Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Engineering
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 224 202
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 16 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.21% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.22% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Scotland median annual salary £70,963 £72,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +31.82% +22.91%
UK median annual salary £56,765 £63,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.96% +10.87% -14.81%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,921 5,341 4,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.24% 93.33% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,245 3,627 2,802
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,150 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Performance Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineering in Scotland

Performance Engineering
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Performance Engineering in Scotland

Performance Engineering
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Engineering in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Performance Engineering in Scotland

Performance Engineering
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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
Edinburgh +3 10 £70,963 -
Glasgow +32 3 £62,500 -13.79%
West Lothian -15 3 £70,000 - 2
Performance Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Engineering.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (56.25%) Coaching
3 9 (56.25%) Sauce Labs
3 9 (56.25%) Perfecto Mobile
3 9 (56.25%) Benchmarking
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) Selenium
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
3 9 (56.25%) Appium
4 8 (50.00%) LoadRunner
5 7 (43.75%) JMeter
5 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (37.50%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 5 (31.25%) Veracode
8 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (25.00%) BDD
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (25.00%) NoSQL

Performance Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (25.00%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Telepresence
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Appium
1 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (43.75%) JMeter
4 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Quality Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (56.25%) Benchmarking
3 9 (56.25%) Coaching
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
5 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Perfecto Mobile
2 5 (31.25%) Veracode
3 4 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
4 2 (12.50%) Cognizant
4 2 (12.50%) Dynatrace
4 2 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Red Box