The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 22 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 146 128 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -53
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 98 127 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.74% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.23% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 83 99 212
Average salary £50,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5625 5698 5693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.83% 77.86% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 4855 5018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in the North West

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in the North West

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester -16 47 £53,750 +41.44% 8
Merseyside +3 19 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Cheshire -7 18 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Lancashire -2 5 £37,123 +6.06% 2
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 163 (69.66%) SQL
2 120 (51.28%) SQL Server
3 91 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 78 (33.33%) Windows
5 75 (32.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (25.64%) Oracle
8 59 (25.21%) Finance
9 57 (24.36%) Microsoft
10 52 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (21.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 49 (20.94%) Linux
13 48 (20.51%) Degree
13 48 (20.51%) Oracle Database
14 46 (19.66%) .NET
15 44 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (17.09%) HTML
17 39 (16.67%) Relational Database
18 38 (16.24%) MS Excel
19 37 (15.81%) Replication
20 35 (14.96%) UNIX
21 33 (14.10%) SAN
22 32 (13.68%) VMware
22 32 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
23 31 (13.25%) Web Services
23 31 (13.25%) Clustering
24 30 (12.82%) JavaScript
25 27 (11.54%) NetApp
25 27 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
26 26 (11.11%) RDBMS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.56%) Apache
4 10 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.27%) SAS
4 10 (4.27%) nginx
5 6 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.28%) IIS
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.10%) SAN
2 8 (3.42%) DNS
3 6 (2.56%) DMZ
4 5 (2.14%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.14%) tcpdump
4 5 (2.14%) SMTP
5 4 (1.71%) HTTP
5 4 (1.71%) Network Security
5 4 (1.71%) Firewall
6 3 (1.28%) IPsec
6 3 (1.28%) Internet
6 3 (1.28%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.85%) VPN
7 2 (0.85%) WAN
7 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.43%) LDAP
8 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 75 (32.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (21.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (20.51%) Oracle Database
7 39 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 26 (11.11%) RDBMS
9 25 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (8.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 20 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (6.41%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (6.41%) MySQL
15 13 (5.56%) NoSQL
16 12 (5.13%) MongoDB
16 12 (5.13%) Data Mining
16 12 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (4.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Ant
1 14 (5.98%) Maven
1 14 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.27%) JUnit
3 9 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.85%) Mockito
3 9 (3.85%) Gerrit
3 9 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.56%) Subversion
7 5 (2.14%) RSpec
7 5 (2.14%) Log4j
7 5 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.71%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.71%) Toad
8 4 (1.71%) ERwin
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.85%) LSMW
General
1 59 (25.21%) Finance
2 22 (9.40%) Retail
3 8 (3.42%) Marketing
4 5 (2.14%) Local Government
4 5 (2.14%) Back Office
5 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (37.61%) DBA
2 79 (33.76%) Developer
3 50 (21.37%) SQL DBA
4 34 (14.53%) Administrator
5 32 (13.68%) SQL Server DBA
6 26 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
7 18 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 15 (6.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 15 (6.41%) Consultant
9 13 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.13%) Senior DBA
10 12 (5.13%) Senior SQL DBA
11 11 (4.70%) VMware Consultant
12 10 (4.27%) Database Developer
12 10 (4.27%) Architect
12 10 (4.27%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.85%) Analyst
14 8 (3.42%) Technical Specialist
15 7 (2.99%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.66%) .NET
2 40 (17.09%) HTML
3 31 (13.25%) Web Services
4 20 (8.55%) jQuery
5 19 (8.12%) ASP.NET
6 16 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (6.41%) XML
8 13 (5.56%) EJB
9 12 (5.13%) CSS
10 10 (4.27%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.27%) JAXB
10 10 (4.27%) Spring
10 10 (4.27%) JAX-WS
11 9 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
11 9 (3.85%) Ajax
11 9 (3.85%) Apache Wicket
11 9 (3.85%) JDBC
11 9 (3.85%) XSLT
11 9 (3.85%) WSDL
12 7 (2.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.81%) Replication
2 31 (13.25%) Clustering
3 22 (9.40%) Client/Server
4 17 (7.26%) e-Health
5 14 (5.98%) Open Source
6 8 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.56%) Informatics
7 6 (2.56%) NHS
7 6 (2.56%) SystemC
8 5 (2.14%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.14%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.71%) Telematics
9 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.28%) PKI
11 2 (0.85%) Statistics
11 2 (0.85%) FMCG
11 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 78 (33.33%) Windows
2 49 (20.94%) Linux
3 35 (14.96%) UNIX
4 17 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.27%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.56%) AIX
8 5 (2.14%) Solaris
8 5 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.28%) CentOS
9 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.85%) Tru64
11 1 (0.43%) VMS
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (10.68%) ITIL
5 24 (10.26%) Change Management
6 22 (9.40%) MVC
7 21 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (8.97%) ETL
8 19 (8.12%) TDD
9 18 (7.69%) Capacity Management
10 17 (7.26%) OO
11 16 (6.84%) Database Security
12 14 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.98%) Scrum
13 13 (5.56%) Analytics
14 12 (5.13%) Configuration Management
15 11 (4.70%) Web Development
16 10 (4.27%) Database Tuning
16 10 (4.27%) Data Security
17 9 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 163 (69.66%) SQL
2 91 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 30 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.68%) C#
5 23 (9.83%) Java
5 23 (9.83%) PL/SQL
5 23 (9.83%) PowerShell
6 21 (8.97%) VB.NET
7 17 (7.26%) Shell Script
8 16 (6.84%) Perl
9 12 (5.13%) PHP
10 11 (4.70%) Python
11 10 (4.27%) Ruby
12 9 (3.85%) XPath
13 7 (2.99%) C
14 6 (2.56%) R
15 5 (2.14%) VB
16 2 (0.85%) ABAP
17 1 (0.43%) JCL
17 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (20.51%) Degree
2 13 (5.56%) HND
3 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (2.99%) MCSE
6 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.71%) CCNA
7 2 (0.85%) MCTS
7 2 (0.85%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) VCAP
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.85%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.97%) SLA
2 6 (2.56%) QA
3 4 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 18 (7.69%) VMFS
3 18 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (7.69%) vCloud
4 17 (7.26%) VMware Server
5 12 (5.13%) Active Directory
5 12 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.70%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (4.27%) LiteSpeed
8 9 (3.85%) XenApp
8 9 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.99%) XenServer
10 6 (2.56%) Apache Flume
11 5 (2.14%) Squid
11 5 (2.14%) Varnish
12 3 (1.28%) NFS
13 1 (0.43%) RHEV
13 1 (0.43%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.13%) Puppet
2 11 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.42%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.56%) SCOM
5 5 (2.14%) Nagios
5 5 (2.14%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.14%) Capistrano
6 4 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 60 (25.64%) Oracle
2 57 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 32 (13.68%) VMware
4 27 (11.54%) NetApp
5 23 (9.83%) HP
6 19 (8.12%) EMC
7 17 (7.26%) CA
8 10 (4.27%) Citrix
9 8 (3.42%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.99%) IBM
11 6 (2.56%) Cognos
11 6 (2.56%) Cisco
11 6 (2.56%) SAP
11 6 (2.56%) Teradata
12 5 (2.14%) Business Objects
12 5 (2.14%) Hitachi
13 4 (1.71%) Juniper
13 4 (1.71%) Actimize
13 4 (1.71%) Veeam
14 3 (1.28%) Ab Initio
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Steria
Posted: 15 hours ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £42000 - £51000 per annum + bonus + package + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago