Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Engineering
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1035 1087 1108
Rank change year-on-year +52 +21 +90
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 119 73 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.044% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.048% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 90 55 104
England median annual salary £61,250 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.45% +38.10%
10th Percentile £46,850 £45,500 £48,250
90th Percentile £82,900 £95,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% -3.45% +38.10%

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 147,882 151,544 172,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.67% 90.70% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 119,051 122,950 145,105
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,625 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +29 73 £67,500 -3.57% 18
North of England +29 21 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England +21 13 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire +32 12 £58,750 +17.50% 1
South West -2 10 £60,000 - 1
North West +16 9 £48,500 -
South East -5 2 - - 1
Performance Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.34%) Java
3 39 (32.77%) Performance Testing
4 30 (25.21%) Big Data
5 27 (22.69%) C++
5 27 (22.69%) Microservices
6 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
7 25 (21.01%) LoadRunner
8 23 (19.33%) JMeter
9 21 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (16.81%) .NET
11 19 (15.97%) Multithreading
11 19 (15.97%) Test Automation
11 19 (15.97%) Concurrent Programming
11 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (15.13%) New Relic
12 18 (15.13%) Linux
13 17 (14.29%) C#
13 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 17 (14.29%) Algorithms
13 17 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 15 (12.61%) Python
15 14 (11.76%) QA
15 14 (11.76%) Open Source
15 14 (11.76%) DevOps
15 14 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
16 13 (10.92%) AppDynamics
17 12 (10.08%) High Availability
17 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (5.88%) Confluence
2 4 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.84%) nginx
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.84%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.84%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.20%) PaaS
4 3 (2.52%) IaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Akamai
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.68%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.84%) Datadog
6 1 (0.84%) GitHub
6 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.84%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) LTE
1 5 (4.20%) UMTS
1 5 (4.20%) Wireless
2 4 (3.36%) 3GPP
2 4 (3.36%) WCDMA
3 3 (2.52%) HTTP
4 2 (1.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.84%) GPRS
5 1 (0.84%) GSM
5 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.84%) LAN
5 1 (0.84%) Network Security
5 1 (0.84%) SMS
5 1 (0.84%) VoIP
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) Big Data
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.04%) Riak
4 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.68%) Informix
4 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.84%) DB2
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) LoadRunner
2 23 (19.33%) JMeter
3 12 (10.08%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.40%) JIRA
5 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
5 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.04%) Ant
7 4 (3.36%) Introscope
7 4 (3.36%) Selenium
8 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.52%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (2.52%) Maven
8 3 (2.52%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.68%) Gatling
9 2 (1.68%) GitLab
9 2 (1.68%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.68%) WebLOAD
10 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.84%) WinDbg
General
1 12 (10.08%) Banking
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
3 6 (5.04%) Electronics
3 6 (5.04%) Games
4 5 (4.20%) Advertising
4 5 (4.20%) Publishing
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.37%) Developer
2 28 (23.53%) Performance Engineer
3 19 (15.97%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.97%) Senior Developer
4 18 (15.13%) Core Java Developer
5 16 (13.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (11.76%) IoT Developer
7 13 (10.92%) Big Data Developer
8 11 (9.24%) Tester
9 10 (8.40%) Senior Big Data Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Senior Performance Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Performance Test Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Test Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Performance Tester
11 7 (5.88%) Python Developer
12 6 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Performance Manager
12 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Test Leader
13 5 (4.20%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) .NET
2 9 (7.56%) Web Services
3 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (6.72%) J2EE
4 7 (5.88%) HTML
5 4 (3.36%) HTML5
5 4 (3.36%) JSON
5 4 (3.36%) Node.js
6 3 (2.52%) CSS
7 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.68%) Middleware
7 2 (1.68%) React
7 2 (1.68%) SOAP
7 2 (1.68%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.68%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.84%) GraphQL
8 1 (0.84%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.84%) LAMP
8 1 (0.84%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.40%) User Experience
4 9 (7.56%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.72%) Data Structures
6 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.52%) BYOD
9 2 (1.68%) Social Network
10 1 (0.84%) Derivative
10 1 (0.84%) Digital Wallet
10 1 (0.84%) Fintech
10 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.84%) PMI
10 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Unix
2 3 (2.52%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.84%) CentOS
3 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.77%) Performance Testing
3 27 (22.69%) Microservices
4 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
5 21 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (15.97%) Concurrent Programming
6 19 (15.97%) Multithreading
6 19 (15.97%) Test Automation
7 17 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 14 (11.76%) DevOps
8 14 (11.76%) Open Source
8 14 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
9 12 (10.08%) High Availability
9 12 (10.08%) Mathematics
10 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
10 11 (9.24%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (7.56%) Agile Testing
11 9 (7.56%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) Java
2 27 (22.69%) C++
3 17 (14.29%) C#
3 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.61%) Python
5 7 (5.88%) C
6 5 (4.20%) MATLAB
6 5 (4.20%) Ruby
6 5 (4.20%) SQL
7 4 (3.36%) Java 8
8 3 (2.52%) VBScript
9 2 (1.68%) Groovy
9 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.84%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.84%) R
10 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) PhD
2 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) CCDP
3 1 (0.84%) CCNA
3 1 (0.84%) CCNP
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) CSQA
3 1 (0.84%) CWAP
3 1 (0.84%) CWNA
3 1 (0.84%) CWNE
3 1 (0.84%) CWSP
3 1 (0.84%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.84%) Firmware
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.52%) CA Wily
2 3 (2.52%) Kibana
2 3 (2.52%) Puppet
2 3 (2.52%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.68%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Marathon
4 1 (0.84%) Mesos
4 1 (0.84%) Netcool
4 1 (0.84%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.84%) Oozie
4 1 (0.84%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.84%) vRealize
4 1 (0.84%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (0.84%) WSUS
4 1 (0.84%) Xymon
4 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) New Relic
2 13 (10.92%) AppDynamics
3 12 (10.08%) Micro Focus
4 11 (9.24%) Capita
5 10 (8.40%) Splunk
6 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.72%) HP
8 6 (5.04%) SOASTA, Inc
9 5 (4.20%) CA
9 5 (4.20%) Google
10 4 (3.36%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.68%) F5
11 2 (1.68%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.68%) SAP
12 1 (0.84%) Apple
12 1 (0.84%) Cisco
12 1 (0.84%) Ivanti
12 1 (0.84%) McAfee
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle
12 1 (0.84%) Red Hat