Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Performance Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1125 1117 1198
Rank change year-on-year -8 +81 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 41 86 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.048% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.050% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 70
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +29.38% -11.66%
10th Percentile £36,250 £46,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,000 £100,000 £65,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £46,377
% change year-on-year -8.33% +29.38% -9.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Performance Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Performance Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 30 £62,500 -16.11% 2
East of England +6 4 £57,500 - 2
Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
South East +18 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North of England -8 2 £51,250 +7.89%
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +17 1 £55,000 +15.79%
North West -21 1 £47,500 -5.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Performance Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 29 (70.73%) Performance Engineering
2 22 (53.66%) Java
3 19 (46.34%) C#
3 19 (46.34%) .NET
4 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 18 (43.90%) Finance
5 17 (41.46%) Performance Testing
5 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (41.46%) Microservices
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (31.71%) Banking
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
8 11 (26.83%) Windows
9 10 (24.39%) JMeter
9 10 (24.39%) QA
10 9 (21.95%) Load Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
11 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.51%) Open Source
11 8 (19.51%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (19.51%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (17.07%) BDD
12 7 (17.07%) Splunk
12 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.07%) Web Services
12 7 (17.07%) LoadRunner
13 6 (14.63%) Shell Script

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 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) Akamai
4 1 (2.44%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.44%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) JMeter
2 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
3 7 (17.07%) LoadRunner
4 6 (14.63%) Gatling
5 4 (9.76%) JIRA
5 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
6 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.32%) Maven
6 3 (7.32%) Selenium
7 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.88%) JBehave
7 2 (4.88%) LoadUI
7 2 (4.88%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.88%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
8 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) Web Services
3 6 (14.63%) Regular Expression
4 5 (12.20%) Node.js
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.44%) JSON
7 1 (2.44%) Kafka
7 1 (2.44%) LAMP
7 1 (2.44%) Middleware
7 1 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) SOAP
7 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.20%) Blog
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Performance Engineering
2 17 (41.46%) Microservices
2 17 (41.46%) Performance Testing
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
3 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.95%) Load Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (19.51%) Open Source
5 8 (19.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (17.07%) BDD
6 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.63%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (14.63%) Benchmarking
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) B2B
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (12.20%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) Python
5 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.32%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) C
8 2 (4.88%) Scala
9 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.44%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.44%) Grafana
2 1 (2.44%) Graphite
2 1 (2.44%) Kibana
2 1 (2.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Splunk
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) AppDynamics
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Capita
4 1 (2.44%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.44%) New Relic
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle