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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Engineering
UK
Rank 800 883 913
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +30
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 53 64 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.064% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.073% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 33
Median salary £50,000 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £46,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £70,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-33.21% +64.70%

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
73152 88032 90205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.70% 86.08%
Number of salaries quoted 60235 73164 74344
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 £77,000 £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 22 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 +84 52 £50,000 -28.57% 4
London +62 24 £57,500 -14.81%
East of England +25 12 £36,000 -52.78% 3
Norfolk -3 10 £34,750 -
Norwich - 10 £34,750 -
South East +65 9 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +49 7 £52,500 -8.69% 1
North West - 6 £52,500 -
Reading +42 4 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester - 3 £80,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
City of London +41 2 £63,750 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £38,750 - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South West +20 1 £47,500 -56.81%
Bristol +2 1 £47,500 -56.81%
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.04%) Performance Testing
3 43 (32.82%) Java
3 43 (32.82%) Finance
4 29 (22.14%) LoadRunner
4 29 (22.14%) Windows
5 27 (20.61%) Linux
6 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
7 24 (18.32%) TDD
8 22 (16.79%) Games
8 22 (16.79%) Scrum
8 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
8 22 (16.79%) Degree
9 21 (16.03%) Non-Functional Testing
10 19 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (13.74%) Retail
11 18 (13.74%) Python
11 18 (13.74%) .NET
11 18 (13.74%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (12.98%) SQL
12 17 (12.98%) HTML
12 17 (12.98%) Telecoms
12 17 (12.98%) HP
12 17 (12.98%) IBM
13 16 (12.21%) Mentoring
13 16 (12.21%) Coaching
14 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (11.45%) Test Strategy
15 14 (10.69%) JMeter

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 13 (9.92%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.16%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.11%) Apache
4 7 (5.34%) Commerce Server
4 7 (5.34%) IIS
5 5 (3.82%) JBoss
6 4 (3.05%) IBM Domino
6 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.05%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.53%) Confluence
7 2 (1.53%) Mule
7 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) CICS
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) SAP ERP
1 4 (3.05%) SAP MII
2 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) GitHub
3 2 (1.53%) SaaS
3 2 (1.53%) Slack
4 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) Wireshark
2 5 (3.82%) 3G
2 5 (3.82%) 4G
2 5 (3.82%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (3.05%) IMAP
3 4 (3.05%) NAS
3 4 (3.05%) SAN
3 4 (3.05%) SMTP
4 3 (2.29%) AMQP
4 3 (2.29%) DHCP
4 3 (2.29%) DNS
4 3 (2.29%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.29%) Firewall
4 3 (2.29%) HTTP
4 3 (2.29%) LAN
4 3 (2.29%) LDAP
4 3 (2.29%) MPLS
4 3 (2.29%) MQTT
4 3 (2.29%) WAN
4 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.87%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.87%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.87%) RDBMS
2 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (6.11%) Couchbase
3 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.05%) GIS
5 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.29%) DB2
5 3 (2.29%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (22.14%) LoadRunner
2 14 (10.69%) JMeter
3 11 (8.40%) Visual Studio
4 10 (7.63%) WebLOAD
5 7 (5.34%) Gatling
6 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.58%) NeoLoad
7 4 (3.05%) AQtime
7 4 (3.05%) Introscope
7 4 (3.05%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.29%) JIRA
8 3 (2.29%) LoadUI
8 3 (2.29%) YourKit
9 2 (1.53%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.53%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.53%) Selenium
9 2 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (32.82%) Finance
2 22 (16.79%) Games
3 18 (13.74%) Retail
4 17 (12.98%) Telecoms
5 11 (8.40%) Banking
6 8 (6.11%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.05%) Publishing
8 3 (2.29%) Advertising
8 3 (2.29%) Electronics
8 3 (2.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.76%) Military
9 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (36.64%) Performance Engineer
2 24 (18.32%) Consultant
3 22 (16.79%) Test Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Performance Tester
4 15 (11.45%) Tester
5 14 (10.69%) Architect
6 11 (8.40%) Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Performance Test Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Performance Architect
7 9 (6.87%) Test Consultant
8 8 (6.11%) Database Architect
8 8 (6.11%) Database Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Performance Consultant
9 7 (5.34%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Performance Manager
10 6 (4.58%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.74%) .NET
2 17 (12.98%) HTML
3 12 (9.16%) RESTful
3 12 (9.16%) Web Services
4 11 (8.40%) JSP
5 7 (5.34%) CSS
6 6 (4.58%) J2EE
7 4 (3.05%) HTML5
7 4 (3.05%) JMS
7 4 (3.05%) jQuery
7 4 (3.05%) JSON
7 4 (3.05%) MAPI
8 3 (2.29%) Apache Flex
9 2 (1.53%) Ajax
9 2 (1.53%) EJB
9 2 (1.53%) ODBC
10 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.76%) Dojo
10 1 (0.76%) Java EE
10 1 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.34%) User Experience
5 5 (3.82%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.05%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.76%) Tandem
8 1 (0.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Windows
2 27 (20.61%) Linux
3 8 (6.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.82%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.53%) CentOS
7 2 (1.53%) Debian
7 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.53%) Unix
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.04%) Performance Testing
3 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
4 24 (18.32%) TDD
5 22 (16.79%) Scrum
6 21 (16.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 16 (12.21%) Coaching
7 16 (12.21%) Mentoring
8 15 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (11.45%) Test Strategy
9 14 (10.69%) BDD
9 14 (10.69%) High Availability
10 13 (9.92%) Load Testing
11 12 (9.16%) Functional Testing
11 12 (9.16%) Line Management
11 12 (9.16%) SOLID
12 11 (8.40%) Performance Optimisation
12 11 (8.40%) Software Delivery
12 11 (8.40%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.82%) Java
2 18 (13.74%) Python
3 17 (12.98%) SQL
4 11 (8.40%) C#
4 11 (8.40%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.87%) Ruby
6 7 (5.34%) C++
7 6 (4.58%) Scala
8 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.05%) VB
9 3 (2.29%) C
10 2 (1.53%) Groovy
10 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (16.79%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.76%) PhD
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) VMware ESX
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Perfmon
2 6 (4.58%) SCOM
3 5 (3.82%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (3.05%) CA Wily
4 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.29%) Puppet
6 2 (1.53%) Ansible
6 2 (1.53%) Grafana
6 2 (1.53%) Graphite
6 2 (1.53%) Salt
6 2 (1.53%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.76%) Mesos
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.98%) HP
2 17 (12.98%) IBM
3 14 (10.69%) Oracle
4 12 (9.16%) SAP
5 10 (7.63%) VMware
6 8 (6.11%) ParAccel
6 8 (6.11%) Vertica
7 7 (5.34%) SOASTA, Inc
8 4 (3.05%) CA
8 4 (3.05%) Compuware
8 4 (3.05%) Dynatrace
8 4 (3.05%) Mapinfo
9 3 (2.29%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.29%) Citrix
9 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.53%) Avaya
10 2 (1.53%) Intel
10 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.53%) Palo Alto
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