The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Performance Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineer
Rank 892 938 973
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 31 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.024% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.025% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 9
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -36.00%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Performance Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Performance Engineer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 30 £56,250 +2.27% 4
Yorkshire - 13 £52,500 - 3
Leeds - 13 £52,500 - 3
West Yorkshire - 13 £52,500 - 3
London +26 10 £70,000 -30.00%
Berkshire +8 3 £57,500 - 1
South East -4 3 £57,500 +35.29% 1
North West - 3 £100,000 -
Chorley - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
Reading +18 1 £57,500 -
Manchester - 1 £100,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £100,000 -

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Performance Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Performance Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (76.74%) Performance Testing
2 29 (67.44%) LoadRunner
2 29 (67.44%) JMeter
3 26 (60.47%) Java
4 18 (41.86%) Gatling
5 16 (37.21%) Python
6 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) Performance Engineering
7 14 (32.56%) Hadoop
8 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
9 12 (27.91%) C#
9 12 (27.91%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (25.58%) Games
10 11 (25.58%) Ruby
11 10 (23.26%) Linux
11 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
12 9 (20.93%) SQL
13 8 (18.60%) .NET
13 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
13 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
14 7 (16.28%) BDD
14 7 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (16.28%) TDD
15 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
15 6 (13.95%) ISEB
15 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
15 6 (13.95%) WebLOAD
15 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
15 6 (13.95%) QA

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) 3G
1 2 (4.65%) 4G
1 2 (4.65%) HSPA
1 2 (4.65%) LTE
1 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Hadoop
2 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) JMeter
1 29 (67.44%) LoadRunner
2 18 (41.86%) Gatling
3 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.95%) WebLOAD
5 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.30%) JIRA
5 4 (9.30%) NeoLoad
5 4 (9.30%) Selenium
6 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.98%) Hudson
6 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.98%) RSpec
6 3 (6.98%) WATIR
7 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.33%) AQtime
8 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
8 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (25.58%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.98%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) IPTV
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Online Games
4 1 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Performance Testing
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Performance Engineering
3 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.91%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
6 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
7 7 (16.28%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) TDD
8 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.63%) Load Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
10 4 (9.30%) Open Source
10 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.30%) Scrum
10 4 (9.30%) SOA
10 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
10 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) C#
4 11 (25.58%) Ruby
5 9 (20.93%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Scala
7 3 (6.98%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.65%) VBA
8 2 (4.65%) VBScript
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISEB
1 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Grafana
1 1 (2.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (9.30%) HP
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Dynatrace
4 2 (4.65%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Sun
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