The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Engineering over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 840 902 927
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 91 63 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.057% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.065% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 62 49 40
Median salary £90,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £43,000 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £112,500 £100,250
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £46,377 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+72.50% +9.12%

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
86090 96214 98460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.82% 87.25% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71883 78657 79409
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,036
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Performance Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Performance Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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 +71 84 £90,000 +28.57% 12
London +37 33 £100,000 +17.64% 4
Yorkshire +45 14 £100,000 +110.52% 2
Leeds +38 14 £100,000 +110.52% 2
North West +31 14 £85,000 +68.31% 1
West Yorkshire +28 14 £100,000 +110.52% 2
Manchester +5 14 £85,000 +68.31% 1
South East +36 5 £50,000 -47.36% 5
Scotland +15 5 £35,000 -
West Midlands 0 5 £100,000 +100.00%
Fife - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £100,000 -
East of England +35 3 £65,000 +73.33%
South West +14 3 £72,500 +58.25%
Gloucestershire - 3 £72,500 -
Berkshire +7 2 £72,500 -23.68% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Cambridge +1 2 £45,000 +20.00%
West Sussex - 2 £38,750 - 2
Cheltenham - 2 £72,500 -
City of London +64 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £55,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 £90,000 -
Glenrothes - 1 £35,000 -
Staines - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Ballyclare - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £85,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Performance Engineering.

1 89 (53.29%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (40.72%) Java
3 58 (34.73%) Games
4 55 (32.93%) Performance Testing
5 47 (28.14%) Test Automation
6 39 (23.35%) Degree
7 38 (22.75%) .NET
8 37 (22.16%) JMeter
9 36 (21.56%) Finance
9 36 (21.56%) C#
10 34 (20.36%) Software Testing
11 31 (18.56%) WebLOAD
12 29 (17.37%) Python
13 26 (15.57%) Windows
13 26 (15.57%) QA
13 26 (15.57%) Gatling
14 25 (14.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (14.97%) Linux
14 25 (14.97%) HTML
15 24 (14.37%) SQL
15 24 (14.37%) Retail
15 24 (14.37%) Non-Functional Testing
16 23 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (13.17%) C
17 22 (13.17%) Security Cleared
18 21 (12.57%) Scala
18 21 (12.57%) SDLC
18 21 (12.57%) Oracle
19 20 (11.98%) JavaScript
19 20 (11.98%) MS Excel

