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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineer
Rank 856 909 938
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 54 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.049% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.051% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 33
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,450 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%

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
90765 105251 110157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76040 87694 88974
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 22 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 24 September 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 +54 50 £55,000 +22.22% 1
London +42 24 £74,500 +56.84% 1
South East +36 14 £48,750 +8.33%
Berkshire +19 9 £50,000 -4.76%
Leeds - 6 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 -
East of England - 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
Reading +15 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Edinburgh +19 2 - -
Scotland +18 2 - -
Surrey +14 2 £52,500 +34.61%
Guildford +16 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Wiltshire -6 1 £52,500 +16.03%
South West -13 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Corsham - 1 £52,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -
Ballyclare - 1 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 -

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 63 (67.02%) Performance Testing
2 60 (63.83%) Performance Engineering
3 58 (61.70%) Java
4 49 (52.13%) JMeter
5 41 (43.62%) Gatling
6 39 (41.49%) Games
7 38 (40.43%) Python
8 35 (37.23%) Non-Functional Testing
9 34 (36.17%) LoadRunner
10 32 (34.04%) C#
11 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (31.91%) .NET
13 28 (29.79%) Ruby
14 27 (28.72%) Scala
15 26 (27.66%) WebLOAD
15 26 (27.66%) MS Excel
16 23 (24.47%) Software Testing
16 23 (24.47%) SOASTA, Inc
17 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (21.28%) NeoLoad
19 19 (20.21%) Software Architecture
19 19 (20.21%) E-Commerce
20 17 (18.09%) Linux
21 16 (17.02%) Hadoop
22 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
22 15 (15.96%) SQL
23 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
24 13 (13.83%) C++
25 12 (12.77%) BDD
25 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills

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 (7.45%) IIS
2 6 (6.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.13%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Google Apps
2 4 (4.26%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) Slack
3 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) 3G
1 6 (6.38%) 4G
1 6 (6.38%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) HSPA
3 2 (2.13%) HTTP
3 2 (2.13%) IMAP
3 2 (2.13%) LDAP
3 2 (2.13%) LTE
3 2 (2.13%) NAS
3 2 (2.13%) SMTP
3 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.06%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) Hadoop
2 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.51%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (8.51%) Couchbase
3 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.32%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.19%) GIS
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.13%) MySQL
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (52.13%) JMeter
2 41 (43.62%) Gatling
3 34 (36.17%) LoadRunner
4 26 (27.66%) WebLOAD
5 20 (21.28%) NeoLoad
6 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
7 8 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (8.51%) Hudson
7 8 (8.51%) JIRA
7 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.38%) LoadUI
10 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.19%) AQtime
11 3 (3.19%) Maven
11 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
11 3 (3.19%) YourKit
12 2 (2.13%) Log4j
12 2 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (41.49%) Games
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.38%) Retail
5 5 (5.32%) Automotive
5 5 (5.32%) Electronics
5 5 (5.32%) Multimedia
6 4 (4.26%) Advertising
7 2 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) .NET
2 5 (5.32%) HTML
3 4 (4.26%) Buildbot
3 4 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.19%) HTML5
5 2 (2.13%) Ajax
5 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.13%) LAMP
5 2 (2.13%) MAPI
5 2 (2.13%) Node.js
5 2 (2.13%) ODBC
5 2 (2.13%) Spring
5 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.06%) OpenMP
6 1 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.32%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.32%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.13%) iPad
4 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.06%) Social Media
5 1 (1.06%) Tandem
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.13%) CentOS
4 2 (2.13%) Debian
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.13%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.02%) Performance Testing
2 60 (63.83%) Performance Engineering
3 35 (37.23%) Non-Functional Testing
4 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (24.47%) Software Testing
6 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (20.21%) E-Commerce
7 19 (20.21%) Software Architecture
8 12 (12.77%) BDD
9 11 (11.70%) TDD
10 10 (10.64%) Programme Management
10 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
11 8 (8.51%) Data Security
11 8 (8.51%) Database Optimisation
11 8 (8.51%) DevOps
11 8 (8.51%) Performance Optimisation
11 8 (8.51%) Scrum
12 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.70%) Java
2 38 (40.43%) Python
3 32 (34.04%) C#
4 28 (29.79%) Ruby
5 27 (28.72%) Scala
6 15 (15.96%) SQL
7 13 (13.83%) C++
8 10 (10.64%) C
9 5 (5.32%) HLSL
9 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.19%) Groovy
11 3 (3.19%) VB
11 3 (3.19%) VBA
11 3 (3.19%) VBScript
12 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.13%) PHP
13 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) PhD
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.06%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Nagios
1 5 (5.32%) Perfmon
2 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.26%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.19%) Puppet
4 1 (1.06%) Grafana
4 1 (1.06%) Graphite
4 1 (1.06%) Netcool
4 1 (1.06%) OPNET
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) SOASTA, Inc
2 10 (10.64%) HP
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) ParAccel
3 8 (8.51%) Vertica
4 6 (6.38%) Google
5 5 (5.32%) Dynatrace
6 4 (4.26%) VMware
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix
7 3 (3.19%) IBM
7 3 (3.19%) Mapinfo
7 3 (3.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.06%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.06%) Compuware
8 1 (1.06%) Facebook
8 1 (1.06%) New Relic
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle
8 1 (1.06%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
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