The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 54 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.98% 2.41% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.01% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 17
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
440 465 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.73% 80.03% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 370 397 333
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -11 5 £30,000 -36.84%
Stafford - 4 £40,000 -
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 59 (100.00%) SQL
2 55 (93.22%) SQL Server
3 44 (74.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (66.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (64.41%) T-SQL
6 37 (62.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (61.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (52.54%) Replication
9 29 (49.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (45.76%) Data Modelling
11 24 (40.68%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (28.81%) OLTP
12 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
13 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
14 10 (16.95%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
15 9 (15.25%) .NET
15 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
16 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
16 8 (13.56%) Finance
17 7 (11.86%) Big Data
17 7 (11.86%) Performance Monitoring
18 6 (10.17%) Degree
18 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
18 6 (10.17%) QA
18 6 (10.17%) Windows
19 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
20 4 (6.78%) C#

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (93.22%) SQL Server
2 44 (74.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (66.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (62.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (61.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (49.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (28.81%) OLTP
7 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
8 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (11.86%) Big Data
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.69%) DTS
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (67.80%) DBA
2 37 (62.71%) SQL DBA
3 29 (49.15%) Developer
4 19 (32.20%) SQL Developer
5 17 (28.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 12 (20.34%) Database Developer
6 12 (20.34%) SQL Database Developer
7 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Administrator
9 7 (11.86%) Junior
9 7 (11.86%) Server Administrator
10 6 (10.17%) Graduate
11 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
11 4 (6.78%) Junior Developer
12 3 (5.08%) Junior DBA
13 2 (3.39%) Junior SQL Server DBA
14 1 (1.69%) DBA Manager
14 1 (1.69%) Technical Leader
14 1 (1.69%) Senior SQL DBA
14 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
1 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (52.54%) Replication
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Data Modelling
2 24 (40.68%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (16.95%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.78%) Database Security
5 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.78%) MVC
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.39%) Database Tuning
8 1 (1.69%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (1.69%) ERD
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL
8 1 (1.69%) ETL
8 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) SQL
2 38 (64.41%) T-SQL
3 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft