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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Engineering
Rank 851 784 819
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +35
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 50 86 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.080% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.10% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 68
Average salary £60,340 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.03% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £104,500 £84,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,670 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+48.82% -3.12%

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
94499 85180 91147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.67% 79.43% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75420 69572 77387
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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 -58 47 £60,340 +23.77% 2
East of England -4 15 £42,000 -
South East - 13 £70,000 - 1
London -77 10 £65,000 +8.33%
Luton - 9 £42,000 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £42,000 -
Berkshire - 7 £70,000 -
Norwich - 6 £105,000 -
Norfolk - 6 £105,000 -
Newbury - 5 £70,000 -
South West -15 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire -36 3 £60,340 +60.90%
Leeds -45 3 £60,340 +60.90%
Yorkshire -56 3 £60,340 +60.90%
Bristol - 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
City of London -20 2 £75,000 +25.00%
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £37,000 -
Gosport - 2 - -
West Midlands -7 1 - -
Hereford - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £55,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 - 1

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 31 (29.25%) Telecoms
2 31 (29.25%) Performance Testing
3 29 (27.36%) SQL
4 28 (26.42%) Oracle
5 23 (21.70%) SAN
6 22 (20.75%) Linux
7 21 (19.81%) LoadRunner
8 20 (18.87%) Java
8 20 (18.87%) HP
9 19 (17.92%) Windows
10 17 (16.04%) Degree
10 17 (16.04%) QA
11 16 (15.09%) Migration
11 16 (15.09%) Test Management
11 16 (15.09%) NAS
12 15 (14.15%) PL/SQL
12 15 (14.15%) .NET
12 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
12 15 (14.15%) Oracle RAC
12 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (14.15%) Data Guard
12 15 (14.15%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (14.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database
13 14 (13.21%) Netcool
13 14 (13.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (13.21%) SUSE
13 14 (13.21%) Replication
13 14 (13.21%) Oracle RMAN

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 11 (10.38%) IIS
2 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.83%) SAS
4 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.94%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.70%) SAN
2 16 (15.09%) NAS
3 13 (12.26%) 4G
4 8 (7.55%) MRTG
4 8 (7.55%) Internet
5 6 (5.66%) WAN
5 6 (5.66%) LAN
5 6 (5.66%) HTTP
6 5 (4.72%) 3G
6 5 (4.72%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (4.72%) 2G
7 4 (3.77%) Wireless
7 4 (3.77%) LTE
7 4 (3.77%) UMTS
7 4 (3.77%) GPRS
7 4 (3.77%) GSM
8 3 (2.83%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.83%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.89%) IMAP
9 2 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.55%) MySQL
3 7 (6.60%) DB2
4 6 (5.66%) IDOL
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.72%) Big Data
6 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (19.81%) LoadRunner
2 10 (9.43%) JMeter
3 8 (7.55%) WebLOAD
4 7 (6.60%) Subversion
5 6 (5.66%) NeoLoad
6 5 (4.72%) TestDirector
7 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.77%) NUnit
7 4 (3.77%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.83%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.83%) Introscope
8 3 (2.83%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.89%) Maven
9 2 (1.89%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.89%) AQtime
9 2 (1.89%) JUnit
10 1 (0.94%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 31 (29.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.26%) Retail
4 9 (8.49%) Marketing
5 5 (4.72%) Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.83%) Billing
7 2 (1.89%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.94%) Military
8 1 (0.94%) Front Office
8 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Performance Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle DBA
2 14 (13.21%) DBA
3 13 (12.26%) Architect
4 12 (11.32%) Tester
5 11 (10.38%) Test Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Test Leader
6 9 (8.49%) Performance Test Leader
7 8 (7.55%) Non-Functional Tester
7 8 (7.55%) Performance Tester
8 7 (6.60%) Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Solutions Consultant
10 5 (4.72%) Head of Testing
10 5 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) .NET
2 11 (10.38%) Web Services
3 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.72%) JMS
5 4 (3.77%) SOAP
5 4 (3.77%) Middleware
6 3 (2.83%) WCF
6 3 (2.83%) REST
7 2 (1.89%) Java EE
7 2 (1.89%) WPF
7 2 (1.89%) Struts
7 2 (1.89%) Spring
7 2 (1.89%) JSF
7 2 (1.89%) MAPI
7 2 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.89%) Rendezvous
7 2 (1.89%) J2EE
7 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.89%) EJB
7 2 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Replication
2 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.38%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.55%) Open Source
4 7 (6.60%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.66%) RIA
5 6 (5.66%) PKI
6 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.77%) Statistics
7 3 (2.83%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.83%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Linux
2 19 (17.92%) Windows
3 14 (13.21%) SUSE
3 14 (13.21%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (11.32%) UNIX
5 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.94%) AIX
7 1 (0.94%) Android
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) Performance Testing
2 16 (15.09%) Test Management
2 16 (15.09%) Migration
3 15 (14.15%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (14.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (13.21%) Data Migration
4 14 (13.21%) Incident Management
5 13 (12.26%) Test Strategy
6 12 (11.32%) Validation
7 11 (10.38%) ERP
7 11 (10.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (9.43%) Release Management
8 10 (9.43%) Quality Management
8 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.49%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.49%) Product Management
10 8 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.36%) SQL
2 20 (18.87%) Java
3 15 (14.15%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.55%) C#
4 8 (7.55%) C++
5 6 (5.66%) C
5 6 (5.66%) Python
5 6 (5.66%) Ruby
6 5 (4.72%) PHP
7 4 (3.77%) VB
8 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.43%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.55%) ISEB
5 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.89%) CCNP
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.89%) CCVP
9 1 (0.94%) MCTS
9 1 (0.94%) HND
9 1 (0.94%) MCSE
9 1 (0.94%) MCSA
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.04%) QA
2 14 (13.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.83%) COBIT
4 2 (1.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.94%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) Data Guard
2 14 (13.21%) Netcool
3 6 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.83%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.89%) PureDisk
5 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Oracle
2 20 (18.87%) HP
3 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.49%) Fujitsu
5 8 (7.55%) NetScout
6 7 (6.60%) SAP
7 6 (5.66%) JBoss
7 6 (5.66%) EMC
7 6 (5.66%) Meridio
8 5 (4.72%) CA
9 4 (3.77%) IBM
10 3 (2.83%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.83%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (2.83%) Cognos
10 3 (2.83%) Siebel
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco
10 3 (2.83%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.83%) Remedy
10 3 (2.83%) VMware
10 3 (2.83%) BMC
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