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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 171 158 149
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2016 2121 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.85% 1.82% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.20% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1690 1670
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,347 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £65,000
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
92664 96389 87884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75930 77539 71844
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
(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 -3 1902 £50,000 - 224
London -16 847 £57,500 +4.54% 112
South East +30 446 £45,000 - 42
City of London -9 159 £55,000 - 27
Berkshire +81 138 £45,000 -25.00% 8
North West +12 127 £43,000 -14.00% 13
East of England +4 126 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Yorkshire -33 115 £46,250 +12.80% 22
Reading +55 84 £48,750 -18.75% 5
Manchester +34 77 £47,500 -5.00% 8
West Yorkshire -22 77 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Hampshire +11 74 £43,500 +3.57% 9
East Midlands +10 74 £45,000 - 5
Surrey -62 69 £47,500 +5.55% 6
West Midlands -6 68 £41,500 +3.75% 9
South West -10 67 £40,000 -5.88% 8
East Sussex +50 49 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Scotland -9 48 £62,500 +47.05% 7
Leeds -17 47 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Buckinghamshire +31 44 £45,000 +2.85% 9
Hertfordshire +15 43 £49,000 +3.15% 3
Staffordshire +24 37 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Nottingham +22 35 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +19 35 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Milton Keynes +16 33 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Brighton +31 31 £48,750 +21.87%
Cheshire 0 29 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Oxfordshire 0 29 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Glasgow +9 28 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Wales +5 28 £39,000 +0.64% 2

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2740 (68.35%) SQL
2 2145 (53.50%) SQL Server
3 1464 (36.52%) Oracle
4 1184 (29.53%) T-SQL
5 1099 (27.41%) Finance
6 1054 (26.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1023 (25.52%) Windows
8 1004 (25.04%) Linux
9 1001 (24.97%) Business Intelligence
10 959 (23.92%) Microsoft
11 912 (22.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 900 (22.45%) Oracle Database
13 871 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
14 832 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
15 746 (18.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 729 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 705 (17.59%) Java
18 692 (17.26%) Clustering
19 675 (16.84%) Replication
20 648 (16.16%) ETL
21 582 (14.52%) MS Excel
22 578 (14.42%) .NET
23 563 (14.04%) PL/SQL
24 550 (13.72%) UNIX
25 530 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
26 525 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
27 510 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
28 492 (12.27%) C#
29 475 (11.85%) Capacity Planning
30 470 (11.72%) Degree

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 372 (9.28%) Apache
2 273 (6.81%) Tomcat
3 262 (6.54%) IIS
4 225 (5.61%) WebLogic
5 203 (5.06%) WebSphere
6 147 (3.67%) SharePoint
7 135 (3.37%) Oracle Coherence
8 103 (2.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 93 (2.32%) JBoss
10 88 (2.20%) MS Exchange
11 78 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 67 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
13 58 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 54 (1.35%) SAS
14 54 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
15 42 (1.05%) Lync
16 41 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
17 40 (1.00%) CMS
17 40 (1.00%) Apache Pig
18 39 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 582 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.70%) MS Office
3 49 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 34 (0.85%) SPSS
5 17 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.100%) MS Project
8 2 (0.050%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 162 (4.04%) Oracle EBS
2 112 (2.79%) Oracle Applications
3 85 (2.12%) Oracle BPM
4 81 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 80 (2.00%) RMDS
6 46 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
7 45 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
8 40 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
9 38 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
10 37 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
11 34 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
12 32 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
13 30 (0.75%) HFM
14 20 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
14 20 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
14 20 (0.50%) SAP BPC
15 19 (0.47%) Magento
16 16 (0.40%) Oracle SCM
17 15 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
18 12 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 195 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (3.34%) SaaS
3 123 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 97 (2.42%) PaaS
5 57 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (1.20%) Office 365
7 40 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (0.97%) IaaS
9 37 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (0.37%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.30%) GitHub
12 10 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.17%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
14 5 (0.12%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.100%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.100%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 2 (0.050%) Google Apps
17 1 (0.025%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 366 (9.13%) SAN
2 206 (5.14%) WAN
3 190 (4.74%) LAN
4 189 (4.71%) DNS
5 179 (4.46%) NAS
6 178 (4.44%) HTTP
7 168 (4.19%) Fibre Channel
8 162 (4.04%) Firewall
9 149 (3.72%) FCoE
10 146 (3.64%) TCP/IP
11 135 (3.37%) Internet
12 134 (3.34%) Multicast
13 100 (2.49%) iSCSI
14 94 (2.34%) VPN
15 68 (1.70%) DHCP
16 48 (1.20%) SMTP
17 35 (0.87%) OSPF
18 34 (0.85%) BGP
18 34 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2145 (53.50%) SQL Server
2 1054 (26.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 912 (22.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 900 (22.45%) Oracle Database
5 832 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
6 746 (18.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 729 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 530 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 525 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 457 (11.40%) Relational Database
11 299 (7.46%) MySQL
12 285 (7.11%) RDBMS
13 276 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
14 257 (6.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 229 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
16 206 (5.14%) Hadoop
17 180 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
18 177 (4.42%) OLAP
19 159 (3.97%) DB2
20 155 (3.87%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 131 (3.27%) Jenkins
2 114 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 111 (2.77%) Subversion
4 104 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 104 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 96 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 76 (1.90%) Maven
7 66 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
8 54 (1.35%) TeamCity
9 50 (1.25%) JUnit
10 47 (1.17%) SoapUI
11 46 (1.15%) Toad
12 45 (1.12%) JIRA
13 41 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
14 37 (0.92%) NUnit
15 36 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
16 35 (0.87%) Eclipse
17 33 (0.82%) Ant
18 32 (0.80%) Gerrit
19 25 (0.62%) ClearCase
General
1 1099 (27.41%) Finance
2 331 (8.26%) Banking
3 195 (4.86%) Retail
4 163 (4.07%) Marketing
5 79 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 75 (1.87%) Games
7 73 (1.82%) Back Office
7 73 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 72 (1.80%) Advertising
9 62 (1.55%) Law
10 59 (1.47%) Front Office
11 46 (1.15%) Legal
12 38 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.55%) Billing
15 19 (0.47%) Publishing
16 14 (0.35%) Electronics
16 14 (0.35%) Local Government
17 12 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1452 (36.22%) DBA
2 1193 (29.76%) Developer
3 936 (23.35%) SQL DBA
4 655 (16.34%) Administrator
5 544 (13.57%) SQL Server DBA
6 348 (8.68%) Oracle DBA
7 338 (8.43%) Architect
8 313 (7.81%) SQL Developer
9 244 (6.09%) Analyst
10 199 (4.96%) Senior DBA
11 182 (4.54%) Senior Developer
12 180 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 159 (3.97%) Oracle Developer
14 158 (3.94%) Consultant
15 136 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
16 127 (3.17%) Server Administrator
17 126 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
18 122 (3.04%) SQL Server Developer
19 113 (2.82%) Senior SQL DBA
20 105 (2.62%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 578 (14.42%) .NET
2 396 (9.88%) HTML
3 366 (9.13%) Web Services
4 339 (8.46%) Middleware
5 323 (8.06%) XML
6 259 (6.46%) CSS
7 218 (5.44%) ASP.NET
8 208 (5.19%) jQuery
9 173 (4.32%) XSLT
10 133 (3.32%) J2EE
10 133 (3.32%) HTML5
11 131 (3.27%) MDX
12 126 (3.14%) JMS
13 125 (3.12%) CSS3
14 123 (3.07%) .NET Framework
15 119 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
16 105 (2.62%) AngularJS
17 99 (2.47%) Spring
18 89 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 86 (2.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 692 (17.26%) Clustering
2 675 (16.84%) Replication
3 510 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
4 239 (5.96%) Computer Science
5 140 (3.49%) Data Centre
6 134 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 122 (3.04%) Data Integration
8 116 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
9 101 (2.52%) Statistics
10 87 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 80 (2.00%) Data Structures
12 72 (1.80%) Visualisation
12 72 (1.80%) Blog
13 69 (1.72%) User Experience
14 65 (1.62%) Hedge funds
15 63 (1.57%) Mainframe
16 55 (1.37%) Mathematics
17 38 (0.95%) Derivative
18 37 (0.92%) Client/Server
19 35 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1023 (25.52%) Windows
2 1004 (25.04%) Linux
3 550 (13.72%) UNIX
4 236 (5.89%) Solaris
5 211 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 162 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 106 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 103 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (1.57%) CentOS
10 57 (1.42%) Android
11 52 (1.30%) AIX
12 51 (1.27%) Apple iOS
13 33 (0.82%) Ubuntu
14 24 (0.60%) Windows XP
15 21 (0.52%) Debian
15 21 (0.52%) Windows 7
16 20 (0.50%) HPUX
17 17 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.22%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1001 (24.97%) Business Intelligence
2 871 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
3 648 (16.16%) ETL
4 475 (11.85%) Capacity Planning
5 370 (9.23%) ITIL
6 349 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 326 (8.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 315 (7.86%) Data Modelling
9 293 (7.31%) Mentoring
10 271 (6.76%) SDLC
11 255 (6.36%) Configuration Management
12 245 (6.11%) Migration
13 228 (5.69%) SOA
14 212 (5.29%) Database Mirroring
15 211 (5.26%) Change Management
16 209 (5.21%) Scrum
16 209 (5.21%) Database Tuning
17 195 (4.86%) High Availability
18 192 (4.79%) Open Source
19 188 (4.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2740 (68.35%) SQL
2 1184 (29.53%) T-SQL
3 705 (17.59%) Java
4 563 (14.04%) PL/SQL
5 492 (12.27%) C#
6 363 (9.05%) JavaScript
7 325 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 316 (7.88%) Perl
9 311 (7.76%) PowerShell
10 280 (6.98%) Python
11 166 (4.14%) Bash Shell
12 134 (3.34%) PHP
13 127 (3.17%) Ruby
14 95 (2.37%) VB.NET
15 89 (2.22%) C
16 62 (1.55%) VBScript
17 57 (1.42%) C++
18 56 (1.40%) VBA
19 48 (1.20%) AWK
20 44 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 470 (11.72%) Degree
2 208 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
4 75 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 72 (1.80%) OCP
6 62 (1.55%) MCSE
6 62 (1.55%) MCITP
7 53 (1.32%) MCTS
7 53 (1.32%) MCSA
8 48 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 34 (0.85%) CCNP
11 33 (0.82%) CCNA
12 32 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (0.67%) DV Cleared
15 21 (0.52%) HND
16 20 (0.50%) MCP
17 18 (0.45%) MCDBA
18 12 (0.30%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (6.34%) QA
2 133 (3.32%) SLA
3 33 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.075%) TickIT
9 1 (0.025%) GxP
9 1 (0.025%) COBIT
9 1 (0.025%) HL7
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.025%) EMIR
9 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 407 (10.15%) Oracle RAC
2 377 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (4.54%) Active Directory
4 138 (3.44%) NFS
5 132 (3.29%) SRDF
6 114 (2.84%) Hyper-V
7 64 (1.60%) KVM
8 57 (1.42%) Xen
9 50 (1.25%) VMware ESX
10 46 (1.15%) vSphere
11 32 (0.80%) VirtualBox
12 31 (0.77%) Apache Flume
13 24 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
13 24 (0.60%) Docker
14 21 (0.52%) Samba
15 20 (0.50%) UAG
16 19 (0.47%) XenServer
16 19 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
17 18 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 18 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 288 (7.18%) Data Guard
2 246 (6.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 181 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (3.54%) Puppet
5 120 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 95 (2.37%) Nagios
7 66 (1.65%) SCOM
8 50 (1.25%) SCCM
9 41 (1.02%) Ansible
10 36 (0.90%) Vagrant
11 29 (0.72%) SELinux
11 29 (0.72%) Control-M
12 28 (0.70%) WSUS
13 24 (0.60%) Oracle Statspack
13 24 (0.60%) Cacti
14 23 (0.57%) logstash
15 22 (0.55%) Oracle Flashback
16 18 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
16 18 (0.45%) SCVMM
17 17 (0.42%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 1464 (36.52%) Oracle
2 959 (23.92%) Microsoft
3 454 (11.32%) VMware
4 232 (5.79%) Cisco
5 213 (5.31%) IBM
6 210 (5.24%) NetApp
7 171 (4.27%) Sybase
8 164 (4.09%) EMC
9 161 (4.02%) Red Hat
10 156 (3.89%) SAP
11 141 (3.52%) HP
12 129 (3.22%) Intel
13 115 (2.87%) Cognos
14 105 (2.62%) Informatica
15 95 (2.37%) TIBCO
16 77 (1.92%) DataSynapse
17 71 (1.77%) Google
18 61 (1.52%) Red Gate
19 60 (1.50%) Vertica
20 57 (1.42%) Citrix
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