The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Engineer
Rank 871 847 870
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 30 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.037% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.039% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 30
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+40.54% +2.77%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 July 2014 within the UK.

Performance Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 13 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 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £65,000 +21.49% 3
Berkshire +4 9 £65,000 -7.14%
South East -7 9 £65,000 -7.14%
Reading - 9 £65,000 -
London -73 7 £60,000 +9.09% 1
City of London -16 4 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Bristol - 4 - -
South West - 4 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
North West - 1 £41,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £41,500 - 1

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 33 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 22 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
3 20 (36.36%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) Java
4 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
4 18 (32.73%) Windows
5 16 (29.09%) SAN
6 15 (27.27%) Netcool
7 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
7 14 (25.45%) LoadRunner
7 14 (25.45%) QA
7 14 (25.45%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.82%) UNIX
8 12 (21.82%) .NET
9 11 (20.00%) C#
9 11 (20.00%) C++
9 11 (20.00%) Oracle
10 10 (18.18%) IIS
10 10 (18.18%) Finance
10 10 (18.18%) Wireshark
11 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
11 9 (16.36%) IMAP
11 9 (16.36%) WebLOAD
11 9 (16.36%) Degree
11 9 (16.36%) NAS
11 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (16.36%) AQtime
11 9 (16.36%) VMware
11 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (18.18%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 9 (16.36%) IMAP
3 9 (16.36%) NAS
3 9 (16.36%) SMTP
4 8 (14.55%) LAN
4 8 (14.55%) WAN
4 8 (14.55%) MRTG
4 8 (14.55%) 4G
5 4 (7.27%) HTTP
6 1 (1.82%) Firewall
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (12.73%) IDOL
3 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) LoadRunner
2 9 (16.36%) WebLOAD
2 9 (16.36%) AQtime
3 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.82%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.82%) PostSharp
6 1 (1.82%) WinDbg
6 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) MAPI
3 3 (5.45%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) WCF
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) PKI
3 6 (10.91%) Open Source
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) UNIX
3 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.91%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 22 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
3 14 (25.45%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.36%) Benchmarking
6 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) Information Assurance
8 3 (5.45%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) Java
3 11 (20.00%) C#
3 11 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (7.27%) Ruby
4 4 (7.27%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Netcool
2 7 (12.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.55%) NetScout
4 7 (12.73%) Meridio
4 7 (12.73%) Sybase
4 7 (12.73%) EMC
5 6 (10.91%) HP
5 6 (10.91%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.64%) Capita
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) CODA
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Akamai
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