The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 107 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 14 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 1.28% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.64% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 21
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1505 1582 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.20% 77.89% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1395 1062
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Clustering
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (20.00%) J2EE
9 5 (20.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) Solaris
10 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (4.00%) Essbase
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) ProC
1 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) DBA
2 10 (40.00%) Administrator
2 10 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (12.00%) Server Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) webMethods Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) JMS
4 1 (4.00%) JavaBeans
4 1 (4.00%) JAXB
4 1 (4.00%) SAX
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XSD
4 1 (4.00%) DOM
4 1 (4.00%) JMX
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.00%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Replication
5 1 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris
5 3 (12.00%) AIX
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.00%) HPUX
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Release Management
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (4.00%) Database Security
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (12.00%) OCP
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) webMethods
4 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Netezza
4 1 (4.00%) Software AG
4 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss