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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 828 909 946
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +37
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 93 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.050% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.057% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 68 35 44
Median salary £77,500 £77,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £39,700 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £112,500 £92,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -2.43%

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
85300 96063 103309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.80% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71291 78493 83654
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
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 25 June 2016 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 29 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 25 June 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
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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 +86 88 £80,000 +3.22% 4
London +39 28 £95,000 +18.75% 2
North West +25 18 £80,000 +58.41%
Manchester +12 16 £80,000 +58.41%
South West +23 11 £67,500 +45.54% 1
Gloucestershire - 11 £67,500 -
Yorkshire - 9 £100,000 -
Leeds - 8 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £100,000 -
South East +55 7 £57,500 -39.47%
Berkshire +13 6 £58,750 -38.15%
West Midlands -19 6 £100,000 +100.00%
Birmingham - 6 £100,000 -
Reading - 5 £57,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £72,500 -
Fife - 5 £35,000 -
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
East of England +38 3 £65,000 +30.00%
City of London +46 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridge 0 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Chorley - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £53,500 -
Glenrothes - 1 £35,000 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £90,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £85,000 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 92 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (38.89%) Java
3 52 (32.10%) Performance Testing
4 49 (30.25%) Games
5 43 (26.54%) Test Automation
6 42 (25.93%) Degree
7 38 (23.46%) .NET
8 36 (22.22%) JMeter
9 35 (21.60%) Finance
10 32 (19.75%) C#
11 28 (17.28%) Oracle
11 28 (17.28%) Python
12 27 (16.67%) LoadRunner
12 27 (16.67%) QA
12 27 (16.67%) WebLOAD
13 26 (16.05%) C
14 25 (15.43%) SQL
15 24 (14.81%) Linux
16 23 (14.20%) Mentoring
16 23 (14.20%) High Availability
16 23 (14.20%) Gatling
16 23 (14.20%) Windows
16 23 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (14.20%) TDD
16 23 (14.20%) Software Engineering
17 22 (13.58%) Software Testing
17 22 (13.58%) WebSphere
17 22 (13.58%) Computer Science
17 22 (13.58%) Security Cleared
18 21 (12.96%) Retail

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 22 (13.58%) WebSphere
2 21 (12.96%) IIS
3 16 (9.88%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.41%) JBoss
5 7 (4.32%) NetWeaver
6 5 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.85%) Apache
7 3 (1.85%) Commerce Server
8 2 (1.23%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.23%) Liferay
9 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) Simulink
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) SAP ERP
1 7 (4.32%) SAP MII
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.47%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.02%) SAN
1 13 (8.02%) Wireshark
2 12 (7.41%) IMAP
2 12 (7.41%) NAS
2 12 (7.41%) SMTP
3 3 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.02%) Big Data
3 12 (7.41%) DB2
4 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.23%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.23%) MySQL
6 2 (1.23%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (22.22%) JMeter
2 27 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 27 (16.67%) WebLOAD
3 23 (14.20%) Gatling
4 14 (8.64%) NeoLoad
5 13 (8.02%) AQtime
6 12 (7.41%) JUnit
6 12 (7.41%) Selenium
7 8 (4.94%) Appium
7 8 (4.94%) Ranorex
7 8 (4.94%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.94%) The Grinder
8 7 (4.32%) Introscope
8 7 (4.32%) JIRA
9 5 (3.09%) Ant
9 5 (3.09%) LabVIEW
10 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.23%) HP UFT
General
1 49 (30.25%) Games
2 35 (21.60%) Finance
3 21 (12.96%) Retail
4 16 (9.88%) Manufacturing
5 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.56%) Electronics
7 8 (4.94%) Multimedia
8 7 (4.32%) Banking
8 7 (4.32%) Publishing
9 5 (3.09%) Military
10 2 (1.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Marketing
11 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (25.31%) Consultant
2 27 (16.67%) Architect
3 25 (15.43%) Performance Engineer
4 24 (14.81%) Performance Consultant
5 21 (12.96%) Test Consultant
6 20 (12.35%) Developer
7 18 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 15 (9.26%) Analyst
9 14 (8.64%) Performance Tester
9 14 (8.64%) Tester
10 13 (8.02%) Performance Test Engineer
11 12 (7.41%) Performance Test Consultant
12 11 (6.79%) Software Tester
13 10 (6.17%) QA Tester
13 10 (6.17%) Software QA Tester
13 10 (6.17%) Test Analyst
14 9 (5.56%) Java Developer
15 8 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
15 8 (4.94%) UAT Analyst
15 8 (4.94%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.46%) .NET
2 21 (12.96%) HTML
3 17 (10.49%) Web Services
4 14 (8.64%) CSS
4 14 (8.64%) JSP
5 12 (7.41%) Ajax
5 12 (7.41%) MAPI
6 11 (6.79%) J2EE
7 9 (5.56%) Dojo
7 9 (5.56%) jQuery
8 7 (4.32%) EJB
8 7 (4.32%) JPA
8 7 (4.32%) JSON
8 7 (4.32%) XML
9 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.09%) REST
10 4 (2.47%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.47%) Backbone.js
10 4 (2.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.88%) User Experience
3 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.17%) Chemistry
5 9 (5.56%) Psychology
5 9 (5.56%) Taxonomies
6 5 (3.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.85%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.23%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.62%) ASIC
9 1 (0.62%) Equities
9 1 (0.62%) IPTV
9 1 (0.62%) Online Games
9 1 (0.62%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.81%) Linux
2 23 (14.20%) Windows
3 13 (8.02%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.94%) Unix
5 7 (4.32%) Android
5 7 (4.32%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (4.32%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.70%) CentOS
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.62%) Debian
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.62%) Solaris
8 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.10%) Performance Testing
3 43 (26.54%) Test Automation
4 23 (14.20%) High Availability
4 23 (14.20%) Mentoring
4 23 (14.20%) Software Engineering
4 23 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (14.20%) TDD
5 22 (13.58%) Software Testing
6 21 (12.96%) SDLC
7 20 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (11.73%) Non-Functional Testing
8 19 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (11.11%) Scrum
10 15 (9.26%) Benchmarking
10 15 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (9.26%) Test Strategy
11 14 (8.64%) Project Management
11 14 (8.64%) Software Architecture
12 13 (8.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.89%) Java
2 32 (19.75%) C#
3 28 (17.28%) Python
4 26 (16.05%) C
5 25 (15.43%) SQL
6 19 (11.73%) C++
7 18 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 18 (11.11%) Scala
8 13 (8.02%) Ruby
9 5 (3.09%) VB
10 3 (1.85%) Jython
10 3 (1.85%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.23%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.23%) ES6
11 2 (1.23%) Groovy
11 2 (1.23%) VBA
11 2 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (25.93%) Degree
2 22 (13.58%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.64%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.02%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.41%) PhD
6 5 (3.09%) ISEB
7 3 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.85%) MCSD
7 3 (1.85%) MCTS
7 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.23%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.02%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.85%) Firmware
5 1 (0.62%) Docker
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) Perfmon
2 7 (4.32%) CA Wily
2 7 (4.32%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.62%) Grafana
4 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (17.28%) Oracle
2 19 (11.73%) VMware
3 18 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.02%) HP
5 11 (6.79%) SOASTA, Inc
6 10 (6.17%) Dynatrace
7 8 (4.94%) IBM
7 8 (4.94%) SAP
8 7 (4.32%) Citrix
9 3 (1.85%) Guidewire
10 2 (1.23%) Google
11 1 (0.62%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.62%) Sun
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