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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 828 900 927
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +27
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 51 62 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.059% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.067% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 43
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,700 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £89,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%

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
78959 92614 97304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.58% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65112 76492 80079
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +53 42 £57,500 -4.16% 7
South East +77 13 £55,000 +14.58% 2
North West - 13 £75,000 -
London +45 10 £66,250 -11.66% 5
Berkshire +50 9 £56,250 -2.17% 2
Manchester - 7 £90,000 -
Scotland +34 6 - - 1
Merseyside - 6 £50,000 -
East of England +13 4 £45,000 -40.98%
Glasgow - 4 - -
Edinburgh +18 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 £35,000 -
South Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Reading +35 2 £48,000 -16.52% 2
South West +9 2 £50,500 +12.22%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £77,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Norwich - 2 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
West Sussex +22 1 £45,000 -6.25%
City of London +15 1 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Bristol +11 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Gloucestershire - 1 £53,500 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £115,000 -
Brighton - 1 - -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 64 (44.44%) Java
2 61 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (39.58%) Performance Testing
4 49 (34.03%) Finance
5 45 (31.25%) Games
6 33 (22.92%) Linux
6 33 (22.92%) Windows
7 28 (19.44%) Software Testing
8 27 (18.75%) Python
8 27 (18.75%) JMeter
9 25 (17.36%) LoadRunner
9 25 (17.36%) HTML
10 22 (15.28%) .NET
10 22 (15.28%) SAP
10 22 (15.28%) Retail
11 21 (14.58%) Non-Functional Testing
12 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 19 (13.19%) JSP
14 18 (12.50%) C#
14 18 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 18 (12.50%) Test Automation
14 18 (12.50%) Degree
15 17 (11.81%) Ruby
15 17 (11.81%) WebLOAD
15 17 (11.81%) SQL
16 16 (11.11%) Oracle
16 16 (11.11%) Manufacturing
16 16 (11.11%) IBM
16 16 (11.11%) High Availability

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 15 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.64%) NetWeaver
4 9 (6.25%) Apache
5 7 (4.86%) Commerce Server
5 7 (4.86%) IIS
6 6 (4.17%) JBoss
7 3 (2.08%) IBM Domino
7 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.39%) Confluence
8 2 (1.39%) Mule
8 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.64%) SAP ERP
1 11 (7.64%) SAP MII
2 4 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.39%) GitHub
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
3 2 (1.39%) Slack
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) 3G
1 5 (3.47%) 4G
1 5 (3.47%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (3.47%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.08%) DHCP
2 3 (2.08%) DNS
2 3 (2.08%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.08%) Firewall
2 3 (2.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.08%) IMAP
2 3 (2.08%) LAN
2 3 (2.08%) MPLS
2 3 (2.08%) NAS
2 3 (2.08%) SAN
2 3 (2.08%) SMTP
2 3 (2.08%) WAN
2 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.39%) AMQP
3 2 (1.39%) LDAP
3 2 (1.39%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.94%) RDBMS
2 10 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (5.56%) Couchbase
4 8 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.47%) GIS
6 4 (2.78%) DB2
6 4 (2.78%) MySQL
7 3 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.69%) Big Data
8 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.69%) QGIS
8 1 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.69%) QlikView
8 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 27 (18.75%) JMeter
2 25 (17.36%) LoadRunner
3 17 (11.81%) WebLOAD
4 16 (11.11%) Gatling
4 16 (11.11%) NeoLoad
5 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.78%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (2.08%) AQtime
8 3 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.08%) JIRA
8 3 (2.08%) LoadUI
8 3 (2.08%) YourKit
9 2 (1.39%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.39%) Maven
9 2 (1.39%) Selenium
9 2 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (34.03%) Finance
2 45 (31.25%) Games
3 22 (15.28%) Retail
4 18 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 16 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 12 (8.33%) Banking
7 11 (7.64%) Publishing
8 5 (3.47%) Advertising
9 4 (2.78%) Electronics
9 4 (2.78%) Marketing
10 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (40.97%) Performance Engineer
2 41 (28.47%) Consultant
3 26 (18.06%) Test Consultant
4 22 (15.28%) Test Engineer
5 18 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
6 16 (11.11%) Architect
7 15 (10.42%) Performance Tester
7 15 (10.42%) Tester
8 11 (7.64%) Performance Consultant
8 11 (7.64%) Performance Test Consultant
8 11 (7.64%) SAP Consultant
9 10 (6.94%) Developer
9 10 (6.94%) Performance Architect
10 8 (5.56%) Database Architect
10 8 (5.56%) Database Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Java Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Test Manager
12 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.36%) HTML
2 22 (15.28%) .NET
3 19 (13.19%) JSP
4 15 (10.42%) Web Services
5 11 (7.64%) jQuery
5 11 (7.64%) JSON
6 9 (6.25%) CSS
7 3 (2.08%) Apache Flex
7 3 (2.08%) EJB
7 3 (2.08%) HTML5
7 3 (2.08%) JMS
7 3 (2.08%) MAPI
7 3 (2.08%) RESTful
8 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.39%) Ajax
8 2 (1.39%) Dojo
8 2 (1.39%) J2EE
8 2 (1.39%) JPA
8 2 (1.39%) Middleware
8 2 (1.39%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.56%) User Experience
5 4 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.69%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.69%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.69%) Tandem
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.92%) Linux
1 33 (22.92%) Windows
2 11 (7.64%) Windows XP
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.17%) Unix
4 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.08%) CentOS
6 3 (2.08%) Debian
6 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.58%) Performance Testing
3 28 (19.44%) Software Testing
4 21 (14.58%) Non-Functional Testing
5 18 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 16 (11.11%) High Availability
7 15 (10.42%) Software Engineering
7 15 (10.42%) TDD
7 15 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (9.03%) Test Strategy
10 12 (8.33%) Scrum
10 12 (8.33%) Software Architecture
11 11 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.64%) Dashboard Development
11 11 (7.64%) ERP
12 10 (6.94%) DevOps
12 10 (6.94%) Performance Optimisation
12 10 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (44.44%) Java
2 27 (18.75%) Python
3 18 (12.50%) C#
4 17 (11.81%) Ruby
4 17 (11.81%) SQL
5 15 (10.42%) Scala
6 12 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.17%) C++
9 4 (2.78%) VB
10 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.08%) C
11 2 (1.39%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.69%) PhD
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Perfmon
2 6 (4.17%) SCOM
3 4 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.78%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) Ansible
4 2 (1.39%) Grafana
4 2 (1.39%) Graphite
4 2 (1.39%) Nagios
4 2 (1.39%) Salt
4 2 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.69%) Mesos
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (15.28%) SAP
2 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.11%) IBM
3 16 (11.11%) Oracle
3 16 (11.11%) SOASTA, Inc
4 12 (8.33%) HP
5 8 (5.56%) ParAccel
5 8 (5.56%) Vertica
5 8 (5.56%) VMware
6 4 (2.78%) Mapinfo
7 3 (2.08%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.08%) Citrix
7 3 (2.08%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.08%) EMC
7 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.39%) Avaya
8 2 (1.39%) F5
8 2 (1.39%) hybris
8 2 (1.39%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.39%) Palo Alto
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