Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Performance Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 562 494 617
Rank change year-on-year -68 +123 +21
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 569 217 528
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 281 162 401
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,525 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -14.29%
75th Percentile £74,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,500 £70,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -20.00%

Performance Monitoring 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 119,742 46,190 126,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.19% 93.06% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,117 38,578 101,498
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,077
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

Performance Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Performance Monitoring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Performance Monitoring.

Salary trend for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Performance Monitoring over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Performance Monitoring in the UK

Performance Monitoring
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring within the UK over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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 -80 508 £55,000 +4.76% 50
UK excluding London -62 372 £50,000 +5.26% 39
South East -35 196 £72,750 +58.15% 10
London -136 159 £66,500 +2.31% 18
Work from Home -205 71 £75,000 +42.86% 11
North of England -128 53 £50,000 - 12
South West -43 49 £55,000 +39.24% 3
Midlands -113 38 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Yorkshire -85 32 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands -99 25 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North West -106 20 £50,000 - 9
Scotland -76 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands -61 13 £55,000 +2.33% 2
Wales -56 12 £45,000 - 1
East of England -97 9 £37,616 +17.01% 4
North East - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, IT jobs citing Performance Monitoring 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 with a requirement for Performance Monitoring.

1 254 (44.64%) Linux
2 247 (43.41%) Finance
3 240 (42.18%) DevOps
4 237 (41.65%) AWS
5 234 (41.12%) Azure
6 222 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (35.50%) Git (software)
8 196 (34.45%) Degree
9 191 (33.57%) Java
10 184 (32.34%) Relational Database
11 182 (31.99%) Spring
12 180 (31.63%) Jenkins
13 173 (30.40%) Banking
14 172 (30.23%) VMware
15 171 (30.05%) Kafka
16 169 (29.70%) Software Engineering
17 166 (29.17%) Software Testing
18 163 (28.65%) Unix
19 162 (28.47%) High Availability
20 159 (27.94%) Artifactory
20 159 (27.94%) Ansible
21 158 (27.77%) SQL
22 157 (27.59%) Computer Science
23 156 (27.42%) PostgreSQL
23 156 (27.42%) GCP
24 155 (27.24%) CSS
25 154 (27.07%) Python
25 154 (27.07%) Business Continuity
26 152 (26.71%) Law
26 152 (26.71%) GitHub

