The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 166 131 112
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 69 89 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 1.66% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.03% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50 83 109
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5051 4379 4207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.28% 81.77% 78.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4212 3687 3696
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in the South West

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in the South West

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Gloucestershire +9 25 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Bristol -30 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Wiltshire -11 11 £45,000 +17.64%
Dorset -15 11 £42,500 -37.03%
Somerset -2 1 £45,000 +36.36%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 143 (78.14%) SQL
2 122 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 95 (51.91%) Microsoft
4 81 (44.26%) Finance
5 77 (42.08%) Oracle
6 68 (37.16%) T-SQL
7 54 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 49 (26.78%) Windows
8 49 (26.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (23.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 41 (22.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (21.86%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (20.22%) MS Office
14 36 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (19.13%) MS Excel
15 35 (19.13%) Capacity Planning
16 31 (16.94%) Data Modelling
17 30 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
18 29 (15.85%) Oracle Database
18 29 (15.85%) Performance Monitoring
19 26 (14.21%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (14.21%) Replication
19 26 (14.21%) SQL Server 2012
20 25 (13.66%) .NET
20 25 (13.66%) Clustering
21 24 (13.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 23 (12.57%) IIS
22 23 (12.57%) Client/Server
22 23 (12.57%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 23 (12.57%) IIS
2 14 (7.65%) NetWeaver
3 7 (3.83%) Apache
3 7 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.19%) PowerExchange
5 3 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.64%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.55%) JBoss
7 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (20.22%) MS Office
2 35 (19.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) FastStats
4 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (8.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (7.10%) Oracle Financials
3 12 (6.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (6.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) SaaS
2 6 (3.28%) PaaS
2 6 (3.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.74%) FTP
2 13 (7.10%) SAN
3 8 (4.37%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.83%) HTTP
5 5 (2.73%) Internet
5 5 (2.73%) Firewall
5 5 (2.73%) LDAP
6 4 (2.19%) NAS
7 3 (1.64%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.64%) SNMP
7 3 (1.64%) IPsec
7 3 (1.64%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.64%) Network Security
7 3 (1.64%) LAN
7 3 (1.64%) WAN
7 3 (1.64%) DHCP
7 3 (1.64%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.64%) VPN
7 3 (1.64%) DNS
7 3 (1.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 54 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (26.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (23.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (15.85%) Oracle Database
7 26 (14.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (14.21%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (13.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (12.02%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (6.56%) OLTP
11 11 (6.01%) Relational Database
12 10 (5.46%) Hadoop
12 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (4.37%) OLAP
14 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (3.28%) IDMS
15 6 (3.28%) Informix
15 6 (3.28%) DB2
16 5 (2.73%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (6.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.19%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.19%) Maven
6 2 (1.09%) MorphX
6 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.09%) Subversion
6 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 81 (44.26%) Finance
2 15 (8.20%) Banking
3 12 (6.56%) General Ledger
4 6 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.28%) Law
5 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.64%) Billing
6 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.64%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (46.45%) DBA
2 62 (33.88%) SQL DBA
3 47 (25.68%) Developer
4 36 (19.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 34 (18.58%) Administrator
6 24 (13.11%) Analyst
7 16 (8.74%) Consultant
7 16 (8.74%) SQL Developer
8 14 (7.65%) SAP Analyst
9 13 (7.10%) SAP Basis Analyst
9 13 (7.10%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (6.56%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 12 (6.56%) OBIEE Consultant
10 12 (6.56%) Oracle Consultant
11 11 (6.01%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (6.01%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (5.46%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.92%) Senior DBA
14 8 (4.37%) Database Developer
15 7 (3.83%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.66%) .NET
2 20 (10.93%) COM
3 19 (10.38%) HTML
4 14 (7.65%) SAP Basis
5 13 (7.10%) SAP Smart Forms
6 9 (4.92%) Middleware
6 9 (4.92%) jQuery
7 8 (4.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (3.83%) MDX
9 6 (3.28%) WebCenter
9 6 (3.28%) MCollective
10 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (2.73%) FusionCharts
10 5 (2.73%) WPF
10 5 (2.73%) Ajax
10 5 (2.73%) WinForms
11 4 (2.19%) Lucene
11 4 (2.19%) Spring
11 4 (2.19%) Velocity
11 4 (2.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (14.21%) Replication
3 25 (13.66%) Clustering
4 23 (12.57%) Client/Server
5 20 (10.93%) N-Tier
5 20 (10.93%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (7.65%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.46%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.28%) Open Source
10 4 (2.19%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.09%) W3C
11 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.78%) Windows
2 41 (22.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (11.48%) Linux
5 20 (10.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (9.29%) UNIX
7 4 (2.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.86%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (19.13%) Capacity Planning
3 31 (16.94%) Data Modelling
4 29 (15.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (12.57%) Migration
6 22 (12.02%) Database Tuning
7 21 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (10.93%) ETL
8 20 (10.93%) ITIL
8 20 (10.93%) Data Protection
9 17 (9.29%) CRM
10 16 (8.74%) ERP
10 16 (8.74%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
12 12 (6.56%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (6.56%) Performance Improvement
12 12 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (6.01%) Change Management
14 10 (5.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 143 (78.14%) SQL
2 68 (37.16%) T-SQL
3 22 (12.02%) PL/SQL
4 20 (10.93%) C#
4 20 (10.93%) Java
5 15 (8.20%) Perl
5 15 (8.20%) Python
6 9 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.37%) ABAP
8 7 (3.83%) VBA
8 7 (3.83%) C
9 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.28%) Jython
10 5 (2.73%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.19%) VB
12 3 (1.64%) X++
13 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.09%) C++
13 2 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.29%) Degree
3 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.37%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.64%) MCP
5 3 (1.64%) HND
5 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.28%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.64%) Samba
5 2 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (1.09%) XenApp
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Puppet
1 6 (3.28%) Oracle Identity Management
1 6 (3.28%) Vagrant
1 6 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.73%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (51.91%) Microsoft
2 77 (42.08%) Oracle
3 15 (8.20%) SAP
4 14 (7.65%) VMware
5 8 (4.37%) Sybase
6 5 (2.73%) Telerik
6 5 (2.73%) Informatica
7 4 (2.19%) NetApp
8 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.64%) Citrix
8 3 (1.64%) F5
8 3 (1.64%) Sun
8 3 (1.64%) Cognos
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco
9 2 (1.09%) Tableau
10 1 (0.55%) Twitter
10 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.55%) IBM
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