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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Engineer
UK
Rank 820 937 926
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 32 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.012% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 21
Median salary £50,000 £56,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 20 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +117 32 £50,000 -16.66% 4
London +92 17 £60,000 - 1
Leeds - 7 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £47,500 -
South East +66 4 £52,500 -
Berkshire +53 3 £52,500 -
Reading +45 3 £52,500 -
City of London +39 2 £60,000 +14.28%
South West +16 2 - - 2
Newquay - 2 - -
New Quay - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Ceredigion - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 32 (50.79%) Performance Engineering
2 29 (46.03%) JMeter
3 28 (44.44%) LoadRunner
4 27 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 21 (33.33%) QA
5 21 (33.33%) SQL
6 20 (31.75%) Gatling
7 19 (30.16%) Java
7 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.40%) Linux
9 15 (23.81%) Windows
10 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
10 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 13 (20.63%) JIRA
12 12 (19.05%) Maven
12 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.05%) Cucumber
12 12 (19.05%) Scala
13 11 (17.46%) Python
13 11 (17.46%) C++
13 11 (17.46%) Spring
13 11 (17.46%) Finance
13 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
14 9 (14.29%) C#
14 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (12.70%) C
15 8 (12.70%) Games
15 8 (12.70%) Degree
16 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (11.11%) BDD

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 4 (6.35%) Apache
1 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.17%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) JBoss
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Akamai
3 1 (1.59%) G Suite
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
1 3 (4.76%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
2 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) IMAP
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) MPLS
2 2 (3.17%) NAS
2 2 (3.17%) SMTP
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.59%) BGP
3 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.59%) InfiniBand
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.76%) Couchbase
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) JMeter
2 28 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 20 (31.75%) Gatling
4 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 13 (20.63%) JIRA
6 12 (19.05%) Cucumber
6 12 (19.05%) Maven
7 5 (7.94%) LoadUI
7 5 (7.94%) WebLOAD
8 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.76%) Selenium
9 2 (3.17%) AQtime
9 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.17%) Ranorex
9 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.59%) Firebug
10 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.59%) TestNG
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Games
3 4 (6.35%) Automotive
3 4 (6.35%) Electronics
3 4 (6.35%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
1 11 (17.46%) Spring
2 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Flex
4 2 (3.17%) CSS
4 2 (3.17%) CSS3
4 2 (3.17%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) HTML5
4 2 (3.17%) J2EE
4 2 (3.17%) MAPI
5 1 (1.59%) Ajax
5 1 (1.59%) JSP
5 1 (1.59%) OpenMP
5 1 (1.59%) REST
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (6.35%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.35%) Fintech
2 4 (6.35%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) CUDA
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Performance Engineering
2 27 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.11%) BDD
5 7 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.52%) TDD
6 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.94%) Scrum
8 4 (6.35%) Analytics
8 4 (6.35%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.76%) Database Optimisation
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 19 (30.16%) Java
3 12 (19.05%) Scala
4 11 (17.46%) C++
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 9 (14.29%) C#
6 8 (12.70%) C
7 6 (9.52%) Ruby
8 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.35%) HLSL
9 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.35%) Perl
10 2 (3.17%) F#
10 2 (3.17%) Groovy
10 2 (3.17%) Haskell
10 2 (3.17%) ML
10 2 (3.17%) OCaml
10 2 (3.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) PhD
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.59%) Docker
4 1 (1.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) Perfmon
3 2 (3.17%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.59%) Grafana
4 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.59%) Kibana
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 3 (4.76%) HP
4 3 (4.76%) ParAccel
4 3 (4.76%) Vertica
5 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.59%) Avaya
6 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.59%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.59%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Intel
6 1 (1.59%) New Relic
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.59%) SOASTA, Inc
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