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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Engineer
UK
Rank 831 922 928
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 22 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.025% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.026% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 20
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 17 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 22 January 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 +92 22 £50,000 -16.66% 3
London +61 9 £90,000 +50.00%
South East +67 5 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +50 4 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Reading +45 4 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Leeds - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
North West - 3 £50,000 -
City of London +44 2 £62,500 +19.04%
South West +22 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Bristol +4 1 £47,500 +18.75%
East of England - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 48 (64.00%) Performance Engineering
2 33 (44.00%) Performance Testing
3 27 (36.00%) LoadRunner
4 22 (29.33%) Java
5 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (26.67%) JMeter
7 18 (24.00%) Finance
7 18 (24.00%) SQL
7 18 (24.00%) Windows
7 18 (24.00%) Gatling
8 17 (22.67%) C++
8 17 (22.67%) Python
9 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.00%) C#
10 15 (20.00%) Scala
11 14 (18.67%) Degree
12 13 (17.33%) WebLOAD
12 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (17.33%) .NET
12 13 (17.33%) Games
13 12 (16.00%) Scrum
13 12 (16.00%) C
13 12 (16.00%) Linux
14 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.67%) QA
14 11 (14.67%) JIRA
14 11 (14.67%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
15 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio

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 7 (9.33%) IIS
2 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) IBM Domino
3 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.67%) JBoss
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.33%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) G Suite
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Slack
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (8.00%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) 3G
3 4 (5.33%) 4G
3 4 (5.33%) HTTP
3 4 (5.33%) IMAP
3 4 (5.33%) NAS
3 4 (5.33%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (5.33%) SMTP
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
4 3 (4.00%) LDAP
5 2 (2.67%) DHCP
5 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.67%) Firewall
5 2 (2.67%) InfiniBand
5 2 (2.67%) LAN
5 2 (2.67%) MPLS
5 2 (2.67%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (10.67%) Couchbase
3 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.67%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.00%) GIS
5 2 (2.67%) DB2
5 2 (2.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) LoadRunner
2 20 (26.67%) JMeter
3 18 (24.00%) Gatling
4 13 (17.33%) WebLOAD
5 11 (14.67%) JIRA
6 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
8 7 (9.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (9.33%) Maven
9 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (6.67%) Hudson
11 4 (5.33%) AQtime
11 4 (5.33%) Buildbot
11 4 (5.33%) LoadUI
11 4 (5.33%) NeoLoad
11 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (4.00%) Fiddler
12 3 (4.00%) YourKit
13 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Games
3 7 (9.33%) Retail
3 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.67%) Automotive
4 5 (6.67%) Electronics
4 5 (6.67%) Multimedia
5 3 (4.00%) Advertising
6 2 (2.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (8.00%) HTML
2 6 (8.00%) Spring
3 4 (5.33%) HTML5
3 4 (5.33%) MAPI
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) Ajax
5 2 (2.67%) Apache Flex
5 2 (2.67%) ODBC
5 2 (2.67%) OpenMP
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) CSS3
6 1 (1.33%) J2EE
6 1 (1.33%) JSP
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.67%) CUDA
5 2 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Statistics
6 1 (1.33%) Tandem
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) Debian
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Performance Engineering
2 33 (44.00%) Performance Testing
3 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.00%) Scrum
5 11 (14.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 9 (12.00%) BDD
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.67%) Data Security
8 8 (10.67%) Database Optimisation
8 8 (10.67%) DevOps
8 8 (10.67%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (10.67%) TDD
8 8 (10.67%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.33%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.67%) Defect Management
10 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) Java
2 18 (24.00%) SQL
3 17 (22.67%) C++
3 17 (22.67%) Python
4 15 (20.00%) C#
4 15 (20.00%) Scala
5 12 (16.00%) C
6 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (10.67%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) HLSL
9 4 (5.33%) Groovy
10 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.00%) Perl
10 3 (4.00%) VB
11 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.33%) F#
12 1 (1.33%) Haskell
12 1 (1.33%) OCaml
12 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) PhD
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) VMware ESX
2 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) LXC
4 1 (1.33%) Docker
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Perfmon
2 6 (8.00%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.00%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.67%) Puppet
6 1 (1.33%) Grafana
6 1 (1.33%) Graphite
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) Netcool
6 1 (1.33%) OpenView
6 1 (1.33%) OPNET
6 1 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) VMware
3 8 (10.67%) HP
3 8 (10.67%) ParAccel
3 8 (10.67%) Vertica
4 7 (9.33%) SOASTA, Inc
5 6 (8.00%) IBM
6 4 (5.33%) Google
7 3 (4.00%) Citrix
7 3 (4.00%) Dynatrace
7 3 (4.00%) Mapinfo
7 3 (4.00%) SAP
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.33%) Avaya
9 1 (1.33%) Compuware
9 1 (1.33%) F5
9 1 (1.33%) Huawei
9 1 (1.33%) Intel
9 1 (1.33%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.33%) Sybase
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