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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 822 908 933
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 85 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.054% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.062% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 44 53 41
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £112,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%

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
83876 95652 97563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.52% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69767 79052 78125
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 29 September 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 September 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 +89 77 £51,250 +7.89% 3
London +37 32 £74,500 -0.66% 2
South East +69 18 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Yorkshire +38 12 £47,500 -
Leeds +39 11 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +27 11 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 10 £50,000 -
Scotland +25 6 - - 2
Edinburgh +17 4 - - 1
Reading - 4 £47,500 -
North West - 4 £90,000 -
South West -7 3 £53,500 +18.56%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £90,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £53,500 -
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Cirencester - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 -
Ballyclare - 1 £35,000 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 1 - -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (48.33%) Java
2 84 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 65 (36.11%) Games
5 50 (27.78%) Finance
6 44 (24.44%) Software Testing
7 43 (23.89%) Test Automation
8 37 (20.56%) Linux
9 36 (20.00%) Python
10 35 (19.44%) JMeter
11 32 (17.78%) Windows
11 32 (17.78%) Retail
12 31 (17.22%) HTML
13 30 (16.67%) .NET
13 30 (16.67%) Degree
14 29 (16.11%) C#
14 29 (16.11%) Non-Functional Testing
15 28 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (15.00%) LoadRunner
17 26 (14.44%) SQL
17 26 (14.44%) WebLOAD
18 24 (13.33%) JSP
18 24 (13.33%) Gatling
19 23 (12.78%) NeoLoad
19 23 (12.78%) Scala
19 23 (12.78%) Web Services
19 23 (12.78%) Manufacturing
20 22 (12.22%) SAP
20 22 (12.22%) MS Excel
20 22 (12.22%) TDD

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 19 (10.56%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.89%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.78%) NetWeaver
4 10 (5.56%) IIS
5 7 (3.89%) Apache
6 5 (2.78%) Commerce Server
6 5 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.67%) JBoss
8 2 (1.11%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.56%) Liferay
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (7.78%) SAP ERP
1 14 (7.78%) SAP MII
2 3 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.44%) Wireshark
2 6 (3.33%) SAN
3 5 (2.78%) 3G
3 5 (2.78%) 4G
3 5 (2.78%) IMAP
3 5 (2.78%) NAS
3 5 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (2.78%) SMTP
4 4 (2.22%) HTTP
5 2 (1.11%) AMQP
5 2 (1.11%) LDAP
5 2 (1.11%) MQTT
6 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.56%) Intranet
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.22%) DB2
1 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.11%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (4.44%) Couchbase
6 6 (3.33%) Big Data
7 5 (2.78%) GIS
8 4 (2.22%) MySQL
9 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.56%) QGIS
10 1 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (19.44%) JMeter
2 27 (15.00%) LoadRunner
3 26 (14.44%) WebLOAD
4 24 (13.33%) Gatling
5 23 (12.78%) NeoLoad
6 6 (3.33%) AQtime
6 6 (3.33%) JIRA
7 5 (2.78%) LabVIEW
8 4 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.22%) JUnit
8 4 (2.22%) Selenium
8 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.67%) Ant
9 3 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.67%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.67%) LoadUI
10 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.11%) JBehave
10 2 (1.11%) Log4j
10 2 (1.11%) YourKit
General
1 65 (36.11%) Games
2 50 (27.78%) Finance
3 32 (17.78%) Retail
4 23 (12.78%) Manufacturing
5 19 (10.56%) Telecoms
6 14 (7.78%) Publishing
7 10 (5.56%) Banking
8 9 (5.00%) Electronics
9 5 (2.78%) Military
10 4 (2.22%) Advertising
11 3 (1.67%) Marketing
11 3 (1.67%) Multimedia
12 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (33.89%) Performance Engineer
2 56 (31.11%) Consultant
3 40 (22.22%) Test Consultant
4 29 (16.11%) Test Engineer
5 23 (12.78%) Performance Test Engineer
6 19 (10.56%) Architect
6 19 (10.56%) Performance Consultant
6 19 (10.56%) Performance Test Consultant
7 17 (9.44%) Performance Tester
7 17 (9.44%) Tester
8 14 (7.78%) Developer
8 14 (7.78%) SAP Consultant
9 10 (5.56%) Analyst
9 10 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
10 9 (5.00%) Performance Architect
11 8 (4.44%) Database Architect
11 8 (4.44%) Database Engineer
11 8 (4.44%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.89%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.22%) HTML
2 30 (16.67%) .NET
3 24 (13.33%) JSP
4 23 (12.78%) Web Services
5 15 (8.33%) jQuery
6 14 (7.78%) JSON
7 12 (6.67%) CSS
8 8 (4.44%) Dojo
8 8 (4.44%) EJB
8 8 (4.44%) JPA
9 5 (2.78%) MAPI
10 4 (2.22%) Middleware
10 4 (2.22%) REST
11 3 (1.67%) Ajax
11 3 (1.67%) Backbone.js
11 3 (1.67%) HTML5
11 3 (1.67%) SOAP
12 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.56%) User Experience
4 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.33%) Chemistry
6 5 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (2.22%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.67%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.67%) Psychology
8 3 (1.67%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
10 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.56%) Linux
2 32 (17.78%) Windows
3 14 (7.78%) Windows XP
4 10 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (5.00%) Unix
6 8 (4.44%) CentOS
6 8 (4.44%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.33%) Android
8 4 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.67%) Debian
9 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 44 (24.44%) Software Testing
4 43 (23.89%) Test Automation
5 29 (16.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 28 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (12.22%) TDD
8 20 (11.11%) High Availability
9 19 (10.56%) Software Architecture
9 19 (10.56%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (9.44%) SDLC
11 14 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.78%) Dashboard Development
11 14 (7.78%) ERP
11 14 (7.78%) Test Strategy
12 13 (7.22%) Programme Management
12 13 (7.22%) Project Management
12 13 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.22%) Web Development
13 12 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 87 (48.33%) Java
2 36 (20.00%) Python
3 29 (16.11%) C#
4 26 (14.44%) SQL
5 23 (12.78%) Scala
6 22 (12.22%) Ruby
7 19 (10.56%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.33%) C
9 10 (5.56%) C++
10 9 (5.00%) VB
11 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.67%) Groovy
12 3 (1.67%) Jython
12 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.11%) VBA
13 2 (1.11%) VBScript
14 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (16.67%) Degree
2 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.33%) PhD
6 3 (1.67%) ISEB
6 3 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.67%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.89%) VMware ESX
2 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) Firmware
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.00%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.11%) Grafana
2 2 (1.11%) Graphite
2 2 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.11%) Nagios
2 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (12.22%) SAP
2 20 (11.11%) Oracle
2 20 (11.11%) SOASTA, Inc
3 11 (6.11%) HP
3 11 (6.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.44%) IBM
4 8 (4.44%) ParAccel
4 8 (4.44%) Vertica
5 7 (3.89%) VMware
6 6 (3.33%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.22%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.67%) Citrix
8 3 (1.67%) EMC
9 2 (1.11%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.56%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.56%) Facebook
10 1 (0.56%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.56%) Tableau
10 1 (0.56%) Talend
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