The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 79 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 25 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.88% 2.25% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.58% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 14
Average salary £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
Performance Tuning
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1104 1591 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.01% 87.47% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1312 983
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 6 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £45,000 -
Macclesfield +21 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Knutsford -4 1 - -
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 45 (71.43%) SQL
2 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
3 34 (53.97%) T-SQL
3 34 (53.97%) ETL
3 34 (53.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (50.79%) Replication
5 24 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (36.51%) High Availability
7 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (30.16%) Oracle
8 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (28.57%) Database Tuning
9 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (26.98%) ETL Development
10 14 (22.22%) Finance
11 13 (20.63%) Clustering
11 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (20.63%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
12 12 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
14 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (14.29%) Java
15 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
16 8 (12.70%) MicroStrategy
16 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 10g

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (53.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
7 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
8 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (12.70%) OLAP
10 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (11.11%) MySQL
11 7 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
13 5 (7.94%) Data Mining
13 5 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (7.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) DBA
2 24 (38.10%) Developer
3 21 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 15 (23.81%) SQL Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (15.87%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
7 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (11.11%) Analyst
8 7 (11.11%) OLAP Developer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior DBA
8 7 (11.11%) Senior OLAP Developer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior SQL DBA
8 7 (11.11%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 7 (11.11%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 7 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
9 6 (9.52%) ETL Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Data Analyst
10 5 (7.94%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.59%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.79%) Replication
2 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (20.63%) Clustering
4 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
4 5 (7.94%) Statistics
5 3 (4.76%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Unix
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) ETL
2 23 (36.51%) High Availability
3 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.57%) Database Tuning
5 17 (26.98%) ETL Development
6 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (20.63%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
8 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (11.11%) Business Continuity
9 7 (11.11%) ITIL
9 7 (11.11%) Project Management
10 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.52%) TDD
11 5 (7.94%) Analytics
11 5 (7.94%) Machine Learning
11 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.76%) Service Management
12 3 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) SQL
2 34 (53.97%) T-SQL
3 9 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.17%) C#
5 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MCITP
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) OCP
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) vCloud
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Data Guard
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (11.11%) Foglight
3 4 (6.35%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (11.11%) Imperva
4 5 (7.94%) Tableau
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.59%) VMware