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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 171 155 130
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1832 1943 2379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.87% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.28% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1559 2011
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 January 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 January 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 -18 1719 £49,500 +1.02% 198
London +5 812 £57,500 - 92
South East -33 351 £42,500 -5.55% 31
Yorkshire -10 158 £45,000 +8.43% 18
City of London -27 149 £55,000 -4.34% 23
West Yorkshire +24 110 £45,000 +16.88% 6
North West -12 108 £40,000 - 25
East of England -43 95 £50,000 +17.64% 8
South West -6 91 £41,000 +2.50% 8
Hampshire +1 81 £39,000 -2.50% 12
Surrey -12 78 £45,500 -9.00% 5
Leeds +5 76 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Berkshire -40 75 £60,000 +29.03% 3
West Midlands -65 62 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Manchester +4 60 £40,000 - 12
Scotland +35 58 £46,250 -15.90% 3
East Midlands -22 43 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Reading +5 39 £70,000 +81.81% 2
Cheshire -16 37 £47,500 +22.58% 9
Hertfordshire -19 34 £51,875 +29.68% 3
Gloucestershire +25 32 £33,250 -11.33% 1
Brighton +21 30 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex +16 30 £45,000 -10.00%
Wiltshire +15 30 £42,500 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 27 £42,500 -10.52%
North Yorkshire -7 27 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Milton Keynes +7 26 £42,500 -10.52%
Nottinghamshire -14 26 £42,500 -20.93% 4
Nottingham -16 26 £42,500 -24.44% 4
Bristol -34 26 £46,000 +8.23% 2

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2442 (61.93%) SQL
2 1977 (50.14%) SQL Server
3 1332 (33.78%) Oracle
4 1176 (29.83%) Finance
5 1035 (26.25%) T-SQL
6 1034 (26.22%) Linux
7 1012 (25.67%) Windows
8 917 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 906 (22.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 774 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
11 753 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
12 745 (18.89%) Oracle Database
13 691 (17.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 680 (17.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 679 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
16 654 (16.59%) Java
17 632 (16.03%) UNIX
18 561 (14.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 553 (14.02%) Replication
20 507 (12.86%) .NET
20 507 (12.86%) ETL
21 496 (12.58%) MS Excel
22 462 (11.72%) MySQL
23 454 (11.51%) Clustering
24 434 (11.01%) VMware
24 434 (11.01%) C#
25 428 (10.85%) Oracle Database 11g
26 412 (10.45%) PL/SQL
27 407 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
28 406 (10.30%) JavaScript

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 261 (6.62%) Apache
2 251 (6.37%) Tomcat
3 221 (5.60%) WebLogic
4 211 (5.35%) IIS
5 191 (4.84%) SharePoint
6 105 (2.66%) WebSphere
7 101 (2.56%) JBoss
8 76 (1.93%) MS Exchange
9 56 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
10 53 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 39 (0.99%) Lync
12 37 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 35 (0.89%) MQSeries
14 34 (0.86%) SAS
15 33 (0.84%) CMS
16 31 (0.79%) nginx
17 30 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
18 28 (0.71%) Apache Pig
19 26 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
20 24 (0.61%) Jetty
Applications
1 496 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.85%) MS Office
3 35 (0.89%) PowerPivot
4 10 (0.25%) SPSS
5 8 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.025%) FastStats
8 1 (0.025%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 172 (4.36%) Oracle EBS
2 116 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
4 41 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
5 39 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
6 30 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
6 30 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 28 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 25 (0.63%) RMDS
9 22 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
10 21 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
10 21 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
10 21 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
11 19 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
12 17 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
13 16 (0.41%) HFM
14 12 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
14 12 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
14 12 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
15 11 (0.28%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 125 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (2.13%) SaaS
4 35 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.84%) Office 365
6 26 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 23 (0.58%) PaaS
7 23 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.43%) GitHub
10 13 (0.33%) IaaS
11 2 (0.051%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.051%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.051%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.025%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.025%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.025%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 380 (9.64%) SAN
2 240 (6.09%) TCP/IP
3 198 (5.02%) DNS
4 169 (4.29%) Firewall
5 166 (4.21%) WAN
6 162 (4.11%) LAN
7 136 (3.45%) HTTP
8 134 (3.40%) Internet
9 112 (2.84%) NAS
10 93 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
11 91 (2.31%) LDAP
12 88 (2.23%) iSCSI
13 76 (1.93%) FCoE
14 75 (1.90%) Multicast
15 63 (1.60%) VPN
16 61 (1.55%) FTP
17 54 (1.37%) DHCP
18 41 (1.04%) SSL
19 32 (0.81%) SNMP
19 32 (0.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1977 (50.14%) SQL Server
2 906 (22.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 745 (18.89%) Oracle Database
4 691 (17.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 680 (17.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 679 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
7 561 (14.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 462 (11.72%) MySQL
9 428 (10.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 407 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 369 (9.36%) Relational Database
12 334 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 316 (8.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 230 (5.83%) RDBMS
15 198 (5.02%) Hadoop
16 174 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
17 161 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 142 (3.60%) NoSQL
19 130 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
20 126 (3.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 150 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 144 (3.65%) Subversion
3 130 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (2.28%) Maven
4 90 (2.28%) Visual Studio
5 64 (1.62%) Eclipse
6 62 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
7 59 (1.50%) Jenkins
8 55 (1.39%) Toad
9 47 (1.19%) JIRA
10 45 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 44 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 43 (1.09%) YourKit
13 27 (0.68%) JUnit
14 26 (0.66%) Hudson
15 24 (0.61%) VisualVM
16 22 (0.56%) GCC
16 22 (0.56%) GDB
17 21 (0.53%) Ant
18 19 (0.48%) JProfiler
General
1 1176 (29.83%) Finance
2 320 (8.12%) Banking
3 159 (4.03%) Marketing
4 158 (4.01%) Retail
5 104 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 85 (2.16%) Advertising
7 71 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 44 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 39 (0.99%) Legal
9 39 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 35 (0.89%) Front Office
11 34 (0.86%) Games
11 34 (0.86%) Billing
12 33 (0.84%) Back Office
13 31 (0.79%) Publishing
14 26 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.48%) Law
16 16 (0.41%) Electronics
17 13 (0.33%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1449 (36.75%) DBA
2 984 (24.96%) Developer
3 784 (19.88%) Administrator
4 774 (19.63%) SQL DBA
5 427 (10.83%) Oracle DBA
6 362 (9.18%) SQL Server DBA
7 319 (8.09%) SQL Developer
7 319 (8.09%) Architect
8 237 (6.01%) Consultant
9 230 (5.83%) Analyst
10 189 (4.79%) Senior DBA
11 185 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 142 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
13 128 (3.25%) Java Developer
14 110 (2.79%) Server Administrator
15 90 (2.28%) Senior SQL DBA
16 87 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 86 (2.18%) Infrastructure Architect
18 85 (2.16%) SQL Server Developer
19 84 (2.13%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (12.86%) .NET
2 358 (9.08%) HTML
3 312 (7.91%) XML
4 304 (7.71%) Web Services
5 274 (6.95%) CSS
6 241 (6.11%) ASP.NET
7 226 (5.73%) jQuery
8 192 (4.87%) Middleware
9 131 (3.32%) Spring
10 115 (2.92%) J2EE
11 114 (2.89%) HTML5
12 100 (2.54%) .NET Framework
13 96 (2.43%) XSLT
14 94 (2.38%) LAMP
15 91 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 84 (2.13%) CSS3
17 82 (2.08%) MDX
18 78 (1.98%) Hibernate
19 70 (1.78%) JMS
19 70 (1.78%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 553 (14.02%) Replication
2 454 (11.51%) Clustering
3 400 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
4 133 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 131 (3.32%) Open Source
6 123 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
7 107 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 70 (1.78%) Statistics
9 56 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 55 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 53 (1.34%) Data Integration
12 49 (1.24%) Mathematics
13 46 (1.17%) Mainframe
14 44 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 44 (1.12%) Hedge funds
15 35 (0.89%) User Experience
16 33 (0.84%) N-Tier
16 33 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (0.66%) Physics
17 26 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1034 (26.22%) Linux
2 1012 (25.67%) Windows
3 632 (16.03%) UNIX
4 229 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 182 (4.62%) Solaris
6 152 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 132 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 117 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 99 (2.51%) AIX
10 88 (2.23%) CentOS
11 42 (1.07%) Apple iOS
12 41 (1.04%) Ubuntu
13 40 (1.01%) Debian
14 39 (0.99%) Android
15 33 (0.84%) HPUX
16 22 (0.56%) Windows 7
17 18 (0.46%) Windows XP
17 18 (0.46%) SUSE
18 16 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
19 15 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
2 753 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 507 (12.86%) ETL
4 391 (9.92%) ITIL
5 387 (9.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 332 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
7 306 (7.76%) Data Modelling
8 296 (7.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 244 (6.19%) Migration
10 236 (5.99%) Mentoring
11 222 (5.63%) Configuration Management
12 221 (5.60%) E-Commerce
13 209 (5.30%) MVC
14 207 (5.25%) Database Tuning
15 202 (5.12%) TDD
16 194 (4.92%) Load Balancing
17 191 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
18 176 (4.46%) Scrum
19 154 (3.91%) High Availability
20 149 (3.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2442 (61.93%) SQL
2 1035 (26.25%) T-SQL
3 654 (16.59%) Java
4 434 (11.01%) C#
5 412 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 406 (10.30%) JavaScript
7 354 (8.98%) Shell Script
8 263 (6.67%) Python
9 227 (5.76%) Perl
10 173 (4.39%) Bash Shell
11 156 (3.96%) PowerShell
12 154 (3.91%) Ruby
13 141 (3.58%) PHP
14 104 (2.64%) C
15 88 (2.23%) VBA
16 74 (1.88%) C++
17 73 (1.85%) VB.NET
18 50 (1.27%) VB
19 47 (1.19%) ABAP
20 40 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 383 (9.71%) Degree
2 222 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 171 (4.34%) Security Cleared
4 111 (2.82%) MCITP
5 109 (2.76%) SC Cleared
6 106 (2.69%) Oracle Certification
7 87 (2.21%) OCP
8 84 (2.13%) MCTS
9 60 (1.52%) MCSE
10 41 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 37 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 32 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (0.79%) CCNA
14 27 (0.68%) MCDBA
15 23 (0.58%) CCNP
16 22 (0.56%) RHCE
17 18 (0.46%) OCA
18 16 (0.41%) PhD
19 15 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.58%) QA
2 103 (2.61%) SLA
3 32 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.15%) WCAG
8 6 (0.15%) WAI
9 2 (0.051%) COBIT
9 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.025%) GAAP
10 1 (0.025%) TickIT
System Software
1 387 (9.81%) Oracle RAC
2 323 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 308 (7.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 202 (5.12%) Active Directory
5 103 (2.61%) NFS
6 102 (2.59%) Hyper-V
7 90 (2.28%) vSphere
8 66 (1.67%) SRDF
9 65 (1.65%) KVM
10 63 (1.60%) VMware ESX
11 56 (1.42%) Xen
12 45 (1.14%) UAG
13 35 (0.89%) Firmware
14 34 (0.86%) HDFS
14 34 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
15 33 (0.84%) Apache Flume
15 33 (0.84%) Snort
16 31 (0.79%) ISA Server
17 28 (0.71%) XenServer
18 25 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 297 (7.53%) Data Guard
2 146 (3.70%) Puppet
3 132 (3.35%) Nagios
4 117 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 56 (1.42%) SCOM
7 48 (1.22%) Foglight
8 43 (1.09%) SCCM
9 42 (1.07%) NetBackup
9 42 (1.07%) Cacti
10 35 (0.89%) SELinux
11 34 (0.86%) WSUS
12 32 (0.81%) Opsview
13 30 (0.76%) Ansible
14 24 (0.61%) HAProxy
15 22 (0.56%) Tivoli
16 21 (0.53%) Icinga
17 19 (0.48%) Vagrant
18 15 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
19 14 (0.36%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 1332 (33.78%) Oracle
2 917 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 434 (11.01%) VMware
4 236 (5.99%) Red Hat
5 218 (5.53%) Cisco
6 205 (5.20%) IBM
7 168 (4.26%) HP
7 168 (4.26%) SAP
8 157 (3.98%) NetApp
9 136 (3.45%) EMC
10 131 (3.32%) Sybase
11 121 (3.07%) Business Objects
12 112 (2.84%) Hyperion
13 104 (2.64%) Cognos
14 90 (2.28%) Informatica
15 83 (2.10%) Intel
16 81 (2.05%) Citrix
17 64 (1.62%) Google
18 62 (1.57%) Tableau
19 57 (1.45%) Red Gate
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
KPRS
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: c.40k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday