Period
to

The median annual salary for a Senior Performance Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

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

Senior Performance Engineer
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1206 994 787
Rank change year-on-year -212 -207 +302
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Performance Engineer 21 17 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.016% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 5
10th Percentile - £51,425 £54,750
25th Percentile - - £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile - - £70,000
90th Percentile - £63,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 157,044 103,898 61,800
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84,149 73,476 50,466
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +5.56%

Senior Performance Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Performance Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Performance Engineer in the UK

Senior Performance Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Performance Engineer in the UK

Senior Performance Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Performance Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -204 12 - - 3
Work from Home -207 11 - - 1
UK excluding London -117 6 - - 1
London - 6 - - 2
Midlands -45 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1

Senior Performance Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, Senior Performance Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Performance Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (90.48%) Performance Engineering
1 19 (90.48%) Social Skills
2 18 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 18 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 18 (85.71%) JMeter
3 14 (66.67%) DevOps
3 14 (66.67%) NeoLoad
4 13 (61.90%) Python
5 12 (57.14%) Agile
6 11 (52.38%) Java
6 11 (52.38%) Dynatrace
7 10 (47.62%) Grafana
7 10 (47.62%) Microservices
7 10 (47.62%) AppDynamics
7 10 (47.62%) REST
7 10 (47.62%) AWS
7 10 (47.62%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) LoadRunner
8 8 (38.10%) OO
8 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (38.10%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (33.33%) Open Source
9 7 (33.33%) Perl
9 7 (33.33%) C++
10 6 (28.57%) C
10 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (28.57%) Legal
10 6 (28.57%) Degree
10 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
10 6 (28.57%) Retail

Senior 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 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Azure
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon EKS
3 4 (19.05%) OpenShift
3 4 (19.05%) SaaS
3 4 (19.05%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) JMeter
2 14 (66.67%) NeoLoad
3 8 (38.10%) LoadRunner
4 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
4 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
General
1 19 (90.48%) Social Skills
2 8 (38.10%) Presentation Skills
3 6 (28.57%) Legal
3 6 (28.57%) Retail
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (4.76%) Automotive
6 1 (4.76%) Law
6 1 (4.76%) Wearables
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
2 4 (19.05%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Digital TV
3 1 (4.76%) IoT
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) SystemC
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) AIX
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Performance Engineering
2 18 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 18 (85.71%) Test Strategy
3 14 (66.67%) DevOps
4 12 (57.14%) Agile
5 10 (47.62%) Microservices
6 8 (38.10%) OO
6 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (33.33%) Open Source
8 6 (28.57%) Analytics
8 6 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 6 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
9 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
10 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (19.05%) Software Architecture
10 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 4 (19.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) Perl
5 6 (28.57%) C
5 6 (28.57%) R
6 4 (19.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Grafana
2 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 4 (19.05%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Dynatrace
2 10 (47.62%) AppDynamics
3 6 (28.57%) New Relic
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk