Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Performance Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 800 900
Rank change year-on-year -15 +100 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 30 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.040% 0.057% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.060% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 19
London median annual salary £62,500 £74,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.11% +35.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £74,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £46,377
% change year-on-year -8.33% +29.38% -11.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Performance Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineer in London

Performance Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Performance Engineer in London

Performance Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Engineer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Engineer in London

Performance Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London +11 9 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Performance Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region featuring Performance Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (80.00%) Performance Engineering
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) C#
4 15 (50.00%) .NET
4 15 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 13 (43.33%) Microservices
6 12 (40.00%) Performance Testing
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (33.33%) Banking
9 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (26.67%) QA
10 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
11 7 (23.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (23.33%) Web Services
12 6 (20.00%) Unix
12 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (20.00%) JMeter
12 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 6 (20.00%) Benchmarking
12 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.00%) Docker
12 6 (20.00%) Splunk

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) Akamai
4 1 (3.33%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.33%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JMeter
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Gatling
4 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) dotTrace
5 1 (3.33%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.33%) WebPagetest
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 6 (20.00%) Regular Expression
4 5 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (16.67%) Blog
2 5 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Performance Engineering
2 13 (43.33%) Microservices
3 12 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (23.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (20.00%) Benchmarking
8 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.00%) Open Source
8 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.67%) B2B
9 5 (16.67%) B2C
9 5 (16.67%) BDD
9 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (16.67%) OO
9 5 (16.67%) OOP
9 5 (16.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Grafana
2 1 (3.33%) Graphite
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.33%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.33%) New Relic