The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 97 81 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 24 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.34% 1.87% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.46% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 29
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1448 1301 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.98% 76.22% 77.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1053 1587
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Tuning
North West

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Chester -3 5 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 5 £50,000 -
Warrington -29 2 £51,250 +34.86% 3
Wilmslow - 2 £38,750 - 3
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
3 24 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (51.11%) T-SQL
5 21 (46.67%) Windows
6 17 (37.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (35.56%) Replication
7 16 (35.56%) Clustering
8 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (24.44%) Oracle
10 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 10 (22.22%) SAN
11 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (20.00%) Finance
12 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (17.78%) Database Security
13 8 (17.78%) Degree
13 8 (17.78%) Linux
13 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
13 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
13 8 (17.78%) .NET
14 7 (15.56%) C#
14 7 (15.56%) Web Services
14 7 (15.56%) LiteSpeed

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) DHCP
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (37.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (13.33%) Data Mining
10 5 (11.11%) OLTP
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
11 4 (8.89%) MySQL
11 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
11 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
4 2 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) DBA
2 19 (42.22%) Developer
3 15 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Administrator
7 5 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Wintel Specialist
10 2 (4.44%) Server Administrator
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Consultant
11 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
11 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
11 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.11%) WCF
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Remoting
4 4 (8.89%) WinForms
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) SOAP
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) Ajax
5 3 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) WF
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Replication
1 16 (35.56%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Informatics
2 6 (13.33%) NHS
2 6 (13.33%) SystemC
3 2 (4.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) HACMP
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) UNIX
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 2000
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.22%) AIX
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Tru64
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Database Security
3 6 (13.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 6 (13.33%) Analytics
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) High Availability
6 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Web Development
8 1 (2.22%) Data Management
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Scrum
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.56%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) C
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) MCTS
2 2 (4.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) LiteSpeed
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) RHEV
4 1 (2.22%) GPFS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) HP
2 4 (8.89%) Dell
3 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Cognos
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.22%) Facebook
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
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