The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 29 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.16% 4.23% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 5.37% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 13
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Performance Tuning
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
145 205 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 83.82% 78.85% 89.10%
Number of salaries quoted 99 136 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Chester

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) OLTP
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (66.67%) Vertica
3 4 (66.67%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) VLDB
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) OLAP
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) OLTP
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (66.67%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) VLDB
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Vertica
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 1 (16.67%) Dundas
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle