The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 24 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.52% 2.19% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.60% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 7
Average salary £39,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
Performance Tuning
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
788 768 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.60% 83.93% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 612 664 588
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Southampton

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Southampton

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 22 (61.11%) T-SQL
4 20 (55.56%) Windows
5 17 (47.22%) Clustering
5 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
9 13 (36.11%) RDBMS
10 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
11 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
11 11 (30.56%) Finance
12 10 (27.78%) Linux
12 10 (27.78%) Oracle
12 10 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (27.78%) Data Guard
12 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
13 9 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
14 8 (22.22%) QA
14 8 (22.22%) Database Security
14 8 (22.22%) Firewall
14 8 (22.22%) Database Tuning
14 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (11.11%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (36.11%) RDBMS
6 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (16.67%) DTS
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (16.67%) SQLPlus
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (8.33%) OLAP
11 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) DBA
2 15 (41.67%) SQL DBA
3 14 (38.89%) Administrator
4 11 (30.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (19.44%) Server Administrator
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 6 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (11.11%) Technology Manager
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Developer
8 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
9 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Systems Support
9 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
9 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Database Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database Engineer
11 1 (2.78%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Clustering
2 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.67%) Replication
3 6 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.11%) Kindle
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 4 (11.11%) Solaris
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 8 (22.22%) Database Security
2 8 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Data Transformation
7 3 (8.33%) Database Theory
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 22 (61.11%) T-SQL
3 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.67%) Java
5 6 (16.67%) Perl
5 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) MCDBA
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) SLA
3 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Data Guard
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) CommVault
3 6 (16.67%) NetApp
3 6 (16.67%) Sun
3 6 (16.67%) HP
3 6 (16.67%) EMC
3 6 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 4 (11.11%) Mitel
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Avaya