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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineer
Rank 885 949 971
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 39 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.024% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.025% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 10
Median salary £68,750 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -26.92%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +53 39 £68,750 +44.73% 4
London +46 22 £70,000 -17.64% 2
Yorkshire - 10 £52,500 - 1
Leeds - 10 £52,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 10 £52,500 - 1
South East +29 3 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Berkshire +18 3 £57,500 - 1
North West - 3 £100,000 -
Chorley - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
Reading - 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 26 June 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 43 (84.31%) Performance Testing
2 38 (74.51%) Java
2 38 (74.51%) JMeter
3 29 (56.86%) LoadRunner
4 28 (54.90%) Gatling
5 25 (49.02%) Performance Engineering
6 23 (45.10%) Python
7 21 (41.18%) Games
7 21 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
8 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (35.29%) C#
9 17 (33.33%) Ruby
10 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
12 14 (27.45%) Linux
12 14 (27.45%) Hadoop
13 13 (25.49%) .NET
14 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
14 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
14 12 (23.53%) WebLOAD
15 11 (21.57%) SOASTA, Inc
15 11 (21.57%) Scala
16 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
16 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
16 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
16 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
16 10 (19.61%) NeoLoad
17 9 (17.65%) SQL
18 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
19 7 (13.73%) RabbitMQ

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 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) 3G
1 2 (3.92%) 4G
1 2 (3.92%) HSPA
1 2 (3.92%) LTE
1 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Hadoop
2 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (74.51%) JMeter
2 29 (56.86%) LoadRunner
3 28 (54.90%) Gatling
4 12 (23.53%) WebLOAD
5 10 (19.61%) NeoLoad
6 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.88%) Hudson
8 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.88%) LoadUI
9 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.92%) JIRA
10 1 (1.96%) AQtime
10 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.96%) Maven
10 1 (1.96%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.96%) VisualVM
General
1 21 (41.18%) Games
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.88%) LAMP
4 2 (3.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) IPTV
4 1 (1.96%) Online Games
4 1 (1.96%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Debian
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Performance Testing
2 25 (49.02%) Performance Engineering
3 21 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
7 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
7 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
7 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.84%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) Open Source
9 4 (7.84%) SOA
9 4 (7.84%) TDD
10 3 (5.88%) Coaching
10 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
11 2 (3.92%) Analytics
11 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (74.51%) Java
2 23 (45.10%) Python
3 18 (35.29%) C#
4 17 (33.33%) Ruby
5 11 (21.57%) Scala
6 9 (17.65%) SQL
7 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.88%) VBA
8 3 (5.88%) VBScript
9 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.96%) C
10 1 (1.96%) C++
10 1 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
1 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Grafana
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (7.84%) HP
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.96%) New Relic
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Sun
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