The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 105 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 25 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 1.42% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.79% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 25
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £49,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1674 1456 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.87% 79.78% 72.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1280 1047
Average salary £43,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,650 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Birmingham region.

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning.

1 23 (63.89%) Oracle
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) UNIX
2 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 16 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 15 (41.67%) PL/SQL
5 14 (38.89%) Apache
5 14 (38.89%) Tomcat
5 14 (38.89%) Migration
6 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 11 (30.56%) WebLogic
8 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
8 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
9 9 (25.00%) Java
9 9 (25.00%) J2EE
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.00%) Solaris
10 8 (22.22%) Release Management
10 8 (22.22%) Open Source
11 7 (19.44%) ITIL
11 7 (19.44%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
11 7 (19.44%) Middleware
11 7 (19.44%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (38.89%) Apache
1 14 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 11 (30.56%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) OpenEdge
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) OSPF
2 1 (2.78%) BGP
2 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.78%) TACACS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) RIP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (13.89%) Essbase
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Toad
2 2 (5.56%) NetBeans
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Ant
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) DBA
2 15 (41.67%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Web Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Teradata DBA
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) J2EE
2 7 (19.44%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) JMX
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
3 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (5.56%) Mustache
3 2 (5.56%) JSP
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) Struts
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) DOM
3 2 (5.56%) XSLT
3 2 (5.56%) JMS
3 2 (5.56%) JavaBeans
3 2 (5.56%) JAXB
3 2 (5.56%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Open Source
2 6 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) VAX
3 3 (8.33%) Statistics
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) UNIX
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Solaris
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (8.33%) VMS
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Migration
2 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
4 8 (22.22%) Release Management
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 5 (13.89%) ETL
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) Web Design
9 2 (5.56%) Information Security
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.56%) E-business
9 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) XPath
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) OCP
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCTS
2 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco