Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Monitoring
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 573 533 662
Rank change year-on-year -40 +129 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Monitoring 418 338 531
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 247 253 387
10th Percentile £33,697 £35,525 £32,000
25th Percentile £38,973 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £66,088
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -9.47% +8.57% -5.01%

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 98,425 73,961 133,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.21% 92.34% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67,779 59,551 105,846
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -38 375 £55,000 +10.00% 65
UK excluding London -68 251 £43,000 -9.47% 41
London +1 145 £63,250 -2.69% 26
South East -20 102 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Work from Home -172 60 £51,500 +49.28% 8
North of England -79 53 £43,000 -14.00% 15
South West -34 33 £48,250 - 4
North West -74 28 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Midlands -41 26 £39,000 +1.96% 7
Yorkshire -28 23 £37,060 -31.05% 5
Scotland -55 18 £42,000 -6.67%
East Midlands -17 17 £39,000 +11.43% 3
East of England -29 10 £36,500 +0.55%
Wales -1 9 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -59 9 £37,500 -16.67% 4
North East -14 2 £55,000 -8.33% 2

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 175 (41.87%) Azure
2 168 (40.19%) Finance
3 162 (38.76%) AWS
4 150 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (33.25%) DevOps
6 136 (32.54%) Linux
7 130 (31.10%) Git (software)
8 127 (30.38%) VMware
9 126 (30.14%) Java
10 117 (27.99%) SQL
11 109 (26.08%) Spring
11 109 (26.08%) Kafka
12 105 (25.12%) Banking
13 103 (24.64%) Degree
14 102 (24.40%) Python
14 102 (24.40%) Microsoft
15 99 (23.68%) Windows
15 99 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 98 (23.44%) Software Engineering
16 98 (23.44%) GCP
17 97 (23.21%) Microservices
17 97 (23.21%) Jenkins
18 96 (22.97%) High Availability
19 92 (22.01%) Artifactory
20 88 (21.05%) CSS
21 86 (20.57%) Ansible
21 86 (20.57%) Node.js
22 85 (20.33%) Unix
23 80 (19.14%) PostgreSQL
23 80 (19.14%) RabbitMQ

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 68 (16.27%) Apache
2 64 (15.31%) GemFire
3 59 (14.11%) Apache Spark
4 28 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.39%) Mule
5 10 (2.39%) Mule ESB
6 7 (1.67%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.48%) CMS
8 2 (0.48%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.48%) IIS
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.24%) SAS
9 1 (0.24%) Traefik
Applications
1 18 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.72%) Staffware
3 2 (0.48%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.48%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 175 (41.87%) Azure
2 162 (38.76%) AWS
3 98 (23.44%) GCP
4 69 (16.51%) Amazon Kinesis
4 69 (16.51%) GitHub
5 55 (13.16%) OpenShift
6 35 (8.37%) PaaS
7 29 (6.94%) IaaS
8 28 (6.70%) Power Platform
9 23 (5.50%) Serverless
10 19 (4.55%) SaaS
11 14 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (2.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 10 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (1.44%) Amazon EKS
16 5 (1.20%) AWS CodePipeline
16 5 (1.20%) Azure Functions
16 5 (1.20%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.42%) DNS
2 28 (6.70%) DHCP
3 19 (4.55%) LAN
4 18 (4.31%) SAN
4 18 (4.31%) WAN
5 16 (3.83%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.35%) Firewall
7 12 (2.87%) VPN
8 10 (2.39%) Network Security
9 9 (2.15%) HTTP
9 9 (2.15%) Wireless
10 8 (1.91%) Internet
11 7 (1.67%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.67%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.96%) SSL
12 4 (0.96%) WebEx
13 3 (0.72%) VLAN
13 3 (0.72%) VoIP
14 2 (0.48%) NAS
14 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (19.14%) PostgreSQL
1 80 (19.14%) Relational Database
2 70 (16.75%) NoSQL
3 61 (14.59%) MariaDB
4 58 (13.88%) Redis
5 56 (13.40%) HBase
6 52 (12.44%) SQL Server
7 29 (6.94%) Big Data
7 29 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (6.46%) MongoDB
9 21 (5.02%) MySQL
10 20 (4.78%) Power BI
11 15 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (2.87%) Oracle Database
14 10 (2.39%) InfluxDB
14 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 130 (31.10%) Git (software)
2 97 (23.21%) Jenkins
3 92 (22.01%) Artifactory
4 72 (17.22%) JUnit
5 70 (16.75%) Cucumber
6 65 (15.55%) Cypress.io
7 64 (15.31%) Mockito
7 64 (15.31%) Protractor
7 64 (15.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 63 (15.07%) Gradle
8 63 (15.07%) Storybook
9 56 (13.40%) Eclipse
9 56 (13.40%) IntelliJ
10 42 (10.05%) SonarQube
11 40 (9.57%) Maven
12 11 (2.63%) JMeter
12 11 (2.63%) webpack
13 10 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (2.39%) Selenium
14 8 (1.91%) LoadRunner
General
1 168 (40.19%) Finance
2 105 (25.12%) Banking
3 71 (16.99%) Law
4 67 (16.03%) Social Skills
5 34 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (6.46%) Investment Banking
7 22 (5.26%) Front Office
8 18 (4.31%) Public Sector
9 13 (3.11%) Marketing
9 13 (3.11%) Retail
10 11 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (1.44%) Games
12 5 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.96%) Advertising
13 4 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.96%) Legal
13 4 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.72%) Back Office
14 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (17.94%) Software Engineer
2 72 (17.22%) Developer
3 54 (12.92%) DBA
4 43 (10.29%) Principal Engineer
4 43 (10.29%) Principal Software Engineer
5 38 (9.09%) Administrator
6 26 (6.22%) SQL DBA
7 22 (5.26%) Analyst
8 21 (5.02%) Software Developer
9 18 (4.31%) Java Developer
9 18 (4.31%) SQL Developer
10 16 (3.83%) Applications Support
10 16 (3.83%) Architect
11 14 (3.35%) Consultant
11 14 (3.35%) Senior DBA
11 14 (3.35%) Senior SQL DBA
11 14 (3.35%) Server Engineer
12 13 (3.11%) Applications Manager
12 13 (3.11%) Senior SQL Server DBA
12 13 (3.11%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (26.08%) Kafka
1 109 (26.08%) Spring
2 88 (21.05%) CSS
3 86 (20.57%) Node.js
4 80 (19.14%) RabbitMQ
5 75 (17.94%) AngularJS
6 73 (17.46%) RESTful
7 70 (16.75%) Redux
8 69 (16.51%) React
9 68 (16.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 64 (15.31%) Express
10 64 (15.31%) Tailwind CSS
11 60 (14.35%) JSON
12 56 (13.40%) Spark Streaming
12 56 (13.40%) WireMock
13 55 (13.16%) Play Framework
14 41 (9.81%) Web Services
15 31 (7.42%) CGI
16 28 (6.70%) LAMP
16 28 (6.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.03%) Linux Command Line
2 53 (12.68%) User Experience
3 30 (7.18%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (5.50%) Derivative
4 23 (5.50%) Video\Live Streaming
5 22 (5.26%) Clustering
5 22 (5.26%) Market Risk
6 20 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.78%) Equity Derivative
6 20 (4.78%) Public Cloud
7 18 (4.31%) Replication
8 17 (4.07%) Management Information System
9 14 (3.35%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.67%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.44%) AS400
11 6 (1.44%) iSeries
11 6 (1.44%) Life Science
12 5 (1.20%) Blog
12 5 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 136 (32.54%) Linux
2 99 (23.68%) Windows
3 85 (20.33%) Unix
4 43 (10.29%) Windows Server
5 27 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.98%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (5.74%) Windows Server 2019
8 22 (5.26%) CentOS
9 10 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.67%) VMS
10 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.20%) zOS
13 2 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.48%) Solaris
14 1 (0.24%) AIX
14 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) HPUX
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (33.25%) DevOps
3 98 (23.44%) Software Engineering
4 97 (23.21%) Microservices
5 96 (22.97%) High Availability
6 77 (18.42%) Software Testing
7 76 (18.18%) OO
8 73 (17.46%) Computer Science
9 71 (16.99%) Multithreading
10 67 (16.03%) Business Continuity
10 67 (16.03%) Digital Banking
11 64 (15.31%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 64 (15.31%) Multithreaded Programming
12 57 (13.64%) Validation
13 56 (13.40%) Migration
13 56 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
15 44 (10.53%) BDD
16 43 (10.29%) TDD
17 42 (10.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 126 (30.14%) Java
2 117 (27.99%) SQL
3 102 (24.40%) Python
4 71 (16.99%) Shell Script
5 59 (14.11%) PowerShell
6 56 (13.40%) Groovy
7 36 (8.61%) Bash Shell
8 35 (8.37%) JavaScript
9 19 (4.55%) C#
9 19 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.35%) Ruby
11 13 (3.11%) PHP
12 12 (2.87%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.63%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.39%) Go
15 7 (1.67%) Java 8
16 6 (1.44%) ES6
16 6 (1.44%) Perl
17 4 (0.96%) C
18 2 (0.48%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 103 (24.64%) Degree
2 56 (13.40%) OCP
2 56 (13.40%) Oracle Certification
3 32 (7.66%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.96%) CCNA
8 4 (0.96%) RHCE
9 3 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.72%) MCSA
10 2 (0.48%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.48%) CCNP
10 2 (0.48%) MCP
10 2 (0.48%) MCSE
11 1 (0.24%) CCA
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.89%) QA
2 18 (4.31%) SLA
3 8 (1.91%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 99 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (13.40%) HDFS
3 53 (12.68%) Active Directory
4 52 (12.44%) Docker
5 35 (8.37%) Hyper-V
6 27 (6.46%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (2.63%) vSphere
8 10 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.20%) Xen
10 5 (1.20%) XenApp
11 4 (0.96%) Firmware
12 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.24%) NFS
14 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 86 (20.57%) Ansible
2 53 (12.68%) Kubernetes
3 31 (7.42%) Terraform
4 24 (5.74%) SCOM
5 22 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.11%) Puppet
7 11 (2.63%) Grafana
8 8 (1.91%) Nagios
9 7 (1.67%) BladeLogic
9 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (1.20%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.20%) Salt
12 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.96%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.48%) Kibana
14 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 127 (30.38%) VMware
2 102 (24.40%) Microsoft
3 63 (15.07%) Okta
4 62 (14.83%) Oracle
5 33 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 26 (6.22%) Cisco
7 20 (4.78%) Google
8 18 (4.31%) AppDynamics
8 18 (4.31%) Veeam
9 17 (4.07%) Dell
10 16 (3.83%) Citrix
10 16 (3.83%) Dynatrace
11 14 (3.35%) NetApp
12 11 (2.63%) New Relic
13 9 (2.15%) EMC
13 9 (2.15%) IBM
13 9 (2.15%) Splunk
14 8 (1.91%) Blue Coat
15 7 (1.67%) SolarWinds
15 7 (1.67%) TIBCO