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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Engineering
UK
Rank 783 883 937
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +54
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 58 56 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.055% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.062% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 22
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £102,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £55,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +34.96%

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
73636 90103 92424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.28% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60524 74752 75526
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 February 2017 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 25 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 February 2017. 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 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 +105 58 £52,500 -12.50% 9
London +92 35 £57,500 -4.16% 6
East of England +28 13 £36,000 -48.57% 1
Norfolk -1 12 £34,750 -
Norwich - 12 £34,750 -
South East +62 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire +49 4 £52,500 -4.54%
City of London +42 3 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Reading +42 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Yorkshire +24 2 £48,750 -11.36%
Leeds +21 2 £48,750 -
South West +12 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire +9 2 £48,750 -11.36%
Newquay - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 - -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
New Quay - 2 - -
Ceredigion - 2 - -
West Midlands +36 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (48.70%) Performance Testing
3 40 (34.78%) Java
4 36 (31.30%) Finance
5 31 (26.96%) Linux
6 27 (23.48%) LoadRunner
6 27 (23.48%) Software Engineering
7 25 (21.74%) TDD
7 25 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
8 23 (20.00%) Windows
9 21 (18.26%) Scrum
10 19 (16.52%) Mentoring
10 19 (16.52%) Coaching
11 18 (15.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (15.65%) HP
11 18 (15.65%) Degree
12 17 (14.78%) JMeter
12 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
13 16 (13.91%) Oracle
13 16 (13.91%) Retail
13 16 (13.91%) BDD
14 15 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (13.04%) IBM
14 15 (13.04%) Games
14 15 (13.04%) Line Management
15 14 (12.17%) SOLID
15 14 (12.17%) High Availability
15 14 (12.17%) Functional Testing
15 14 (12.17%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (11.30%) Tomcat
2 12 (10.43%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.09%) Apache
4 6 (5.22%) Commerce Server
5 5 (4.35%) JBoss
6 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.74%) Confluence
6 2 (1.74%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.74%) IIS
6 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.74%) Mule
6 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.87%) CICS
7 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.87%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) GitHub
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Slack
4 1 (0.87%) Akamai
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) AMQP
1 3 (2.61%) DHCP
1 3 (2.61%) DNS
1 3 (2.61%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.61%) Firewall
1 3 (2.61%) LAN
1 3 (2.61%) MPLS
1 3 (2.61%) MQTT
1 3 (2.61%) WAN
1 3 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.74%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) IMAP
2 2 (1.74%) LDAP
2 2 (1.74%) NAS
2 2 (1.74%) SAN
2 2 (1.74%) SMTP
2 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.61%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (2.61%) Couchbase
3 3 (2.61%) DB2
3 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.74%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) MySQL
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 27 (23.48%) LoadRunner
2 17 (14.78%) JMeter
3 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.35%) Introscope
6 4 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.48%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.48%) LoadUI
6 4 (3.48%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (3.48%) Selenium
6 4 (3.48%) WebLOAD
7 3 (2.61%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.61%) JIRA
8 2 (1.74%) AQtime
8 2 (1.74%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.74%) Maven
8 2 (1.74%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.74%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (31.30%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Retail
3 15 (13.04%) Games
4 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.83%) Banking
6 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.61%) Electronics
7 3 (2.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.87%) Military
8 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (27.83%) Performance Engineer
2 21 (18.26%) Test Engineer
3 15 (13.04%) Consultant
3 15 (13.04%) Tester
4 12 (10.43%) Performance Tester
5 11 (9.57%) Architect
6 9 (7.83%) Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Performance Test Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Performance Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Performance Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Performance Manager
9 6 (5.22%) Performance Test Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Test Manager
9 6 (5.22%) WebSphere Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) RESTful
2 11 (9.57%) .NET
3 10 (8.70%) HTML
3 10 (8.70%) Web Services
4 7 (6.09%) CSS
4 7 (6.09%) J2EE
4 7 (6.09%) JSP
5 4 (3.48%) JMS
6 3 (2.61%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.74%) EJB
7 2 (1.74%) HTML5
7 2 (1.74%) MAPI
8 1 (0.87%) Ajax
8 1 (0.87%) Dojo
8 1 (0.87%) Java EE
8 1 (0.87%) JPA
8 1 (0.87%) jQuery
8 1 (0.87%) JSON
8 1 (0.87%) Middleware
8 1 (0.87%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.22%) User Experience
5 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.48%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.74%) Clustering
7 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.87%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.87%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) Linux
2 23 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.61%) CentOS
6 3 (2.61%) Debian
6 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.87%) AIX
7 1 (0.87%) Unix
7 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (48.70%) Performance Testing
3 27 (23.48%) Software Engineering
4 25 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
4 25 (21.74%) TDD
5 21 (18.26%) Scrum
6 19 (16.52%) Coaching
6 19 (16.52%) Mentoring
7 18 (15.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (13.91%) BDD
9 15 (13.04%) Line Management
10 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (12.17%) Functional Testing
10 14 (12.17%) High Availability
10 14 (12.17%) SOLID
11 13 (11.30%) Load Testing
11 13 (11.30%) Release Management
11 13 (11.30%) Software Delivery
12 11 (9.57%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.78%) Java
2 11 (9.57%) Python
3 9 (7.83%) SQL
4 7 (6.09%) C#
4 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.35%) Ruby
6 4 (3.48%) C++
7 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.74%) C
8 2 (1.74%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) Groovy
9 1 (0.87%) Scala
9 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.30%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.48%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) SCOM
2 5 (4.35%) CA Wily
2 5 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (4.35%) Perfmon
3 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.61%) Grafana
5 2 (1.74%) Ansible
5 2 (1.74%) Graphite
5 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.74%) Puppet
5 2 (1.74%) Salt
5 2 (1.74%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.87%) Kibana
6 1 (0.87%) Mesos
6 1 (0.87%) Nagios
6 1 (0.87%) OpenView
6 1 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) HP
2 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.91%) Oracle
4 15 (13.04%) IBM
5 9 (7.83%) SAP
6 8 (6.96%) CA
7 6 (5.22%) VMware
8 5 (4.35%) Compuware
8 5 (4.35%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (2.61%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.61%) Dynatrace
9 3 (2.61%) ParAccel
9 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.61%) Vertica
10 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.74%) Avaya
10 2 (1.74%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.74%) hybris
10 2 (1.74%) Intel
10 2 (1.74%) Riverbed
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