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 31 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 70 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.66% 5.73% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 7.25% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 18
Average salary £28,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
509 524 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.50% 79.03% 74.48%
Number of salaries quoted 407 456 307
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,050 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 31 July 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 31 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
Cannock - 4 £37,500 -
Stafford -9 2 £24,500 -
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 29 (90.63%) SQL Server
3 27 (84.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (40.63%) Finance
8 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (34.38%) Replication
10 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (25.00%) OLTP
10 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (21.88%) ITIL
11 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
12 6 (18.75%) OO
12 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
12 6 (18.75%) XML
12 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (15.63%) ETL
14 4 (12.50%) Windows
14 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
14 4 (12.50%) .NET
14 4 (12.50%) Clustering
14 4 (12.50%) Big Data
15 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
15 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
1 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (90.63%) SQL Server
2 27 (84.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (25.00%) OLTP
7 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (12.50%) Big Data
10 2 (6.25%) DTS
10 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) DBA
2 15 (46.88%) Developer
3 14 (43.75%) SQL DBA
4 12 (37.50%) Administrator
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Developer
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (12.50%) Junior
7 4 (12.50%) Database Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Server Administrator
7 4 (12.50%) Junior DBA
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
9 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
10 1 (3.13%) DBA Manager
10 1 (3.13%) Junior Systems Administrator
10 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Replication
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Debian
2 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) OO
3 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Database Security
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Web Development
7 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Talend