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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 137 135 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -46
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 131 105 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 1.52% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.94% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 98 80 187
Average salary £49,250 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.92% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
6145 5416 5731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.66% 78.61% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4903 4599 4979
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +5 59 £48,500 +31.08% 10
Cheshire -7 40 £50,000 +21.21% 9
Merseyside +13 14 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Lancashire -7 4 £37,500 -7.40% 2
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 139 (59.40%) SQL
2 112 (47.86%) SQL Server
3 77 (32.91%) Windows
4 70 (29.91%) T-SQL
5 57 (24.36%) Oracle
6 48 (20.51%) Finance
6 48 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (19.23%) Oracle Database
7 45 (19.23%) ITIL
8 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
8 44 (18.80%) SAN
9 43 (18.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (16.67%) Linux
11 38 (16.24%) VMware
12 34 (14.53%) Replication
12 34 (14.53%) HTML
12 34 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (14.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (14.10%) Degree
14 32 (13.68%) Cloud Computing
14 32 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (13.25%) Capacity Management
15 31 (13.25%) Clustering
16 30 (12.82%) HP
16 30 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (11.97%) MS Excel
17 28 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (11.54%) Change Management
18 27 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
18 27 (11.54%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (5.98%) Apache
2 12 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.70%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.85%) nginx
5 8 (3.42%) IIS
6 7 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.99%) SAS
7 6 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.56%) Apache Pig
8 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.28%) Lync
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 28 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.56%) SPSS
3 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.68%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.80%) SAN
2 15 (6.41%) DNS
3 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.42%) DHCP
4 8 (3.42%) NAS
5 7 (2.99%) DMZ
6 5 (2.14%) tcpdump
6 5 (2.14%) Wireshark
6 5 (2.14%) SMTP
7 4 (1.71%) HTTP
7 4 (1.71%) Network Security
8 3 (1.28%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.28%) Firewall
8 3 (1.28%) WAN
8 3 (1.28%) VPN
9 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.85%) IPsec
9 2 (0.85%) Internet
10 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (47.86%) SQL Server
2 48 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (19.23%) Oracle Database
4 43 (18.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (14.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (9.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 23 (9.83%) Relational Database
9 19 (8.12%) RDBMS
10 16 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (5.98%) MySQL
12 14 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (5.98%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
13 13 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (5.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Ant
1 11 (4.70%) LSMW
1 11 (4.70%) Maven
2 10 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.27%) Hudson
3 8 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.99%) JUnit
4 7 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.56%) Mockito
5 6 (2.56%) Gerrit
5 6 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.14%) Log4j
6 5 (2.14%) Subversion
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.71%) RSpec
7 4 (1.71%) Toad
7 4 (1.71%) ERwin
7 4 (1.71%) SoapUI
General
1 48 (20.51%) Finance
2 14 (5.98%) Retail
3 10 (4.27%) Marketing
4 5 (2.14%) Local Government
4 5 (2.14%) Back Office
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.28%) Advertising
5 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (32.48%) DBA
2 72 (30.77%) Developer
3 37 (15.81%) SQL DBA
4 26 (11.11%) Administrator
5 25 (10.68%) Oracle DBA
5 25 (10.68%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (7.26%) SQL Developer
7 16 (6.84%) Consultant
8 14 (5.98%) Analyst
8 14 (5.98%) Database Developer
9 12 (5.13%) VMware Consultant
10 10 (4.27%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.27%) Architect
11 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (3.42%) Technical Specialist
13 7 (2.99%) VMware Specialist
14 6 (2.56%) Big Data Architect
14 6 (2.56%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.56%) Data Architect
14 6 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.53%) HTML
2 27 (11.54%) Web Services
3 26 (11.11%) .NET
4 22 (9.40%) jQuery
5 16 (6.84%) CSS
6 14 (5.98%) ASP.NET
7 12 (5.13%) XML
7 12 (5.13%) Ajax
8 11 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (4.27%) EJB
10 8 (3.42%) SOAP
11 7 (2.99%) JMS
11 7 (2.99%) Spring
11 7 (2.99%) JAXB
11 7 (2.99%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.99%) WCF
11 7 (2.99%) JAX-WS
12 6 (2.56%) EJB 3.0
12 6 (2.56%) WSDL
12 6 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.53%) Replication
2 31 (13.25%) Clustering
3 20 (8.55%) Client/Server
4 18 (7.69%) e-Health
5 13 (5.56%) Open Source
6 7 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.99%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.14%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.85%) Social Media
10 2 (0.85%) SystemC
10 2 (0.85%) NHS
10 2 (0.85%) PKI
10 2 (0.85%) Statistics
10 2 (0.85%) Informatics
11 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.43%) Firmware
11 1 (0.43%) HACMP
11 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.91%) Windows
2 39 (16.67%) Linux
3 27 (11.54%) UNIX
4 18 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.42%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.14%) AIX
8 5 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.85%) CentOS
10 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.85%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) VMS
11 1 (0.43%) Tru64
11 1 (0.43%) SUSE
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.23%) ITIL
2 34 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (13.25%) Capacity Management
4 28 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (11.54%) Change Management
5 27 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
6 24 (10.26%) Migration
7 23 (9.83%) ETL
8 18 (7.69%) OO
8 18 (7.69%) TDD
9 16 (6.84%) MVC
9 16 (6.84%) Database Security
10 15 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (6.41%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.98%) Business Continuity
11 14 (5.98%) Database Tuning
11 14 (5.98%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.56%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 139 (59.40%) SQL
2 70 (29.91%) T-SQL
3 26 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 21 (8.97%) Java
6 18 (7.69%) C#
7 17 (7.26%) Perl
8 14 (5.98%) PHP
9 13 (5.56%) ABAP
10 12 (5.13%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.70%) Python
11 11 (4.70%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.70%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.85%) Ruby
13 6 (2.56%) XPath
13 6 (2.56%) R
14 5 (2.14%) C
15 4 (1.71%) VB
16 1 (0.43%) JCL
16 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (14.10%) Degree
2 18 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (5.56%) MCSE
4 13 (5.56%) MCITP
5 8 (3.42%) CCNA
5 8 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.99%) HND
6 7 (2.99%) VCAP
6 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 6 (2.56%) MCTS
8 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.40%) SLA
2 13 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (10.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (8.97%) Active Directory
4 19 (8.12%) VMware ESX
4 19 (8.12%) Hyper-V
4 19 (8.12%) VMFS
4 19 (8.12%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (8.12%) vCloud
5 18 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 11 (4.70%) XenApp
6 11 (4.70%) XenDesktop
7 10 (4.27%) LiteSpeed
8 8 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (3.42%) XenServer
9 6 (2.56%) Apache Flume
10 5 (2.14%) Squid
10 5 (2.14%) Varnish
11 2 (0.85%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.85%) NFS
12 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 17 (7.26%) Data Guard
2 12 (5.13%) Foglight
3 11 (4.70%) Puppet
3 11 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.42%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.14%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.14%) Nagios
5 5 (2.14%) SCOM
6 4 (1.71%) Capistrano
6 4 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.85%) SCCM
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (24.36%) Oracle
2 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
3 38 (16.24%) VMware
4 30 (12.82%) HP
5 25 (10.68%) NetApp
6 20 (8.55%) EMC
7 19 (8.12%) SAP
8 18 (7.69%) CA
9 16 (6.84%) Citrix
9 16 (6.84%) Business Objects
10 12 (5.13%) Imperva
11 11 (4.70%) Cisco
12 8 (3.42%) IBM
13 7 (2.99%) Dell
13 7 (2.99%) Teradata
13 7 (2.99%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.99%) JD Edwards
14 5 (2.14%) Hitachi
15 4 (1.71%) Juniper
15 4 (1.71%) Cognos
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £425 - £440 per day + many benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago