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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 141 133 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -57
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 107 124 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 1.71% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.20% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 210
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £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
5799 5646 5735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.17% 77.89% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4785 5038
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 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 28 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 28 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 -29 49 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Cheshire -15 23 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Merseyside -2 19 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Lancashire -2 5 £37,123 +20.72% 2
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 (68.49%) SQL
2 120 (50.42%) SQL Server
3 88 (36.97%) T-SQL
4 81 (34.03%) Windows
5 73 (30.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 66 (27.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (24.79%) Oracle
8 58 (24.37%) Finance
9 57 (23.95%) Microsoft
10 52 (21.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 49 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 48 (20.17%) Linux
13 47 (19.75%) Degree
13 47 (19.75%) Oracle Database
14 45 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (17.65%) .NET
16 38 (15.97%) HTML
16 38 (15.97%) Replication
16 38 (15.97%) Relational Database
17 37 (15.55%) MS Excel
18 36 (15.13%) Clustering
19 35 (14.71%) UNIX
19 35 (14.71%) SAN
20 33 (13.87%) VMware
21 32 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
22 31 (13.03%) Web Services
23 28 (11.76%) JavaScript
23 28 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
24 27 (11.34%) NetApp
24 27 (11.34%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.56%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.46%) Apache
4 11 (4.62%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.20%) SAS
5 10 (4.20%) nginx
6 6 (2.52%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.52%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.26%) IIS
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 37 (15.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.92%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.52%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.71%) SAN
2 12 (5.04%) DNS
3 6 (2.52%) DMZ
4 5 (2.10%) tcpdump
4 5 (2.10%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.10%) SMTP
5 4 (1.68%) Firewall
5 4 (1.68%) DHCP
5 4 (1.68%) HTTP
5 4 (1.68%) Network Security
6 3 (1.26%) NAS
6 3 (1.26%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.26%) Internet
6 3 (1.26%) IPsec
7 2 (0.84%) WAN
7 2 (0.84%) VPN
7 2 (0.84%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (50.42%) SQL Server
2 73 (30.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (27.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (21.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 47 (19.75%) Oracle Database
7 38 (15.97%) Relational Database
8 26 (10.92%) RDBMS
9 24 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (9.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (8.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (7.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (6.30%) MySQL
13 15 (6.30%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (5.04%) Data Mining
14 12 (5.04%) MongoDB
14 12 (5.04%) NoSQL
15 10 (4.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.88%) Maven
1 14 (5.88%) Ant
1 14 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.20%) JUnit
3 9 (3.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.78%) Gerrit
3 9 (3.78%) Mockito
3 9 (3.78%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.52%) Subversion
7 5 (2.10%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.10%) RSpec
7 5 (2.10%) Log4j
8 4 (1.68%) LSMW
8 4 (1.68%) ERwin
8 4 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.68%) Toad
8 4 (1.68%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.68%) Hudson
General
1 58 (24.37%) Finance
2 21 (8.82%) Retail
3 9 (3.78%) Marketing
4 5 (2.10%) Local Government
4 5 (2.10%) Back Office
5 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (36.13%) DBA
2 77 (32.35%) Developer
3 49 (20.59%) SQL DBA
4 33 (13.87%) Administrator
5 32 (13.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 25 (10.50%) Oracle DBA
7 18 (7.56%) SQL Developer
8 15 (6.30%) SQL Server Developer
9 14 (5.88%) Consultant
10 13 (5.46%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.62%) VMware Consultant
12 11 (4.62%) Senior SQL DBA
12 11 (4.62%) Senior DBA
13 10 (4.20%) Database Developer
13 10 (4.20%) Architect
13 10 (4.20%) Analyst
14 8 (3.36%) Technical Specialist
14 8 (3.36%) Web Developer
15 7 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.65%) .NET
2 38 (15.97%) HTML
3 31 (13.03%) Web Services
4 20 (8.40%) jQuery
5 17 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 15 (6.30%) XML
7 14 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (5.46%) EJB
9 12 (5.04%) CSS
10 10 (4.20%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.20%) JAXB
10 10 (4.20%) Spring
10 10 (4.20%) JAX-WS
11 9 (3.78%) Apache Wicket
11 9 (3.78%) EJB 3.0
11 9 (3.78%) Ajax
11 9 (3.78%) WSDL
11 9 (3.78%) JDBC
11 9 (3.78%) XSLT
12 7 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.97%) Replication
2 36 (15.13%) Clustering
3 21 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 17 (7.14%) e-Health
5 14 (5.88%) Open Source
6 8 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.52%) NHS
7 6 (2.52%) Informatics
7 6 (2.52%) SystemC
8 5 (2.10%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.10%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.68%) Telematics
9 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.26%) PKI
11 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.84%) Statistics
11 2 (0.84%) FMCG
12 1 (0.42%) Social Media
12 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 81 (34.03%) Windows
2 48 (20.17%) Linux
3 35 (14.71%) UNIX
4 18 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.20%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (2.10%) AIX
8 4 (1.68%) Solaris
8 4 (1.68%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.26%) CentOS
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.42%) VMS
11 1 (0.42%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.92%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (10.50%) ITIL
5 24 (10.08%) Change Management
6 23 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (8.82%) ETL
8 20 (8.40%) MVC
9 19 (7.98%) TDD
10 18 (7.56%) Capacity Management
11 17 (7.14%) OO
12 16 (6.72%) Database Security
13 15 (6.30%) Migration
14 14 (5.88%) Scrum
14 14 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (5.46%) Analytics
16 12 (5.04%) Configuration Management
17 11 (4.62%) High Availability
17 11 (4.62%) Web Development
18 10 (4.20%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 163 (68.49%) SQL
2 88 (36.97%) T-SQL
3 28 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.66%) PowerShell
4 23 (9.66%) PL/SQL
4 23 (9.66%) Java
4 23 (9.66%) C#
5 19 (7.98%) VB.NET
6 18 (7.56%) Shell Script
7 17 (7.14%) Perl
8 12 (5.04%) PHP
9 11 (4.62%) Python
10 10 (4.20%) Ruby
11 9 (3.78%) XPath
12 8 (3.36%) C
13 6 (2.52%) R
14 5 (2.10%) VB
15 4 (1.68%) ABAP
16 1 (0.42%) C++
16 1 (0.42%) JCL
Qualifications
1 47 (19.75%) Degree
2 13 (5.46%) HND
3 12 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (2.94%) MCSE
7 4 (1.68%) CCNA
7 4 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.68%) MCITP
7 4 (1.68%) MCTS
8 2 (0.84%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.84%) CCNP
8 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) VCAP
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.82%) SLA
2 7 (2.94%) QA
3 4 (1.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (7.56%) VMware ESX
3 18 (7.56%) vCloud
3 18 (7.56%) VMFS
3 18 (7.56%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 17 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 11 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (4.20%) LiteSpeed
6 10 (4.20%) XenApp
6 10 (4.20%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.36%) XenServer
8 6 (2.52%) Apache Flume
9 5 (2.10%) Varnish
9 5 (2.10%) Squid
10 3 (1.26%) NFS
11 1 (0.42%) RHEV
11 1 (0.42%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.04%) Puppet
2 11 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.36%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.52%) SCOM
5 5 (2.10%) Capistrano
5 5 (2.10%) Nagios
5 5 (2.10%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.68%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 59 (24.79%) Oracle
2 57 (23.95%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.87%) VMware
4 27 (11.34%) NetApp
4 27 (11.34%) HP
5 19 (7.98%) EMC
6 17 (7.14%) CA
7 11 (4.62%) Citrix
8 10 (4.20%) SAP
9 7 (2.94%) IBM
9 7 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.94%) Teradata
10 6 (2.52%) Cisco
11 5 (2.10%) Hitachi
11 5 (2.10%) Cognos
12 4 (1.68%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.68%) Juniper
12 4 (1.68%) Dell
12 4 (1.68%) Actimize
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