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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 854 865 805
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -60
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 50 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.046% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.056% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 42
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £82,500 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 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 5 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 +44 50 £50,000 -4.76% 7
London +15 25 £60,000 +6.66% 3
City of London +39 10 £70,000 -9.67% 1
South East +15 10 - - 1
Hammersmith -1 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Berkshire -3 8 - - 1
North West - 7 - - 2
East of England +14 5 £50,000 +35.13%
Reading -9 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 5 - -
Hampshire +1 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £48,750 - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 £48,750 - 1
Uxbridge 0 1 £32,500 +1.56%
South West - 1 - -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 30 (37.04%) C#
2 28 (34.57%) LoadRunner
3 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (32.10%) Performance Testing
4 26 (32.10%) Windows
5 23 (28.40%) .NET
5 23 (28.40%) Degree
6 19 (23.46%) Test Scripting
6 19 (23.46%) Finance
7 18 (22.22%) Web Services
8 17 (20.99%) SQL
8 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
9 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
9 16 (19.75%) QA
9 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
10 15 (18.52%) Scrum
10 15 (18.52%) C
10 15 (18.52%) Java
11 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
11 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
11 13 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (14.81%) Test Management
12 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 12 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (14.81%) SOA
12 12 (14.81%) JMeter
13 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (13.58%) ISEB
13 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
13 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.94%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) SAS
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.11%) LTE
3 8 (9.88%) GSM
3 8 (9.88%) UMTS
4 5 (6.17%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (4.94%) Wireless
6 3 (3.70%) Internet
6 3 (3.70%) HSPA
7 2 (2.47%) SAN
8 1 (1.23%) 2G
8 1 (1.23%) 3G
8 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.47%) IDOL
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) LoadRunner
2 12 (14.81%) JMeter
3 10 (12.35%) TestDirector
4 7 (8.64%) Introscope
4 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.17%) NUnit
5 5 (6.17%) Moq
6 4 (4.94%) Selenium
7 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.70%) JProfiler
8 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.47%) JIRA
9 1 (1.23%) JUnit
9 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.23%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.23%) NeoLoad
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Electronics
3 5 (6.17%) Back Office
3 5 (6.17%) Games
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Online Betting
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Tester
2 18 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Performance Tester
4 10 (12.35%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 8 (9.88%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Tester
7 7 (8.64%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Performance Test Leader
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (6.17%) Author
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Author
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Writer
9 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) .NET
2 18 (22.22%) Web Services
3 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.41%) Middleware
4 5 (6.17%) VXML
4 5 (6.17%) jQuery
4 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.17%) Ninject
4 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (6.17%) Backbone.js
4 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.94%) CSS
5 4 (4.94%) HTML
6 3 (3.70%) J2EE
6 3 (3.70%) WCF
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.47%) STL
7 2 (2.47%) ATL
7 2 (2.47%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Replication
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.17%) IVR
4 5 (6.17%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.17%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.17%) Wiki
4 5 (6.17%) Fat Client
4 5 (6.17%) Online Games
4 5 (6.17%) IPTV
4 5 (6.17%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.70%) PKI
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.94%) Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Performance Testing
3 19 (23.46%) Test Scripting
4 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.52%) Scrum
6 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
7 12 (14.81%) Test Management
7 12 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (14.81%) SOA
8 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
9 10 (12.35%) Test Planning
10 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (9.88%) Software Testing
11 7 (8.64%) MVC
11 7 (8.64%) Automation Testing
11 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.64%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 6 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
13 5 (6.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) C#
2 17 (20.99%) SQL
3 15 (18.52%) C
3 15 (18.52%) Java
4 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.88%) C++
7 3 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Degree
2 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) ISEB
4 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.23%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) 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
1 10 (12.35%) VMware
2 7 (8.64%) CA
3 6 (7.41%) HP
3 6 (7.41%) Compuware
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Perforce
5 4 (4.94%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) Actix
7 2 (2.47%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (2.47%) Meridio
8 1 (1.23%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.23%) SAP
8 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.23%) IBM
8 1 (1.23%) Siebel
8 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Salary Dependent on Experience - Excellent Package
Posted: 10 days ago
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