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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 160 151 145
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2017 2047 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.93% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.38% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1612 1902
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
93462 86186 90741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.99% 81.33% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74810 70720 76392
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -11 1910 £50,000 +5.26% 194
London +7 937 £56,000 +1.81% 90
South East -34 339 £44,750 -0.55% 32
City of London -8 194 £52,500 -8.69% 22
North West +24 171 £47,250 +22.72% 26
Surrey +10 141 £45,000 -2.17% 8
East of England +2 140 £42,250 +0.59% 12
Yorkshire -39 106 £45,000 +5.88% 10
West Midlands -16 95 £40,500 +1.25% 10
South West -13 86 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Manchester +30 72 £47,500 +28.37% 13
Hampshire +3 72 £42,000 +20.00% 11
Cheshire +5 65 £40,750 +1.87% 11
West Yorkshire -45 64 £47,500 +8.88% 5
Scotland -20 61 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds -55 45 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 41 £47,500 +8.57% 6
Glasgow +4 40 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Berkshire -60 40 £50,000 +7.52% 2
Wiltshire +11 37 £41,000 +9.33%
Essex -12 33 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridge -1 31 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Guildford +14 30 £49,500 -5.71% 5
North Yorkshire -11 28 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Docklands, London +17 26 £70,000 -3.44%
Suffolk +16 26 £40,000 +6.66% 1
East Midlands -56 25 £44,000 +17.33% 1
York +9 23 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Warwickshire +2 22 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Oxfordshire -2 22 £42,500 -5.55% 2

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2618 (62.29%) SQL
2 2179 (51.84%) SQL Server
3 1466 (34.88%) Oracle
4 1215 (28.91%) Finance
5 1159 (27.58%) T-SQL
6 1134 (26.98%) Linux
7 1123 (26.72%) Windows
8 988 (23.51%) Microsoft
9 941 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 860 (20.46%) Oracle Database
11 845 (20.10%) Business Intelligence
12 806 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 805 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 788 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
15 756 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
16 697 (16.58%) UNIX
17 671 (15.96%) Java
18 611 (14.54%) Replication
19 591 (14.06%) ETL
20 585 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 580 (13.80%) MS Excel
21 580 (13.80%) .NET
22 563 (13.40%) MySQL
23 534 (12.71%) Relational Database
24 520 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
25 482 (11.47%) Clustering
26 477 (11.35%) C#
27 475 (11.30%) SAN
28 436 (10.37%) Oracle RAC
29 433 (10.30%) SQL Server 2005

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 261 (6.21%) IIS
2 205 (4.88%) Apache
3 187 (4.45%) WebLogic
4 174 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 162 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 89 (2.12%) WebSphere
7 73 (1.74%) MS Exchange
8 70 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 49 (1.17%) Lync
10 39 (0.93%) Node.js
11 38 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 32 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 31 (0.74%) WordPress
13 31 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 30 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 29 (0.69%) CMS
15 29 (0.69%) nginx
16 28 (0.67%) NServiceBus
16 28 (0.67%) Jetty
17 27 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 580 (13.80%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.09%) MS Office
3 40 (0.95%) PowerPivot
4 18 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.17%) SPSS
7 6 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.024%) MS Project
11 1 (0.024%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 159 (3.78%) Oracle EBS
2 93 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 51 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
4 49 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
5 37 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 27 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
7 23 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
8 22 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
8 22 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
9 21 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 21 (0.50%) RMDS
10 19 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
11 17 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
12 14 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
13 13 (0.31%) Retail-J
14 11 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
14 11 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
15 10 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
16 8 (0.19%) Optimost
16 8 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 109 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 85 (2.02%) SaaS
4 34 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (0.57%) Office 365
6 15 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.26%) PaaS
8 9 (0.21%) IaaS
9 8 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.14%) GitHub
11 5 (0.12%) ElastiCache
11 5 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.095%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.071%) Route 53
13 3 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.024%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 475 (11.30%) SAN
2 265 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 220 (5.23%) DNS
4 184 (4.38%) HTTP
5 158 (3.76%) LAN
6 155 (3.69%) Internet
7 154 (3.66%) Firewall
8 150 (3.57%) WAN
9 121 (2.88%) NAS
10 98 (2.33%) LDAP
11 63 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
12 62 (1.48%) iSCSI
13 56 (1.33%) DHCP
14 48 (1.14%) Multicast
15 47 (1.12%) FCoE
16 44 (1.05%) SSL
17 40 (0.95%) VPN
18 39 (0.93%) IPv4
18 39 (0.93%) Wireshark
19 37 (0.88%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2179 (51.84%) SQL Server
2 941 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 860 (20.46%) Oracle Database
4 806 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 805 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 788 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 585 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 563 (13.40%) MySQL
9 534 (12.71%) Relational Database
10 520 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 433 (10.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 427 (10.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 395 (9.40%) RDBMS
14 360 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 232 (5.52%) Hadoop
16 212 (5.04%) NoSQL
17 211 (5.02%) Big Data
18 183 (4.35%) OLTP
19 157 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 152 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 195 (4.64%) Subversion
2 146 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 144 (3.43%) Git (software)
4 126 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 107 (2.55%) Maven
6 89 (2.12%) Eclipse
7 82 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 75 (1.78%) Jenkins
9 71 (1.69%) Toad
10 69 (1.64%) YourKit
11 61 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
12 57 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 36 (0.86%) GCC
13 36 (0.86%) GDB
14 33 (0.79%) ClearCase
15 32 (0.76%) Mercurial
16 30 (0.71%) Jasmine
17 29 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
18 28 (0.67%) ReSharper
18 28 (0.67%) NCrunch
General
1 1215 (28.91%) Finance
2 382 (9.09%) Banking
3 148 (3.52%) Retail
4 123 (2.93%) Marketing
5 90 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 84 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 76 (1.81%) Advertising
8 54 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 51 (1.21%) Legal
10 36 (0.86%) Publishing
11 31 (0.74%) Games
11 31 (0.74%) Front Office
12 30 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 28 (0.67%) Law
14 27 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.45%) Billing
16 15 (0.36%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.36%) Back Office
17 10 (0.24%) Music Industry
18 9 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1496 (35.59%) DBA
2 1173 (27.91%) Developer
3 876 (20.84%) Administrator
4 803 (19.11%) SQL DBA
5 465 (11.06%) Oracle DBA
6 389 (9.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 331 (7.88%) Architect
8 323 (7.68%) SQL Developer
9 209 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
10 204 (4.85%) Analyst
11 169 (4.02%) Java Developer
12 164 (3.90%) Consultant
13 157 (3.74%) Senior Developer
14 153 (3.64%) Senior DBA
15 142 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 128 (3.05%) Linux Administrator
17 116 (2.76%) .NET Developer
18 113 (2.69%) Team Leader
19 104 (2.47%) SQL Server Developer
20 96 (2.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (13.80%) .NET
2 418 (9.95%) HTML
3 373 (8.87%) XML
4 330 (7.85%) Web Services
5 314 (7.47%) CSS
6 283 (6.73%) ASP.NET
7 276 (6.57%) jQuery
8 200 (4.76%) Middleware
9 155 (3.69%) Spring
10 152 (3.62%) .NET Framework
11 125 (2.97%) HTML5
12 119 (2.83%) J2EE
13 112 (2.66%) XSLT
13 112 (2.66%) Hibernate
14 108 (2.57%) LAMP
15 103 (2.45%) MDX
16 93 (2.21%) WCF
17 84 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 82 (1.95%) Ajax
19 77 (1.83%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 611 (14.54%) Replication
2 482 (11.47%) Clustering
3 407 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 174 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 162 (3.85%) Open Source
6 124 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
7 96 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 84 (2.00%) Visualisation
9 80 (1.90%) Client/Server
10 76 (1.81%) Statistics
11 75 (1.78%) Mobile App
12 59 (1.40%) Data Structures
13 58 (1.38%) User Experience
14 53 (1.26%) Mathematics
15 45 (1.07%) Data Integration
16 44 (1.05%) N-Tier
17 43 (1.02%) Social Media
18 42 (1.00%) Hedge funds
19 35 (0.83%) LPAR
20 33 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1134 (26.98%) Linux
2 1123 (26.72%) Windows
3 697 (16.58%) UNIX
4 202 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (4.50%) Solaris
6 156 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 124 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 123 (2.93%) AIX
9 81 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 64 (1.52%) Ubuntu
11 60 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 57 (1.36%) CentOS
13 52 (1.24%) HPUX
14 49 (1.17%) Debian
14 49 (1.17%) Android
15 43 (1.02%) Windows 7
16 30 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
17 28 (0.67%) Windows Phone
17 28 (0.67%) Windows XP
18 22 (0.52%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (20.10%) Business Intelligence
2 756 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
3 591 (14.06%) ETL
4 389 (9.26%) Data Modelling
5 383 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 368 (8.76%) ITIL
7 320 (7.61%) E-Commerce
8 308 (7.33%) Capacity Planning
9 306 (7.28%) Performance Monitoring
10 278 (6.61%) Migration
11 233 (5.54%) Configuration Management
12 224 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
13 220 (5.23%) MVC
14 215 (5.12%) Database Tuning
15 203 (4.83%) OO
16 201 (4.78%) Mentoring
17 196 (4.66%) TDD
18 193 (4.59%) Load Balancing
19 179 (4.26%) Analytics
20 178 (4.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2618 (62.29%) SQL
2 1159 (27.58%) T-SQL
3 671 (15.96%) Java
4 477 (11.35%) C#
5 432 (10.28%) JavaScript
6 422 (10.04%) PL/SQL
7 388 (9.23%) Shell Script
8 328 (7.80%) Python
9 322 (7.66%) Perl
10 215 (5.12%) Bash Shell
11 196 (4.66%) Ruby
12 160 (3.81%) PowerShell
13 153 (3.64%) PHP
14 118 (2.81%) C++
15 79 (1.88%) Korn
16 78 (1.86%) C
17 66 (1.57%) VBA
18 54 (1.28%) VB
19 53 (1.26%) ABAP
20 49 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 398 (9.47%) Degree
2 249 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 144 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 110 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 94 (2.24%) MCSE
6 90 (2.14%) MCITP
7 85 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
8 83 (1.97%) MCTS
9 63 (1.50%) OCP
10 59 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 51 (1.21%) MCDBA
12 43 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (0.79%) PhD
14 32 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (0.64%) CCNA
16 26 (0.62%) CCNP
16 26 (0.62%) RHCE
17 22 (0.52%) MCSA
18 21 (0.50%) DV Cleared
19 16 (0.38%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (2.88%) QA
2 111 (2.64%) SLA
3 26 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.38%) WCAG
6 16 (0.38%) WAI
7 12 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.12%) 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
1 436 (10.37%) Oracle RAC
2 309 (7.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 277 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 230 (5.47%) Active Directory
5 111 (2.64%) Hyper-V
6 95 (2.26%) NFS
7 89 (2.12%) VMware ESX
8 83 (1.97%) KVM
9 77 (1.83%) vSphere
10 51 (1.21%) HDFS
11 49 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 49 (1.17%) SRDF
12 48 (1.14%) UAG
12 48 (1.14%) Apache Flume
13 46 (1.09%) Xen
14 42 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 39 (0.93%) Snort
16 32 (0.76%) vCloud
17 30 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
18 27 (0.64%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 325 (7.73%) Data Guard
2 185 (4.40%) Puppet
3 139 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (3.19%) Nagios
5 96 (2.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 70 (1.67%) Cacti
7 66 (1.57%) SCOM
8 52 (1.24%) SCCM
9 43 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 42 (1.00%) Oozie
10 42 (1.00%) Ambari
11 33 (0.79%) Foglight
11 33 (0.79%) Tivoli
12 30 (0.71%) Opsview
13 25 (0.59%) CFEngine
14 22 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 20 (0.48%) WSUS
16 19 (0.45%) Ansible
17 18 (0.43%) Vagrant
17 18 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1466 (34.88%) Oracle
2 988 (23.51%) Microsoft
3 390 (9.28%) VMware
4 284 (6.76%) Red Hat
5 235 (5.59%) Cisco
6 213 (5.07%) IBM
7 208 (4.95%) HP
8 196 (4.66%) Sybase
9 159 (3.78%) SAP
10 158 (3.76%) NetApp
11 151 (3.59%) EMC
12 139 (3.31%) Cognos
13 133 (3.16%) Business Objects
14 108 (2.57%) JBoss
15 106 (2.52%) Intel
16 93 (2.21%) Teradata
17 81 (1.93%) Google
17 81 (1.93%) Informatica
18 78 (1.86%) Netezza
19 73 (1.74%) Red Gate
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Market Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum, plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Flexible Benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + FS Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday