The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 153 142 140
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2135 2112 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.94% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.47% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1713 1698 1963
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 £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 2014 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 23 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
England -10 2005 £50,000 +5.26% 183
London +11 1064 £57,500 +4.54% 82
South East -21 369 £45,000 +2.27% 30
City of London +7 227 £55,000 -8.33% 30
Yorkshire +27 157 £40,000 +3.89% 9
Surrey +18 144 £45,000 - 5
East of England -54 122 £42,500 -5.55% 7
West Yorkshire +6 115 £41,750 +7.05% 5
North West -10 101 £50,000 +27.38% 24
Leeds -16 72 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Hampshire -14 69 £41,250 +17.85% 10
East Midlands -8 67 £44,100 +10.25% 4
Scotland -27 66 £43,000 -4.44% 10
West Midlands -50 57 £40,000 -11.11% 12
South West -18 56 £41,750 +4.37% 13
Berkshire -30 52 £55,000 +7.84% 4
Manchester -20 49 £51,250 +40.41% 7
Leicestershire +20 38 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Oxfordshire +4 37 £42,500 -3.40% 3
Essex -16 34 £40,000 -20.00%
Southampton +34 31 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire -21 30 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Leicester +21 29 £45,000 +9.75%
Reading +8 29 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Docklands, London +24 28 £65,000 -10.34%
Glasgow -28 28 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Wales +1 27 £37,500 - 5
North Yorkshire +1 27 £38,750 +17.42% 1
Hertfordshire -33 27 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Kent 0 26 £47,500 -5.00% 2

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2804 (65.59%) SQL
2 2274 (53.19%) SQL Server
3 1498 (35.04%) Oracle
4 1273 (29.78%) T-SQL
5 1272 (29.75%) Finance
6 1212 (28.35%) Windows
7 1165 (27.25%) Linux
8 1091 (25.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1013 (23.70%) Microsoft
10 981 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 973 (22.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 915 (21.40%) Oracle Database
13 881 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
14 811 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
15 748 (17.50%) UNIX
16 719 (16.82%) Java
17 701 (16.40%) .NET
18 659 (15.42%) Replication
19 647 (15.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 629 (14.71%) MS Excel
21 617 (14.43%) ETL
22 586 (13.71%) Relational Database
23 561 (13.12%) Oracle Database 11g
24 532 (12.44%) SQL Server 2005
25 527 (12.33%) Clustering
26 509 (11.91%) C#
27 487 (11.39%) PL/SQL
28 485 (11.35%) MySQL
29 448 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
30 437 (10.22%) SAN

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 266 (6.22%) IIS
2 198 (4.63%) Apache
3 195 (4.56%) WebLogic
4 144 (3.37%) WebSphere
5 137 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 132 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 76 (1.78%) MS Exchange
8 55 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 50 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
10 45 (1.05%) SAS
11 42 (0.98%) CMS
11 42 (0.98%) Node.js
12 39 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 36 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
14 32 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 28 (0.65%) NServiceBus
16 28 (0.65%) WordPress
17 26 (0.61%) Lync
17 26 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 629 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.01%) MS Office
3 37 (0.87%) PowerPivot
4 20 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.42%) SPSS
6 11 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.19%) GIMP
9 5 (0.12%) FastStats
10 4 (0.094%) MS Project
11 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.023%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 108 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 63 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
5 29 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 26 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 23 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 19 (0.44%) Magento
9 18 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
10 17 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
10 17 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
11 16 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
11 16 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
12 14 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
12 14 (0.33%) RMDS
13 12 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
14 11 (0.26%) Retail-J
15 9 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
16 8 (0.19%) Optimost
17 7 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 120 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 88 (2.06%) SaaS
5 51 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.40%) PaaS
6 17 (0.40%) IaaS
7 16 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
8 15 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.28%) Office 365
10 10 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.12%) Route 53
11 5 (0.12%) GitHub
12 4 (0.094%) ElastiCache
12 4 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.070%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.070%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 437 (10.22%) SAN
2 239 (5.59%) TCP/IP
3 217 (5.08%) DNS
4 201 (4.70%) HTTP
5 198 (4.63%) Firewall
6 171 (4.00%) Internet
7 128 (2.99%) LAN
8 115 (2.69%) NAS
9 114 (2.67%) WAN
10 86 (2.01%) LDAP
11 68 (1.59%) VPN
12 58 (1.36%) DHCP
13 57 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
14 53 (1.24%) Multicast
15 44 (1.03%) iSCSI
16 43 (1.01%) SSL
17 42 (0.98%) FCoE
18 33 (0.77%) Wireshark
19 28 (0.65%) SMTP
20 25 (0.58%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2274 (53.19%) SQL Server
2 1091 (25.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 981 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 973 (22.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 915 (21.40%) Oracle Database
6 811 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
7 647 (15.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 586 (13.71%) Relational Database
9 561 (13.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 532 (12.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 485 (11.35%) MySQL
12 448 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 417 (9.75%) RDBMS
14 359 (8.40%) Oracle Database 10g
15 233 (5.45%) Big Data
16 209 (4.89%) OLTP
17 201 (4.70%) NoSQL
18 198 (4.63%) Hadoop
18 198 (4.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 174 (4.07%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 161 (3.77%) Subversion
2 143 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 133 (3.11%) Visual Studio
4 127 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 109 (2.55%) Maven
6 100 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 85 (1.99%) Eclipse
8 75 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
8 75 (1.75%) Toad
9 73 (1.71%) Jenkins
10 58 (1.36%) TeamCity
11 53 (1.24%) YourKit
12 46 (1.08%) Ant
13 39 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
14 33 (0.77%) JUnit
15 32 (0.75%) Mercurial
16 31 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
17 30 (0.70%) ClearCase
18 29 (0.68%) ReSharper
19 28 (0.65%) PhoneGap
General
1 1272 (29.75%) Finance
2 348 (8.14%) Banking
3 145 (3.39%) Marketing
4 142 (3.32%) Retail
5 112 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 79 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 78 (1.82%) Legal
8 73 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 63 (1.47%) Advertising
10 50 (1.17%) Games
11 46 (1.08%) Publishing
12 38 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 36 (0.84%) Front Office
14 33 (0.77%) Back Office
15 32 (0.75%) Law
16 26 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.49%) Billing
18 19 (0.44%) Music Industry
19 15 (0.35%) Aerospace
20 10 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1512 (35.37%) DBA
2 1265 (29.59%) Developer
3 875 (20.47%) SQL DBA
4 872 (20.40%) Administrator
5 472 (11.04%) SQL Server DBA
6 446 (10.43%) Oracle DBA
7 387 (9.05%) SQL Developer
8 342 (8.00%) Architect
9 215 (5.03%) Consultant
10 205 (4.80%) Analyst
11 201 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
12 169 (3.95%) Java Developer
13 168 (3.93%) SQL Server Developer
14 163 (3.81%) Senior Developer
15 161 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 149 (3.49%) Senior DBA
17 126 (2.95%) .NET Developer
18 123 (2.88%) Server Administrator
19 112 (2.62%) Linux Administrator
20 96 (2.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 701 (16.40%) .NET
2 434 (10.15%) HTML
3 402 (9.40%) Web Services
4 401 (9.38%) XML
5 299 (6.99%) CSS
6 280 (6.55%) ASP.NET
7 260 (6.08%) jQuery
8 230 (5.38%) Middleware
9 177 (4.14%) .NET Framework
10 170 (3.98%) J2EE
11 154 (3.60%) Spring
12 128 (2.99%) HTML5
13 125 (2.92%) Hibernate
14 115 (2.69%) MDX
15 107 (2.50%) XSLT
16 98 (2.29%) WCF
17 89 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 83 (1.94%) JMS
19 77 (1.80%) LAMP
20 71 (1.66%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 659 (15.42%) Replication
2 527 (12.33%) Clustering
3 180 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 142 (3.32%) Open Source
5 116 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 111 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 86 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 84 (1.96%) Visualisation
9 83 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 72 (1.68%) Statistics
11 62 (1.45%) Data Integration
12 58 (1.36%) Hedge funds
13 43 (1.01%) e-Health
14 42 (0.98%) Mathematics
15 41 (0.96%) N-Tier
16 40 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 34 (0.80%) Equities
17 34 (0.80%) Social Media
18 33 (0.77%) Derivative
19 30 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1212 (28.35%) Windows
2 1165 (27.25%) Linux
3 748 (17.50%) UNIX
4 245 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 208 (4.87%) Solaris
6 206 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 153 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 124 (2.90%) AIX
9 86 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 72 (1.68%) HPUX
12 71 (1.66%) Android
13 59 (1.38%) Ubuntu
14 46 (1.08%) CentOS
15 40 (0.94%) Windows 7
16 37 (0.87%) Debian
17 31 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
18 28 (0.65%) Windows Phone
19 27 (0.63%) Windows XP
20 18 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
2 617 (14.43%) ETL
3 430 (10.06%) Data Modelling
4 420 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
5 402 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 335 (7.84%) ITIL
7 327 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
8 300 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 300 (7.02%) E-Commerce
9 259 (6.06%) Migration
10 235 (5.50%) Database Tuning
11 226 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
11 226 (5.29%) Analytics
12 220 (5.15%) OO
13 210 (4.91%) SOA
14 209 (4.89%) Configuration Management
15 207 (4.84%) MVC
16 198 (4.63%) TDD
17 193 (4.51%) Load Balancing
18 191 (4.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2804 (65.59%) SQL
2 1273 (29.78%) T-SQL
3 719 (16.82%) Java
4 509 (11.91%) C#
5 487 (11.39%) PL/SQL
6 410 (9.59%) Shell Script
7 398 (9.31%) JavaScript
8 349 (8.16%) Perl
9 299 (6.99%) Python
10 219 (5.12%) Bash Shell
11 188 (4.40%) PowerShell
12 150 (3.51%) Ruby
13 135 (3.16%) PHP
14 103 (2.41%) C++
15 81 (1.89%) VB.NET
16 74 (1.73%) Korn
17 71 (1.66%) VB
18 59 (1.38%) C
19 55 (1.29%) VBA
20 37 (0.87%) AWK
Qualifications
1 428 (10.01%) Degree
2 295 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 114 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 111 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
4 111 (2.60%) MCSE
5 94 (2.20%) MCITP
6 93 (2.18%) OCP
7 86 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 85 (1.99%) MCTS
9 60 (1.40%) MCDBA
10 50 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
11 43 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 41 (0.96%) MCSA
13 39 (0.91%) CCNA
14 38 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 34 (0.80%) CCNP
16 23 (0.54%) HND
16 23 (0.54%) PhD
16 23 (0.54%) MCSD
16 23 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.67%) QA
2 99 (2.32%) SLA
3 41 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.47%) HL7
8 10 (0.23%) WCAG
8 10 (0.23%) WAI
9 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.070%) GAAP
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 413 (9.66%) Oracle RAC
2 294 (6.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 244 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 219 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 89 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 89 (2.08%) NFS
6 71 (1.66%) VMware ESX
7 63 (1.47%) vSphere
8 57 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 52 (1.22%) KVM
10 48 (1.12%) SRDF
11 44 (1.03%) Apache Flume
12 36 (0.84%) HDFS
13 30 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 29 (0.68%) vCloud
14 29 (0.68%) XenApp
15 27 (0.63%) Xen
16 26 (0.61%) XenServer
16 26 (0.61%) UAG
17 25 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 273 (6.39%) Data Guard
2 130 (3.04%) Puppet
3 107 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 105 (2.46%) Nagios
5 92 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (1.05%) Cacti
7 44 (1.03%) SCOM
8 39 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 30 (0.70%) Oozie
9 30 (0.70%) Ambari
10 28 (0.65%) Tivoli
11 27 (0.63%) SCCM
12 26 (0.61%) WSUS
13 20 (0.47%) Opsview
14 19 (0.44%) Ganglia
15 18 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
16 17 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 14 (0.33%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.33%) CFEngine
18 13 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 1498 (35.04%) Oracle
2 1013 (23.70%) Microsoft
3 329 (7.70%) VMware
4 325 (7.60%) Red Hat
5 196 (4.58%) Cisco
6 187 (4.37%) Sybase
6 187 (4.37%) HP
7 173 (4.05%) IBM
8 143 (3.35%) JBoss
9 142 (3.32%) EMC
10 138 (3.23%) NetApp
11 129 (3.02%) SAP
12 124 (2.90%) Cognos
13 121 (2.83%) Business Objects
14 99 (2.32%) Intel
15 88 (2.06%) Red Gate
16 87 (2.04%) Citrix
17 85 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
18 80 (1.87%) Tableau
19 71 (1.66%) Teradata
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £31000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Based On Experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000.00 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, On Call, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday