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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 156 141 139
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2077 2094 2292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 1.97% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.47% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1668 1965
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -12 1952 £49,500 +4.21% 201
London +5 995 £55,000 - 89
South East -49 359 £45,000 +2.27% 39
City of London -9 219 £52,500 -12.50% 31
Surrey +6 155 £45,000 - 9
Yorkshire -14 139 £42,500 - 10
East of England -24 135 £42,000 -4.00% 14
North West +5 128 £49,250 +27.92% 26
West Yorkshire -26 94 £47,500 +11.76% 7
South West -11 77 £41,500 +10.66% 10
West Midlands -44 70 £40,000 -8.04% 8
Hampshire -23 69 £42,000 +20.00% 14
Scotland -28 66 £42,500 - 4
Leeds -38 66 £47,500 +10.78% 4
Manchester -1 57 £48,500 +31.08% 9
Berkshire -59 48 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Cheshire +2 41 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East Midlands -35 38 £45,000 +13.92% 3
Glasgow -7 36 £42,500 -5.55% 4
North Yorkshire +11 32 £40,000 +6.66%
Suffolk +10 32 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 32 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Essex -12 29 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Guildford +11 27 £45,750 -12.85% 4
Wiltshire -2 27 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Cambridge -17 27 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Wales +16 26 £37,500 - 6
Oxfordshire -12 26 £45,000 +2.27% 3
East Sussex -12 25 £40,000 -4.76% 1
York +16 24 £42,500 +13.33%

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2672 (63.47%) SQL
2 2228 (52.92%) SQL Server
3 1465 (34.80%) Oracle
4 1218 (28.93%) T-SQL
5 1212 (28.79%) Finance
6 1174 (27.89%) Windows
7 1145 (27.20%) Linux
8 1021 (24.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1018 (24.18%) Microsoft
10 881 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 880 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 878 (20.86%) Oracle Database
13 832 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
14 781 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
15 705 (16.75%) UNIX
16 684 (16.25%) Java
17 639 (15.18%) .NET
18 626 (14.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 619 (14.70%) ETL
20 614 (14.58%) Replication
21 604 (14.35%) MS Excel
22 541 (12.85%) Relational Database
23 539 (12.80%) Oracle Database 11g
24 528 (12.54%) MySQL
25 501 (11.90%) C#
26 493 (11.71%) Clustering
27 477 (11.33%) SQL Server 2005
28 471 (11.19%) SAN
29 442 (10.50%) PL/SQL
30 440 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.32%) IIS
2 207 (4.92%) Apache
3 181 (4.30%) WebLogic
4 150 (3.56%) Tomcat
5 143 (3.40%) SharePoint
6 105 (2.49%) WebSphere
7 74 (1.76%) MS Exchange
8 60 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
9 42 (1.00%) Node.js
10 39 (0.93%) Lync
11 38 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (0.83%) SAS
12 35 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 33 (0.78%) CMS
13 33 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 30 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 29 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
15 29 (0.69%) NServiceBus
15 29 (0.69%) WordPress
15 29 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 604 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.05%) MS Office
3 38 (0.90%) PowerPivot
4 17 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.38%) SPSS
6 15 (0.36%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.095%) FastStats
10 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.024%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 135 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
2 75 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 46 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 39 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
5 26 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 22 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 21 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
8 19 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
9 18 (0.43%) RMDS
10 17 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
10 17 (0.40%) Magento
11 16 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
12 14 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
13 11 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
13 11 (0.26%) Retail-J
14 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
15 9 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
16 8 (0.19%) Optimost
17 7 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 118 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 98 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 90 (2.14%) SaaS
5 46 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.48%) Office 365
7 16 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.33%) PaaS
8 14 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
9 13 (0.31%) IaaS
10 7 (0.17%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.12%) ElastiCache
11 5 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.12%) Route 53
12 3 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.071%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.048%) GitHub
13 2 (0.048%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.024%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 471 (11.19%) SAN
2 260 (6.18%) TCP/IP
3 225 (5.34%) DNS
4 197 (4.68%) HTTP
5 171 (4.06%) Firewall
6 170 (4.04%) Internet
7 138 (3.28%) LAN
8 128 (3.04%) WAN
9 122 (2.90%) NAS
10 91 (2.16%) LDAP
11 67 (1.59%) DHCP
12 64 (1.52%) iSCSI
13 62 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
14 52 (1.24%) VPN
15 49 (1.16%) Multicast
16 45 (1.07%) FCoE
17 43 (1.02%) SSL
18 36 (0.86%) Wireshark
19 35 (0.83%) IPv4
20 33 (0.78%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2228 (52.92%) SQL Server
2 1021 (24.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 881 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 880 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 878 (20.86%) Oracle Database
6 781 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
7 626 (14.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 541 (12.85%) Relational Database
9 539 (12.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 528 (12.54%) MySQL
11 477 (11.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 440 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 394 (9.36%) RDBMS
14 363 (8.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 218 (5.18%) Hadoop
16 216 (5.13%) Big Data
17 209 (4.96%) NoSQL
18 199 (4.73%) OLTP
19 193 (4.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 157 (3.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 180 (4.28%) Subversion
2 147 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 147 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 137 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 108 (2.57%) Maven
5 93 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 87 (2.07%) Eclipse
7 77 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 75 (1.78%) Toad
9 69 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
10 68 (1.62%) YourKit
11 58 (1.38%) TeamCity
12 34 (0.81%) JUnit
13 33 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
13 33 (0.78%) Mercurial
14 32 (0.76%) GCC
14 32 (0.76%) GDB
14 32 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
14 32 (0.76%) ClearCase
15 31 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 1212 (28.79%) Finance
2 365 (8.67%) Banking
3 144 (3.42%) Retail
4 140 (3.33%) Marketing
5 100 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 83 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 76 (1.81%) Advertising
8 59 (1.40%) Legal
9 57 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 44 (1.05%) Publishing
11 42 (1.00%) Games
12 35 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 31 (0.74%) Front Office
14 30 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 29 (0.69%) Law
16 19 (0.45%) Billing
17 16 (0.38%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.38%) Back Office
18 12 (0.29%) Music Industry
19 10 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1488 (35.34%) DBA
2 1227 (29.14%) Developer
3 879 (20.88%) Administrator
4 805 (19.12%) SQL DBA
5 464 (11.02%) Oracle DBA
6 402 (9.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 354 (8.41%) SQL Developer
8 326 (7.74%) Architect
9 212 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
10 194 (4.61%) Analyst
11 172 (4.09%) Java Developer
12 168 (3.99%) Consultant
13 164 (3.90%) Senior Developer
14 147 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 144 (3.42%) Senior DBA
16 132 (3.14%) SQL Server Developer
17 127 (3.02%) .NET Developer
18 126 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
19 101 (2.40%) Server Administrator
19 101 (2.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (15.18%) .NET
2 430 (10.21%) HTML
3 405 (9.62%) XML
4 368 (8.74%) Web Services
5 311 (7.39%) CSS
6 281 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 270 (6.41%) jQuery
8 214 (5.08%) Middleware
9 163 (3.87%) .NET Framework
10 155 (3.68%) Spring
11 134 (3.18%) J2EE
12 122 (2.90%) HTML5
13 119 (2.83%) XSLT
14 116 (2.76%) Hibernate
15 113 (2.68%) MDX
16 102 (2.42%) WCF
17 95 (2.26%) LAMP
18 83 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
19 80 (1.90%) JMS
20 75 (1.78%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 614 (14.58%) Replication
2 493 (11.71%) Clustering
3 178 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 160 (3.80%) Open Source
5 127 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 88 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 78 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 77 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 76 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 62 (1.47%) Statistics
11 55 (1.31%) Mathematics
12 52 (1.24%) Data Integration
13 44 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 43 (1.02%) N-Tier
15 41 (0.97%) Social Media
16 35 (0.83%) e-Health
17 29 (0.69%) Equities
17 29 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 26 (0.62%) LPAR
19 25 (0.59%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 1174 (27.89%) Windows
2 1145 (27.20%) Linux
3 705 (16.75%) UNIX
4 230 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 195 (4.63%) Solaris
6 172 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 134 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 128 (3.04%) AIX
9 96 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 70 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 63 (1.50%) Ubuntu
12 59 (1.40%) Android
13 58 (1.38%) HPUX
14 48 (1.14%) Debian
14 48 (1.14%) CentOS
15 41 (0.97%) Windows 7
16 31 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
17 29 (0.69%) Windows Phone
18 23 (0.55%) Windows XP
19 21 (0.50%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
2 619 (14.70%) ETL
3 406 (9.64%) Data Modelling
4 403 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 381 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 338 (8.03%) ITIL
7 316 (7.51%) E-Commerce
8 304 (7.22%) Capacity Planning
9 297 (7.05%) Performance Monitoring
10 278 (6.60%) Migration
11 232 (5.51%) Configuration Management
12 225 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
13 217 (5.15%) MVC
14 214 (5.08%) TDD
15 213 (5.06%) Database Tuning
16 211 (5.01%) Analytics
17 210 (4.99%) OO
18 202 (4.80%) SOA
19 185 (4.39%) Scrum
19 185 (4.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2672 (63.47%) SQL
2 1218 (28.93%) T-SQL
3 684 (16.25%) Java
4 501 (11.90%) C#
5 442 (10.50%) PL/SQL
6 430 (10.21%) JavaScript
7 396 (9.41%) Shell Script
8 340 (8.08%) Perl
9 320 (7.60%) Python
10 229 (5.44%) Bash Shell
11 179 (4.25%) Ruby
12 170 (4.04%) PowerShell
13 143 (3.40%) PHP
14 113 (2.68%) C++
15 77 (1.83%) Korn
16 70 (1.66%) VB.NET
17 68 (1.62%) VB
18 60 (1.43%) C
19 57 (1.35%) VBA
20 45 (1.07%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 413 (9.81%) Degree
2 274 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 105 (2.49%) MCSE
5 93 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 93 (2.21%) MCITP
6 89 (2.11%) MCTS
7 88 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
8 70 (1.66%) OCP
9 55 (1.31%) MCDBA
10 51 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 47 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 38 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (0.78%) MCSA
14 31 (0.74%) PhD
15 27 (0.64%) CCNA
16 26 (0.62%) CCNP
16 26 (0.62%) RHCE
17 18 (0.43%) MCSD
18 14 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (2.61%) QA
2 96 (2.28%) SLA
3 28 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.36%) WCAG
6 15 (0.36%) WAI
7 12 (0.29%) HL7
8 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.12%) GAAP
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.024%) COBIT
10 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 424 (10.07%) Oracle RAC
2 301 (7.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 250 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 247 (5.87%) Active Directory
5 114 (2.71%) Hyper-V
6 99 (2.35%) NFS
7 87 (2.07%) VMware ESX
8 75 (1.78%) vSphere
8 75 (1.78%) KVM
9 53 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
10 47 (1.12%) HDFS
10 47 (1.12%) Apache Flume
10 47 (1.12%) SRDF
11 35 (0.83%) UAG
11 35 (0.83%) Xen
11 35 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 31 (0.74%) vCloud
13 28 (0.67%) Snort
14 26 (0.62%) VMware Server
14 26 (0.62%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 292 (6.94%) Data Guard
2 163 (3.87%) Puppet
3 129 (3.06%) Nagios
4 122 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 60 (1.43%) SCOM
7 59 (1.40%) Cacti
8 45 (1.07%) SCCM
9 41 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 35 (0.83%) Oozie
10 35 (0.83%) Ambari
11 33 (0.78%) Tivoli
12 26 (0.62%) Opsview
13 24 (0.57%) WSUS
14 23 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 21 (0.50%) Ganglia
16 20 (0.48%) CFEngine
17 18 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
18 15 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
18 15 (0.36%) Foglight
Vendors
1 1465 (34.80%) Oracle
2 1018 (24.18%) Microsoft
3 366 (8.69%) VMware
4 304 (7.22%) Red Hat
5 209 (4.96%) Cisco
6 205 (4.87%) HP
7 194 (4.61%) IBM
8 184 (4.37%) Sybase
9 156 (3.71%) SAP
10 150 (3.56%) EMC
11 147 (3.49%) NetApp
12 129 (3.06%) Business Objects
13 125 (2.97%) Cognos
14 119 (2.83%) JBoss
15 100 (2.38%) Intel
16 80 (1.90%) Google
17 79 (1.88%) Red Gate
18 76 (1.81%) Citrix
19 75 (1.78%) Teradata
20 68 (1.62%) Netezza
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and relocation assistance
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Based On Experience + Package
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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IT Connections
Salary: £38,000 to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum basic + bonus + pension + other great benefits
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