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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineering
Rank 860 825 797
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -28
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 27 69 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.064% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.078% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 45
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%

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
88683 88197 85657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.84% 82.39% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72219 69978 71435
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Performance Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 15 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 2 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 -18 26 £47,500 -9.52% 5
London -10 16 £49,500 -3.41% 2
South East -24 8 £32,500 -60.60% 2
Berkshire +3 7 - - 1
Reading +2 7 - - 1
City of London +6 6 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £32,500 -
Scotland +14 1 £47,500 -31.65%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridge -1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England -7 1 £45,000 +25.87%
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 -

Performance Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) Windows
3 27 (31.40%) LoadRunner
4 26 (30.23%) C#
4 26 (30.23%) Test Scripting
5 25 (29.07%) Performance Testing
6 24 (27.91%) Degree
7 23 (26.74%) Finance
8 22 (25.58%) Software Engineering
9 20 (23.26%) Telecoms
10 18 (20.93%) C++
10 18 (20.93%) C
11 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
12 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (17.44%) Test Management
13 15 (17.44%) SQL
14 14 (16.28%) JMeter
14 14 (16.28%) VMware
15 13 (15.12%) Replication
15 13 (15.12%) Java
15 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
15 13 (15.12%) TCP/IP
15 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
15 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
15 13 (15.12%) vSphere
16 12 (13.95%) Test Planning
16 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.95%) QA
16 12 (13.95%) SQL Server

Performance Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) SAN
3 3 (3.49%) LAN
3 3 (3.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) 3G
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) 2G
4 1 (1.16%) LTE
4 1 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) IDOL
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (31.40%) LoadRunner
2 14 (16.28%) JMeter
3 6 (6.98%) JIRA
3 6 (6.98%) Introscope
3 6 (6.98%) TestDirector
4 5 (5.81%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.81%) NeoLoad
5 4 (4.65%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (3.49%) WebLOAD
6 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.33%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 20 (23.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Online Betting
4 3 (3.49%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Performance Engineer
2 20 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 18 (20.93%) Analyst
3 18 (20.93%) Tester
4 16 (18.60%) Test Analyst
5 15 (17.44%) Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Test Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) C++ Developer
7 11 (12.79%) Test Leader
8 10 (11.63%) Performance Test Leader
8 10 (11.63%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Software Tester
9 9 (10.47%) Performance Analyst
9 9 (10.47%) Performance Tester
10 7 (8.14%) Performance Test Analyst
11 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.81%) Development Manager
12 5 (5.81%) C++ Software Developer
13 4 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) MFC
1 11 (12.79%) ATL
1 11 (12.79%) STL
2 10 (11.63%) .NET
3 6 (6.98%) J2EE
3 6 (6.98%) HTML
3 6 (6.98%) Web Services
3 6 (6.98%) WCF
4 5 (5.81%) CSS
5 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.33%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.33%) JSP
6 2 (2.33%) Struts
6 2 (2.33%) XML
6 2 (2.33%) JMS
6 2 (2.33%) WPF
6 2 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.33%) WinForms
6 2 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Replication
2 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.47%) Statistics
4 8 (9.30%) Open Source
5 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.65%) PKI
8 3 (3.49%) IPTV
8 3 (3.49%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (3.49%) Online Games
9 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.16%) Clustering
10 1 (1.16%) Ontologies
10 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.72%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (10.47%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) UNIX
6 1 (1.16%) AIX
6 1 (1.16%) SUSE
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) Test Scripting
3 25 (29.07%) Performance Testing
4 22 (25.58%) Software Engineering
5 15 (17.44%) Test Management
6 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.95%) Test Planning
8 11 (12.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (12.79%) Automation Testing
9 10 (11.63%) Scrum
9 10 (11.63%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.14%) Quality Management
10 7 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
11 6 (6.98%) BDD
11 6 (6.98%) SOA
12 5 (5.81%) MVC
12 5 (5.81%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.81%) Non-Functional Testing
13 4 (4.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) C#
2 18 (20.93%) C++
2 18 (20.93%) C
3 15 (17.44%) SQL
4 13 (15.12%) Java
4 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.14%) Ruby
6 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.33%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) Degree
2 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) ISEB
4 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) HP AIS
6 2 (2.33%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) vSphere
2 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.98%) CA Wily
3 3 (3.49%) Netcool
3 3 (3.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) VMware
2 11 (12.79%) HP
3 6 (6.98%) CA
3 6 (6.98%) Fujitsu
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle
4 5 (5.81%) Compuware
5 4 (4.65%) EMC
6 3 (3.49%) Meridio
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.49%) Siebel
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.16%) SAP
8 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.16%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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