The median annual salary for a Performance Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 942 956
Rank change year-on-year +125 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 41 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.012% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 17
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.31% +28.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Performance Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineer in the UK

Performance Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Engineer in the UK

Performance Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Engineer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Engineer in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England +135 41 £52,500 - 1
London +102 26 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Yorkshire +32 9 £47,500 -9.52%
West Yorkshire +28 9 £47,500 -9.52%
Leeds +23 9 £47,500 -9.52%
East of England - 3 - -
City of London +38 2 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Newquay - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 - -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
New Quay - 2 - -
Ceredigion - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
South East +52 1 £52,500 -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 featuring Performance Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (57.58%) Performance Engineering
2 30 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 30 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 30 (45.45%) JMeter
3 27 (40.91%) Linux
4 26 (39.39%) SQL
5 23 (34.85%) Java
6 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (30.30%) QA
8 18 (27.27%) Finance
9 17 (25.76%) Gatling
10 15 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 15 (22.73%) Windows
11 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
12 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 11 (16.67%) Degree
13 11 (16.67%) JIRA
13 11 (16.67%) Spring
13 11 (16.67%) Maven
13 11 (16.67%) Scala
13 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
14 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.64%) Python
15 8 (12.12%) Test Strategy
15 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (10.61%) Non-Functional Testing
16 7 (10.61%) Analytics
16 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
16 7 (10.61%) C#

Performance Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.58%) Apache
1 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.03%) JBoss
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.03%) Akamai
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) DNS
1 3 (4.55%) SAN
1 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.03%) DHCP
2 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) IMAP
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) MPLS
2 2 (3.03%) NAS
2 2 (3.03%) SMTP
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
2 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.52%) BGP
3 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.52%) InfiniBand
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (45.45%) JMeter
1 30 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 17 (25.76%) Gatling
3 15 (22.73%) Visual Studio
4 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
5 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 11 (16.67%) JIRA
5 11 (16.67%) Maven
6 5 (7.58%) WebLOAD
7 4 (6.06%) LoadUI
8 2 (3.03%) AQtime
8 2 (3.03%) Ranorex
8 2 (3.03%) Selenium
8 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.52%) Firebug
9 1 (1.52%) NuGet
9 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 11 (16.67%) Spring
2 5 (7.58%) J2EE
3 4 (6.06%) .NET
3 4 (6.06%) CSS
3 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 4 (6.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) CSS3
4 3 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.03%) MAPI
6 1 (1.52%) Ajax
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) JSP
6 1 (1.52%) OpenMP
6 1 (1.52%) REST
6 1 (1.52%) RESTful
6 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.58%) Fintech
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) CUDA
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Windows
3 7 (10.61%) Unix
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Performance Engineering
2 30 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.12%) Test Strategy
6 7 (10.61%) Analytics
6 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.61%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.06%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (6.06%) BDD
9 4 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Management
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.06%) Stress Testing
9 4 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) Java
3 11 (16.67%) Scala
4 9 (13.64%) Python
5 7 (10.61%) C#
6 6 (9.09%) C++
6 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.09%) Perl
7 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.58%) Ruby
8 4 (6.06%) C
8 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.55%) PHP
10 2 (3.03%) F#
10 2 (3.03%) Haskell
10 2 (3.03%) ML
10 2 (3.03%) OCaml
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.52%) Groovy
11 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) PhD
3 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.30%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.52%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCOM
2 4 (6.06%) logstash
3 3 (4.55%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.52%) Grafana
5 1 (1.52%) Kibana
5 1 (1.52%) OpenView
5 1 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Sybase
2 5 (7.58%) VMware
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Avaya
5 1 (1.52%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.52%) F5
5 1 (1.52%) Huawei
5 1 (1.52%) Intel
5 1 (1.52%) New Relic
5 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
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