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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 110 144 133
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 141 106 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.16% 1.49% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.79% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 111 88 97
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5629 5933 5810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.12% 83.35% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4567 4720 4940
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 July 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 July 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 +42 85 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Cheshire +10 33 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Merseyside +1 9 £37,000 -35.65% 2
Lancashire -6 6 £40,000 +7.75% 1
Cumbria - 6 £22,500 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 258 (85.43%) SQL
2 157 (51.99%) SQL Server
3 132 (43.71%) T-SQL
4 126 (41.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 122 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (35.10%) Oracle
7 97 (32.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 94 (31.13%) Oracle Database
9 86 (28.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 82 (27.15%) Microsoft
11 80 (26.49%) Business Intelligence
12 71 (23.51%) ETL
13 70 (23.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 68 (22.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 68 (22.52%) Replication
15 67 (22.19%) SOA
15 67 (22.19%) Data Warehouse
16 65 (21.52%) PL/SQL
16 65 (21.52%) SDLC
17 60 (19.87%) Oracle Database 11g
18 57 (18.87%) Web Services
19 56 (18.54%) MS Excel
19 56 (18.54%) Middleware
19 56 (18.54%) Finance
20 55 (18.21%) WebLogic
21 53 (17.55%) PowerShell
22 52 (17.22%) Oracle Service Bus
22 52 (17.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 52 (17.22%) XML
22 52 (17.22%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (18.21%) WebLogic
2 52 (17.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 52 (17.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (4.64%) CMS
4 10 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.99%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.32%) IIS
6 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.66%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 56 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (16.23%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (4.30%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.98%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (2.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (1.66%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle AGIS
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.31%) ATM
2 5 (1.66%) SAN
3 3 (0.99%) DNS
3 3 (0.99%) Wireless
3 3 (0.99%) VLAN
4 2 (0.66%) DHCP
4 2 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) SMS
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) Network Security
5 1 (0.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.33%) NAS
5 1 (0.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (51.99%) SQL Server
2 126 (41.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 97 (32.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (31.13%) Oracle Database
5 86 (28.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 70 (23.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 68 (22.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 67 (22.19%) Data Warehouse
9 60 (19.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (7.95%) OLAP
11 21 (6.95%) OLAP Cube
12 18 (5.96%) Relational Database
13 16 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (3.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (2.65%) Oracle9i Database
17 8 (2.65%) Oracle ODI
18 7 (2.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (14.57%) SoapUI
2 31 (10.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 27 (8.94%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.97%) Hudson
5 13 (4.30%) LSMW
6 11 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (3.31%) ClearCase
8 8 (2.65%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.32%) Subversion
10 4 (1.32%) Maven
10 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.32%) Ant
10 4 (1.32%) JUnit
10 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.32%) Mockito
10 4 (1.32%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (18.54%) Finance
2 19 (6.29%) Marketing
3 16 (5.30%) Retail
4 10 (3.31%) Banking
5 9 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.99%) Law
6 6 (1.99%) Local Government
7 5 (1.66%) Advertising
8 4 (1.32%) Billing
8 4 (1.32%) Legal
9 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.66%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (39.74%) DBA
2 107 (35.43%) Developer
3 95 (31.46%) SQL DBA
4 54 (17.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 38 (12.58%) Administrator
6 31 (10.26%) SQL Developer
7 27 (8.94%) Architect
8 25 (8.28%) Oracle Architect
8 25 (8.28%) Middleware Architect
9 24 (7.95%) Oracle Developer
10 22 (7.28%) Oracle DBA
10 22 (7.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 17 (5.63%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 17 (5.63%) SOA Developer
12 16 (5.30%) Analyst
13 12 (3.97%) Technical Specialist
14 11 (3.64%) Business Analyst
14 11 (3.64%) Consultant
15 9 (2.98%) Migration Consultant
15 9 (2.98%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.87%) Web Services
2 56 (18.54%) Middleware
3 52 (17.22%) XML
3 52 (17.22%) XSLT
4 48 (15.89%) WSDL
5 47 (15.56%) SOAP
6 44 (14.57%) XSD
7 42 (13.91%) JMS
8 35 (11.59%) Oracle Fusion
9 24 (7.95%) .NET
10 19 (6.29%) HTML
11 16 (5.30%) J2EE
12 14 (4.64%) Oracle ADF
12 14 (4.64%) WebCenter
13 13 (4.30%) jQuery
13 13 (4.30%) ASP.NET
14 11 (3.64%) .NET Framework
15 9 (2.98%) CSS
15 9 (2.98%) WCF
16 8 (2.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 68 (22.52%) Replication
2 49 (16.23%) Clustering
3 46 (15.23%) Statistics
4 45 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.30%) Visualisation
6 15 (4.97%) Data Extraction
7 8 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.65%) User Experience
8 7 (2.32%) NHS
9 6 (1.99%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.32%) FMCG
10 4 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.66%) HP Superdome
12 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.33%) W3C
13 1 (0.33%) DTV
13 1 (0.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.22%) Windows
2 30 (9.93%) Linux
3 16 (5.30%) UNIX
4 9 (2.98%) Solaris
4 9 (2.98%) AIX
5 2 (0.66%) HPUX
5 2 (0.66%) Android
5 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.49%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (23.51%) ETL
4 67 (22.19%) SOA
5 65 (21.52%) SDLC
6 43 (14.24%) Database Mirroring
7 34 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (10.60%) Migration
9 30 (9.93%) Performance Monitoring
10 25 (8.28%) Data Migration
11 24 (7.95%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (4.97%) Change Management
14 15 (4.97%) Business Analysis
15 14 (4.64%) Content Management
15 14 (4.64%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.64%) Scrum
16 13 (4.30%) Workflow
17 12 (3.97%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 258 (85.43%) SQL
2 132 (43.71%) T-SQL
3 65 (21.52%) PL/SQL
4 53 (17.55%) PowerShell
5 34 (11.26%) Java
6 19 (6.29%) C#
7 16 (5.30%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.97%) VBA
9 14 (4.64%) JavaScript
10 13 (4.30%) ABAP
11 10 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.32%) XPath
13 2 (0.66%) R
13 2 (0.66%) C
13 2 (0.66%) Perl
14 1 (0.33%) Delphi
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
14 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (16.89%) Degree
2 11 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.99%) MCP
4 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.33%) MCTS
5 1 (0.33%) MCITP
5 1 (0.33%) MCSE
5 1 (0.33%) MCSA
5 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.33%) CCNP
5 1 (0.33%) CCNA
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) SLA
2 16 (5.30%) QA
3 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.30%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.66%) Samba
4 2 (0.66%) HDFS
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (6.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (3.64%) Data Guard
2 11 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.99%) WSUS
4 2 (0.66%) Foglight
4 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 106 (35.10%) Oracle
2 82 (27.15%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.63%) IBM
4 14 (4.64%) Stellent
4 14 (4.64%) SAP
5 11 (3.64%) VMware
6 10 (3.31%) Actimize
6 10 (3.31%) HP
7 9 (2.98%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.32%) Sun
8 4 (1.32%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.32%) Tableau
9 3 (0.99%) Facebook
9 3 (0.99%) Vertica
9 3 (0.99%) Talend
9 3 (0.99%) NetApp
10 2 (0.66%) Retek
10 2 (0.66%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.66%) Informatica
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