The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 182 154 129
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1772 1978 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.88% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.28% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1420 1540 1982
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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
England -35 1648 £50,000 - 204
London +9 849 £60,000 +4.34% 72
South East -49 299 £42,500 -5.55% 35
City of London -23 163 £57,500 - 25
North West -2 123 £40,000 - 22
Yorkshire -11 121 £41,000 -3.52% 27
East of England -56 99 £52,500 +16.66% 11
Hampshire +7 79 £39,000 -2.50% 9
West Yorkshire -11 76 £45,000 +15.38% 14
Surrey -20 72 £47,500 -5.00% 6
South West -29 69 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Scotland +22 67 £42,500 +15.19% 6
Berkshire -36 61 £61,250 +36.11% 5
Manchester -18 59 £40,000 - 11
Cheshire +7 49 £40,000 - 7
East Midlands -18 47 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Leeds -21 46 £45,000 +15.38% 7
West Midlands -66 40 £40,000 - 10
Glasgow +26 38 £42,500 -20.93% 4
North Yorkshire +14 34 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Reading -8 31 £70,000 +79.48% 5
Nottingham -15 29 £40,000 -33.88% 4
Nottinghamshire -15 29 £40,000 -33.88% 4
Hertfordshire -22 27 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Gloucestershire +14 25 £38,500 -1.28% 2
East Sussex +5 22 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridgeshire +1 22 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Southampton -9 22 £39,000 -9.30% 4
Essex -31 22 £52,500 - 1
Brighton - 22 £40,000 -

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2418 (62.85%) SQL
2 1945 (50.56%) SQL Server
3 1280 (33.27%) Oracle
4 1138 (29.58%) Finance
5 1030 (26.77%) Windows
6 1023 (26.59%) T-SQL
7 1004 (26.10%) Linux
8 895 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 876 (22.77%) Microsoft
10 775 (20.15%) Business Intelligence
11 757 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
12 711 (18.48%) Oracle Database
13 695 (18.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 687 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 682 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
16 680 (17.68%) Java
17 607 (15.78%) UNIX
18 578 (15.02%) Replication
19 555 (14.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 527 (13.70%) .NET
21 505 (13.13%) ETL
22 502 (13.05%) MS Excel
23 479 (12.45%) Clustering
24 435 (11.31%) VMware
25 430 (11.18%) C#
26 416 (10.81%) MySQL
27 412 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
28 407 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
28 407 (10.58%) PL/SQL
29 397 (10.32%) JavaScript

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 277 (7.20%) Apache
2 274 (7.12%) Tomcat
3 214 (5.56%) IIS
4 213 (5.54%) WebLogic
5 175 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 130 (3.38%) WebSphere
7 98 (2.55%) JBoss
8 78 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
9 75 (1.95%) MS Exchange
10 55 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 53 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 42 (1.09%) MQSeries
13 36 (0.94%) CMS
14 34 (0.88%) SAS
15 29 (0.75%) Lync
15 29 (0.75%) nginx
16 28 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
17 25 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
18 24 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
19 22 (0.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 502 (13.05%) MS Excel
2 75 (1.95%) MS Office
3 36 (0.94%) PowerPivot
4 11 (0.29%) SPSS
5 10 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.078%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.052%) MS Project
9 2 (0.052%) GIMP
10 1 (0.026%) FastStats
10 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 147 (3.82%) Oracle EBS
2 95 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
4 38 (0.99%) RMDS
5 35 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
6 33 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
7 31 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
7 31 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
8 29 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
9 27 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 21 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
11 19 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
12 17 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
12 17 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
13 15 (0.39%) HFM
14 14 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
14 14 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
15 12 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
16 11 (0.29%) Retail-J
17 10 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 114 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (2.31%) SaaS
4 36 (0.94%) Office 365
5 35 (0.91%) PaaS
6 28 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 24 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (0.57%) IaaS
9 20 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.44%) GitHub
12 3 (0.078%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.078%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.052%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.026%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 358 (9.31%) SAN
2 206 (5.35%) TCP/IP
3 193 (5.02%) DNS
4 181 (4.70%) Firewall
5 178 (4.63%) WAN
6 173 (4.50%) LAN
7 148 (3.85%) HTTP
7 148 (3.85%) Internet
8 119 (3.09%) Fibre Channel
9 118 (3.07%) NAS
10 98 (2.55%) FCoE
11 93 (2.42%) Multicast
12 82 (2.13%) iSCSI
13 74 (1.92%) LDAP
14 69 (1.79%) VPN
15 65 (1.69%) FTP
16 49 (1.27%) DHCP
17 35 (0.91%) SSL
17 35 (0.91%) BGP
18 34 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1945 (50.56%) SQL Server
2 895 (23.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 711 (18.48%) Oracle Database
4 695 (18.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 687 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 682 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
7 555 (14.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 416 (10.81%) MySQL
9 412 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 385 (10.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 341 (8.86%) Relational Database
12 330 (8.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 278 (7.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 195 (5.07%) Hadoop
15 187 (4.86%) RDBMS
16 168 (4.37%) Oracle BI EE
17 143 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 134 (3.48%) NoSQL
19 128 (3.33%) MongoDB
20 125 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 153 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 138 (3.59%) Subversion
3 106 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (2.16%) Maven
5 79 (2.05%) Visual Studio
6 65 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
7 58 (1.51%) Toad
8 56 (1.46%) Jenkins
9 53 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 51 (1.33%) JIRA
11 50 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 43 (1.12%) TeamCity
13 29 (0.75%) JUnit
14 26 (0.68%) YourKit
15 25 (0.65%) Ant
16 22 (0.57%) VisualVM
17 21 (0.55%) Jasmine
18 20 (0.52%) Hudson
19 19 (0.49%) Mercurial
20 18 (0.47%) NCrunch
General
1 1138 (29.58%) Finance
2 304 (7.90%) Banking
3 158 (4.11%) Retail
4 153 (3.98%) Marketing
5 96 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 78 (2.03%) Investment Banking
7 70 (1.82%) Advertising
8 44 (1.14%) Games
9 43 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 38 (0.99%) Legal
10 38 (0.99%) Billing
11 36 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 36 (0.94%) Back Office
12 35 (0.91%) Front Office
13 32 (0.83%) Law
14 24 (0.62%) Publishing
15 20 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.42%) Electronics
17 14 (0.36%) Automotive
18 13 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1413 (36.73%) DBA
2 996 (25.89%) Developer
3 823 (21.39%) SQL DBA
4 720 (18.72%) Administrator
5 407 (10.58%) SQL Server DBA
6 377 (9.80%) Oracle DBA
7 337 (8.76%) Architect
8 327 (8.50%) SQL Developer
9 235 (6.11%) Analyst
10 233 (6.06%) Consultant
11 224 (5.82%) Senior Developer
12 177 (4.60%) Senior DBA
13 125 (3.25%) Server Administrator
14 118 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
15 107 (2.78%) Java Developer
16 102 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
17 99 (2.57%) Oracle Developer
18 96 (2.50%) Senior SQL DBA
19 90 (2.34%) .NET Developer
20 89 (2.31%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (13.70%) .NET
2 375 (9.75%) HTML
3 310 (8.06%) Web Services
4 306 (7.95%) XML
5 275 (7.15%) CSS
6 230 (5.98%) ASP.NET
7 216 (5.61%) Middleware
8 210 (5.46%) jQuery
9 135 (3.51%) J2EE
10 117 (3.04%) Spring
11 113 (2.94%) HTML5
12 103 (2.68%) .NET Framework
13 101 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 90 (2.34%) CSS3
15 89 (2.31%) XSLT
16 78 (2.03%) LAMP
16 78 (2.03%) JMS
16 78 (2.03%) KnockoutJS
17 71 (1.85%) MDX
18 69 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 578 (15.02%) Replication
2 479 (12.45%) Clustering
3 407 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 128 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 119 (3.09%) Open Source
7 110 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 79 (2.05%) Statistics
9 63 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 59 (1.53%) Data Integration
11 55 (1.43%) Mainframe
12 52 (1.35%) Visualisation
13 48 (1.25%) Hedge funds
14 44 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 41 (1.07%) User Experience
16 40 (1.04%) Mathematics
17 39 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 36 (0.94%) Blog
19 30 (0.78%) N-Tier
20 29 (0.75%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1030 (26.77%) Windows
2 1004 (26.10%) Linux
3 607 (15.78%) UNIX
4 237 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (4.91%) Solaris
6 150 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 147 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 129 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 82 (2.13%) CentOS
10 75 (1.95%) AIX
11 48 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 43 (1.12%) Android
13 36 (0.94%) Ubuntu
14 35 (0.91%) HPUX
15 32 (0.83%) Debian
15 32 (0.83%) Windows XP
16 20 (0.52%) SUSE
17 17 (0.44%) Windows 7
18 15 (0.39%) Fedora
19 14 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (20.15%) Business Intelligence
2 757 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
3 505 (13.13%) ETL
4 388 (10.09%) ITIL
5 387 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 358 (9.31%) Capacity Planning
7 297 (7.72%) Data Modelling
8 284 (7.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 256 (6.65%) Mentoring
10 234 (6.08%) Migration
11 217 (5.64%) Database Tuning
12 211 (5.48%) Configuration Management
13 207 (5.38%) MVC
14 196 (5.09%) TDD
14 196 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
15 195 (5.07%) E-Commerce
16 188 (4.89%) Load Balancing
17 178 (4.63%) Scrum
18 165 (4.29%) High Availability
19 155 (4.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2418 (62.85%) SQL
2 1023 (26.59%) T-SQL
3 680 (17.68%) Java
4 430 (11.18%) C#
5 407 (10.58%) PL/SQL
6 397 (10.32%) JavaScript
7 320 (8.32%) Shell Script
8 260 (6.76%) Python
9 236 (6.13%) Perl
10 183 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 171 (4.45%) Bash Shell
12 143 (3.72%) PHP
13 135 (3.51%) Ruby
14 114 (2.96%) C
15 91 (2.37%) VB.NET
16 89 (2.31%) VBA
17 64 (1.66%) C++
18 56 (1.46%) VB
19 39 (1.01%) ABAP
20 35 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 395 (10.27%) Degree
2 219 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 146 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 102 (2.65%) Oracle Certification
5 100 (2.60%) MCITP
6 95 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 82 (2.13%) OCP
8 77 (2.00%) MCTS
9 51 (1.33%) VCP4
10 46 (1.20%) MCSE
11 39 (1.01%) DV Cleared
12 36 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (0.88%) MCDBA
14 27 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 25 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.65%) CCNA
16 23 (0.60%) CCNP
17 22 (0.57%) OCA
18 21 (0.55%) RHCE
19 13 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.67%) QA
2 101 (2.63%) SLA
3 30 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.052%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.026%) HL7
9 1 (0.026%) GxP
9 1 (0.026%) TickIT
9 1 (0.026%) WCAG
9 1 (0.026%) WAI
9 1 (0.026%) COBIT
System Software
1 364 (9.46%) Oracle RAC
2 332 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 268 (6.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 199 (5.17%) Active Directory
5 109 (2.83%) NFS
6 91 (2.37%) Hyper-V
7 88 (2.29%) vSphere
8 84 (2.18%) SRDF
9 61 (1.59%) VMware ESX
10 53 (1.38%) Xen
11 46 (1.20%) KVM
12 36 (0.94%) UAG
13 32 (0.83%) Firmware
14 30 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
15 29 (0.75%) Docker
16 28 (0.73%) Apache Flume
17 27 (0.70%) XenServer
17 27 (0.70%) ISA Server
18 24 (0.62%) HDFS
19 22 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 269 (6.99%) Data Guard
2 139 (3.61%) Puppet
3 129 (3.35%) Nagios
4 113 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 92 (2.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 41 (1.07%) Foglight
6 41 (1.07%) SCOM
7 39 (1.01%) SELinux
8 38 (0.99%) WSUS
9 35 (0.91%) Ansible
10 33 (0.86%) NetBackup
11 30 (0.78%) Cacti
11 30 (0.78%) Opsview
12 29 (0.75%) SCCM
13 26 (0.68%) HAProxy
14 21 (0.55%) Icinga
15 20 (0.52%) Vagrant
15 20 (0.52%) Tivoli
16 17 (0.44%) Backup Exec
17 13 (0.34%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 1280 (33.27%) Oracle
2 876 (22.77%) Microsoft
3 435 (11.31%) VMware
4 218 (5.67%) Red Hat
4 218 (5.67%) Cisco
5 210 (5.46%) IBM
6 167 (4.34%) NetApp
7 151 (3.93%) HP
8 148 (3.85%) EMC
9 147 (3.82%) SAP
10 146 (3.80%) Sybase
11 117 (3.04%) Business Objects
12 100 (2.60%) Cognos
13 96 (2.50%) Hyperion
14 95 (2.47%) Intel
15 91 (2.37%) Informatica
16 78 (2.03%) Citrix
17 63 (1.64%) Tableau
18 61 (1.59%) Red Gate
19 60 (1.56%) TIBCO
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum (experience dependent) + bonus + ben
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pesaro
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday