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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineer
Rank 860 902 953
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 60 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.045% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.046% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 19
Median salary £65,000 £45,245 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.66% -24.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £52,950 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,123 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.27%

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
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +50 56 £65,000 +43.66% 4
London +55 32 £74,500 +49.00% 1
South East +28 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Berkshire +8 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £73,750 -
Leeds - 9 £73,750 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £73,750 -
Reading +8 4 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Edinburgh +15 2 - -
Scotland +5 2 - -
Surrey +25 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Wiltshire +3 1 £52,500 +16.03%
South West -10 1 £52,500 +16.03%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Corsham - 1 £52,500 -
Ballyclare - 1 £35,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 -

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 68 (74.73%) Performance Testing
2 58 (63.74%) Java
2 58 (63.74%) Performance Engineering
3 52 (57.14%) JMeter
4 43 (47.25%) Gatling
5 39 (42.86%) Python
6 38 (41.76%) LoadRunner
7 35 (38.46%) Games
8 34 (37.36%) Non-Functional Testing
9 32 (35.16%) C#
10 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (31.87%) Ruby
11 29 (31.87%) .NET
12 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
12 25 (27.47%) WebLOAD
12 25 (27.47%) Scala
13 22 (24.18%) SOASTA, Inc
13 22 (24.18%) Software Testing
14 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (20.88%) E-Commerce
15 19 (20.88%) Linux
15 19 (20.88%) NeoLoad
15 19 (20.88%) Hadoop
15 19 (20.88%) Software Architecture
16 18 (19.78%) MongoDB
17 16 (17.58%) SQL
18 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (10.99%) BDD
19 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
19 10 (10.99%) Test Automation

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 (7.69%) IIS
2 6 (6.59%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.30%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.30%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Slack
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) 3G
1 6 (6.59%) 4G
1 6 (6.59%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.40%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (4.40%) SAN
3 2 (2.20%) HSPA
3 2 (2.20%) HTTP
3 2 (2.20%) IMAP
3 2 (2.20%) LDAP
3 2 (2.20%) LTE
3 2 (2.20%) NAS
3 2 (2.20%) SMTP
3 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.10%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) Hadoop
2 18 (19.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.49%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (5.49%) Couchbase
4 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.30%) GIS
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.20%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (57.14%) JMeter
2 43 (47.25%) Gatling
3 38 (41.76%) LoadRunner
4 25 (27.47%) WebLOAD
5 19 (20.88%) NeoLoad
6 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
7 7 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (7.69%) Hudson
7 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (6.59%) LoadUI
9 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
9 5 (5.49%) JIRA
10 3 (3.30%) AQtime
10 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.30%) YourKit
11 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
11 2 (2.20%) Log4j
11 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 35 (38.46%) Games
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.49%) Retail
5 4 (4.40%) Advertising
6 2 (2.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.87%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (5.49%) HTML
4 3 (3.30%) Buildbot
4 3 (3.30%) HTML5
4 3 (3.30%) LAMP
5 2 (2.20%) Ajax
5 2 (2.20%) MAPI
5 2 (2.20%) Node.js
5 2 (2.20%) ODBC
5 2 (2.20%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.10%) OpenMP
6 1 (1.10%) SOAP
6 1 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) iPad
4 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
5 1 (1.10%) Tandem
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Windows
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.20%) CentOS
4 2 (2.20%) Debian
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (74.73%) Performance Testing
2 58 (63.74%) Performance Engineering
3 34 (37.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (24.18%) Software Testing
6 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (20.88%) E-Commerce
7 19 (20.88%) Software Architecture
8 10 (10.99%) BDD
8 10 (10.99%) Programme Management
8 10 (10.99%) TDD
8 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
9 8 (8.79%) Scrum
10 7 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.59%) Open Source
11 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.49%) Data Security
12 5 (5.49%) DevOps
12 5 (5.49%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) Java
2 39 (42.86%) Python
3 32 (35.16%) C#
4 29 (31.87%) Ruby
5 25 (27.47%) Scala
6 16 (17.58%) SQL
7 8 (8.79%) C++
8 5 (5.49%) C
8 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.30%) Groovy
10 3 (3.30%) VB
10 3 (3.30%) VBA
10 3 (3.30%) VBScript
11 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.20%) PHP
12 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.10%) HLSL
12 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.10%) PhD
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Nagios
1 5 (5.49%) Perfmon
2 4 (4.40%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.10%) Grafana
5 1 (1.10%) Graphite
5 1 (1.10%) Netcool
5 1 (1.10%) OPNET
5 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) SOASTA, Inc
2 9 (9.89%) HP
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) Dynatrace
4 5 (5.49%) Google
4 5 (5.49%) ParAccel
4 5 (5.49%) Vertica
5 4 (4.40%) VMware
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix
6 3 (3.30%) IBM
6 3 (3.30%) Mapinfo
6 3 (3.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.10%) Compuware
7 1 (1.10%) Facebook
7 1 (1.10%) New Relic
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle
7 1 (1.10%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
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