Performance Engineering
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 17 (10.18%) WebSphere
2 16 (9.58%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.98%) IIS
4 10 (5.99%) NetWeaver
5 5 (2.99%) JBoss
5 5 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.80%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.20%) Apache
8 1 (0.60%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.60%) Liferay
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) SAP ERP
1 10 (5.99%) SAP MII
2 3 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.99%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) SAN
1 12 (7.19%) Wireshark
2 11 (6.59%) IMAP
2 11 (6.59%) NAS
2 11 (6.59%) SMTP
3 2 (1.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.78%) DB2
3 9 (5.39%) Big Data
4 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.20%) MySQL
5 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.60%) GIS
6 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.60%) QGIS
6 1 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.60%) QlikView
6 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (22.16%) JMeter
2 31 (18.56%) WebLOAD
3 26 (15.57%) Gatling
4 20 (11.98%) NeoLoad
5 19 (11.38%) LoadRunner
6 12 (7.19%) AQtime
7 9 (5.39%) JUnit
7 9 (5.39%) Selenium
8 6 (3.59%) Appium
8 6 (3.59%) JIRA
8 6 (3.59%) Ranorex
8 6 (3.59%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.59%) The Grinder
9 5 (2.99%) LabVIEW
10 4 (2.40%) Ant
11 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.20%) JBehave
12 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (34.73%) Games
2 36 (21.56%) Finance
3 24 (14.37%) Retail
4 19 (11.38%) Manufacturing
5 11 (6.59%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.99%) Publishing
7 9 (5.39%) Electronics
8 8 (4.79%) Multimedia
9 5 (2.99%) Banking
9 5 (2.99%) Military
10 3 (1.80%) Marketing
11 2 (1.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (31.14%) Consultant
2 32 (19.16%) Performance Engineer
2 32 (19.16%) Test Consultant
3 26 (15.57%) Performance Consultant
4 23 (13.77%) Test Engineer
5 21 (12.57%) Architect
6 18 (10.78%) Performance Test Engineer
7 17 (10.18%) Developer
7 17 (10.18%) Performance Test Consultant
8 15 (8.98%) Analyst
9 13 (7.78%) Performance Tester
9 13 (7.78%) Tester
10 11 (6.59%) Software Tester
11 10 (5.99%) QA Tester
11 10 (5.99%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (5.99%) Software QA Tester
11 10 (5.99%) Test Analyst
12 8 (4.79%) Agile Test Analyst
12 8 (4.79%) Regression Test Analyst
12 8 (4.79%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.75%) .NET
2 25 (14.97%) HTML
3 18 (10.78%) JSP
4 17 (10.18%) Web Services
5 15 (8.98%) CSS
6 11 (6.59%) jQuery
6 11 (6.59%) MAPI
7 10 (5.99%) Dojo
7 10 (5.99%) JSON
8 8 (4.79%) EJB
8 8 (4.79%) JPA
9 6 (3.59%) Ajax
10 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.99%) Middleware
11 4 (2.40%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.40%) J2EE
11 4 (2.40%) REST
12 3 (1.80%) LINQ
12 3 (1.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.59%) User Experience
3 10 (5.99%) Chemistry
4 9 (5.39%) Psychology
4 9 (5.39%) Taxonomies
5 5 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.80%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.60%) Equities
8 1 (0.60%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.57%) Windows
2 25 (14.97%) Linux
3 12 (7.19%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.99%) Windows XP
5 9 (5.39%) Unix
6 8 (4.79%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (4.19%) Android
8 6 (3.59%) CentOS
9 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.60%) Debian
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (53.29%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.93%) Performance Testing
3 47 (28.14%) Test Automation
4 34 (20.36%) Software Testing
5 25 (14.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (14.37%) Non-Functional Testing
7 23 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.57%) SDLC
9 20 (11.98%) Software Engineering
10 19 (11.38%) Software Architecture
10 19 (11.38%) TDD
11 17 (10.18%) High Availability
11 17 (10.18%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.98%) Project Management
12 15 (8.98%) Scrum
13 14 (8.38%) Benchmarking
13 14 (8.38%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (8.38%) Web Development
14 13 (7.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (40.72%) Java
2 36 (21.56%) C#
3 29 (17.37%) Python
4 24 (14.37%) SQL
5 22 (13.17%) C
6 21 (12.57%) Scala
7 20 (11.98%) JavaScript
8 18 (10.78%) Ruby
9 16 (9.58%) C++
10 5 (2.99%) VB
11 3 (1.80%) Jython
11 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.20%) ES6
12 2 (1.20%) VBA
12 2 (1.20%) VBScript
13 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.60%) Groovy
13 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (23.35%) Degree
2 22 (13.17%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.38%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.78%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.19%) PhD
6 5 (2.99%) ISEB
7 3 (1.80%) MCSD
7 3 (1.80%) MCTS
7 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.60%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.57%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.19%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.60%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.20%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (12.57%) Oracle
2 18 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.58%) SOASTA, Inc
4 15 (8.98%) SAP
5 13 (7.78%) VMware
6 7 (4.19%) HP
7 6 (3.59%) IBM
8 5 (2.99%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.20%) Citrix
9 2 (1.20%) EMC
9 2 (1.20%) Google
9 2 (1.20%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.60%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.60%) Facebook
10 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.60%) Tableau
10 1 (0.60%) Talend
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