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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 201 187 175
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1752 1960 2106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.77% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.06% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1567 1633
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
90517 95084 102220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.94% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75230 76808 82364
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 -20 1644 £52,500 +5.00% 130
London -6 823 £60,000 - 54
South East +16 334 £48,272 +7.27% 18
Yorkshire +20 142 £40,000 +6.66% 16
City of London +31 136 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Berkshire +70 104 £55,000 +10.00% 6
West Yorkshire +25 91 £37,000 -7.50% 9
West Midlands -10 86 £47,500 +11.76% 10
East of England -34 67 £42,500 -15.00% 10
North West -52 65 £44,000 +10.00% 9
South West +4 62 £41,250 -8.33% 10
Leeds +28 61 £37,500 - 8
Buckinghamshire +39 56 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Hampshire -41 56 £44,000 -1.12% 3
Surrey -19 54 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East Midlands -21 48 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Scotland -12 45 £60,000 +26.31% 10
Milton Keynes +31 44 £48,500 +7.77% 2
Manchester -50 42 £43,000 -9.47% 7
Glasgow -3 35 £60,000 +41.17% 7
Reading +27 33 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Hertfordshire +12 30 £45,500 -9.00% 2
South Yorkshire +33 29 £40,000 +6.66% 3
South Wales +20 26 £40,000 - 2
Wales +15 26 £40,000 - 3
Kent +8 26 £43,750 +62.03% 1
Essex 0 25 £42,500 -22.72%
Nottingham -5 25 £57,500 +43.75%
Nottinghamshire -12 25 £57,500 +43.75%
Warwickshire -11 23 £57,500 +21.05% 2

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2106 (61.96%) SQL
2 1653 (48.63%) SQL Server
3 1206 (35.48%) Oracle
4 930 (27.36%) Finance
5 825 (24.27%) Linux
6 763 (22.45%) T-SQL
7 752 (22.12%) Microsoft
8 746 (21.95%) Oracle Database
9 734 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
10 696 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 677 (19.92%) Windows
12 660 (19.42%) Business Intelligence
13 593 (17.45%) Java
14 592 (17.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 558 (16.42%) Unix
16 534 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
17 521 (15.33%) PL/SQL
18 513 (15.09%) High Availability
19 508 (14.95%) ETL
20 488 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
21 457 (13.45%) .NET
22 456 (13.42%) Oracle Database 11g
23 450 (13.24%) Relational Database
24 447 (13.15%) Replication
25 438 (12.89%) MS Excel
26 436 (12.83%) Degree
27 409 (12.03%) Shell Script
28 388 (11.42%) SQL Server 2012
29 368 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
30 367 (10.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 239 (7.03%) WebLogic
2 201 (5.91%) Apache
3 127 (3.74%) IIS
4 120 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 115 (3.38%) Tomcat
6 106 (3.12%) JBoss
7 87 (2.56%) Apache Spark
8 84 (2.47%) WebSphere
9 80 (2.35%) Apache Pig
10 70 (2.06%) Node.js
11 54 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
12 52 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 51 (1.50%) OpenStack
14 50 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
15 40 (1.18%) MS Exchange
16 35 (1.03%) CloudStack
17 31 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
18 25 (0.74%) nginx
19 20 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
20 19 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 438 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.03%) MS Office
3 14 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.26%) SPSS
6 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.059%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.029%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 113 (3.32%) Oracle EBS
2 82 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
3 57 (1.68%) Hyperion Planning
4 45 (1.32%) HFM
5 37 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 34 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
7 20 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
8 14 (0.41%) Oracle ASCP
9 13 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
10 12 (0.35%) Markit EDM
10 12 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
10 12 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.32%) SAP BPC
11 11 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
12 10 (0.29%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
14 7 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 234 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.47%) SaaS
4 43 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 30 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 26 (0.76%) PaaS
8 23 (0.68%) Office 365
9 20 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 20 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.32%) IaaS
12 10 (0.29%) GitHub
13 9 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.21%) SoftLayer
15 6 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
16 5 (0.15%) Bluemix
16 5 (0.15%) Heroku
17 4 (0.12%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 190 (5.59%) SAN
2 172 (5.06%) Firewall
3 134 (3.94%) DNS
4 103 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 85 (2.50%) Internet
6 73 (2.15%) VPN
7 71 (2.09%) WAN
8 62 (1.82%) LAN
9 47 (1.38%) NAS
10 46 (1.35%) LDAP
11 42 (1.24%) DHCP
11 42 (1.24%) HTTP
12 39 (1.15%) SSL
13 31 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
14 29 (0.85%) Multicast
15 27 (0.79%) FTP
15 27 (0.79%) iSCSI
16 23 (0.68%) FCoE
17 22 (0.65%) Network Security
18 21 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1653 (48.63%) SQL Server
2 746 (21.95%) Oracle Database
3 696 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 592 (17.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 534 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
6 488 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 456 (13.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 450 (13.24%) Relational Database
9 388 (11.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 367 (10.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 321 (9.44%) Oracle Database 12c
12 318 (9.36%) MySQL
13 270 (7.94%) RDBMS
14 236 (6.94%) SQL Server 2014
15 213 (6.27%) Oracle Database 10g
16 203 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
17 190 (5.59%) Hadoop
18 179 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
19 174 (5.12%) Big Data
20 162 (4.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 218 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 139 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 108 (3.18%) Subversion
4 82 (2.41%) TeamCity
5 81 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 70 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 61 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
8 53 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 52 (1.53%) JIRA
10 39 (1.15%) Vagrant
11 37 (1.09%) JUnit
12 33 (0.97%) Maven
13 32 (0.94%) Toad
14 30 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 25 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 24 (0.71%) Hudson
17 21 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
18 20 (0.59%) MSTest
19 16 (0.47%) Jasmine
20 15 (0.44%) Mercurial
General
1 930 (27.36%) Finance
2 305 (8.97%) Banking
3 131 (3.85%) Retail
4 104 (3.06%) Marketing
5 95 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 93 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 76 (2.24%) Games
8 52 (1.53%) Back Office
9 51 (1.50%) Front Office
10 50 (1.47%) Advertising
11 39 (1.15%) Publishing
12 38 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 34 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
14 31 (0.91%) Law
15 25 (0.74%) Legal
16 23 (0.68%) Billing
17 13 (0.38%) Electronics
17 13 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1207 (35.51%) DBA
2 1037 (30.51%) Developer
3 741 (21.80%) Administrator
4 734 (21.59%) SQL DBA
5 432 (12.71%) SQL Developer
6 410 (12.06%) Oracle DBA
7 325 (9.56%) SQL Server DBA
8 187 (5.50%) Analyst
9 175 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 159 (4.68%) Consultant
11 157 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
12 134 (3.94%) Java Developer
13 128 (3.77%) Architect
14 126 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
15 125 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 122 (3.59%) Senior DBA
17 117 (3.44%) SQL Server Developer
18 104 (3.06%) T-SQL Developer
19 96 (2.82%) .NET Developer
20 95 (2.79%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (13.45%) .NET
2 297 (8.74%) Web Services
3 234 (6.88%) XML
4 216 (6.35%) HTML
5 199 (5.85%) jQuery
6 197 (5.80%) Middleware
7 179 (5.27%) CSS
8 157 (4.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 156 (4.59%) .NET Framework
10 146 (4.30%) ASP.NET
11 110 (3.24%) AngularJS
12 107 (3.15%) HTML5
13 93 (2.74%) JSON
14 84 (2.47%) MDX
15 82 (2.41%) LAMP
16 81 (2.38%) Spring
17 76 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
18 71 (2.09%) WCF
19 70 (2.06%) J2EE
20 65 (1.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 447 (13.15%) Replication
2 363 (10.68%) Clustering
3 305 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 233 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 112 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 98 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 91 (2.68%) Statistics
8 81 (2.38%) Mathematics
9 77 (2.27%) Equities
10 76 (2.24%) Derivative
11 61 (1.79%) Data Integration
12 56 (1.65%) Online Games
13 51 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 51 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 46 (1.35%) Fixed Income
