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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Engineering
Rank 892 911 870
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -41
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 59 30 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.029% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.034% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 52
Average salary £61,250 £47,500 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% -10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £91,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.27%

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
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average 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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 27 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 5 February 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
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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 +35 56 £61,250 +28.94% 9
London +14 28 £61,250 +22.50% 1
West Yorkshire - 10 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 10 £55,000 - 2
City of London +62 7 £60,000 +20.00%
South East -7 7 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Bingley - 7 £55,000 -
Berkshire +1 5 £53,750 +34.37% 1
East of England +6 4 £70,000 +16.66%
Reading +5 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South West -9 3 £110,000 +223.52% 4
Bristol - 3 £110,000 - 3
Leeds - 3 - - 2
Cambridge +1 2 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 - -
Scotland 0 2 - -
West Midlands -15 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £48,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £37,500 -
East Grinstead - 1 £48,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 72 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (59.17%) Java
3 42 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 42 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (34.17%) LoadRunner
5 39 (32.50%) SQL
5 39 (32.50%) Performance Testing
6 34 (28.33%) Oracle
7 32 (26.67%) J2EE
7 32 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 32 (26.67%) Web Services
8 31 (25.83%) Scrum
8 31 (25.83%) Degree
9 28 (23.33%) .NET
10 27 (22.50%) SOA
11 25 (20.83%) HP
12 24 (20.00%) JMeter
12 24 (20.00%) Finance
12 24 (20.00%) TDD
12 24 (20.00%) DevOps
12 24 (20.00%) User Experience
12 24 (20.00%) Dynatrace
13 23 (19.17%) Mentoring
13 23 (19.17%) High Availability
13 23 (19.17%) HTTP
14 22 (18.33%) Computer Science
15 21 (17.50%) C#
15 21 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (16.67%) Ajax
17 19 (15.83%) C

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (15.83%) JBoss
2 15 (12.50%) IIS
3 13 (10.83%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.83%) Apache
6 6 (5.00%) Alfresco
6 6 (5.00%) Liferay
6 6 (5.00%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.17%) MS Project
3 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.17%) GitHub
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) HTTP
2 14 (11.67%) Wireshark
3 8 (6.67%) Internet
4 3 (2.50%) IMAP
4 3 (2.50%) NAS
4 3 (2.50%) SAN
4 3 (2.50%) SMTP
5 1 (0.83%) AMQP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.83%) NoSQL
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.00%) Big Data
4 8 (6.67%) Datomic
4 8 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.67%) Triplestore
5 7 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.00%) CouchDB
6 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.00%) MySQL
6 6 (5.00%) Neo4j
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) MS Access
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 41 (34.17%) LoadRunner
2 24 (20.00%) JMeter
3 18 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 16 (13.33%) Selenium
5 14 (11.67%) Introscope
6 12 (10.00%) JUnit
6 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (8.33%) CruiseControl
7 10 (8.33%) HP UFT
7 10 (8.33%) Hudson
7 10 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 9 (7.50%) Gatling
9 8 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 7 (5.83%) SoapUI
10 7 (5.83%) WebLOAD
11 6 (5.00%) Appium
11 6 (5.00%) DbUnit
11 6 (5.00%) jMock
11 6 (5.00%) Ranorex
11 6 (5.00%) The Grinder
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Games
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.33%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Electronics
5 4 (3.33%) Retail
6 3 (2.50%) Advertising
6 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.83%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (25.00%) Architect
2 26 (21.67%) Performance Engineer
3 23 (19.17%) Developer
4 20 (16.67%) Consultant
4 20 (16.67%) Performance Consultant
5 17 (14.17%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Performance Architect
7 10 (8.33%) Performance Test Consultant
7 10 (8.33%) Test Consultant
8 9 (7.50%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Senior Performance Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Performance Test Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (4.17%) Head of Development
12 5 (4.17%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.17%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.67%) J2EE
1 32 (26.67%) Web Services
2 28 (23.33%) .NET
3 20 (16.67%) Ajax
4 19 (15.83%) HTML
5 17 (14.17%) Java EE
6 14 (11.67%) CSS
7 12 (10.00%) XML
8 11 (9.17%) HTML5
9 9 (7.50%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.67%) Middleware
10 8 (6.67%) Swing
11 7 (5.83%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.83%) SOAP
12 6 (5.00%) Grails
12 6 (5.00%) jQuery
12 6 (5.00%) Servlets
12 6 (5.00%) Spring
12 6 (5.00%) Spring MVC
12 6 (5.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.00%) User Experience
2 22 (18.33%) Computer Science
3 21 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.33%) IPTV
5 10 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 9 (7.50%) Fintech
7 8 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (6.67%) Video on Demand
8 6 (5.00%) Xbox
9 5 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (2.50%) PlayStation
10 3 (2.50%) Replication
11 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.67%) Online Games
11 2 (1.67%) STB
11 2 (1.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.83%) Linux
2 6 (5.00%) Windows
3 5 (4.17%) Android
3 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.50%) Unix
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 42 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 39 (32.50%) Performance Testing
4 31 (25.83%) Scrum
5 27 (22.50%) SOA
6 24 (20.00%) DevOps
6 24 (20.00%) TDD
7 23 (19.17%) High Availability
7 23 (19.17%) Mentoring
8 17 (14.17%) Load Testing
9 15 (12.50%) Line Management
9 15 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 14 (11.67%) Open Source
10 14 (11.67%) Test Strategy
11 13 (10.83%) OO
12 12 (10.00%) API Design
12 12 (10.00%) Data Management
13 11 (9.17%) Performance Analysis
13 11 (9.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (59.17%) Java
2 39 (32.50%) SQL
3 32 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.50%) C#
5 19 (15.83%) C
6 16 (13.33%) C++
7 15 (12.50%) Python
8 11 (9.17%) Scala
9 8 (6.67%) Clojure
10 7 (5.83%) Ruby
11 6 (5.00%) Groovy
12 3 (2.50%) ES6
13 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.67%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.83%) Go
14 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) Degree
2 12 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.33%) HP ASE
3 10 (8.33%) ISEB
3 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) MCSD
7 1 (0.83%) MCTS
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.67%) Firmware
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) CA Wily
1 14 (11.67%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (9.17%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.50%) Puppet
4 3 (2.50%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.83%) Grafana
5 1 (0.83%) Mesos
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) Oracle
2 25 (20.83%) HP
3 24 (20.00%) Dynatrace
4 16 (13.33%) VMware
5 13 (10.83%) Citrix
6 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.17%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.33%) Google
9 2 (1.67%) IBM
9 2 (1.67%) SAP
10 1 (0.83%) CA
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco
10 1 (0.83%) Compuware
10 1 (0.83%) Facebook
10 1 (0.83%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.83%) Juniper
10 1 (0.83%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.83%) Sun
10 1 (0.83%) Terracotta
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