The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.34% 2.08% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.85% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 24
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
931 773 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.80% 72.92% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 807 660 583
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Kent

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Kent

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 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
Chatham 0 6 £49,500 -17.50%
Tunbridge Wells +15 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Tonbridge - 2 £57,500 -
Folkestone -9 1 £40,000 -19.59%
Maidstone - 1 £50,000 -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 82 (91.11%) SQL
2 79 (87.78%) SQL Server
3 56 (62.22%) T-SQL
4 50 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (33.33%) Replication
5 30 (33.33%) Oracle
5 30 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 25 (27.78%) Data Modelling
8 25 (27.78%) Finance
9 24 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (24.44%) SQL CLR
10 22 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (21.11%) Oracle Database
12 19 (21.11%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (17.78%) ETL
13 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (17.78%) MySQL
14 15 (16.67%) Migration
14 15 (16.67%) Clustering
14 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 12 (13.33%) RDBMS
16 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce
16 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (12.22%) OLAP
16 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.11%) DHCP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (87.78%) SQL Server
2 50 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (24.44%) SQL CLR
4 22 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (21.11%) Oracle Database
7 16 (17.78%) MySQL
8 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 12 (13.33%) RDBMS
10 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (12.22%) OLAP
11 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (10.00%) DTS
12 9 (10.00%) OLTP
13 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 5 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Back Office
4 4 (4.44%) Legal
4 4 (4.44%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (48.89%) Developer
2 39 (43.33%) DBA
3 38 (42.22%) SQL Developer
4 29 (32.22%) SQL Server Developer
5 22 (24.44%) SQL DBA
6 15 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
7 11 (12.22%) Administrator
7 11 (12.22%) Senior DBA
8 6 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 3 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Database Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Server Administrator
11 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.33%) Architect
12 2 (2.22%) Consultant
12 2 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) MDX
3 3 (3.33%) JAX-WS
3 3 (3.33%) JSF
3 3 (3.33%) XML Schema
3 3 (3.33%) JAXB
3 3 (3.33%) JMX
3 3 (3.33%) EJB
3 3 (3.33%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) XML
3 3 (3.33%) XSLT
4 2 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) Replication
2 24 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (16.67%) Clustering
4 7 (7.78%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.44%) HACMP
6 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) UNIX
3 6 (6.67%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) AIX
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 19 (21.11%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (17.78%) ETL
5 15 (16.67%) Migration
6 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.89%) Change Management
7 8 (8.89%) Release Management
7 8 (8.89%) Database Security
8 7 (7.78%) Database Tuning
9 6 (6.67%) Validation
9 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.67%) Data Validation
10 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Scrum
10 5 (5.56%) Project Management
11 4 (4.44%) Load Testing
11 4 (4.44%) Time Management
11 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (91.11%) SQL
2 56 (62.22%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.44%) C#
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) VB6
7 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.56%) MCITP
2 5 (5.56%) MCDBA
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.44%) SRDF
3 2 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (33.33%) Oracle
2 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.67%) Red Gate
5 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.44%) SunGard
5 4 (4.44%) EMC
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 4 (4.44%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (3.33%) Sun
6 3 (3.33%) Informatica
6 3 (3.33%) Sybase
6 3 (3.33%) Cognos
7 2 (2.22%) Veritas
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago