The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineer
Rank 859 882 848
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 24 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.021% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.023% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 25
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,700 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £60,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +57.89%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Performance Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 May 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 24 £50,000 -23.07% 5
South East +10 13 £42,500 -34.61% 1
London +48 8 £100,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey - 6 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire 0 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
City of London +40 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Reading -16 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £38,500 -

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Performance Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (46.00%) Performance Testing
2 17 (34.00%) JMeter
2 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Performance Engineering
3 16 (32.00%) Windows
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) JIRA
5 13 (26.00%) HTML
5 13 (26.00%) PHP
5 13 (26.00%) Oracle
6 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 12 (24.00%) LoadRunner
7 11 (22.00%) UNIX
7 11 (22.00%) Java
7 11 (22.00%) Load Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Finance
8 10 (20.00%) Games
9 9 (18.00%) Ruby
9 9 (18.00%) C#
9 9 (18.00%) C++
9 9 (18.00%) MySQL
9 9 (18.00%) Apache
9 9 (18.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (16.00%) .NET
10 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (16.00%) Degree
10 8 (16.00%) ISTQB

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Performance Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Performance Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Drupal
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) 4G
1 4 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (8.00%) 3G
1 4 (8.00%) 2G
1 4 (8.00%) LTE
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) IPsec
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MySQL
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) IDOL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) JMeter
2 15 (30.00%) JIRA
3 12 (24.00%) LoadRunner
4 7 (14.00%) Selenium
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (12.00%) Trac
5 6 (12.00%) Subversion
5 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.00%) Robot Framework
6 4 (8.00%) Introscope
7 3 (6.00%) WinRunner
7 3 (6.00%) TestDirector
7 3 (6.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.00%) eggPlant
9 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.00%) Firebug
9 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
1 10 (20.00%) Games
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) LAMP
4 6 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (10.00%) Web Services
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.00%) CSS
6 4 (8.00%) Classic ASP
6 4 (8.00%) Ajax
6 4 (8.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) Velocity
7 1 (2.00%) WCF
7 1 (2.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Hedge funds
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Performance Testing
2 17 (34.00%) Performance Engineering
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Load Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
9 5 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.00%) Validation
10 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (6.00%) Test Management
11 3 (6.00%) Data Management
11 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) PHP
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) Java
4 9 (18.00%) Ruby
4 9 (18.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) C++
5 5 (10.00%) C
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.00%) VB
6 4 (8.00%) VB6
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) AWK
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
1 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.00%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.00%) Netcool
3 2 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) EMC
3 4 (8.00%) Compuware
3 4 (8.00%) CA
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Perforce
5 2 (4.00%) Meridio
6 1 (2.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
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Salary: Competitive
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