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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 852 873 823
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -50
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 63 59 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.050% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.061% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 42
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £103,000 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £44,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.63% +19.33%

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 26 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 30 July 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 +41 59 £73,750 +22.91% 8
London +58 36 £85,000 +30.76% 6
South West -8 9 £45,811 -
Wiltshire - 9 £45,811 -
Swindon - 8 £45,811 -
Manchester - 6 £50,500 -
North West - 6 £50,500 -
City of London +40 4 £77,500 +19.23%
West Yorkshire +3 3 £47,500 -21.27%
Yorkshire +1 3 £47,500 -21.27%
Leeds 0 3 £47,500 -21.27%
Cardiff - 3 £27,500 - 1
Wales - 3 £27,500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £27,500 - 1
Newbury +10 2 £95,000 +35.71%
Berkshire +5 2 £95,000 +58.33% 1
West Midlands +4 2 £50,000 -
South East -5 2 £95,000 +123.52% 2
Scotland +11 1 - - 1
East of England -13 1 £37,500 -10.71%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £37,500 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.12%) Java
3 39 (36.45%) Web Services
4 37 (34.58%) Performance Testing
5 33 (30.84%) C#
6 31 (28.97%) Windows
7 29 (27.10%) Scrum
8 28 (26.17%) Degree
9 27 (25.23%) .NET
10 25 (23.36%) Finance
11 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (21.50%) JMeter
12 23 (21.50%) Telecoms
12 23 (21.50%) SQL
12 23 (21.50%) LoadRunner
13 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
14 21 (19.63%) SOA
15 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
15 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (17.76%) Linux
17 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
17 18 (16.82%) E-Commerce
17 18 (16.82%) Middleware
18 16 (14.95%) Games
19 15 (14.02%) CSS
20 14 (13.08%) TDD
20 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
20 14 (13.08%) Test Strategy
21 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
21 13 (12.15%) Over-the-Top Content

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (8.41%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.61%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.74%) JBoss
4 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.93%) WildFly
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) Internet
2 9 (8.41%) LTE
3 8 (7.48%) GSM
3 8 (7.48%) UMTS
4 7 (6.54%) DNS
5 5 (4.67%) HTTP
5 5 (4.67%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.74%) Wireless
7 3 (2.80%) Firewall
7 3 (2.80%) HSPA
8 2 (1.87%) MPLS
8 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.87%) SAN
8 2 (1.87%) WAN
8 2 (1.87%) DHCP
8 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.87%) LAN
9 1 (0.93%) VoIP
9 1 (0.93%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.67%) Redis
3 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.87%) DB2
4 2 (1.87%) IDOL
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (21.50%) LoadRunner
1 23 (21.50%) JMeter
2 9 (8.41%) Selenium
3 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.61%) TestDirector
4 6 (5.61%) Maven
4 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.67%) Moq
5 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.67%) NUnit
5 5 (4.67%) Gradle
5 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.67%) Grunt
6 4 (3.74%) Ranorex
6 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.80%) JProfiler
7 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.80%) Introscope
7 3 (2.80%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.87%) Appium
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 23 (21.50%) Telecoms
3 16 (14.95%) Games
4 9 (8.41%) Banking
5 8 (7.48%) Law
6 6 (5.61%) Retail
7 5 (4.67%) Electronics
7 5 (4.67%) Advertising
8 4 (3.74%) Back Office
9 2 (1.87%) Automotive
9 2 (1.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Performance Engineer
2 13 (12.15%) Tester
2 13 (12.15%) Head of Development
2 13 (12.15%) Head of Software Development
3 12 (11.21%) Consultant
4 11 (10.28%) Performance Tester
4 11 (10.28%) Test Leader
5 10 (9.35%) Performance Consultant
6 8 (7.48%) Performance Test Leader
7 6 (5.61%) Test Specialist
7 6 (5.61%) Test Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Performance Test Specialist
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Writer
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.67%) Author
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Author
8 5 (4.67%) Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.74%) Performance Test Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.45%) Web Services
2 27 (25.23%) .NET
3 18 (16.82%) Middleware
4 15 (14.02%) CSS
5 13 (12.15%) Apache Flex
6 7 (6.54%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.67%) VXML
7 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.67%) jQuery
7 5 (4.67%) Ninject
7 5 (4.67%) Backbone.js
7 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.74%) HTML
8 4 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (2.80%) J2EE
10 2 (1.87%) RESTful
11 1 (0.93%) Symfony
11 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Over-the-Top Content
2 13 (12.15%) IPTV
2 13 (12.15%) Online Games
3 8 (7.48%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.48%) Replication
3 8 (7.48%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.67%) Wiki
5 5 (4.67%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.67%) IVR
5 5 (4.67%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.80%) PKI
6 3 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.97%) Windows
2 19 (17.76%) Linux
3 13 (12.15%) Android
3 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.41%) UNIX
5 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.80%) CentOS
7 3 (2.80%) Debian
7 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.58%) Performance Testing
3 29 (27.10%) Scrum
4 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
5 21 (19.63%) SOA
6 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (16.82%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.08%) TDD
8 14 (13.08%) Test Strategy
9 13 (12.15%) Kanban
9 13 (12.15%) Web Development
10 12 (11.21%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (11.21%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
12 10 (9.35%) Waterfall
13 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
13 9 (8.41%) Open Source
13 9 (8.41%) ITIL
13 9 (8.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.12%) Java
2 33 (30.84%) C#
3 23 (21.50%) SQL
4 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
6 10 (9.35%) Python
6 10 (9.35%) C
7 8 (7.48%) VBA
7 8 (7.48%) VBScript
8 7 (6.54%) C++
9 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.74%) Ruby
10 4 (3.74%) Scala
11 2 (1.87%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Degree
2 12 (11.21%) ISEB
3 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.48%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.74%) HP ASE
6 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.80%) vSphere
3 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (7.48%) Puppet
1 8 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.67%) Ansible
2 5 (4.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.80%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.80%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.87%) Netcool
4 2 (1.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.93%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) IBM
3 7 (6.54%) HP
4 6 (5.61%) VMware
4 6 (5.61%) Splunk
5 5 (4.67%) Juniper
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco
5 5 (4.67%) Perforce
6 4 (3.74%) EMC
7 3 (2.80%) CA
7 3 (2.80%) SOASTA, Inc
7 3 (2.80%) New Relic
7 3 (2.80%) Actix
8 2 (1.87%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.87%) Meridio
8 2 (1.87%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.87%) Compuware
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
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