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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 115 119 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -54
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 13 11 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.51% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.63% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 40
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 £34,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
1869 1738 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.32% 81.33% 69.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1569 1011
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Clustering
8 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
8 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
9 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) J2EE
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
10 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
10 4 (17.39%) Solaris
10 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle9i Database

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (17.39%) WebLogic
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
4 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (13.04%) Essbase
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) DBA
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (30.43%) Administrator
4 6 (26.09%) SQL DBA
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (8.70%) Web Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Senior DBA
7 1 (4.35%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.35%) Mustache
4 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) JavaBeans
4 1 (4.35%) JMX
4 1 (4.35%) JAXB
4 1 (4.35%) SAX
4 1 (4.35%) XSD
4 1 (4.35%) DOM
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Struts
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Solaris
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (13.04%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) ETL
2 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Database Security
5 1 (4.35%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) PL/SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (13.04%) OCP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Hyperion
4 2 (8.70%) webMethods
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Software AG
5 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Netezza