The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 115 114 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 21 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.98% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.35% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 29
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Performance Tuning
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1858 1624 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.80% 72.24% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1260 1294
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Reading region.

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Reading

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Reading

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 44 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
3 39 (72.22%) SQL
4 25 (46.30%) .NET
4 25 (46.30%) ETL
4 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (42.59%) C#
6 17 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (27.78%) Benchmarking
9 14 (25.93%) SAN
9 14 (25.93%) Windows
9 14 (25.93%) Degree
9 14 (25.93%) NAS
9 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (24.07%) AQtime
10 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (24.07%) IMAP
10 13 (24.07%) Wireshark
10 13 (24.07%) QA
10 13 (24.07%) WebLOAD
10 13 (24.07%) VMware
10 13 (24.07%) VMware ESX
10 13 (24.07%) C++
10 13 (24.07%) IIS
10 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
10 13 (24.07%) SMTP
10 13 (24.07%) MAPI
11 12 (22.22%) MS Excel

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (24.07%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Route 53
2 2 (3.70%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) SAN
1 14 (25.93%) NAS
2 13 (24.07%) IMAP
2 13 (24.07%) Wireshark
2 13 (24.07%) SMTP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.56%) OLTP
7 3 (5.56%) DB2
7 3 (5.56%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.70%) MySQL
9 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.85%) Informix
9 1 (1.85%) OLAP
9 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) AQtime
1 13 (24.07%) WebLOAD
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) ERwin
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) DBA
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.56%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) MAPI
3 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
6 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) ETL
2 17 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (27.78%) Benchmarking
4 12 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.67%) System Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.11%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.56%) MVC
9 3 (5.56%) Workflow
9 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.56%) Analytics
10 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.70%) High Availability
10 2 (3.70%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
10 2 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) SQL
2 23 (42.59%) C#
3 16 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 13 (24.07%) C++
5 9 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) Korn
7 2 (3.70%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
2 3 (5.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (24.07%) VMware ESX
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Postfix
2 2 (3.70%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) PureDisk
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
1 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.41%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (5.56%) Teradata
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio