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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineer
Rank 856 868 849
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 22 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.024% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.026% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 27
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £47,300 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £67,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-20.79% +53.03%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 20 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 30 January 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 -4 21 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South East -20 7 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England -7 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £38,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £38,750 -
Hertfordshire -4 5 £40,000 -
London -7 4 £50,000 -13.04%
City of London 0 2 £50,000 -24.52%
North West -9 2 £30,000 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Scotland 0 1 £50,000 -0.99% 1
Cambridge -4 1 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
York - 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 -

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (59.46%) Performance Testing
2 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.43%) Java
4 21 (28.38%) .NET
5 19 (25.68%) Linux
5 19 (25.68%) Performance Engineering
6 17 (22.97%) Windows
7 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 16 (21.62%) JIRA
7 16 (21.62%) QA
8 15 (20.27%) JMeter
8 15 (20.27%) Oracle
8 15 (20.27%) HTTP
9 14 (18.92%) Test Scripting
10 13 (17.57%) C
10 13 (17.57%) Web Services
10 13 (17.57%) Apache
10 13 (17.57%) Games
11 12 (16.22%) UNIX
11 12 (16.22%) HTML
11 12 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (14.86%) HP
12 11 (14.86%) Degree
13 10 (13.51%) LoadRunner
13 10 (13.51%) SQL
13 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.51%) Load Testing
14 9 (12.16%) Open Source
14 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
14 9 (12.16%) RESTful

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (17.57%) Apache
2 8 (10.81%) IIS
3 5 (6.76%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) SaaS
2 4 (5.41%) PaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) HTTP
2 6 (8.11%) 2G
2 6 (8.11%) 3G
2 6 (8.11%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (8.11%) 4G
3 5 (6.76%) LTE
3 5 (6.76%) Internet
4 3 (4.05%) SAN
4 3 (4.05%) LAN
4 3 (4.05%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) IPsec
5 2 (2.70%) VPN
5 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.16%) MySQL
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) IDOL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) JIRA
2 15 (20.27%) JMeter
3 10 (13.51%) LoadRunner
4 7 (9.46%) eggPlant
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.76%) Trac
6 5 (6.76%) Subversion
7 4 (5.41%) NeoLoad
8 3 (4.05%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (4.05%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (2.70%) Introscope
10 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (17.57%) Games
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) Web Services
3 12 (16.22%) HTML
4 9 (12.16%) RESTful
5 6 (8.11%) LAMP
5 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.76%) jQuery
6 5 (6.76%) CSS
6 5 (6.76%) Classic ASP
6 5 (6.76%) Ajax
6 5 (6.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (5.41%) Spring
7 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.41%) JMS
7 4 (5.41%) J2EE
7 4 (5.41%) JSP
7 4 (5.41%) Struts
7 4 (5.41%) XML
8 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.16%) Open Source
2 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.46%) Video on Demand
4 7 (9.46%) Replication
5 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.76%) PKI
5 5 (6.76%) Statistics
6 4 (5.41%) IPTV
6 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.41%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.35%) Clustering
9 1 (1.35%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) Windows
3 12 (16.22%) UNIX
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Performance Testing
2 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) Performance Engineering
4 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 14 (18.92%) Test Scripting
6 10 (13.51%) Load Testing
7 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.16%) Test Strategy
8 8 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (10.81%) Network Architecture
8 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.46%) Scrum
10 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.76%) Validation
11 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) Java
2 13 (17.57%) C
3 10 (13.51%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.16%) C#
5 8 (10.81%) Ruby
5 8 (10.81%) C++
5 8 (10.81%) PHP
6 5 (6.76%) VB
6 5 (6.76%) VB6
7 2 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Nagios
2 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.41%) Pingdom
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.05%) Netcool
3 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.70%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) HP
3 5 (6.76%) SOASTA, Inc
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.41%) Splunk
4 4 (5.41%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.05%) EMC
5 3 (4.05%) Meridio
5 3 (4.05%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.70%) Perforce
6 2 (2.70%) Compuware
6 2 (2.70%) CA
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) Intel
7 1 (1.35%) VMware
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago