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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 822 916 930
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +14
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 89 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.048% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.056% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 66 32 38
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £112,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%

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
86284 94752 102175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 77013 83070
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +76 84 £72,500 +20.83% 5
South West +25 22 £67,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 20 £67,500 -
London +34 18 £85,000 +21.42%
North West +24 18 £80,000 +58.41%
Manchester +9 16 £80,000 +58.41%
South East +37 11 £55,000 -
Reading +28 8 £58,750 -
Berkshire +24 8 £58,750 -
West Midlands -8 6 £100,000 +100.00% 1
Cheltenham - 6 £72,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £100,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 5 £44,750 - 2
Fife - 4 £35,000 -
Leeds - 4 £75,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £75,000 - 1
City of London +60 3 - -
Hampshire +10 3 £53,500 -
East of England +30 2 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridge -1 2 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Lancashire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £98,750 -
Chorley - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Coventry -7 1 £37,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £75,000 -
Glenrothes - 1 £35,000 -
Croydon - 1 - -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 87 (61.27%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.69%) Degree
2 45 (31.69%) Java
3 43 (30.28%) Performance Testing
4 34 (23.94%) .NET
5 33 (23.24%) Games
6 31 (21.83%) Finance
6 31 (21.83%) Test Automation
7 29 (20.42%) Oracle
7 29 (20.42%) C#
8 28 (19.72%) JMeter
9 27 (19.01%) QA
9 27 (19.01%) Software Engineering
10 26 (18.31%) TDD
10 26 (18.31%) C
11 25 (17.61%) LoadRunner
11 25 (17.61%) Mentoring
12 23 (16.20%) Scrum
12 23 (16.20%) SQL
12 23 (16.20%) Computer Science
13 22 (15.49%) SQL Server
13 22 (15.49%) High Availability
14 21 (14.79%) Python
14 21 (14.79%) WebLOAD
14 21 (14.79%) Security Cleared
15 20 (14.08%) WebSphere
15 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
15 20 (14.08%) C++
15 20 (14.08%) IIS
15 20 (14.08%) SDLC

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 20 (14.08%) IIS
1 20 (14.08%) WebSphere
2 16 (11.27%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.75%) JBoss
4 5 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.11%) Apache
5 3 (2.11%) Commerce Server
6 2 (1.41%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.41%) Liferay
6 2 (1.41%) Node.js
7 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.11%) MS Project
2 3 (2.11%) Simulink
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.70%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.15%) SAN
1 13 (9.15%) Wireshark
2 12 (8.45%) IMAP
2 12 (8.45%) NAS
2 12 (8.45%) SMTP
3 3 (2.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) Big Data
3 11 (7.75%) DB2
4 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.41%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.41%) MySQL
7 2 (1.41%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 28 (19.72%) JMeter
2 25 (17.61%) LoadRunner
3 21 (14.79%) WebLOAD
4 17 (11.97%) Gatling
5 13 (9.15%) AQtime
5 13 (9.15%) Selenium
6 12 (8.45%) JUnit
7 9 (6.34%) JIRA
8 8 (5.63%) Appium
8 8 (5.63%) NeoLoad
8 8 (5.63%) Ranorex
8 8 (5.63%) SoapUI
8 8 (5.63%) The Grinder
9 7 (4.93%) Introscope
10 5 (3.52%) Ant
10 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.82%) LabVIEW
11 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (23.24%) Games
2 31 (21.83%) Finance
3 14 (9.86%) Retail
4 13 (9.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (7.75%) Manufacturing
6 10 (7.04%) Electronics
7 8 (5.63%) Multimedia
8 6 (4.23%) Banking
9 4 (2.82%) Military
10 3 (2.11%) Marketing
11 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.70%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.61%) Architect
2 24 (16.90%) Consultant
3 21 (14.79%) Developer
4 19 (13.38%) Performance Consultant
5 15 (10.56%) Analyst
6 14 (9.86%) Performance Engineer
7 13 (9.15%) Performance Tester
7 13 (9.15%) Test Engineer
7 13 (9.15%) Tester
8 11 (7.75%) Software Tester
9 10 (7.04%) Java Developer
9 10 (7.04%) QA Tester
9 10 (7.04%) Software QA Tester
9 10 (7.04%) Test Analyst
9 10 (7.04%) Test Consultant
10 8 (5.63%) Agile Test Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) Automation Consultant
10 8 (5.63%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) Regression Test Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.94%) .NET
2 16 (11.27%) HTML
3 15 (10.56%) CSS
4 13 (9.15%) Web Services
5 12 (8.45%) Ajax
5 12 (8.45%) MAPI
6 11 (7.75%) J2EE
7 10 (7.04%) Dojo
8 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.93%) JSP
8 7 (4.93%) XML
9 6 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.23%) EJB
9 6 (4.23%) JPA
10 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.82%) CSS3
10 4 (2.82%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.82%) HTML5
10 4 (2.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.20%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.27%) User Experience
3 10 (7.04%) Chemistry
4 9 (6.34%) Psychology
4 9 (6.34%) Taxonomies
5 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.11%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (2.11%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.70%) Equities
9 1 (0.70%) Fintech
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.70%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.38%) Linux
2 17 (11.97%) Windows
3 13 (9.15%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.93%) Android
4 7 (4.93%) Unix
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (3.52%) CentOS
7 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) AIX
8 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (61.27%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.28%) Performance Testing
3 31 (21.83%) Test Automation
4 27 (19.01%) Software Engineering
5 26 (18.31%) TDD
6 25 (17.61%) Mentoring
7 23 (16.20%) Scrum
8 22 (15.49%) High Availability
9 20 (14.08%) SDLC
10 17 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (10.56%) Test Strategy
12 13 (9.15%) Benchmarking
12 13 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (9.15%) Test Scripting
12 13 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (8.45%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.45%) Web Development
14 11 (7.75%) Data Management
14 11 (7.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.69%) Java
2 29 (20.42%) C#
3 26 (18.31%) C
4 23 (16.20%) SQL
5 21 (14.79%) Python
6 20 (14.08%) C++
7 13 (9.15%) Scala
8 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.93%) Ruby
10 4 (2.82%) ES6
10 4 (2.82%) VB
11 3 (2.11%) Jython
11 3 (2.11%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.41%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.41%) Groovy
12 2 (1.41%) VBA
12 2 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (31.69%) Degree
2 21 (14.79%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.15%) DV Cleared
4 12 (8.45%) PhD
4 12 (8.45%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.23%) ISEB
5 6 (4.23%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.11%) HP ASE
6 3 (2.11%) MCSD
6 3 (2.11%) MCTS
6 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.01%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.15%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.45%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.70%) Docker
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (9.15%) Perfmon
2 7 (4.93%) CA Wily
2 7 (4.93%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.70%) Grafana
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) Oracle
2 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.38%) VMware
4 14 (9.86%) HP
5 10 (7.04%) Dynatrace
6 8 (5.63%) IBM
7 7 (4.93%) Citrix
8 5 (3.52%) SOASTA, Inc
9 4 (2.82%) Google
9 4 (2.82%) SAP
10 3 (2.11%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.70%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.70%) Sun
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