The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 74 71 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.38% 0.68% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.84% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,300 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £44,250 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Performance Tuning
South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
704 593 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.45% 81.23% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 597 494 358
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Sheffield

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) JBoss
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (52.94%) Middleware
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (52.94%) Data Guard
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
4 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Solaris
4 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (35.29%) COBOL
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (23.53%) UNIX
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (58.82%) JBoss
2 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 12c
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (5.88%) OLTP
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DBA
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (41.18%) Consultant
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (35.29%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (29.41%) Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Administrator
8 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
8 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Development DBA
8 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Middleware
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) MFC
3 1 (5.88%) COM
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Solaris
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
3 6 (35.29%) COBOL
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (52.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat