The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 90 145 117
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -28
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 173 107 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.87% 1.57% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 1.90% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 138 85 138
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £29,400 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Performance Tuning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5157 5629 5944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.44% 82.60% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4526 5031
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +64 112 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Cheshire +31 43 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside -8 10 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Lancashire -18 4 £40,000 +7.75% 3
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 234 (79.59%) SQL
2 152 (51.70%) SQL Server
3 132 (44.90%) T-SQL
4 110 (37.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 108 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (33.67%) Oracle
7 92 (31.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 82 (27.89%) Microsoft
9 78 (26.53%) Oracle Database
10 74 (25.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 70 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
12 67 (22.79%) ETL
12 67 (22.79%) Data Warehouse
12 67 (22.79%) Finance
13 65 (22.11%) Replication
14 61 (20.75%) MS Excel
15 58 (19.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 56 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 51 (17.35%) Clustering
18 50 (17.01%) Web Services
18 50 (17.01%) Oracle Database 11g
19 47 (15.99%) XML
19 47 (15.99%) PL/SQL
19 47 (15.99%) SOA
19 47 (15.99%) PowerShell
20 43 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (14.63%) SDLC
20 43 (14.63%) Windows
21 41 (13.95%) Degree
22 39 (13.27%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 34 (11.56%) WebLogic
2 33 (11.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 32 (10.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (3.40%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.72%) CMS
6 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.68%) SAS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 29 (9.86%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.40%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.40%) ATM
2 7 (2.38%) SAN
3 4 (1.36%) DNS
4 2 (0.68%) Wireless
5 1 (0.34%) DHCP
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (51.70%) SQL Server
2 110 (37.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (31.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (26.53%) Oracle Database
5 74 (25.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 67 (22.79%) Data Warehouse
7 58 (19.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 56 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (17.01%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (9.52%) OLAP
11 26 (8.84%) OLAP Cube
12 20 (6.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (5.78%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
15 13 (4.42%) Relational Database
16 12 (4.08%) MongoDB
16 12 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (3.74%) NoSQL
18 10 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
19 7 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 22 (7.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 22 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.42%) LSMW
4 11 (3.74%) Subversion
5 10 (3.40%) Hudson
5 10 (3.40%) ClearCase
6 9 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (2.72%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.36%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.36%) Gerrit
8 4 (1.36%) Mockito
8 4 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.36%) Maven
8 4 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.36%) Ant
8 4 (1.36%) JUnit
9 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 67 (22.79%) Finance
2 14 (4.76%) Marketing
2 14 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.42%) Retail
4 11 (3.74%) Banking
4 11 (3.74%) Billing
5 7 (2.38%) Advertising
6 6 (2.04%) Law
7 5 (1.70%) Local Government
8 4 (1.36%) Legal
9 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 128 (43.54%) DBA
2 103 (35.03%) Developer
3 88 (29.93%) SQL DBA
4 49 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 42 (14.29%) Administrator
6 31 (10.54%) SQL Developer
7 25 (8.50%) Oracle DBA
8 20 (6.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (6.46%) Oracle Developer
10 18 (6.12%) Architect
11 17 (5.78%) Middleware Architect
11 17 (5.78%) Oracle Architect
12 15 (5.10%) Senior DBA
13 14 (4.76%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
14 12 (4.08%) Consultant
15 11 (3.74%) Analyst
15 11 (3.74%) C# Developer
16 10 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Developer
16 10 (3.40%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.01%) Web Services
2 47 (15.99%) XML
3 36 (12.24%) XSLT
4 35 (11.90%) .NET
5 34 (11.56%) Middleware
6 32 (10.88%) WSDL
7 30 (10.20%) SOAP
8 28 (9.52%) XSD
8 28 (9.52%) HTML
9 26 (8.84%) JMS
10 22 (7.48%) Oracle Fusion
11 19 (6.46%) CSS
12 18 (6.12%) ASP.NET
13 15 (5.10%) jQuery
13 15 (5.10%) RESTful
14 11 (3.74%) J2EE
14 11 (3.74%) JSON
14 11 (3.74%) .NET Framework
15 10 (3.40%) WCF
16 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.11%) Replication
2 51 (17.35%) Clustering
3 43 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (12.93%) Statistics
5 17 (5.78%) Data Extraction
6 15 (5.10%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.38%) NHS
7 7 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.38%) User Experience
8 6 (2.04%) FlexPod
8 6 (2.04%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.36%) FMCG
11 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.68%) HP Superdome
12 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.63%) Windows
2 19 (6.46%) Linux
3 12 (4.08%) UNIX
4 3 (1.02%) AIX
4 3 (1.02%) Solaris
5 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.68%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) HPUX
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (22.79%) ETL
4 47 (15.99%) SOA
5 43 (14.63%) SDLC
6 36 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (11.90%) Migration
8 34 (11.56%) Database Mirroring
9 33 (11.22%) Mentoring
10 24 (8.16%) Data Migration
11 23 (7.82%) Performance Monitoring
12 21 (7.14%) Change Management
13 20 (6.80%) MVC
14 18 (6.12%) TDD
14 18 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (5.78%) Database Tuning
16 15 (5.10%) ITIL
16 15 (5.10%) Business Analysis
17 14 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 234 (79.59%) SQL
2 132 (44.90%) T-SQL
3 47 (15.99%) PL/SQL
3 47 (15.99%) PowerShell
4 39 (13.27%) Java
5 28 (9.52%) C#
6 23 (7.82%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.78%) Shell Script
8 16 (5.44%) VBA
9 14 (4.76%) VB.NET
10 13 (4.42%) ABAP
11 4 (1.36%) XPath
12 2 (0.68%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) C
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (13.95%) Degree
2 10 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.04%) MCP
6 1 (0.34%) MCSE
6 1 (0.34%) MCSA
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CCNP
6 1 (0.34%) CCNA
6 1 (0.34%) MCITP
6 1 (0.34%) MCTS
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.34%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.80%) QA
2 13 (4.42%) SLA
3 5 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) Samba
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (7.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (5.10%) Data Guard
3 11 (3.74%) Foglight
4 7 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.02%) Nagios
6 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 99 (33.67%) Oracle
2 82 (27.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.76%) VMware
4 13 (4.42%) SAP
5 12 (4.08%) IBM
6 11 (3.74%) Imperva
7 10 (3.40%) Actimize
7 10 (3.40%) Business Objects
8 9 (3.06%) Cisco
8 9 (3.06%) HP
9 8 (2.72%) Stellent
9 8 (2.72%) EMC
10 7 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (2.04%) NetApp
12 4 (1.36%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.02%) Citrix
13 3 (1.02%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.02%) Facebook
13 3 (1.02%) Infoblox
14 2 (0.68%) Vertica
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