The median annual salary for a Performance Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 876 932
Rank change year-on-year +27 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 13 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.041% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.043% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 18
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +26.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £53,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.34% +13.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Performance Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Performance Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineer in England

Performance Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Performance Engineer in England

Performance Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Engineer in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Engineer in England

Performance Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London +7 9 £76,250 +8.92% 2
East of England - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -4 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Performance Engineer
UK

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Performance Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Performance Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (61.11%) Performance Engineering
2 31 (57.41%) JMeter
3 28 (51.85%) Performance Testing
4 26 (48.15%) Linux
5 24 (44.44%) LoadRunner
6 21 (38.89%) Java
6 21 (38.89%) SQL
7 18 (33.33%) QA
7 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
8 15 (27.78%) Gatling
9 14 (25.93%) Finance
10 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 11 (20.37%) Degree
11 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
12 10 (18.52%) Maven
12 10 (18.52%) JIRA
12 10 (18.52%) Scala
12 10 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
13 9 (16.67%) Spring
13 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
14 7 (12.96%) C#
14 7 (12.96%) Stress Testing
14 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (12.96%) logstash
15 6 (11.11%) Fintech
15 6 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
15 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Akamai
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (57.41%) JMeter
2 24 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 15 (27.78%) Gatling
3 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
4 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
5 10 (18.52%) JIRA
5 10 (18.52%) Maven
6 4 (7.41%) LoadUI
6 4 (7.41%) Selenium
7 3 (5.56%) Ranorex
7 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.70%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.85%) NuGet
9 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.85%) WebLOAD
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Games
3 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 9 (16.67%) Spring
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
3 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 4 (7.41%) HTML
3 4 (7.41%) J2EE
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.70%) CSS3
5 2 (3.70%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
5 2 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Fintech
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Performance Engineering
2 28 (51.85%) Performance Testing
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (12.96%) Stress Testing
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Benchmarking
9 5 (9.26%) ETL
9 5 (9.26%) Load Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) Analytics
10 4 (7.41%) Application Performance Management
10 4 (7.41%) Black-Box Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) Scala
3 7 (12.96%) C#
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) C
5 4 (7.41%) Perl
5 4 (7.41%) Ruby
5 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) F#
6 2 (3.70%) Haskell
6 2 (3.70%) ML
6 2 (3.70%) OCaml
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) logstash
2 1 (1.85%) Grafana
2 1 (1.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
1 4 (7.41%) Sybase
2 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.85%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) New Relic
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