The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 167 152 162
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 59 63 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.20% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.52% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 42
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,327 £34,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4908 4149 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.37% 79.21% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 3577 3795
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,646 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
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 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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
Gloucestershire +4 15 £37,500 - 3
Dorset -2 12 £57,500 +10.57% 1
Wiltshire -9 11 £42,500 +19.19% 6
Devon +3 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Bristol -6 10 £40,000 - 3
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 86 (63.24%) SQL
2 76 (55.88%) SQL Server
3 50 (36.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (33.82%) T-SQL
4 46 (33.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (30.15%) Finance
7 37 (27.21%) Oracle
8 34 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (22.06%) Linux
9 30 (22.06%) Microsoft
10 26 (19.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (19.12%) Replication
11 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
12 24 (17.65%) PL/SQL
13 21 (15.44%) VMware
14 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
14 20 (14.71%) Windows
15 18 (13.24%) ITIL
16 17 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (12.50%) Oracle Database
17 16 (11.76%) ETL
18 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
19 14 (10.29%) Scrum
19 14 (10.29%) SAN
19 14 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
20 13 (9.56%) Performance Monitoring
20 13 (9.56%) IPv4
20 13 (9.56%) IPv6

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (6.62%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.21%) IIS
5 2 (1.47%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.74%) Lync
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) FastStats
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.94%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.74%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Office 365
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.29%) SAN
2 13 (9.56%) IPv4
2 13 (9.56%) IPv6
3 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.15%) VPN
4 7 (5.15%) Internet
4 7 (5.15%) Firewall
5 6 (4.41%) HTTP
5 6 (4.41%) DNS
5 6 (4.41%) SMS
6 5 (3.68%) Intranet
7 4 (2.94%) LAN
7 4 (2.94%) DHCP
8 3 (2.21%) DMZ
9 2 (1.47%) PPTP
9 2 (1.47%) FTP
9 2 (1.47%) SMTP
9 2 (1.47%) IPsec
10 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 50 (36.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (33.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (19.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 14 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (8.09%) Relational Database
11 10 (7.35%) OLTP
12 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (5.88%) Essbase
13 8 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (5.88%) DTS
13 8 (5.88%) OLAP
14 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (4.41%) MySQL
16 5 (3.68%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (8.82%) GCC
1 12 (8.82%) GDB
2 8 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 41 (30.15%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.88%) Banking
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
4 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.41%) Automotive
5 6 (4.41%) Marketing
6 5 (3.68%) Publishing
7 2 (1.47%) Advertising
7 2 (1.47%) Back Office
7 2 (1.47%) Legal
7 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (41.18%) DBA
2 38 (27.94%) Developer
2 38 (27.94%) SQL DBA
3 34 (25.00%) Administrator
4 13 (9.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (8.82%) C++ Developer
5 12 (8.82%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (6.62%) Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Server Administrator
7 8 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Business Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.68%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Senior SQL Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Senior SQL Server Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Junior DBA
11 4 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) STL
1 12 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (8.09%) .NET
3 10 (7.35%) MDX
3 10 (7.35%) Web Services
4 6 (4.41%) XML
4 6 (4.41%) WCF
4 6 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.68%) HTML
6 4 (2.94%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.94%) RESTful
7 3 (2.21%) SAP XI
8 2 (1.47%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.74%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.74%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.74%) JMS
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.12%) Replication
2 13 (9.56%) Clustering
3 11 (8.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.15%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.15%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.68%) iPad
5 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.21%) Firmware
7 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.21%) e-Health
8 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.06%) Linux
2 20 (14.71%) Windows
3 13 (9.56%) UNIX
4 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.41%) AIX
6 5 (3.68%) Solaris
6 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.94%) HPUX
7 4 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.21%) CentOS
8 3 (2.21%) Debian
9 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (13.24%) ITIL
3 16 (11.76%) ETL
4 14 (10.29%) Scrum
5 13 (9.56%) Migration
5 13 (9.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (8.82%) TDD
6 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.82%) Multithreading
6 12 (8.82%) Database Tuning
7 10 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (7.35%) Data Migration
7 10 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.35%) CRM
8 9 (6.62%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.88%) High Availability
9 8 (5.88%) ERP
10 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.24%) SQL
2 46 (33.82%) T-SQL
3 24 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 13 (9.56%) Python
5 12 (8.82%) Ruby
5 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.82%) C++
5 12 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.09%) VBA
7 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.68%) C
9 4 (2.94%) Java
9 4 (2.94%) Erlang
10 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.47%) ABAP
10 2 (1.47%) C#
10 2 (1.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) AWK
11 1 (0.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.56%) Degree
4 9 (6.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.68%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.68%) MCSE
7 4 (2.94%) MCSA
7 4 (2.94%) MCTS
7 4 (2.94%) MCITP
8 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.21%) MCP
8 3 (2.21%) CCA
8 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.47%) HNC
9 2 (1.47%) HND
9 2 (1.47%) MCDBA
9 2 (1.47%) CCNP
9 2 (1.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.41%) XenDesktop
3 6 (4.41%) XenApp
4 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.68%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.21%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.21%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.21%) XenServer
6 3 (2.21%) vSphere
6 3 (2.21%) VMFS
6 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.21%) vCloud
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.94%) WSUS
3 3 (2.21%) SCCM
3 3 (2.21%) SCOM
3 3 (2.21%) Nagios
4 2 (1.47%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) Oracle
2 30 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.44%) VMware
4 10 (7.35%) Cognos
4 10 (7.35%) IBM
5 9 (6.62%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.88%) Hyperion
6 8 (5.88%) SAP
7 7 (5.15%) HP
7 7 (5.15%) Citrix
8 5 (3.68%) Apple
8 5 (3.68%) Bloomberg
9 4 (2.94%) Twitter
9 4 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.94%) NetApp
10 3 (2.21%) CA
10 3 (2.21%) Dell
10 3 (2.21%) EMC
10 3 (2.21%) Sybase
10 3 (2.21%) AppSense
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