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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 838 860 807
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -53
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 62 50 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.044% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.053% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 51
Average salary £55,000 £60,340 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.84% +27.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £104,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,245 £57,670 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-21.54% +48.82%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 23 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 31 August 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 +23 56 £62,500 +3.57% 9
London +30 39 £78,750 +21.15% 3
South West 0 9 £45,245 - 2
Swindon - 8 £45,811 -
Wiltshire - 8 £45,811 -
City of London +21 5 £77,500 +3.33% 1
Leeds +12 4 £47,500 -21.27% 2
West Yorkshire +5 4 £47,500 -21.27% 2
Yorkshire +4 4 £47,500 -21.27% 2
South Wales - 4 £29,500 -
Cardiff - 4 £29,500 -
Wales - 4 £29,500 -
South East +5 3 £95,000 +35.71% 2
Berkshire +5 2 £95,000 +35.71%
Newbury +5 2 £95,000 +35.71%
Hampshire +23 1 £23,000 - 2
East of England -5 1 £37,500 -10.71%
Bristol -25 1 £45,000 - 2
Cambridge - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £23,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (50.43%) Java
3 45 (39.13%) Web Services
4 42 (36.52%) Performance Testing
5 35 (30.43%) Scrum
6 34 (29.57%) C#
7 32 (27.83%) Windows
7 32 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (26.96%) Software Engineering
9 30 (26.09%) SQL
10 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
10 29 (25.22%) JMeter
10 29 (25.22%) Degree
11 28 (24.35%) SOA
12 26 (22.61%) LoadRunner
12 26 (22.61%) Finance
13 25 (21.74%) Linux
14 24 (20.87%) .NET
14 24 (20.87%) Telecoms
14 24 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (19.13%) Games
15 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
16 21 (18.26%) E-Commerce
17 19 (16.52%) Middleware
18 17 (14.78%) CSS
19 16 (13.91%) Internet
19 16 (13.91%) TDD
19 16 (13.91%) Apache Flex
20 15 (13.04%) Online Games
20 15 (13.04%) Kanban

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (7.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.48%) JBoss
2 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.87%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.91%) Internet
2 9 (7.83%) DNS
3 8 (6.96%) HTTP
3 8 (6.96%) UMTS
3 8 (6.96%) GSM
3 8 (6.96%) LTE
4 5 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (3.48%) Firewall
6 3 (2.61%) HSPA
6 3 (2.61%) Wireless
7 2 (1.74%) LAN
7 2 (1.74%) WAN
7 2 (1.74%) DHCP
7 2 (1.74%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.74%) SAN
7 2 (1.74%) MPLS
7 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.87%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.35%) Redis
6 4 (3.48%) Datomic
6 4 (3.48%) Triplestore
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.74%) DB2
8 2 (1.74%) IDOL
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.87%) MySQL
9 1 (0.87%) MS Access
9 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (25.22%) JMeter
2 26 (22.61%) LoadRunner
3 12 (10.43%) Selenium
4 11 (9.57%) Visual Studio
5 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.22%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.22%) Maven
8 5 (4.35%) NUnit
8 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.35%) Moq
8 5 (4.35%) Grunt
8 5 (4.35%) Gradle
9 4 (3.48%) Ranorex
9 4 (3.48%) NeoLoad
9 4 (3.48%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.61%) CruiseControl
10 3 (2.61%) JProfiler
10 3 (2.61%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.61%) Hudson
General
1 26 (22.61%) Finance
2 24 (20.87%) Telecoms
3 22 (19.13%) Games
4 9 (7.83%) Banking
5 8 (6.96%) Law
6 5 (4.35%) Advertising
6 5 (4.35%) Electronics
7 4 (3.48%) Back Office
7 4 (3.48%) Retail
8 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.74%) Automotive
8 2 (1.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.87%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (24.35%) Performance Engineer
2 15 (13.04%) Head of Development
2 15 (13.04%) Head of Software Development
2 15 (13.04%) Consultant
3 13 (11.30%) Performance Consultant
4 11 (9.57%) Test Leader
4 11 (9.57%) Tester
5 10 (8.70%) Performance Tester
6 9 (7.83%) Test Consultant
7 8 (6.96%) Performance Test Leader
8 7 (6.09%) Performance Test Consultant
8 7 (6.09%) Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Writer
9 5 (4.35%) Test Specialist
9 5 (4.35%) Performance Test Specialist
9 5 (4.35%) Author
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Author
10 4 (3.48%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.13%) Web Services
2 24 (20.87%) .NET
3 19 (16.52%) Middleware
4 17 (14.78%) CSS
5 16 (13.91%) Apache Flex
6 8 (6.96%) HTML
7 7 (6.09%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.35%) Java EE
8 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.35%) jQuery
8 5 (4.35%) VXML
8 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.35%) J2EE
8 5 (4.35%) Ninject
8 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.35%) Backbone.js
8 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.48%) Swing
9 4 (3.48%) HTML5
9 4 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.04%) Online Games
2 15 (13.04%) IPTV
2 15 (13.04%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (6.96%) Replication
3 8 (6.96%) Mainframe
3 8 (6.96%) Visualisation
4 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (5.22%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.35%) Wiki
6 5 (4.35%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.35%) IVR
6 5 (4.35%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.48%) User Experience
7 4 (3.48%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.74%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.83%) Windows
2 25 (21.74%) Linux
3 15 (13.04%) Android
3 15 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.83%) UNIX
5 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.48%) Debian
6 4 (3.48%) CentOS
6 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) Performance Testing
3 35 (30.43%) Scrum
4 32 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (26.96%) Software Engineering
6 28 (24.35%) SOA
7 21 (18.26%) E-Commerce
8 16 (13.91%) TDD
9 15 (13.04%) Kanban
9 15 (13.04%) Web Development
9 15 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 13 (11.30%) Test Strategy
11 12 (10.43%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (10.43%) SDLC
11 12 (10.43%) Data Analysis
11 12 (10.43%) Open Source
12 11 (9.57%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.83%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.43%) Java
2 34 (29.57%) C#
3 30 (26.09%) SQL
4 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.43%) PowerShell
6 11 (9.57%) Python
6 11 (9.57%) C
7 9 (7.83%) VBA
7 9 (7.83%) C++
8 8 (6.96%) VBScript
8 8 (6.96%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.48%) Scala
9 4 (3.48%) Clojure
9 4 (3.48%) Ruby
10 2 (1.74%) VB
11 1 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) Degree
2 13 (11.30%) ISEB
3 10 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.09%) HP ASE
4 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.87%) vSphere
2 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Puppet
1 11 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (7.83%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (6.09%) Ansible
4 5 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.48%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.74%) Netcool
6 2 (1.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.74%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.87%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Oracle
2 9 (7.83%) HP
3 8 (6.96%) IBM
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.09%) Cisco
4 7 (6.09%) Juniper
5 6 (5.22%) Splunk
6 5 (4.35%) Perforce
6 5 (4.35%) VMware
7 3 (2.61%) Actix
7 3 (2.61%) EMC
7 3 (2.61%) SOASTA, Inc
7 3 (2.61%) New Relic
8 2 (1.74%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.74%) CA
8 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.74%) Meridio
9 1 (0.87%) Terracotta
9 1 (0.87%) Compuware
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
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