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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 159 147 142
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2007 2073 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 1.94% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.39% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1633 1971
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
92333 86744 92837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.25% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73720 71172 78538
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend

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 17 September 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 17 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
England -10 1890 £49,500 +4.21% 195
London +10 947 £55,000 - 85
South East -47 335 £44,500 -1.11% 33
City of London -12 192 £52,500 -12.50% 25
North West +19 152 £47,500 +23.37% 32
Surrey +14 144 £45,000 - 15
East of England -25 133 £42,000 -1.17% 15
Yorkshire -18 118 £45,000 +5.88% 12
South West -11 87 £41,250 +10.00% 7
West Midlands -12 83 £40,000 -4.76% 4
West Yorkshire -32 74 £47,500 +9.82% 7
Manchester +24 68 £47,500 +28.37% 16
Hampshire -8 66 £42,000 +20.00% 12
Scotland -20 61 £42,500 - 7
Cheshire +6 52 £50,000 +29.03% 13
Leeds -50 50 £50,000 +15.60% 5
Berkshire -60 41 £50,000 +6.95% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 40 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Glasgow -7 37 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Wiltshire +14 36 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North Yorkshire +1 30 £45,000 +20.00%
Cambridge -2 30 £42,000 -9.18% 3
Suffolk +12 29 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Essex -12 27 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Guildford +14 26 £47,000 -10.47% 3
East Midlands -45 25 £44,000 +16.55% 4
York +19 24 £43,750 +16.66%
Oxfordshire -4 24 £45,000 - 2
Wales +12 22 £37,500 +2.04% 4
Bedfordshire +3 22 £65,000 +95.48% 3

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2652 (62.72%) SQL
2 2201 (52.06%) SQL Server
3 1474 (34.86%) Oracle
4 1218 (28.81%) Finance
5 1198 (28.33%) T-SQL
6 1153 (27.27%) Linux
7 1146 (27.11%) Windows
8 1011 (23.91%) Microsoft
9 979 (23.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 876 (20.72%) Oracle Database
11 846 (20.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 837 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
13 834 (19.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 781 (18.47%) Data Warehouse
15 746 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
16 714 (16.89%) UNIX
17 687 (16.25%) Java
18 609 (14.40%) Replication
19 608 (14.38%) .NET
20 604 (14.29%) MS Excel
21 602 (14.24%) ETL
22 598 (14.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 546 (12.91%) MySQL
24 529 (12.51%) Oracle Database 11g
25 527 (12.46%) Relational Database
26 488 (11.54%) Clustering
27 480 (11.35%) C#
28 477 (11.28%) SAN
29 448 (10.60%) SQL Server 2005
30 438 (10.36%) Oracle RAC

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 264 (6.24%) IIS
2 212 (5.01%) Apache
3 187 (4.42%) WebLogic
4 162 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 156 (3.69%) SharePoint
6 97 (2.29%) WebSphere
7 75 (1.77%) MS Exchange
8 67 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 47 (1.11%) Lync
10 40 (0.95%) Node.js
11 38 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 35 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 32 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 30 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
14 30 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 29 (0.69%) NServiceBus
15 29 (0.69%) WordPress
15 29 (0.69%) nginx
15 29 (0.69%) CMS
16 28 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 604 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.14%) MS Office
3 40 (0.95%) PowerPivot
4 18 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 10 (0.24%) SPSS
7 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.095%) FastStats
9 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.024%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 151 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 90 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 46 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 44 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
5 33 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 25 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
7 23 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
8 22 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
9 20 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
9 20 (0.47%) RMDS
10 19 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
10 19 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
11 13 (0.31%) Magento
11 13 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
11 13 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
12 12 (0.28%) Retail-J
13 11 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
14 10 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
15 9 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
16 8 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 89 (2.11%) SaaS
4 39 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (0.52%) Office 365
6 15 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 14 (0.33%) PaaS
8 12 (0.28%) IaaS
9 10 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.12%) ElastiCache
10 5 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.095%) Route 53
12 3 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.047%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.024%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.024%) GitHub
14 1 (0.024%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 477 (11.28%) SAN
2 268 (6.34%) TCP/IP
3 229 (5.42%) DNS
4 194 (4.59%) HTTP
5 170 (4.02%) Firewall
6 165 (3.90%) Internet
7 151 (3.57%) LAN
8 143 (3.38%) WAN
9 120 (2.84%) NAS
10 95 (2.25%) LDAP
11 63 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
11 63 (1.49%) iSCSI
12 59 (1.40%) DHCP
13 48 (1.14%) Multicast
14 46 (1.09%) FCoE
15 44 (1.04%) VPN
16 43 (1.02%) SSL
17 37 (0.88%) IPv4
18 36 (0.85%) Wireshark
19 35 (0.83%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2201 (52.06%) SQL Server
2 979 (23.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 876 (20.72%) Oracle Database
4 846 (20.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 834 (19.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 781 (18.47%) Data Warehouse
7 598 (14.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 546 (12.91%) MySQL
9 529 (12.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 527 (12.46%) Relational Database
11 448 (10.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 432 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 384 (9.08%) RDBMS
14 371 (8.77%) Oracle Database 10g
15 226 (5.35%) Hadoop
16 213 (5.04%) Big Data
17 211 (4.99%) NoSQL
18 198 (4.68%) OLTP
19 176 (4.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 155 (3.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 188 (4.45%) Subversion
2 142 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 139 (3.29%) Visual Studio
4 137 (3.24%) Git (software)
5 105 (2.48%) Maven
6 87 (2.06%) Eclipse
7 85 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 76 (1.80%) Toad
9 75 (1.77%) Jenkins
10 71 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
11 68 (1.61%) YourKit
12 57 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 34 (0.80%) Mercurial
13 34 (0.80%) GCC
13 34 (0.80%) GDB
14 32 (0.76%) ClearCase
15 31 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
16 30 (0.71%) JUnit
16 30 (0.71%) Jasmine
17 29 (0.69%) NCrunch
General
1 1218 (28.81%) Finance
2 376 (8.89%) Banking
3 148 (3.50%) Retail
4 127 (3.00%) Marketing
5 94 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 85 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 75 (1.77%) Advertising
8 55 (1.30%) Legal
8 55 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 39 (0.92%) Publishing
10 35 (0.83%) Games
11 34 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 32 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 30 (0.71%) Front Office
13 30 (0.71%) Law
14 17 (0.40%) Billing
15 15 (0.35%) Back Office
15 15 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.26%) Music Industry
17 9 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1503 (35.55%) DBA
2 1183 (27.98%) Developer
3 899 (21.26%) Administrator
4 813 (19.23%) SQL DBA
5 468 (11.07%) Oracle DBA
6 392 (9.27%) SQL Server DBA
7 329 (7.78%) SQL Developer
7 329 (7.78%) Architect
8 214 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
9 202 (4.78%) Analyst
10 169 (4.00%) Consultant
11 166 (3.93%) Java Developer
12 158 (3.74%) Senior Developer
13 147 (3.48%) Senior DBA
14 146 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 130 (3.07%) Linux Administrator
16 120 (2.84%) .NET Developer
17 114 (2.70%) SQL Server Developer
18 108 (2.55%) Team Leader
19 100 (2.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 608 (14.38%) .NET
2 425 (10.05%) HTML
3 394 (9.32%) XML
4 342 (8.09%) Web Services
5 313 (7.40%) CSS
6 281 (6.65%) ASP.NET
7 271 (6.41%) jQuery
8 216 (5.11%) Middleware
9 156 (3.69%) .NET Framework
10 155 (3.67%) Spring
11 122 (2.89%) HTML5
12 121 (2.86%) J2EE
13 116 (2.74%) XSLT
14 114 (2.70%) Hibernate
15 108 (2.55%) MDX
16 102 (2.41%) WCF
16 102 (2.41%) LAMP
17 83 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
18 78 (1.84%) Ajax
19 76 (1.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 609 (14.40%) Replication
2 488 (11.54%) Clustering
3 421 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
4 178 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 160 (3.78%) Open Source
6 128 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 93 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 82 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 81 (1.92%) Visualisation
10 75 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 64 (1.51%) Statistics
12 57 (1.35%) User Experience
13 53 (1.25%) Mathematics
14 50 (1.18%) Data Integration
15 47 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 43 (1.02%) N-Tier
17 42 (0.99%) Social Media
18 32 (0.76%) e-Health
19 31 (0.73%) LPAR
20 30 (0.71%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 1153 (27.27%) Linux
2 1146 (27.11%) Windows
3 714 (16.89%) UNIX
4 212 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 195 (4.61%) Solaris
6 166 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 127 (3.00%) AIX
8 126 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 87 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 64 (1.51%) Ubuntu
12 61 (1.44%) HPUX
13 54 (1.28%) CentOS
14 52 (1.23%) Android
15 50 (1.18%) Debian
16 43 (1.02%) Windows 7
17 31 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
18 29 (0.69%) Windows Phone
19 25 (0.59%) Windows XP
20 22 (0.52%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 837 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
2 746 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
3 602 (14.24%) ETL
4 397 (9.39%) Data Modelling
5 390 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 357 (8.44%) ITIL
7 321 (7.59%) E-Commerce
8 311 (7.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 304 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
10 279 (6.60%) Migration
11 228 (5.39%) Configuration Management
12 224 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
13 216 (5.11%) MVC
14 214 (5.06%) Mentoring
15 213 (5.04%) Database Tuning
16 209 (4.94%) OO
17 207 (4.90%) TDD
18 195 (4.61%) SOA
19 192 (4.54%) Load Balancing
20 191 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2652 (62.72%) SQL
2 1198 (28.33%) T-SQL
3 687 (16.25%) Java
4 480 (11.35%) C#
5 434 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 429 (10.15%) JavaScript
7 404 (9.56%) Shell Script
8 332 (7.85%) Perl
9 324 (7.66%) Python
10 223 (5.27%) Bash Shell
11 189 (4.47%) Ruby
12 164 (3.88%) PowerShell
13 150 (3.55%) PHP
14 116 (2.74%) C++
15 81 (1.92%) Korn
16 70 (1.66%) C
17 61 (1.44%) VBA
17 61 (1.44%) VB
18 55 (1.30%) VB.NET
19 51 (1.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 411 (9.72%) Degree
2 271 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 129 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 103 (2.44%) MCSE
5 97 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 96 (2.27%) MCITP
7 91 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
8 90 (2.13%) MCTS
9 69 (1.63%) OCP
10 56 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 54 (1.28%) MCDBA
12 42 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
14 31 (0.73%) PhD
15 30 (0.71%) MCSA
16 27 (0.64%) RHCE
17 26 (0.61%) CCNA
18 24 (0.57%) CCNP
19 16 (0.38%) VCAP
19 16 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (2.65%) QA
2 102 (2.41%) SLA
3 25 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.38%) WCAG
5 16 (0.38%) WAI
6 14 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.19%) HL7
9 5 (0.12%) GAAP
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.024%) COBIT
System Software
1 438 (10.36%) Oracle RAC
2 311 (7.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 269 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 243 (5.75%) Active Directory
5 114 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 95 (2.25%) NFS
7 90 (2.13%) VMware ESX
8 81 (1.92%) KVM
9 79 (1.87%) vSphere
10 50 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
11 49 (1.16%) HDFS
12 48 (1.14%) Apache Flume
12 48 (1.14%) SRDF
13 45 (1.06%) UAG
14 41 (0.97%) Xen
15 40 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 35 (0.83%) Snort
17 32 (0.76%) vCloud
18 28 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
19 27 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 307 (7.26%) Data Guard
2 178 (4.21%) Puppet
3 134 (3.17%) Nagios
4 130 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
5 95 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 66 (1.56%) Cacti
7 62 (1.47%) SCOM
8 49 (1.16%) SCCM
9 43 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 40 (0.95%) Ambari
10 40 (0.95%) Oozie
11 35 (0.83%) Tivoli
12 28 (0.66%) Opsview
13 24 (0.57%) CFEngine
13 24 (0.57%) Foglight
14 23 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 22 (0.52%) WSUS
16 20 (0.47%) Ganglia
17 17 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
17 17 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1474 (34.86%) Oracle
2 1011 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 390 (9.22%) VMware
4 307 (7.26%) Red Hat
5 225 (5.32%) Cisco
6 216 (5.11%) HP
7 211 (4.99%) IBM
8 190 (4.49%) Sybase
9 163 (3.86%) SAP
10 150 (3.55%) NetApp
11 148 (3.50%) EMC
12 134 (3.17%) Cognos
13 131 (3.10%) Business Objects
14 111 (2.63%) JBoss
15 106 (2.51%) Intel
16 88 (2.08%) Teradata
17 83 (1.96%) Google
18 79 (1.87%) Red Gate
19 75 (1.77%) Netezza
19 75 (1.77%) Citrix
Guildford, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 50000
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits and Incentivised Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flex bens, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday