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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 100 79 110
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% 2.46% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 3.10% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 12
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £47,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1486 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.24% 79.55% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1123 1188
Average salary £37,950 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -13 12 £40,000 -
Chester +8 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Crewe -9 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 79 (95.18%) SQL
2 46 (55.42%) SQL Server
3 40 (48.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (44.58%) Finance
5 34 (40.96%) Oracle
6 33 (39.76%) T-SQL
7 32 (38.55%) Linux
7 32 (38.55%) Oracle Database
8 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (37.35%) UNIX
8 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (33.73%) Telecoms
9 28 (33.73%) Oracle RMAN
9 28 (33.73%) PL/SQL
10 23 (27.71%) Shell Script
11 22 (26.51%) Hyperion
11 22 (26.51%) Oracle Discoverer
11 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (26.51%) Essbase
11 22 (26.51%) Oracle EBS
11 22 (26.51%) Fujitsu
11 22 (26.51%) Retail
11 22 (26.51%) Oracle RAC
11 22 (26.51%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
11 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
11 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (26.51%) Oracle EBS R12
11 22 (26.51%) Oracle Exadata

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (20.48%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (25.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle EBS
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Internet
1 2 (2.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (55.42%) SQL Server
2 40 (48.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (38.55%) Oracle Database
4 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (26.51%) Oracle Discoverer
5 22 (26.51%) Essbase
5 22 (26.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (26.51%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
6 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (12.05%) Data Mining
9 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (9.64%) RDBMS
11 6 (7.23%) OLTP
11 6 (7.23%) DTS
11 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.20%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 28 (33.73%) Telecoms
3 22 (26.51%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) DBA
2 28 (33.73%) Oracle DBA
3 26 (31.33%) Developer
4 25 (30.12%) Administrator
5 15 (18.07%) SQL DBA
6 13 (15.66%) SQL Developer
7 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (7.23%) Team Leader
9 6 (7.23%) Junior
10 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Development Team Leader
11 4 (4.82%) Junior Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Oracle Consultant
12 3 (3.61%) MIS Manager
12 3 (3.61%) Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Consultant
13 2 (2.41%) Business Analyst
13 2 (2.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) .NET Framework
2 9 (10.84%) Web Services
3 8 (9.64%) WinForms
3 8 (9.64%) .NET Remoting
3 8 (9.64%) WCF
4 2 (2.41%) Middleware
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.20%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.20%) JSF
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Oracle Exalytics
2 13 (15.66%) Replication
3 10 (12.05%) NHS
3 10 (12.05%) Informatics
4 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (8.43%) Visualisation
6 6 (7.23%) SystemC
7 3 (3.61%) Clustering
8 2 (2.41%) HACMP
8 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.20%) FMCG
9 1 (1.20%) Open Source
9 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Linux
2 31 (37.35%) UNIX
3 16 (19.28%) Windows
4 13 (15.66%) Solaris
4 13 (15.66%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (4.82%) Tru64
5 4 (4.82%) AIX
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (18.07%) SOA
3 13 (15.66%) Migration
4 12 (14.46%) Analytics
4 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.46%) Data Analysis
5 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (8.43%) ETL
7 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.23%) Predictive Analytics
8 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.02%) Project Management
9 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Release Management
9 4 (4.82%) Product Management
9 4 (4.82%) Database Security
10 3 (3.61%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 79 (95.18%) SQL
2 33 (39.76%) T-SQL
3 28 (33.73%) PL/SQL
4 23 (27.71%) Shell Script
5 11 (13.25%) C#
6 8 (9.64%) VB
7 6 (7.23%) C
8 2 (2.41%) Java
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
1 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (26.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Oracle
2 22 (26.51%) Hyperion
2 22 (26.51%) Fujitsu
3 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) Tableau
5 6 (7.23%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.20%) Sybase
8 1 (1.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) EMC
8 1 (1.20%) NetApp