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 24 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 124 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 134 168 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.90% 2.31% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.95% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 132 141
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5710 5692 5375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.05% 78.22% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 4697 4717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 April 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 24 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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 84 £38,500 -5.52% 2
Cheshire -8 23 £40,000 -15.78%
Merseyside -17 17 £33,250 +2.22%
Lancashire +4 7 £31,500 -19.74% 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 202 (83.47%) SQL
2 127 (52.48%) SQL Server
3 102 (42.15%) Finance
4 96 (39.67%) Oracle
5 88 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 84 (34.71%) Oracle Database
7 80 (33.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 68 (28.10%) Linux
9 66 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 63 (26.03%) .NET
10 63 (26.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (24.79%) UNIX
12 58 (23.97%) Oracle RMAN
13 55 (22.73%) Degree
14 54 (22.31%) Retail
15 53 (21.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 52 (21.49%) Windows
16 52 (21.49%) Microsoft
16 52 (21.49%) Oracle Database 10g
17 51 (21.07%) PL/SQL
18 44 (18.18%) Shell Script
19 42 (17.36%) HTML
20 41 (16.94%) Business Intelligence
20 41 (16.94%) SQL Server 2005
21 40 (16.53%) Relational Database
22 39 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (16.12%) WebLogic
22 39 (16.12%) MS Excel
23 36 (14.88%) C#
24 32 (13.22%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (16.12%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.20%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.96%) SAS
4 7 (2.89%) nginx
5 5 (2.07%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (16.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (8.68%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) Internet
1 5 (2.07%) DNS
2 4 (1.65%) Firewall
3 3 (1.24%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.24%) IPsec
4 2 (0.83%) SMTP
4 2 (0.83%) LDAP
4 2 (0.83%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.83%) Network Security
4 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (52.48%) SQL Server
2 84 (34.71%) Oracle Database
3 80 (33.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 63 (26.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (21.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 52 (21.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 41 (16.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 40 (16.53%) Relational Database
10 29 (11.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (9.50%) RDBMS
12 23 (9.50%) Oracle Exadata
13 22 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
14 21 (8.68%) Oracle Discoverer
14 21 (8.68%) Essbase
14 21 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (5.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (4.55%) Data Mining
16 11 (4.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (9.09%) JUnit
2 19 (7.85%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.20%) Ant
3 15 (6.20%) Maven
4 14 (5.79%) Eclipse
4 14 (5.79%) Mockito
4 14 (5.79%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.79%) Gerrit
5 8 (3.31%) Selenium
6 7 (2.89%) NUnit
7 6 (2.48%) Subversion
7 6 (2.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.07%) RSpec
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.41%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.41%) JMeter
General
1 102 (42.15%) Finance
2 54 (22.31%) Retail
3 27 (11.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.24%) Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Local Government
5 2 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (48.76%) DBA
2 78 (32.23%) Developer
3 60 (24.79%) Administrator
4 59 (24.38%) Oracle DBA
5 52 (21.49%) SQL DBA
6 26 (10.74%) SQL Server DBA
7 23 (9.50%) SQL Developer
8 18 (7.44%) SQL Server Developer
9 14 (5.79%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.37%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.55%) Senior SQL DBA
11 11 (4.55%) Senior DBA
12 10 (4.13%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.72%) Junior
14 8 (3.31%) Senior SQL Server DBA
15 7 (2.89%) Analyst
16 6 (2.48%) .NET Developer
17 5 (2.07%) Tester
17 5 (2.07%) Consultant
17 5 (2.07%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.03%) .NET
2 42 (17.36%) HTML
3 28 (11.57%) Web Services
4 21 (8.68%) ASP.NET
4 21 (8.68%) jQuery
5 17 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (6.20%) JAX-WS
6 15 (6.20%) JAXB
6 15 (6.20%) XML
6 15 (6.20%) Spring
6 15 (6.20%) Hibernate
7 14 (5.79%) XSLT
7 14 (5.79%) EJB
7 14 (5.79%) JDBC
7 14 (5.79%) WSDL
7 14 (5.79%) EJB 3.0
7 14 (5.79%) Apache Wicket
8 10 (4.13%) CSS
8 10 (4.13%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.40%) Replication
2 25 (10.33%) Clustering
3 20 (8.26%) Oracle Exalytics
4 11 (4.55%) Open Source
5 10 (4.13%) NHS
5 10 (4.13%) Informatics
6 9 (3.72%) Telematics
6 9 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.89%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.48%) SystemC
10 5 (2.07%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.24%) PKI
13 2 (0.83%) Statistics
13 2 (0.83%) HACMP
13 2 (0.83%) FMCG
13 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.10%) Linux
2 60 (24.79%) UNIX
3 52 (21.49%) Windows
4 20 (8.26%) Solaris
5 12 (4.96%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (2.89%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.07%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.07%) AIX
8 4 (1.65%) Tru64
9 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.94%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.33%) Scrum
4 22 (9.09%) MVC
4 22 (9.09%) TDD
5 21 (8.68%) OO
6 20 (8.26%) Migration
7 19 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.02%) Web Development
9 17 (7.02%) ETL
10 16 (6.61%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (6.20%) SOA
12 14 (5.79%) Database Tuning
13 13 (5.37%) Analytics
13 13 (5.37%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.37%) Data Analysis
14 12 (4.96%) ITIL
14 12 (4.96%) Database Security
15 11 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 202 (83.47%) SQL
2 88 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 51 (21.07%) PL/SQL
4 44 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 36 (14.88%) C#
6 28 (11.57%) JavaScript
7 25 (10.33%) Java
8 22 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 14 (5.79%) XPath
10 9 (3.72%) Ruby
11 8 (3.31%) VB
11 8 (3.31%) C
12 6 (2.48%) Perl
13 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.65%) Python
14 4 (1.65%) PHP
15 2 (0.83%) C++
16 1 (0.41%) R
16 1 (0.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 55 (22.73%) Degree
2 23 (9.50%) HND
3 21 (8.68%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.68%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.83%) MCTS
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.83%) CCNP
5 2 (0.83%) CCNA
5 2 (0.83%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.02%) QA
2 9 (3.72%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (23.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (13.22%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.24%) NFS
4 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.83%) Squid
5 2 (0.83%) Varnish
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.41%) RHEV
6 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (5.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (4.55%) Data Guard
3 9 (3.72%) Puppet
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle Statspack
4 5 (2.07%) Capistrano
4 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.24%) SCOM
6 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.83%) Nagios
6 2 (0.83%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 96 (39.67%) Oracle
2 52 (21.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.09%) Hyperion
4 21 (8.68%) Fujitsu
5 10 (4.13%) NetApp
6 7 (2.89%) Tableau
7 6 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.07%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.07%) Sun
9 4 (1.65%) VMware
9 4 (1.65%) HP
9 4 (1.65%) SAP
10 3 (1.24%) Sybase
10 3 (1.24%) Cognos
11 2 (0.83%) Teradata
11 2 (0.83%) IBM
11 2 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.41%) JBoss
12 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.41%) EMC
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