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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 166 151 152
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2008 2044 2221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.90% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.32% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1633 1896
Average salary £50,000 £49,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% +9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -14 1906 £49,500 +4.21% 175
London -8 844 £57,500 - 66
South East -14 400 £43,750 -7.89% 36
Yorkshire +4 165 £45,000 +12.50% 22
City of London -25 160 £55,000 -8.33% 22
North West +10 137 £42,500 +6.25% 15
West Yorkshire +38 119 £45,000 +16.88% 13
East of England -16 116 £50,000 +22.69% 13
South West -3 114 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Surrey +1 102 £46,750 -6.50% 7
West Midlands -54 99 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hampshire +14 94 £40,000 -0.62% 14
Leeds +13 81 £45,000 +16.88% 6
Manchester +21 73 £40,000 - 8
Berkshire -43 68 £60,000 +24.35% 7
Scotland +24 58 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Cheshire -13 52 £48,000 +28.00% 4
Wiltshire +25 39 £42,500 - 5
Bristol -15 36 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 35 £42,500 -17.07% 2
East Midlands -20 35 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Hertfordshire -21 34 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Reading -5 33 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Milton Keynes +13 32 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Brighton +17 29 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex +16 29 £45,000 -10.00%
Essex 0 28 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Oxfordshire +16 27 £38,000 -17.39%
Swindon +23 26 £42,500 - 3
Gloucestershire +9 26 £31,500 -23.63% 3

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2489 (62.09%) SQL
2 2028 (50.59%) SQL Server
3 1363 (34.00%) Oracle
4 1167 (29.11%) Finance
5 1091 (27.21%) Linux
6 1073 (26.76%) T-SQL
7 1051 (26.22%) Windows
8 969 (24.17%) Microsoft
9 906 (22.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 771 (19.23%) Oracle Database
11 764 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
12 756 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
13 709 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 679 (16.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 672 (16.76%) Data Warehouse
16 665 (16.59%) UNIX
17 642 (16.01%) Java
18 576 (14.37%) Replication
19 535 (13.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 514 (12.82%) MS Excel
21 511 (12.75%) .NET
22 509 (12.70%) MySQL
23 488 (12.17%) ETL
24 470 (11.72%) Clustering
25 448 (11.17%) VMware
26 446 (11.12%) C#
27 445 (11.10%) Oracle Database 11g
28 428 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
29 425 (10.60%) Relational Database
30 417 (10.40%) JavaScript

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 255 (6.36%) Apache
2 239 (5.96%) Tomcat
3 226 (5.64%) WebLogic
4 214 (5.34%) IIS
5 189 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 107 (2.67%) JBoss
7 99 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 80 (2.00%) MS Exchange
9 48 (1.20%) Lync
10 46 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 44 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
12 33 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
12 33 (0.82%) CMS
12 33 (0.82%) SAS
13 30 (0.75%) Jetty
13 30 (0.75%) nginx
14 29 (0.72%) Apache Pig
14 29 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 28 (0.70%) NetWeaver
16 25 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 514 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 67 (1.67%) MS Office
3 29 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 12 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.27%) SPSS
6 10 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.050%) FastStats
10 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 186 (4.64%) Oracle EBS
2 126 (3.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 46 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
4 43 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
5 40 (1.00%) Cognos TM1
6 33 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 29 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
8 24 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
9 23 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
9 23 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
10 21 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
11 20 (0.50%) RMDS
12 17 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
13 16 (0.40%) HFM
14 15 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
14 15 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
15 14 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
16 12 (0.30%) Retail-J
17 10 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 130 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (2.27%) SaaS
4 59 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (0.80%) Office 365
6 30 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 29 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.42%) GitHub
8 17 (0.42%) PaaS
9 15 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.22%) IaaS
11 5 (0.12%) ElastiCache
11 5 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.075%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.050%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.050%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.025%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 414 (10.33%) SAN
2 255 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 217 (5.41%) DNS
4 160 (3.99%) Firewall
5 146 (3.64%) WAN
6 142 (3.54%) LAN
7 136 (3.39%) Internet
8 133 (3.32%) HTTP
9 113 (2.82%) NAS
10 98 (2.44%) LDAP
11 78 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
12 75 (1.87%) iSCSI
13 64 (1.60%) DHCP
14 62 (1.55%) FCoE
15 60 (1.50%) VPN
16 58 (1.45%) Multicast
17 56 (1.40%) FTP
18 43 (1.07%) SSL
19 40 (1.00%) IPv4
20 36 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2028 (50.59%) SQL Server
2 906 (22.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 771 (19.23%) Oracle Database
4 709 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 679 (16.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 672 (16.76%) Data Warehouse
7 535 (13.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 509 (12.70%) MySQL
9 445 (11.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 428 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 425 (10.60%) Relational Database
12 354 (8.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 320 (7.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 294 (7.33%) RDBMS
15 199 (4.96%) Hadoop
16 170 (4.24%) Oracle BI EE
17 160 (3.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 155 (3.87%) NoSQL
19 147 (3.67%) OLTP
20 135 (3.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 158 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 157 (3.92%) Subversion
3 146 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 107 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 94 (2.34%) Maven
6 71 (1.77%) Eclipse
7 69 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 64 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
9 52 (1.30%) Toad
10 49 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 49 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 48 (1.20%) YourKit
12 43 (1.07%) JIRA
13 32 (0.80%) GCC
13 32 (0.80%) GDB
14 27 (0.67%) Hudson
14 27 (0.67%) Ant
15 25 (0.62%) Mercurial
16 23 (0.57%) JUnit
17 22 (0.55%) VisualVM
General
1 1167 (29.11%) Finance
2 343 (8.56%) Banking
3 159 (3.97%) Marketing
4 151 (3.77%) Retail
5 109 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 99 (2.47%) Advertising
7 71 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 51 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.02%) Legal
10 38 (0.95%) Front Office
11 37 (0.92%) Publishing
12 35 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 33 (0.82%) Games
14 28 (0.70%) Billing
15 27 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (0.60%) Back Office
17 19 (0.47%) Law
18 14 (0.35%) Electronics
19 13 (0.32%) General Ledger
20 7 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1459 (36.39%) DBA
2 1006 (25.09%) Developer
3 828 (20.65%) Administrator
4 756 (18.86%) SQL DBA
5 433 (10.80%) Oracle DBA
6 348 (8.68%) SQL Server DBA
7 328 (8.18%) SQL Developer
8 308 (7.68%) Architect
9 223 (5.56%) Consultant
10 217 (5.41%) Analyst
11 186 (4.64%) Senior DBA
12 175 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
13 165 (4.12%) Senior Developer
14 127 (3.17%) Java Developer
15 105 (2.62%) Server Administrator
16 104 (2.59%) Linux Administrator
17 100 (2.49%) .NET Developer
18 90 (2.24%) Team Leader
19 87 (2.17%) Database Developer
20 85 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (12.75%) .NET
2 368 (9.18%) HTML
3 330 (8.23%) XML
4 299 (7.46%) Web Services
5 283 (7.06%) CSS
6 259 (6.46%) ASP.NET
7 220 (5.49%) jQuery
8 192 (4.79%) Middleware
9 124 (3.09%) Spring
10 114 (2.84%) J2EE
11 112 (2.79%) HTML5
12 108 (2.69%) XSLT
13 98 (2.44%) LAMP
13 98 (2.44%) .NET Framework
14 89 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 86 (2.15%) CSS3
16 83 (2.07%) Hibernate
17 78 (1.95%) MDX
18 75 (1.87%) JMS
19 73 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 576 (14.37%) Replication
2 470 (11.72%) Clustering
3 411 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 136 (3.39%) Open Source
6 121 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
7 112 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 61 (1.52%) Statistics
9 60 (1.50%) Mathematics
10 58 (1.45%) Visualisation
11 52 (1.30%) Client/Server
12 49 (1.22%) Mobile App
13 47 (1.17%) Data Integration
14 34 (0.85%) Mainframe
15 33 (0.82%) N-Tier
16 32 (0.80%) Physics
16 32 (0.80%) User Experience
17 30 (0.75%) Hedge funds
18 28 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 27 (0.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1091 (27.21%) Linux
2 1051 (26.22%) Windows
3 665 (16.59%) UNIX
4 218 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 205 (5.11%) Solaris
6 167 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 135 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 122 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 117 (2.92%) AIX
10 79 (1.97%) CentOS
11 47 (1.17%) Debian
12 46 (1.15%) Ubuntu
13 37 (0.92%) HPUX
14 36 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 33 (0.82%) Android
16 27 (0.67%) Windows 7
17 23 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
18 17 (0.42%) Windows Phone
18 17 (0.42%) Windows XP
19 15 (0.37%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
2 756 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (12.17%) ETL
4 396 (9.88%) ITIL
5 371 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 323 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
7 307 (7.66%) Data Modelling
8 298 (7.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 260 (6.49%) Migration
10 252 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 237 (5.91%) Mentoring
12 220 (5.49%) Configuration Management
13 212 (5.29%) Database Tuning
14 209 (5.21%) MVC
15 201 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
16 198 (4.94%) Load Balancing
17 197 (4.91%) TDD
18 177 (4.42%) Scrum
19 168 (4.19%) Unit Testing
20 161 (4.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2489 (62.09%) SQL
2 1073 (26.76%) T-SQL
3 642 (16.01%) Java
4 446 (11.12%) C#
5 417 (10.40%) JavaScript
6 409 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 370 (9.23%) Shell Script
8 286 (7.13%) Python
9 255 (6.36%) Perl
10 184 (4.59%) Bash Shell
11 180 (4.49%) Ruby
12 152 (3.79%) PHP
13 144 (3.59%) PowerShell
14 103 (2.57%) C
15 89 (2.22%) C++
16 80 (2.00%) VBA
17 67 (1.67%) VB.NET
18 57 (1.42%) Korn
19 56 (1.40%) ABAP
20 44 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 369 (9.20%) Degree
2 228 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 180 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 121 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 112 (2.79%) MCITP
6 107 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
7 86 (2.15%) OCP
8 78 (1.95%) MCTS
9 76 (1.90%) MCSE
10 53 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 43 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (0.80%) CCNA
12 32 (0.80%) DV Cleared
13 30 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (0.67%) PhD
15 25 (0.62%) MCDBA
16 24 (0.60%) RHCE
17 22 (0.55%) CCNP
18 17 (0.42%) OCA
19 14 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (3.32%) QA
2 115 (2.87%) SLA
3 37 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.25%) WCAG
7 10 (0.25%) WAI
8 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.075%) GAAP
10 2 (0.050%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.050%) COBIT
11 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 390 (9.73%) Oracle RAC
2 330 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 316 (7.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 221 (5.51%) Active Directory
5 123 (3.07%) Hyper-V
6 100 (2.49%) vSphere
6 100 (2.49%) NFS
7 73 (1.82%) KVM
8 69 (1.72%) VMware ESX
9 53 (1.32%) Xen
10 52 (1.30%) SRDF
11 50 (1.25%) UAG
12 43 (1.07%) HDFS
13 38 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
13 38 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
14 37 (0.92%) Apache Flume
15 35 (0.87%) Snort
16 34 (0.85%) ISA Server
17 33 (0.82%) Firmware
18 31 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 308 (7.68%) Data Guard
2 168 (4.19%) Puppet
3 136 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 126 (3.14%) Nagios
5 98 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 62 (1.55%) SCOM
7 59 (1.47%) SCCM
8 53 (1.32%) Cacti
9 43 (1.07%) Foglight
10 39 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 39 (0.97%) Ansible
11 33 (0.82%) Opsview
12 32 (0.80%) WSUS
13 27 (0.67%) SELinux
14 25 (0.62%) Vagrant
14 25 (0.62%) Tivoli
15 23 (0.57%) HAProxy
16 22 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
17 17 (0.42%) Oozie
17 17 (0.42%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1363 (34.00%) Oracle
2 969 (24.17%) Microsoft
3 448 (11.17%) VMware
4 245 (6.11%) Red Hat
5 210 (5.24%) IBM
6 208 (5.19%) Cisco
7 197 (4.91%) HP
8 181 (4.51%) SAP
9 155 (3.87%) Sybase
10 145 (3.62%) NetApp
11 135 (3.37%) EMC
12 122 (3.04%) Business Objects
13 110 (2.74%) Hyperion
14 108 (2.69%) Cognos
15 93 (2.32%) Citrix
16 83 (2.07%) Informatica
17 76 (1.90%) Intel
18 66 (1.65%) Google
19 61 (1.52%) Teradata
20 60 (1.50%) Red Gate
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-45K + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Highly competitve package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago