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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 853 846 801
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -45
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 37 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.052% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.063% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 47
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £69,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-31.65% +39.00%

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
89980 92954 86606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.35% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72926 74482 71399
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 March 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 18 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 March 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 -4 37 £50,000 -4.76% 8
London -9 20 £50,000 - 1
City of London +7 10 £57,500 -14.81% 1
South East 0 10 £32,500 -60.60% 1
Reading -7 7 - -
Berkshire -9 7 - -
East of England +15 4 £50,000 +40.84% 2
Hammersmith -6 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £50,000 - 2
Cambridge - 4 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire -3 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - - 2
Uxbridge - 2 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 2 - - 2
North West - 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 - 1

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (41.25%) Windows
2 30 (37.50%) C#
3 29 (36.25%) LoadRunner
4 24 (30.00%) Finance
4 24 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 23 (28.75%) Performance Testing
6 22 (27.50%) Degree
6 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 19 (23.75%) Telecoms
9 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
10 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
10 17 (21.25%) SQL
10 17 (21.25%) C
11 16 (20.00%) Test Management
12 15 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (18.75%) .NET
12 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 15 (18.75%) VMware
13 14 (17.50%) vSphere
13 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.25%) Replication
14 13 (16.25%) C++
14 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
15 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
15 12 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (15.00%) Test Planning
16 11 (13.75%) QA

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.75%) JBoss
3 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) LTE
3 4 (5.00%) SAN
3 4 (5.00%) GSM
3 4 (5.00%) UMTS
4 3 (3.75%) Wireless
5 2 (2.50%) WAN
5 2 (2.50%) HSPA
5 2 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) VoIP
6 1 (1.25%) Internet
6 1 (1.25%) 3G
6 1 (1.25%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) IDOL
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) LoadRunner
2 9 (11.25%) JMeter
3 7 (8.75%) Introscope
3 7 (8.75%) TestDirector
3 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (2.50%) Selenium
5 2 (2.50%) NUnit
5 2 (2.50%) Moq
5 2 (2.50%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Games
4 3 (3.75%) Back Office
4 3 (3.75%) Online Betting
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Tester
2 18 (22.50%) Performance Engineer
3 17 (21.25%) Software Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Performance Tester
5 11 (13.75%) Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Test Leader
6 10 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
6 10 (12.50%) Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Software Tester
7 9 (11.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) C++ Developer
8 7 (8.75%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Author
10 2 (2.50%) Technical Author
10 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) Web Services
3 7 (8.75%) STL
3 7 (8.75%) MFC
3 7 (8.75%) HTML
3 7 (8.75%) ATL
4 6 (7.50%) WCF
5 5 (6.25%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) Middleware
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.75%) J2EE
8 2 (2.50%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.50%) VXML
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.50%) jQuery
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.50%) Ninject
8 2 (2.50%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Replication
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) PKI
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.75%) IPTV
5 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.75%) Online Games
5 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.75%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.50%) IVR
6 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) Statistics
7 1 (1.25%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.25%) Windows
2 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 23 (28.75%) Performance Testing
3 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
5 16 (20.00%) Test Management
6 12 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.50%) Scrum
7 10 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 9 (11.25%) Automation Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (8.75%) Test Strategy
10 7 (8.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 7 (8.75%) SOA
10 7 (8.75%) MVC
11 6 (7.50%) BDD
11 6 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
13 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) C#
2 17 (21.25%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) C
3 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
4 13 (16.25%) C++
5 9 (11.25%) Java
6 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby
8 2 (2.50%) Python
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Degree
2 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.75%) ISEB
5 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) vSphere
2 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.75%) CA Wily
3 4 (5.00%) Netcool
3 4 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.25%) OpenView
5 1 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) VMware
2 7 (8.75%) CA
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Compuware
3 6 (7.50%) HP
3 6 (7.50%) EMC
4 5 (6.25%) Fujitsu
5 4 (5.00%) Meridio
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle
6 2 (2.50%) Actix
6 2 (2.50%) Perforce
7 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.25%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.25%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy
7 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.25%) Siebel
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
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