The median annual salary for a Performance Engineer was £76,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 614 673
Rank change year-on-year +11 +59  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 9 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.056% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.058% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 8
Median salary £76,250 £70,000 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.92% -24.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £56,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -17.27% +15.78%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Performance Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Performance Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London - 2 £60,000 - 2
Performance Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (74.29%) Performance Engineering
2 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 24 (68.57%) Performance Testing
3 20 (57.14%) Java
4 17 (48.57%) JMeter
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) Finance
7 10 (28.57%) LoadRunner
7 10 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) QA
9 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
10 7 (20.00%) Stress Testing
10 7 (20.00%) logstash
11 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (17.14%) Degree
12 5 (14.29%) ETL
12 5 (14.29%) Benchmarking
12 5 (14.29%) Games
12 5 (14.29%) Apache
12 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
12 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (14.29%) Gatling
12 5 (14.29%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
12 5 (14.29%) Scenario Testing

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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Akamai
2 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) JMeter
2 10 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 5 (14.29%) Gatling
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) NeoLoad
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.86%) NuGet
5 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Games
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) J2EE
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) CSS3
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) Fintech
3 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Performance Engineering
2 24 (68.57%) Performance Testing
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 7 (20.00%) Stress Testing
7 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (14.29%) Benchmarking
8 5 (14.29%) ETL
8 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
8 5 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (11.43%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
10 3 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
3 4 (11.43%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) Ruby
3 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) logstash
2 1 (2.86%) Grafana
2 1 (2.86%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
1 4 (11.43%) Sybase
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) New Relic
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