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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 837 865 832
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -33
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 58 61 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.052% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.063% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 36
Average salary £77,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £100,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +34.86%

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
92395 97415 87605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.57% 82.72% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 75495 78826 72238
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 24 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 6 July 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 +26 58 £77,500 +29.16% 7
London +40 35 £80,000 +23.07% 4
North West - 8 £50,500 -
City of London +39 6 £77,500 -8.82% 2
Manchester - 6 £50,500 -
South East -1 5 £95,000 +137.50% 2
Berkshire -3 5 £95,000 +137.50% 2
South West -7 5 £45,811 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £45,811 - 1
Swindon - 4 £45,811 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 2 £47,500 -21.27%
Leeds +7 2 £47,500 -21.27%
Yorkshire +4 2 £47,500 -21.27%
West Midlands -5 2 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £95,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
East of England -8 1 £37,500 -10.71%
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.00%) Java
3 36 (36.00%) Performance Testing
4 34 (34.00%) Web Services
5 33 (33.00%) C#
6 28 (28.00%) .NET
7 27 (27.00%) Windows
8 25 (25.00%) Degree
9 24 (24.00%) LoadRunner
10 22 (22.00%) JMeter
11 21 (21.00%) Finance
12 20 (20.00%) Scrum
12 20 (20.00%) SOA
13 19 (19.00%) SQL
13 19 (19.00%) Telecoms
14 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
14 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
16 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
17 14 (14.00%) Test Strategy
18 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
18 13 (13.00%) Linux
18 13 (13.00%) ISEB
18 13 (13.00%) Middleware
19 12 (12.00%) Games
19 12 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
19 12 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
19 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
19 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.00%) JBoss
4 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) Internet
2 9 (9.00%) LTE
3 8 (8.00%) GSM
3 8 (8.00%) UMTS
4 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.00%) DNS
5 5 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (5.00%) HTTP
6 4 (4.00%) Wireless
7 3 (3.00%) HSPA
8 2 (2.00%) SAN
9 1 (1.00%) VoIP
9 1 (1.00%) 2G
9 1 (1.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.00%) Redis
3 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.00%) IDOL
5 1 (1.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (24.00%) LoadRunner
2 22 (22.00%) JMeter
3 9 (9.00%) Selenium
4 8 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.00%) TestDirector
5 6 (6.00%) Introscope
5 6 (6.00%) Maven
5 6 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.00%) Moq
6 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.00%) NUnit
6 5 (5.00%) Gradle
6 5 (5.00%) Grunt
7 4 (4.00%) Ranorex
7 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.00%) NeoLoad
8 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.00%) JProfiler
8 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.00%) FitNesse
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 19 (19.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.00%) Games
4 6 (6.00%) Retail
5 5 (5.00%) Advertising
5 5 (5.00%) Electronics
6 4 (4.00%) Back Office
6 4 (4.00%) Banking
6 4 (4.00%) Law
7 2 (2.00%) Automotive
7 2 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Performance Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Tester
3 13 (13.00%) Performance Tester
4 11 (11.00%) Consultant
4 11 (11.00%) Test Leader
5 10 (10.00%) Head of Software Development
5 10 (10.00%) Head of Development
6 9 (9.00%) Performance Consultant
7 8 (8.00%) Performance Test Leader
8 6 (6.00%) Performance Test Specialist
8 6 (6.00%) Test Specialist
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Writer
9 5 (5.00%) Test Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.00%) Author
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Author
9 5 (5.00%) Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.00%) Web Services
2 28 (28.00%) .NET
3 13 (13.00%) Middleware
4 10 (10.00%) Apache Flex
4 10 (10.00%) CSS
5 7 (7.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.00%) VXML
6 5 (5.00%) jQuery
6 5 (5.00%) J2EE
6 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.00%) Ninject
6 5 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.00%) RESTful
8 2 (2.00%) HTML
9 1 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 10 (10.00%) Replication
2 10 (10.00%) IPTV
2 10 (10.00%) Online Games
3 6 (6.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.00%) Wiki
4 5 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.00%) IVR
4 5 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.00%) PKI
7 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.00%) User Experience
8 1 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 13 (13.00%) Linux
3 10 (10.00%) Android
3 10 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.00%) UNIX
6 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.00%) CentOS
7 2 (2.00%) Debian
7 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) Performance Testing
3 20 (20.00%) Scrum
3 20 (20.00%) SOA
4 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
5 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 16 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (14.00%) Test Strategy
7 12 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (11.00%) TDD
9 10 (10.00%) Web Development
9 10 (10.00%) Kanban
9 10 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (9.00%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.00%) Open Source
11 8 (8.00%) Test Management
11 8 (8.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.00%) Java
2 33 (33.00%) C#
3 19 (19.00%) SQL
4 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (11.00%) C
7 9 (9.00%) Python
8 6 (6.00%) C++
9 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.00%) Ruby
10 4 (4.00%) Scala
10 4 (4.00%) VBA
10 4 (4.00%) VBScript
11 2 (2.00%) VB
12 1 (1.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (13.00%) ISEB
3 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) HP ASE
6 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.00%) vSphere
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.00%) Puppet
2 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.00%) CA Wily
4 5 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (5.00%) Ansible
5 2 (2.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.00%) Netcool
5 2 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Compuware
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.00%) CA
2 6 (6.00%) Splunk
3 5 (5.00%) Perforce
3 5 (5.00%) VMware
3 5 (5.00%) Juniper
3 5 (5.00%) Cisco
3 5 (5.00%) HP
4 4 (4.00%) EMC
4 4 (4.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.00%) Actix
5 3 (3.00%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (2.00%) New Relic
6 2 (2.00%) Meridio
7 1 (1.00%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
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