1 (1.18%) Splunk
7 1 (1.18%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.18%) Intel
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) CODA
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
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