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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineer
Rank 894 925 949
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 39 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.031% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.032% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 13
Median salary £68,750 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -26.92%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £46,377 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+29.37% -28.65%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 38 £70,000 +47.36% 5
London +62 24 £70,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 9 £100,000 -
Leeds - 9 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £100,000 -
South East +13 3 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Berkshire +9 3 £60,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 3 £60,000 -
Ballyclare - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £100,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 -
North West - 1 £100,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 -

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 51 (86.44%) Performance Testing
2 45 (76.27%) Java
3 44 (74.58%) JMeter
4 35 (59.32%) Gatling
5 32 (54.24%) Performance Engineering
6 28 (47.46%) Python
6 28 (47.46%) LoadRunner
7 27 (45.76%) Games
7 27 (45.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 25 (42.37%) C#
9 23 (38.98%) Ruby
10 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (32.20%) .NET
11 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
12 18 (30.51%) E-Commerce
13 17 (28.81%) WebLOAD
13 17 (28.81%) Scala
14 16 (27.12%) NeoLoad
14 16 (27.12%) SOASTA, Inc
14 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (27.12%) Software Testing
14 16 (27.12%) Software Architecture
15 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
15 14 (23.73%) Linux
16 12 (20.34%) MongoDB
17 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
17 10 (16.95%) Programme Management
18 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
18 8 (13.56%) SQL
19 7 (11.86%) 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 (5.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) 3G
1 2 (3.39%) 4G
1 2 (3.39%) HSPA
1 2 (3.39%) LTE
1 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
2 12 (20.34%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (74.58%) JMeter
2 35 (59.32%) Gatling
3 28 (47.46%) LoadRunner
4 17 (28.81%) WebLOAD
5 16 (27.12%) NeoLoad
6 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
7 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.78%) LoadUI
8 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.08%) Hudson
8 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.39%) JIRA
10 1 (1.69%) AQtime
10 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.69%) Maven
10 1 (1.69%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (45.76%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.08%) LAMP
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) iPad
3 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) Debian
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Performance Testing
2 32 (54.24%) Performance Engineering
3 27 (45.76%) Non-Functional Testing
4 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.51%) E-Commerce
6 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (27.12%) Software Architecture
6 16 (27.12%) Software Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Programme Management
7 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.47%) BDD
8 5 (8.47%) TDD
9 4 (6.78%) Open Source
9 4 (6.78%) SOA
9 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.08%) Coaching
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.39%) Analytics
11 2 (3.39%) Project Management
11 2 (3.39%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) Python
3 25 (42.37%) C#
4 23 (38.98%) Ruby
5 17 (28.81%) Scala
6 8 (13.56%) SQL
7 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.08%) VBA
8 3 (5.08%) VBScript
9 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) C++
10 1 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.69%) Groovy
10 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
1 1 (1.69%) ISEB
1 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Nagios
2 3 (5.08%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (6.78%) HP
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.39%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.69%) Facebook
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) New Relic
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
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