The median annual salary for a Performance Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Engineer
UK / England
Rank 782 911 915
Rank change year-on-year +129 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 41 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.012% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 18
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  

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 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +92 26 £60,000 -2.04%
Yorkshire +24 9 £47,500 -7.31%
East of England - 3 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
South East +60 1 £52,500 -
Performance Engineer
UK

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 35 (54.69%) Performance Engineering
2 32 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 32 (50.00%) JMeter
3 31 (48.44%) Performance Testing
4 27 (42.19%) SQL
5 24 (37.50%) Java
5 24 (37.50%) Linux
6 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (34.38%) QA
7 19 (29.69%) Gatling
8 17 (26.56%) Finance
9 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
11 13 (20.31%) Windows
12 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
12 12 (18.75%) Spring
12 12 (18.75%) Maven
12 12 (18.75%) JIRA
12 12 (18.75%) Scala
12 12 (18.75%) Cucumber
13 10 (15.63%) Degree
13 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.06%) Python
15 8 (12.50%) C#
15 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
15 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy
15 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
16 7 (10.94%) Analytics
16 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (4.69%) Apache
1 3 (4.69%) IIS
1 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.13%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Akamai
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) SAN
1 3 (4.69%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) IMAP
2 2 (3.13%) NAS
2 2 (3.13%) SMTP
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) InfiniBand
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.13%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (50.00%) JMeter
1 32 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 19 (29.69%) Gatling
3 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
5 12 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 12 (18.75%) JIRA
5 12 (18.75%) Maven
6 5 (7.81%) LoadUI
6 5 (7.81%) WebLOAD
7 2 (3.13%) AQtime
7 2 (3.13%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.13%) Selenium
7 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.56%) Firebug
8 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Games
3 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 12 (18.75%) Spring
2 5 (7.81%) J2EE
3 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 4 (6.25%) CSS
3 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) Web Services
4 3 (4.69%) CSS3
4 3 (4.69%) HTML5
5 2 (3.13%) MAPI
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) JSON
6 1 (1.56%) JSP
6 1 (1.56%) OpenMP
6 1 (1.56%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) RESTful
6 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.81%) Fintech
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) CUDA
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
2 13 (20.31%) Windows
3 7 (10.94%) Unix
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Performance Engineering
2 31 (48.44%) Performance Testing
3 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 7 (10.94%) Analytics
6 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.81%) BDD
7 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.81%) TDD
8 4 (6.25%) Application Performance Management
8 4 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (4.69%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 24 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (18.75%) Scala
4 9 (14.06%) Python
5 8 (12.50%) C#
6 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.94%) Perl
7 6 (9.38%) C++
8 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.81%) Ruby
9 4 (6.25%) C
9 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.69%) PHP
11 2 (3.13%) F#
11 2 (3.13%) Groovy
11 2 (3.13%) Haskell
11 2 (3.13%) ML
11 2 (3.13%) OCaml
12 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) PhD
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.38%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (4.69%) logstash
2 3 (4.69%) Perfmon
3 2 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.56%) Grafana
4 1 (1.56%) Kibana
4 1 (1.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Sybase
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.13%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.56%) New Relic