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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 844 811 834
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 34 82 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.080% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.097% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 31
Average salary £47,500 £53,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.79% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,250 £82,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 22 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 30 January 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 -39 33 £47,500 -10.79% 6
London -31 17 £50,000 -2.91%
South East -27 9 £40,000 -51.51%
Reading +5 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire -10 7 £40,000 -
South West -12 3 £34,000 - 4
Dorset - 3 £34,000 -
City of London -5 2 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England -13 2 £62,500 +81.15% 1
Uxbridge - 2 £33,250 -
Bedfordshire +11 1 £65,000 +94.02%
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Cambridge -4 1 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Scotland -10 1 £47,500 -9.95% 1
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 -
Warrington - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) LoadRunner
3 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
3 25 (28.41%) Performance Testing
4 24 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 24 (27.27%) C#
5 23 (26.14%) Telecoms
5 23 (26.14%) Finance
5 23 (26.14%) Degree
6 19 (21.59%) C++
7 17 (19.32%) JMeter
7 17 (19.32%) C
7 17 (19.32%) SQL
8 16 (18.18%) Java
9 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
9 14 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (14.77%) Test Management
10 13 (14.77%) HP
10 13 (14.77%) Replication
11 12 (13.64%) VMware
11 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.50%) Scrum
12 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
12 11 (12.50%) QA
12 11 (12.50%) Open Source
12 11 (12.50%) vSphere
12 11 (12.50%) PowerShell

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.82%) SAN
3 3 (3.41%) NAS
3 3 (3.41%) WAN
3 3 (3.41%) LAN
4 2 (2.27%) HTTP
4 2 (2.27%) 3G
4 2 (2.27%) Internet
4 2 (2.27%) 2G
4 2 (2.27%) 4G
4 2 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.14%) HSPA
5 1 (1.14%) LTE
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) CDMA
5 1 (1.14%) GPRS
5 1 (1.14%) GSM
5 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.14%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.14%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.41%) IDOL
4 2 (2.27%) DB2
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (31.82%) LoadRunner
2 17 (19.32%) JMeter
3 7 (7.95%) NeoLoad
4 6 (6.82%) Introscope
4 6 (6.82%) JIRA
5 5 (5.68%) WebLOAD
5 5 (5.68%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.55%) TestDirector
6 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.55%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (3.41%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (26.14%) Telecoms
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Marketing
4 3 (3.41%) Online Betting
4 3 (3.41%) Front Office
4 3 (3.41%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) Performance Engineer
3 18 (20.45%) Developer
4 16 (18.18%) Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Test Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Tester
5 14 (15.91%) Test Leader
6 13 (14.77%) Performance Test Leader
7 12 (13.64%) C++ Developer
8 11 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (11.36%) Test Engineer
10 8 (9.09%) Software Tester
10 8 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
11 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
12 6 (6.82%) Consultant
12 6 (6.82%) Performance Tester
12 6 (6.82%) C++ Software Developer
12 6 (6.82%) Performance Test Analyst
13 5 (5.68%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) MFC
1 11 (12.50%) STL
1 11 (12.50%) ATL
2 8 (9.09%) Web Services
2 8 (9.09%) .NET
3 6 (6.82%) HTML
3 6 (6.82%) WCF
4 5 (5.68%) J2EE
4 5 (5.68%) CSS
5 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.41%) WPF
6 3 (3.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (3.41%) WinForms
6 3 (3.41%) Middleware
6 3 (3.41%) JMS
7 2 (2.27%) XML
7 2 (2.27%) Struts
7 2 (2.27%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Replication
2 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.50%) Open Source
3 10 (11.36%) Statistics
4 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.41%) Online Games
7 3 (3.41%) PKI
7 3 (3.41%) IPTV
7 3 (3.41%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.14%) Ontologies
9 1 (1.14%) RIA
9 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.82%) Linux
5 4 (4.55%) UNIX
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.41%) SUSE
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
2 25 (28.41%) Performance Testing
3 24 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 13 (14.77%) Test Management
5 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.50%) Scrum
6 11 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 10 (11.36%) Quality Management
7 10 (11.36%) Automation Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.95%) SOA
11 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.68%) Performance Management
12 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.68%) Software Architecture
12 5 (5.68%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (5.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.27%) C#
2 19 (21.59%) C++
3 17 (19.32%) C
3 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 16 (18.18%) Java
5 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.09%) Ruby
7 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.41%) VB
8 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.27%) Python
10 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) ISEB
4 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) HP AIS
5 3 (3.41%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) vSphere
2 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.82%) CA Wily
3 3 (3.41%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.41%) Netcool
3 3 (3.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (1.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) HP
2 12 (13.64%) VMware
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle
4 6 (6.82%) CA
4 6 (6.82%) Fujitsu
5 4 (4.55%) Siebel
5 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.55%) Compuware
6 3 (3.41%) Meridio
6 3 (3.41%) EMC
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.14%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.14%) Citrix
8 1 (1.14%) Remedy
8 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, North West
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, holidays, life assurance
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, holidays, life assurance
Posted: 25 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, holidays, life assurance
Posted: 25 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + pension, bonus, holidays, life assurance
Posted: 26 days ago