Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Engineering
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1114 1062 1169
Rank change year-on-year -52 +107 +47
Permanent jobs citing Performance Engineering 89 162 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.085% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.095% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 63 104 94
UK median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,750 £39,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £118,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £54,250 £45,245
% change year-on-year -47.47% +19.90% -17.74%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161983 169953 194669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127876 141202 160286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Performance Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Engineering in the UK

Performance Engineering
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Engineering in the UK

Performance Engineering
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Engineering over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Engineering in the UK

Performance Engineering
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineering within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England -3 82 £50,000 -30.80% 3
London +3 43 £65,000 -12.75% 2
UK excluding London -15 39 £28,500 -47.47% 4
East of England +22 20 £28,500 -36.67% 1
North of England -21 17 £55,000 -31.25%
North West -12 13 £60,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire +12 4 £50,000 -33.33%
Midlands +46 2 £50,000 +53.85%
West Midlands +15 2 £50,000 +53.85%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Performance Engineering.

1 54 (60.67%) Java
2 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.83%) Linux
4 25 (28.09%) Microservices
4 25 (28.09%) Software Engineering
5 22 (24.72%) Finance
5 22 (24.72%) C#
6 21 (23.60%) .NET
6 21 (23.60%) DevOps
6 21 (23.60%) Degree
7 20 (22.47%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (22.47%) OO
8 19 (21.35%) Test Automation
9 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
9 18 (20.22%) Scrum
9 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (17.98%) Physics
10 16 (17.98%) Docker
11 14 (15.73%) Mentoring
11 14 (15.73%) Mathematics
11 14 (15.73%) Performance Testing
11 14 (15.73%) Multithreading
11 14 (15.73%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (14.61%) Kubernetes
12 13 (14.61%) Load Testing
12 13 (14.61%) SQL
12 13 (14.61%) Project Management
13 12 (13.48%) Unix
13 12 (13.48%) Banking
13 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration

Performance Engineering
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 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.47%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.48%) OpenShift
3 6 (6.74%) IaaS
3 6 (6.74%) PaaS
4 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.25%) MS Access
5 2 (2.25%) OLAP
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.12%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.12%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Selenium
2 10 (11.24%) JMeter
2 10 (11.24%) LoadRunner
2 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.49%) Gatling
5 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.25%) Appium
6 2 (2.25%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.12%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.12%) dotTrace
7 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.12%) TestRail
7 1 (1.12%) WebPagetest
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Games
4 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Automotive
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Performance Engineer
2 28 (31.46%) Java Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Graduate
4 13 (14.61%) Software Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Architect
5 12 (13.48%) Graduate Java Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (12.36%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (11.24%) QA Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) QA Automation Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Test Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Developer
10 7 (7.87%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (6.74%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.62%) AWS Engineer
12 5 (5.62%) Senior Performance Engineer
12 5 (5.62%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) .NET
2 7 (7.87%) Middleware
2 7 (7.87%) Web Services
3 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (5.62%) Node.js
4 4 (4.49%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.25%) DCOM
6 1 (1.12%) DBIx::Class
6 1 (1.12%) EJB
6 1 (1.12%) Java EE
6 1 (1.12%) JMS
6 1 (1.12%) Lucene
6 1 (1.12%) REST
6 1 (1.12%) RESTful
6 1 (1.12%) SOAP
6 1 (1.12%) Spring
6 1 (1.12%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (1.12%) Xapian
6 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.74%) BYOD
2 6 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.74%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.62%) Blog
3 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Fintech
6 1 (1.12%) Life Science
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Unix
3 9 (10.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) CentOS
4 2 (2.25%) Debian
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.09%) Microservices
2 25 (28.09%) Software Engineering
3 21 (23.60%) DevOps
4 20 (22.47%) OO
5 19 (21.35%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (20.22%) Scrum
7 16 (17.98%) Physics
8 14 (15.73%) Mathematics
8 14 (15.73%) Mentoring
8 14 (15.73%) Multithreading
8 14 (15.73%) Performance Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Load Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Project Management
10 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (11.24%) BDD
12 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (11.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) Java
2 22 (24.72%) C#
3 13 (14.61%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) C
4 8 (8.99%) Python
5 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Degree
2 14 (15.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.25%) MCSD
5 2 (2.25%) MCTS
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.25%) Ganglia
2 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.12%) Grafana
3 1 (1.12%) Graphite
3 1 (1.12%) Kibana
3 1 (1.12%) logstash
3 1 (1.12%) nmon
3 1 (1.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) HP
3 4 (4.49%) Capita
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Splunk
4 2 (2.25%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.25%) Citrix
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.25%) Tableau
5 1 (1.12%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.12%) New Relic
5 1 (1.12%) VMware