Performance Monitoring
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
1 144 (25.31%) Apache
2 138 (24.25%) Apache Spark
3 126 (22.14%) GemFire
4 39 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (5.45%) Mule
5 31 (5.45%) Mule ESB
6 22 (3.87%) Tomcat
7 21 (3.69%) Anypoint
8 10 (1.76%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.88%) CMS
10 5 (0.88%) IIS
11 4 (0.70%) Confluence
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.35%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.35%) JBoss
13 2 (0.35%) Traefik
13 2 (0.35%) WordPress
14 1 (0.18%) SAS
14 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.70%) EngageOne
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.70%) Staffware
4 3 (0.53%) Magento
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 237 (41.65%) AWS
2 234 (41.12%) Azure
3 156 (27.42%) GCP
4 152 (26.71%) GitHub
5 143 (25.13%) Amazon Kinesis
6 75 (13.18%) OpenShift
7 40 (7.03%) IaaS
8 34 (5.98%) SaaS
9 30 (5.27%) PaaS
10 19 (3.34%) Power Platform
11 17 (2.99%) Azure Service Bus
12 16 (2.81%) Microsoft 365
13 15 (2.64%) Serverless
13 15 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (1.41%) Boomi
17 8 (1.41%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.98%) DNS
2 28 (4.92%) DHCP
3 27 (4.75%) Firewall
4 26 (4.57%) VPN
5 19 (3.34%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.81%) SAN
7 14 (2.46%) NetScaler
8 13 (2.28%) LAN
9 10 (1.76%) SSL
9 10 (1.76%) WAN
10 9 (1.58%) HTTP
11 8 (1.41%) Internet
12 7 (1.23%) Wireless
13 5 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.88%) IPsec
13 5 (0.88%) MPLS
13 5 (0.88%) Network Security
13 5 (0.88%) TACACS
13 5 (0.88%) VLAN
13 5 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (32.34%) Relational Database
2 156 (27.42%) PostgreSQL
3 147 (25.83%) NoSQL
4 129 (22.67%) MariaDB
5 128 (22.50%) Redis
6 124 (21.79%) HBase
7 80 (14.06%) SQL Server
8 70 (12.30%) Big Data
9 46 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (6.85%) MongoDB
10 39 (6.85%) Oracle Database
11 27 (4.75%) MySQL
11 27 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (2.64%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.28%) RDBMS
16 12 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (1.76%) Kalido
17 10 (1.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 202 (35.50%) Git (software)
2 180 (31.63%) Jenkins
3 159 (27.94%) Artifactory
4 132 (23.20%) Cucumber
5 131 (23.02%) Cypress.io
5 131 (23.02%) Gradle
6 130 (22.85%) JUnit
7 128 (22.50%) Mockito
8 126 (22.14%) Protractor
8 126 (22.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 126 (22.14%) Storybook
9 125 (21.97%) Eclipse
10 124 (21.79%) IntelliJ
11 70 (12.30%) SonarQube
12 31 (5.45%) Maven
13 15 (2.64%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.93%) JIRA
15 10 (1.76%) Subversion
15 10 (1.76%) Travis CI
16 9 (1.58%) JMeter
General
1 247 (43.41%) Finance
2 173 (30.40%) Banking
3 152 (26.71%) Law
4 142 (24.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 94 (16.52%) Social Skills
6 41 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (4.22%) Investment Banking
8 20 (3.51%) Public Sector
9 18 (3.16%) Front Office
9 18 (3.16%) Retail
10 14 (2.46%) Advertising
11 13 (2.28%) Marketing
12 12 (2.11%) Legal
13 11 (1.93%) Games
14 8 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.41%) Telecoms
15 7 (1.23%) Digital Economy
16 6 (1.05%) Back Office
16 6 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
17 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (25.48%) Software Engineer
2 101 (17.75%) Developer
3 87 (15.29%) DBA
4 78 (13.71%) Principal Engineer
4 78 (13.71%) Principal Software Engineer
5 52 (9.14%) Administrator
6 35 (6.15%) SQL DBA
7 31 (5.45%) Lead Software Engineer
8 27 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (4.22%) Analyst
10 21 (3.69%) MuleSoft Developer
11 19 (3.34%) Software Developer
11 19 (3.34%) SQL Developer
12 18 (3.16%) Lead Developer
12 18 (3.16%) Lead Software Developer
13 17 (2.99%) Applications Support
13 17 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.81%) Java Developer
14 16 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (2.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (31.99%) Spring
2 171 (30.05%) Kafka
3 155 (27.24%) CSS
4 148 (26.01%) RabbitMQ
5 145 (25.48%) Node.js
6 144 (25.31%) React
7 141 (24.78%) AngularJS
8 132 (23.20%) JSON
9 131 (23.02%) Express
9 131 (23.02%) Redux
9 131 (23.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 130 (22.85%) RESTful
11 126 (22.14%) Tailwind CSS
12 124 (21.79%) Play Framework
12 124 (21.79%) Spark Streaming
12 124 (21.79%) WireMock
13 81 (14.24%) LAMP
13 81 (14.24%) LAPP Stack
14 52 (9.14%) Web Services
15 43 (7.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 129 (22.67%) Linux Command Line
2 96 (16.87%) User Experience
3 24 (4.22%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.69%) Clustering
5 18 (3.16%) Derivative
5 18 (3.16%) Equity Derivative
5 18 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (3.16%) Market Risk
5 18 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.16%) Video\Live Streaming
6 15 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.93%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.93%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.58%) Life Science
9 9 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.41%) Replication
11 6 (1.05%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 254 (44.64%) Linux
2 163 (28.65%) Unix
3 150 (26.36%) Windows
4 66 (11.60%) Windows Server
5 47 (8.26%) CentOS
6 30 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (5.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 30 (5.27%) Windows Server 2019
7 14 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.88%) Solaris
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.35%) SUSE
11 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) Android
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (42.18%) DevOps
2 222 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (29.70%) Software Engineering
4 166 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 162 (28.47%) High Availability
6 157 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 154 (27.07%) Business Continuity
8 152 (26.71%) Clean Code
9 151 (26.54%) Microservices
10 143 (25.13%) OO
11 140 (24.60%) Digital Banking
12 137 (24.08%) Multithreading
13 132 (23.20%) Multithreaded Programming
14 131 (23.02%) Full Stack Development
15 129 (22.67%) Validation
16 126 (22.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 103 (18.10%) Performance Tuning
18 77 (13.53%) Open Source
19 75 (13.18%) TDD
20 73 (12.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 191 (33.57%) Java
2 158 (27.77%) SQL
3 154 (27.07%) Python
4 139 (24.43%) Shell Script
5 124 (21.79%) Groovy
6 64 (11.25%) PowerShell
7 45 (7.91%) JavaScript
7 45 (7.91%) T-SQL
8 39 (6.85%) Bash Shell
9 24 (4.22%) C#
10 17 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.81%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.28%) Go
13 5 (0.88%) ES6
14 4 (0.70%) Java 8
15 3 (0.53%) C
15 3 (0.53%) Perl
16 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.35%) PHP
16 2 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 196 (34.45%) Degree
2 132 (23.20%) Oracle Certification
3 128 (22.50%) OCP
4 43 (7.56%) Security Cleared
5 23 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.81%) RHCE
8 13 (2.28%) MCSA
9 9 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.23%) CCNA
10 7 (1.23%) HND
10 7 (1.23%) MCSE
11 6 (1.05%) HNC
12 5 (0.88%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.33%) SLA
2 20 (3.51%) QA
3 12 (2.11%) GDPR
4 6 (1.05%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.88%) WCAG
6 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.18%) GRC
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 135 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (21.79%) HDFS
3 61 (10.72%) Active Directory
4 43 (7.56%) Docker
5 20 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (3.34%) vSphere
7 16 (2.81%) XenApp
8 14 (2.46%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.41%) Hyper-V
10 7 (1.23%) Firmware
10 7 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.70%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.18%) iptables
14 1 (0.18%) NFS
14 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 159 (27.94%) Ansible
2 45 (7.91%) Kubernetes
3 25 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.87%) Puppet
5 19 (3.34%) Terraform
6 8 (1.41%) SCOM
7 6 (1.05%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (0.88%) Grafana
8 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.88%) Nagios
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.53%) SCCM
10 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.35%) Consul
10 2 (0.35%) Kibana
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 172 (30.23%) VMware
2 126 (22.14%) Okta
3 112 (19.68%) Microsoft
4 99 (17.40%) Oracle
5 56 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 29 (5.10%) MuleSoft
7 22 (3.87%) Cisco
8 20 (3.51%) AppDynamics
9 18 (3.16%) F5
9 18 (3.16%) Splunk
10 16 (2.81%) IFS
11 12 (2.11%) Google
11 12 (2.11%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.93%) Dynatrace
13 10 (1.76%) Alibaba
13 10 (1.76%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.41%) Informatica
15 8 (1.41%) Talend
16 7 (1.23%) ServiceNow