15 45 (1.32%) User Experience
16 44 (1.29%) Hedge funds
17 36 (1.06%) Client/Server
18 34 (1.00%) Data Structures
19 30 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 825 (24.27%) Linux
2 677 (19.92%) Windows
3 558 (16.42%) Unix
4 226 (6.65%) Windows Server
5 181 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 171 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 118 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 100 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 88 (2.59%) AIX
10 85 (2.50%) Solaris
11 78 (2.29%) Apple iOS
12 68 (2.00%) Android
13 41 (1.21%) CentOS
14 23 (0.68%) HPUX
15 22 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
15 22 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 16 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 15 (0.44%) Windows 10
18 14 (0.41%) Debian
19 12 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 660 (19.42%) Business Intelligence
3 513 (15.09%) High Availability
4 508 (14.95%) ETL
5 368 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 297 (8.74%) Capacity Planning
7 286 (8.41%) Data Modelling
8 249 (7.33%) Database Tuning
8 249 (7.33%) Migration
9 240 (7.06%) Performance Monitoring
10 238 (7.00%) DevOps
11 233 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
12 204 (6.00%) Scrum
13 190 (5.59%) ITIL
14 182 (5.35%) Open Source
15 179 (5.27%) OO
16 160 (4.71%) MVC
17 156 (4.59%) Configuration Management
18 155 (4.56%) E-Commerce
19 149 (4.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2106 (61.96%) SQL
2 763 (22.45%) T-SQL
3 593 (17.45%) Java
4 521 (15.33%) PL/SQL
5 409 (12.03%) Shell Script
6 356 (10.47%) C#
7 296 (8.71%) JavaScript
8 293 (8.62%) Python
9 176 (5.18%) Bash Shell
10 172 (5.06%) PowerShell
11 145 (4.27%) Ruby
12 142 (4.18%) Perl
13 66 (1.94%) C++
14 57 (1.68%) PHP
15 50 (1.47%) C
16 48 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 41 (1.21%) Scala
18 28 (0.82%) Objective-C
18 28 (0.82%) VB
19 25 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 436 (12.83%) Degree
2 156 (4.59%) Oracle Certification
3 144 (4.24%) OCP
4 120 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 111 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 44 (1.29%) MCSA
8 35 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (0.97%) MCSE
10 28 (0.82%) MCITP
11 27 (0.79%) MCDBA
12 26 (0.76%) MCTS
13 25 (0.74%) DV Cleared
14 23 (0.68%) CCNP
15 22 (0.65%) CCIE
16 16 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (0.44%) ISEB
18 13 (0.38%) CCDE
18 13 (0.38%) CCSP
19 10 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (4.74%) QA
2 67 (1.97%) SLA
3 66 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.12%) SEPA
9 3 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.059%) MiFID
11 1 (0.029%) COBIT
11 1 (0.029%) GAAP
11 1 (0.029%) HL7
11 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
System Software
1 332 (9.77%) Oracle RAC
2 238 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (4.47%) Active Directory
4 89 (2.62%) vSphere
5 80 (2.35%) HDFS
6 53 (1.56%) Xen
7 51 (1.50%) Docker
8 50 (1.47%) Apache Flume
9 44 (1.29%) Hyper-V
10 35 (1.03%) XenServer
11 29 (0.85%) Oracle Clusterware
12 28 (0.82%) VMware ESX
13 23 (0.68%) KVM
14 21 (0.62%) VirtualBox
15 18 (0.53%) iptables
16 16 (0.47%) NFS
17 15 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
17 15 (0.44%) XenApp
18 10 (0.29%) SRDF
18 10 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 283 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 259 (7.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 156 (4.59%) Puppet
4 146 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
5 115 (3.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 88 (2.59%) Ansible
7 70 (2.06%) Nagios
8 60 (1.77%) Salt
9 56 (1.65%) Hadoop YARN
10 49 (1.44%) Oozie
11 40 (1.18%) SCOM
12 35 (1.03%) Tivoli
13 32 (0.94%) Perfmon
13 32 (0.94%) SCCM
14 30 (0.88%) Terraform
15 28 (0.82%) Cobbler
15 28 (0.82%) Control-M
15 28 (0.82%) Oracle Flashback
16 26 (0.76%) NetBackup
17 25 (0.74%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1206 (35.48%) Oracle
2 752 (22.12%) Microsoft
3 345 (10.15%) VMware
4 213 (6.27%) Red Hat
5 117 (3.44%) IBM
6 107 (3.15%) Cisco
7 86 (2.53%) Google
7 86 (2.53%) Informatica
8 82 (2.41%) SAP
8 82 (2.41%) Sybase
9 74 (2.18%) HP
10 71 (2.09%) NetApp
11 66 (1.94%) Hyperion
12 59 (1.74%) Hortonworks
13 56 (1.65%) Tableau
14 54 (1.59%) Cloudera
15 48 (1.41%) Remedy
16 46 (1.35%) MapR
17 37 (1.09%) EMC
17 37 (1.09%) Teradata
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum bens include pension, medical and li
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Meadows Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
London
33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent rate plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 Per Annum bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago