Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Performance Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Engineering over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Engineering
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 1093 1046
Rank change year-on-year +69 -47 +139
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 90 73 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.044% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.048% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 102
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £74,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -32.89% +35.45%
10th Percentile £46,600 £26,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £80,750 £95,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,250 £74,500
% change year-on-year +19.40% -32.55% +41.90%

Performance Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,739 150,680 163,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.56% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112,134 119,743 137,432
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Performance Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Performance Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineering in England

Performance Engineering
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Performance Engineering in England

Performance Engineering
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Engineering in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Engineering in England

Performance Engineering
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 Engineering within the England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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 +65 64 £62,500 -1.96% 4
North of England +21 14 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Yorkshire +32 12 £58,750 +17.50%
East of England +11 8 £52,500 +84.21% 2
South West +16 4 £60,000 - 6
North West +4 2 £50,500 -15.83% 1
Performance Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Performance Engineering.

1 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.78%) Performance Testing
3 38 (42.22%) Java
4 31 (34.44%) Software Engineering
5 29 (32.22%) LoadRunner
5 29 (32.22%) JMeter
6 28 (31.11%) DevOps
7 26 (28.89%) Test Automation
8 25 (27.78%) New Relic
8 25 (27.78%) Microservices
8 25 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (22.22%) Micro Focus
11 19 (21.11%) AppDynamics
12 18 (20.00%) Banking
13 17 (18.89%) Splunk
14 16 (17.78%) Test Strategy
14 16 (17.78%) C#
15 15 (16.67%) Linux
15 15 (16.67%) QA
15 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
16 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (15.56%) Big Data
16 14 (15.56%) .NET
16 14 (15.56%) Visual Studio
17 13 (14.44%) Open Source
17 13 (14.44%) SOASTA, Inc
18 12 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
18 12 (13.33%) C++

Performance Engineering
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 (5.56%) Confluence
2 4 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.44%) Mule
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) nginx
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.56%) PaaS
5 2 (2.22%) Akamai
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.22%) Serverless
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.11%) Datadog
6 1 (1.11%) GitHub
6 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) Big Data
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.67%) Riak
4 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.22%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.22%) Informix
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) JMeter
1 29 (32.22%) LoadRunner
2 14 (15.56%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.89%) JIRA
4 7 (7.78%) Ant
5 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (3.33%) Selenium
7 2 (2.22%) Gatling
7 2 (2.22%) GitLab
7 2 (2.22%) Introscope
7 2 (2.22%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.22%) WebLOAD
8 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 18 (20.00%) Banking
2 12 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Publishing
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Performance Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Performance Test Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Test Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Performance Tester
5 7 (7.78%) Python Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Tester
6 6 (6.67%) Performance Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Performance Test Manager
6 6 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 6 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
7 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) .NET
2 9 (10.00%) Web Services
3 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.44%) HTML
4 4 (4.44%) Node.js
4 4 (4.44%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.33%) HTML5
5 3 (3.33%) JSON
6 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.22%) CSS
6 2 (2.22%) J2EE
6 2 (2.22%) React
6 2 (2.22%) Spring
6 2 (2.22%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.11%) Akka
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.11%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.11%) RAML
7 1 (1.11%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.00%) User Experience
3 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.22%) Derivative
5 2 (2.22%) Fintech
5 2 (2.22%) Social Network
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) CentOS
3 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.78%) Performance Testing
3 31 (34.44%) Software Engineering
4 28 (31.11%) DevOps
5 26 (28.89%) Test Automation
6 25 (27.78%) Microservices
6 25 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (17.78%) Test Strategy
9 15 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
10 13 (14.44%) Open Source
11 12 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (12.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 10 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (10.00%) Agile Testing
14 9 (10.00%) Coaching
14 9 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (10.00%) High Availability
14 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) Java
2 16 (17.78%) C#
3 12 (13.33%) C++
4 9 (10.00%) Python
5 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.56%) C
6 5 (5.56%) SQL
7 4 (4.44%) Ruby
8 3 (3.33%) Java 8
8 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.22%) Scala
10 1 (1.11%) Groovy
10 1 (1.11%) R
10 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) CSQA
1 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (3.33%) Kibana
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.22%) Ansible
3 2 (2.22%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Marathon
4 1 (1.11%) Mesos
4 1 (1.11%) Oozie
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Xymon
4 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) New Relic
2 20 (22.22%) Micro Focus
3 19 (21.11%) AppDynamics
4 17 (18.89%) Splunk
5 13 (14.44%) SOASTA, Inc
6 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.44%) Google
7 4 (4.44%) MuleSoft
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle
8 2 (2.22%) CA
8 2 (2.22%) Dynatrace
8 2 (2.22%) F5
8 2 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (1.11%) Apigee
9 1 (1.11%) Axway
9 1 (1.11%) Facebook
9 1 (1.11%) hybris
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.11%) SAP
9 1 (1.11%) WSO2