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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineer
Rank 848 927 935
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 30 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.038% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.039% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 35
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +21.87%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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 +84 27 £50,000 -4.76% 2
London +66 10 £72,250 +25.65%
Merseyside - 6 £50,000 -
North West - 6 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
Leeds - 4 £47,500 -
South East +73 3 £50,000 +3.62% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 - -
City of London +37 2 £62,500 +19.04%
Surrey - 2 £52,500 -
South Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 -
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire +45 1 £46,000 -12.38% 1
Reading +34 1 £46,000 -12.38% 1
South West +12 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Bristol +3 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 60 (65.93%) Performance Engineering
2 47 (51.65%) Performance Testing
3 44 (48.35%) Java
4 37 (40.66%) JMeter
5 32 (35.16%) Gatling
6 30 (32.97%) LoadRunner
7 29 (31.87%) Python
7 29 (31.87%) Games
8 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
9 25 (27.47%) Scala
10 24 (26.37%) C#
11 22 (24.18%) .NET
11 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
12 21 (23.08%) WebLOAD
13 20 (21.98%) Ruby
14 19 (20.88%) Finance
15 18 (19.78%) Software Testing
15 18 (19.78%) SOASTA, Inc
16 16 (17.58%) Linux
17 15 (16.48%) NeoLoad
17 15 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (15.38%) Software Architecture
18 14 (15.38%) Windows
18 14 (15.38%) C++
18 14 (15.38%) SQL
18 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
18 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
19 13 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
20 12 (13.19%) Degree

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 6 (6.59%) Apache
1 6 (6.59%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.20%) JBoss
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) G Suite
2 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 4 (4.40%) Slack
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.40%) 3G
2 4 (4.40%) 4G
2 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (4.40%) SAN
3 3 (3.30%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) IMAP
4 2 (2.20%) InfiniBand
4 2 (2.20%) LAN
4 2 (2.20%) LDAP
4 2 (2.20%) MPLS
4 2 (2.20%) NAS
4 2 (2.20%) SMTP
4 2 (2.20%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.79%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (8.79%) Couchbase
2 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.79%) Hadoop
2 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
2 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.30%) GIS
4 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (40.66%) JMeter
2 32 (35.16%) Gatling
3 30 (32.97%) LoadRunner
4 21 (23.08%) WebLOAD
5 15 (16.48%) NeoLoad
6 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
6 10 (10.99%) JIRA
7 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
8 8 (8.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (8.79%) Hudson
8 8 (8.79%) LoadUI
9 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
10 6 (6.59%) Maven
11 4 (4.40%) Buildbot
11 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.40%) YourKit
12 3 (3.30%) Fiddler
12 3 (3.30%) Vagrant
13 2 (2.20%) AQtime
General
1 29 (31.87%) Games
2 19 (20.88%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Retail
4 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.49%) Advertising
5 5 (5.49%) Automotive
5 5 (5.49%) Electronics
5 5 (5.49%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.20%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) .NET
2 6 (6.59%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
3 5 (5.49%) Spring
4 4 (4.40%) HTML5
4 4 (4.40%) Web Services
5 3 (3.30%) Ajax
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Flex
6 2 (2.20%) MAPI
6 2 (2.20%) ODBC
6 2 (2.20%) OpenMP
7 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.10%) CSS
7 1 (1.10%) CSS3
7 1 (1.10%) J2EE
7 1 (1.10%) JSP
7 1 (1.10%) RESTful
7 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.49%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.49%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.20%) CUDA
4 1 (1.10%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.10%) Social Media
4 1 (1.10%) Statistics
4 1 (1.10%) Tandem
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.10%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 14 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.30%) Unix
6 2 (2.20%) CentOS
6 2 (2.20%) Debian
6 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.93%) Performance Engineering
2 47 (51.65%) Performance Testing
3 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 18 (19.78%) Software Testing
5 15 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 14 (15.38%) Software Architecture
7 10 (10.99%) BDD
8 9 (9.89%) Scrum
8 9 (9.89%) TDD
9 8 (8.79%) Data Security
9 8 (8.79%) Database Optimisation
9 8 (8.79%) DevOps
9 8 (8.79%) Performance Optimisation
9 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.59%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) Java
2 29 (31.87%) Python
3 25 (27.47%) Scala
4 24 (26.37%) C#
5 20 (21.98%) Ruby
6 14 (15.38%) C++
6 14 (15.38%) SQL
7 11 (12.09%) C
8 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.49%) Groovy
9 5 (5.49%) HLSL
9 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.40%) Perl
11 3 (3.30%) VB
12 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.10%) PHP
13 1 (1.10%) VBA
13 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) PhD
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) VMware ESX
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) LXC
4 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) SCOM
2 5 (5.49%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (5.49%) Nagios
3 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.40%) Perfmon
4 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.30%) Puppet
5 1 (1.10%) Grafana
5 1 (1.10%) Graphite
5 1 (1.10%) Netcool
5 1 (1.10%) OpenView
5 1 (1.10%) OPNET
5 1 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) SOASTA, Inc
2 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) HP
3 8 (8.79%) ParAccel
3 8 (8.79%) Vertica
4 6 (6.59%) VMware
5 5 (5.49%) IBM
6 4 (4.40%) Google
7 3 (3.30%) Citrix
7 3 (3.30%) Dynatrace
7 3 (3.30%) Mapinfo
7 3 (3.30%) SAP
8 2 (2.20%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.10%) Avaya
9 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.10%) Compuware
9 1 (1.10%) Intel
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle
9 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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