The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 67 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.66% 5.09% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 6.71% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 15
Average salary £28,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
562 477 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.73% 75.83% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 448 396 316
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 18 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent -17 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Cannock - 1 £35,000 -
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 21 (91.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
8 11 (47.83%) XML
8 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
9 10 (43.48%) Finance
10 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (30.43%) OO
11 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
11 7 (30.43%) ITIL
12 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
13 5 (21.74%) ETL
13 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (21.74%) Replication
14 4 (17.39%) Clustering
14 4 (17.39%) Windows
15 3 (13.04%) Service Management
15 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
15 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
16 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (8.70%) Talend
16 2 (8.70%) Database Security
16 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
16 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
6 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (8.70%) DTS
9 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) DBA
2 12 (52.17%) Administrator
3 11 (47.83%) SQL DBA
4 4 (17.39%) Junior DBA
4 4 (17.39%) Junior
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior DBA
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.70%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Database Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OO
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) ETL
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Database Security
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Talend
2 2 (8.70%) VMware