The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Engineering 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 Engineering
Rank 831 851 830
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 52 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.048% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.058% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 32
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +29.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Performance Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Engineering
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Engineering
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Engineering over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering 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 +39 52 £52,500 -8.69% 6
London +49 26 £70,000 +16.66% 3
North West - 11 £50,500 -
Hammersmith - 8 £37,500 -
South East -3 7 - -
City of London +41 6 £70,000 -17.64%
Manchester - 6 £50,500 -
East of England +12 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire -3 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 £50,000 - 1
Liverpool - 5 - -
Hampshire -1 2 - -
Reading -19 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 - 2
South West -10 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 2
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Performance Engineering also 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 that cited Performance Engineering.

1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Performance Testing
3 27 (33.33%) C#
3 27 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 25 (30.86%) .NET
5 24 (29.63%) Windows
6 22 (27.16%) Web Services
6 22 (27.16%) Degree
7 20 (24.69%) Java
8 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
9 15 (18.52%) Finance
9 15 (18.52%) SOA
9 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
10 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
10 14 (17.28%) ISEB
10 14 (17.28%) SQL
11 13 (16.05%) Scrum
11 13 (16.05%) JMeter
11 13 (16.05%) C
11 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
11 13 (16.05%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (14.81%) QA
13 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
13 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
13 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
14 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.35%) TestDirector
14 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Performance Engineering also 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 that cited Performance Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.94%) JBoss
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) LTE
2 8 (9.88%) GSM
2 8 (9.88%) UMTS
2 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.17%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (4.94%) Internet
4 4 (4.94%) Wireless
5 3 (3.70%) HSPA
6 2 (2.47%) SAN
7 1 (1.23%) 3G
7 1 (1.23%) 2G
7 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) IDOL
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 13 (16.05%) JMeter
3 10 (12.35%) TestDirector
4 7 (8.64%) Introscope
5 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.17%) Moq
6 5 (6.17%) Selenium
6 5 (6.17%) NUnit
7 3 (3.70%) JProfiler
7 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.70%) NeoLoad
7 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.47%) JUnit
8 2 (2.47%) JIRA
8 2 (2.47%) Ranorex
8 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.23%) Maven
9 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.52%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Electronics
3 5 (6.17%) Games
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Tester
2 17 (20.99%) Performance Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Performance Tester
4 9 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 8 (9.88%) Consultant
5 8 (9.88%) Performance Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Performance Test Leader
7 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Author
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Author
7 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Writer
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.94%) Head of Development
8 4 (4.94%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) .NET
2 22 (27.16%) Web Services
3 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.41%) Middleware
5 5 (6.17%) Ninject
5 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (6.17%) Backbone.js
5 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.17%) jQuery
5 5 (6.17%) VXML
5 5 (6.17%) CSS
5 5 (6.17%) J2EE
6 4 (4.94%) HTML
6 4 (4.94%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.47%) ATL
7 2 (2.47%) MFC
7 2 (2.47%) STL
7 2 (2.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Replication
3 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.17%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (6.17%) IPTV
4 5 (6.17%) Wiki
4 5 (6.17%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.17%) Online Games
4 5 (6.17%) IVR
4 5 (6.17%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.17%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.70%) PKI
5 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.47%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.41%) Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Android
4 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Performance Testing
3 15 (18.52%) SOA
3 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
5 13 (16.05%) Scrum
5 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
5 13 (16.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
7 10 (12.35%) Test Management
8 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.64%) Line Management
10 7 (8.64%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.41%) MVC
11 6 (7.41%) Quality Management
12 5 (6.17%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (6.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) C#
2 20 (24.69%) Java
3 14 (17.28%) SQL
4 13 (16.05%) C
5 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.64%) C++
8 3 (3.70%) Python
9 2 (2.47%) VB
9 2 (2.47%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Degree
2 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.28%) ISEB
3 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) HP ASE
5 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) vSphere
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.64%) CA Wily
3 5 (6.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.47%) Netcool
4 2 (2.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (1.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) VMware
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) HP
3 6 (7.41%) CA
3 6 (7.41%) Compuware
4 5 (6.17%) Perforce
5 4 (4.94%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) Actix
6 3 (3.70%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (2.47%) Meridio
8 1 (1.23%) Splunk
8 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.23%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £120,000 to £130,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 9 days ago
Northern Ireland
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Northern Ireland
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago