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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 173 168 142
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1929 2105 2220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.75% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.14% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1628 1794
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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 -9 1832 £50,000 +4.16% 240
London +1 888 £60,000 +4.34% 103
South East -6 334 £45,000 - 48
City of London -2 158 £55,000 -4.34% 28
North West +27 157 £40,000 +3.89% 23
Yorkshire -5 125 £37,500 -6.25% 20
East of England -38 114 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Hampshire +10 103 £44,500 +11.25% 11
Manchester +14 93 £47,500 +23.37% 15
Surrey -4 85 £47,500 -5.00% 11
West Midlands -2 75 £42,500 - 19
West Yorkshire -24 69 £40,000 - 12
East Midlands +26 68 £40,000 -5.88% 7
South West -34 65 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Scotland +1 49 £43,750 +18.58% 10
Cheshire +36 47 £40,000 - 5
Berkshire -16 44 £50,000 +8.69% 11
Nottinghamshire +13 43 £40,000 -17.94% 5
Nottingham +17 42 £40,000 -29.20% 4
North Yorkshire +42 36 £33,000 -12.00% 4
Winchester +4 35 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -12 35 £52,000 +30.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 34 £45,000 - 5
Leeds -22 34 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Leatherhead +16 32 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Milton Keynes +11 32 £45,000 - 5
Glasgow +15 30 £42,500 - 3
Southampton -11 27 £39,000 -5.45% 2
Essex -33 27 £55,000 +22.22%
Bristol -14 25 £45,000 +8.43% 2

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2494 (65.89%) SQL
2 1975 (52.18%) SQL Server
3 1219 (32.21%) Oracle
4 1081 (28.56%) Windows
5 1070 (28.27%) T-SQL
6 1066 (28.16%) Finance
7 970 (25.63%) Linux
8 958 (25.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 925 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 831 (21.96%) Business Intelligence
11 798 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
12 767 (20.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 729 (19.26%) Java
14 713 (18.84%) Data Warehouse
15 710 (18.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 700 (18.49%) Oracle Database
17 629 (16.62%) .NET
18 615 (16.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 557 (14.72%) Replication
20 546 (14.43%) UNIX
21 537 (14.19%) MS Excel
22 525 (13.87%) Clustering
23 520 (13.74%) ETL
24 492 (13.00%) C#
25 480 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
26 454 (11.99%) PL/SQL
27 446 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
28 423 (11.18%) Capacity Planning
28 423 (11.18%) VMware
29 406 (10.73%) HTML

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 330 (8.72%) Apache
2 295 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 241 (6.37%) IIS
4 199 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 186 (4.91%) WebSphere
6 153 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 110 (2.91%) Oracle Coherence
8 100 (2.64%) JBoss
9 81 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 79 (2.09%) MS Exchange
11 55 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 42 (1.11%) SAS
13 39 (1.03%) NServiceBus
14 37 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
15 34 (0.90%) MQSeries
16 31 (0.82%) nginx
16 31 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 31 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
17 30 (0.79%) GlassFish
18 27 (0.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 537 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 85 (2.25%) MS Office
3 54 (1.43%) PowerPivot
4 17 (0.45%) SPSS
5 15 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.079%) MS Project
9 2 (0.053%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.053%) GIMP
10 1 (0.026%) FastStats
10 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 114 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 58 (1.53%) RMDS
4 57 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
5 46 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
6 28 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
7 26 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
8 25 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
9 20 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
9 20 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
10 18 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
11 16 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
12 14 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
12 14 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
13 13 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
13 13 (0.34%) Magento
14 11 (0.29%) HFM
15 10 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
15 10 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
16 9 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 177 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (2.59%) SaaS
4 60 (1.59%) PaaS
5 49 (1.29%) Office 365
6 29 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.74%) IaaS
8 26 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (0.24%) GitHub
13 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.11%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.11%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.053%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 337 (8.90%) SAN
2 198 (5.23%) WAN
3 195 (5.15%) LAN
4 194 (5.13%) DNS
5 184 (4.86%) TCP/IP
6 172 (4.54%) HTTP
6 172 (4.54%) Firewall
7 147 (3.88%) Internet
8 141 (3.73%) NAS
8 141 (3.73%) Fibre Channel
9 122 (3.22%) FCoE
10 119 (3.14%) Multicast
11 96 (2.54%) iSCSI
12 85 (2.25%) VPN
13 63 (1.66%) DHCP
14 61 (1.61%) FTP
15 57 (1.51%) LDAP
16 39 (1.03%) SSL
17 37 (0.98%) HTTPS
18 36 (0.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1975 (52.18%) SQL Server
2 958 (25.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 767 (20.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 713 (18.84%) Data Warehouse
5 710 (18.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 700 (18.49%) Oracle Database
7 615 (16.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 480 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 368 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 342 (9.04%) MySQL
11 330 (8.72%) Relational Database
12 303 (8.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 230 (6.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 198 (5.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 187 (4.94%) Hadoop
16 172 (4.54%) RDBMS
17 169 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
18 148 (3.91%) DB2
19 130 (3.43%) MongoDB
20 126 (3.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 128 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 115 (3.04%) Subversion
3 99 (2.62%) Visual Studio
4 91 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 77 (2.03%) Maven
6 70 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 69 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
8 55 (1.45%) Toad
9 53 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 52 (1.37%) JIRA
11 42 (1.11%) JUnit
12 38 (1.00%) Ant
12 38 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 26 (0.69%) NUnit
14 25 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
15 22 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
15 22 (0.58%) ClearCase
16 21 (0.55%) ReSharper
16 21 (0.55%) NCrunch
General
1 1066 (28.16%) Finance
2 289 (7.64%) Banking
3 180 (4.76%) Retail
4 153 (4.04%) Marketing
5 74 (1.96%) Advertising
6 72 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 67 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 53 (1.40%) Games
9 47 (1.24%) Back Office
10 45 (1.19%) Front Office
10 45 (1.19%) Legal
11 39 (1.03%) Billing
12 37 (0.98%) Law
13 36 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 33 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.58%) Publishing
16 13 (0.34%) Electronics
17 9 (0.24%) Automotive
17 9 (0.24%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1363 (36.01%) DBA
2 1074 (28.38%) Developer
3 871 (23.01%) SQL DBA
4 644 (17.01%) Administrator
5 471 (12.44%) SQL Server DBA
6 361 (9.54%) Architect
7 317 (8.38%) SQL Developer
8 309 (8.16%) Oracle DBA
9 226 (5.97%) Senior Developer
10 225 (5.94%) Analyst
11 188 (4.97%) Consultant
12 178 (4.70%) Senior DBA
13 145 (3.83%) Server Administrator
14 130 (3.43%) Oracle Developer
15 129 (3.41%) .NET Developer
16 115 (3.04%) Infrastructure Architect
16 115 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
17 113 (2.99%) Senior SQL DBA
18 106 (2.80%) C# Developer
19 104 (2.75%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (16.62%) .NET
2 406 (10.73%) HTML
3 394 (10.41%) Web Services
4 345 (9.11%) XML
5 291 (7.69%) CSS
6 261 (6.90%) Middleware
7 259 (6.84%) ASP.NET
8 208 (5.50%) jQuery
9 137 (3.62%) J2EE
10 131 (3.46%) XSLT
11 125 (3.30%) HTML5
12 124 (3.28%) .NET Framework
13 107 (2.83%) CSS3
14 106 (2.80%) Spring
15 103 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 97 (2.56%) JMS
16 97 (2.56%) AngularJS
17 96 (2.54%) WCF
18 85 (2.25%) MDX
18 85 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 557 (14.72%) Replication
2 525 (13.87%) Clustering
3 446 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
4 144 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 141 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 127 (3.36%) Open Source
7 116 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 92 (2.43%) Data Integration
9 90 (2.38%) Statistics
10 75 (1.98%) Mainframe
11 73 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 66 (1.74%) Hedge funds
13 64 (1.69%) User Experience
14 56 (1.48%) Mathematics
14 56 (1.48%) Blog
15 51 (1.35%) Visualisation
16 50 (1.32%) Client/Server
17 48 (1.27%) Data Structures
18 39 (1.03%) N-Tier
19 37 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1081 (28.56%) Windows
2 970 (25.63%) Linux
3 546 (14.43%) UNIX
4 258 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 198 (5.23%) Solaris
6 155 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 145 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 119 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 80 (2.11%) CentOS
10 71 (1.88%) AIX
11 56 (1.48%) Apple iOS
12 53 (1.40%) Android
13 42 (1.11%) Ubuntu
14 27 (0.71%) Windows XP
15 26 (0.69%) Debian
16 24 (0.63%) HPUX
17 19 (0.50%) SUSE
18 16 (0.42%) Windows 7
19 13 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
20 12 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 831 (21.96%) Business Intelligence
2 798 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
3 520 (13.74%) ETL
4 423 (11.18%) Capacity Planning
5 359 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 328 (8.67%) Mentoring
7 327 (8.64%) ITIL
8 313 (8.27%) Data Modelling
9 275 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
10 247 (6.53%) Migration
11 233 (6.16%) TDD
12 213 (5.63%) Scrum
13 208 (5.50%) MVC
13 208 (5.50%) Configuration Management
14 197 (5.20%) SOA
15 191 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
16 188 (4.97%) High Availability
16 188 (4.97%) Database Tuning
17 180 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
17 180 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2494 (65.89%) SQL
2 1070 (28.27%) T-SQL
3 729 (19.26%) Java
4 492 (13.00%) C#
5 454 (11.99%) PL/SQL
6 406 (10.73%) JavaScript
7 332 (8.77%) Shell Script
8 246 (6.50%) Perl
9 243 (6.42%) Python
10 227 (6.00%) PowerShell
11 166 (4.39%) Bash Shell
12 136 (3.59%) PHP
13 122 (3.22%) VB.NET
14 99 (2.62%) Ruby
15 93 (2.46%) C
16 74 (1.96%) VBA
17 62 (1.64%) VB
18 54 (1.43%) C++
19 36 (0.95%) XPath
20 32 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 388 (10.25%) Degree
2 216 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (2.67%) MCITP
4 96 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 94 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
6 78 (2.06%) OCP
7 73 (1.93%) MCTS
8 56 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 34 (0.90%) MCSE
10 33 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (0.85%) MCDBA
12 30 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (0.79%) DV Cleared
13 27 (0.71%) MCSA
14 25 (0.66%) CCNP
15 22 (0.58%) MCP
16 21 (0.55%) CCNA
17 20 (0.53%) RHCE
18 18 (0.48%) OCA
19 17 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (4.70%) QA
2 82 (2.17%) SLA
3 32 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.053%) TickIT
8 2 (0.053%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.026%) GxP
9 1 (0.026%) COBIT
9 1 (0.026%) HL7
9 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 341 (9.01%) Oracle RAC
2 336 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (4.91%) Active Directory
4 128 (3.38%) NFS
5 113 (2.99%) SRDF
6 84 (2.22%) Hyper-V
7 72 (1.90%) VMware ESX
8 70 (1.85%) vSphere
9 41 (1.08%) Xen
10 38 (1.00%) KVM
11 32 (0.85%) XenServer
12 29 (0.77%) Firmware
13 26 (0.69%) Apache Flume
14 25 (0.66%) XenApp
15 22 (0.58%) VirtualBox
16 19 (0.50%) Docker
17 18 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
18 17 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (0.42%) Samba
20 13 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 225 (5.94%) Data Guard
2 214 (5.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 132 (3.49%) Puppet
4 128 (3.38%) Nagios
5 125 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 42 (1.11%) WSUS
8 39 (1.03%) SELinux
9 32 (0.85%) Ansible
10 28 (0.74%) SCOM
11 24 (0.63%) NetBackup
11 24 (0.63%) Icinga
12 21 (0.55%) Opsview
13 20 (0.53%) HAProxy
13 20 (0.53%) Cacti
14 18 (0.48%) Tivoli
14 18 (0.48%) Vagrant
15 16 (0.42%) SCCM
16 15 (0.40%) Backup Exec
16 15 (0.40%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1219 (32.21%) Oracle
2 925 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 423 (11.18%) VMware
4 218 (5.76%) Cisco
5 210 (5.55%) IBM
6 201 (5.31%) Red Hat
7 177 (4.68%) NetApp
8 154 (4.07%) EMC
9 142 (3.75%) Sybase
10 138 (3.65%) SAP
10 138 (3.65%) HP
11 122 (3.22%) Business Objects
12 111 (2.93%) Intel
13 91 (2.40%) Cognos
14 82 (2.17%) Informatica
15 73 (1.93%) TIBCO
16 71 (1.88%) Citrix
17 62 (1.64%) Red Gate
18 61 (1.61%) DataSynapse
19 58 (1.53%) Google
Hereford and Worcester
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits share options + package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £29000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + profit share, other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago