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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 173 163 148
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1983 2029 2092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.77% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.14% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1577 1666
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 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 28 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 -7 1856 £50,000 +3.62% 231
London -25 810 £60,000 +9.09% 95
South East +56 482 £45,000 - 43
City of London -16 161 £57,500 +9.52% 22
Berkshire +99 150 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Yorkshire -9 117 £47,500 +11.76% 18
North West -7 113 £42,000 -13.40% 21
East of England -23 109 £45,000 +7.14% 16
Hampshire +19 83 £43,500 +3.57% 5
Reading +57 82 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Yorkshire -12 79 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Manchester +16 71 £47,000 -3.09% 12
South West -27 68 £35,000 -15.15% 13
Surrey -59 67 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East Midlands +22 65 £45,000 - 7
West Midlands -12 61 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Scotland -5 56 £52,500 +23.52% 12
East Sussex +42 51 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 51 £42,500 - 7
Leeds 0 51 £50,750 +6.84% 5
Milton Keynes +21 43 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Oxfordshire +13 35 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Glasgow +6 35 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Brighton +34 33 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Hertfordshire +3 33 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Nottingham +21 32 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bedfordshire +20 32 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Nottinghamshire +15 32 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Dunstable +5 30 £45,000 -10.89%
Staffordshire +21 28 £42,500 +49.12% 1

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 2713 (67.84%) SQL
2 2117 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 1485 (37.13%) Oracle
4 1177 (29.43%) T-SQL
5 1086 (27.16%) Finance
6 1055 (26.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1035 (25.88%) Business Intelligence
8 992 (24.81%) Windows
9 986 (24.66%) Linux
10 973 (24.33%) Microsoft
11 905 (22.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 902 (22.56%) Oracle Database
13 869 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
14 825 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
15 728 (18.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 712 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
17 696 (17.40%) Java
18 677 (16.93%) Clustering
19 673 (16.83%) Replication
19 673 (16.83%) ETL
20 574 (14.35%) .NET
21 570 (14.25%) MS Excel
22 563 (14.08%) PL/SQL
23 555 (13.88%) UNIX
24 547 (13.68%) Oracle Database 11g
25 529 (13.23%) SQL Server 2012
26 503 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
27 479 (11.98%) C#
28 475 (11.88%) Relational Database
29 462 (11.55%) Degree

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 361 (9.03%) Apache
2 259 (6.48%) Tomcat
3 241 (6.03%) IIS
4 230 (5.75%) WebLogic
5 189 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 151 (3.78%) SharePoint
7 115 (2.88%) Oracle Coherence
8 90 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 86 (2.15%) MS Exchange
10 85 (2.13%) JBoss
11 77 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 66 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
13 60 (1.50%) Oracle Application Server
14 58 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 56 (1.40%) SAS
16 51 (1.28%) CMS
17 45 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
18 43 (1.08%) Apache Pig
19 40 (1.00%) Lync
19 40 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 570 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.83%) MS Office
3 44 (1.10%) PowerPivot
4 33 (0.83%) SPSS
5 14 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.050%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.050%) MS Project
8 1 (0.025%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 178 (4.45%) Oracle EBS
2 126 (3.15%) Oracle Applications
3 86 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 81 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
5 71 (1.78%) RMDS
6 51 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
7 47 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
8 45 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
9 42 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
10 39 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
11 36 (0.90%) Hyperion Planning
12 35 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
13 32 (0.80%) HFM
14 23 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
14 23 (0.58%) SAP BPC
15 21 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
16 17 (0.43%) Oracle SCM
17 16 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
17 16 (0.40%) Magento
18 14 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 189 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (3.43%) SaaS
3 122 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (2.38%) PaaS
5 55 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (1.20%) Office 365
7 42 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
8 39 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (0.90%) IaaS
10 16 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 15 (0.38%) GitHub
12 10 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.13%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
13 5 (0.13%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.075%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.075%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.025%) Taleo
15 1 (0.025%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 351 (8.78%) SAN
2 193 (4.83%) WAN
3 179 (4.48%) LAN
4 178 (4.45%) DNS
5 176 (4.40%) NAS
6 166 (4.15%) Firewall
7 161 (4.03%) HTTP
8 150 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
9 140 (3.50%) TCP/IP
10 134 (3.35%) FCoE
11 123 (3.08%) Multicast
12 122 (3.05%) Internet
13 97 (2.43%) iSCSI
14 95 (2.38%) VPN
15 65 (1.63%) DHCP
16 38 (0.95%) SSL
17 36 (0.90%) SMTP
18 34 (0.85%) LDAP
19 33 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
20 32 (0.80%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2117 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 1055 (26.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 905 (22.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 902 (22.56%) Oracle Database
5 825 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
6 728 (18.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 712 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 547 (13.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 529 (13.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 475 (11.88%) Relational Database
11 301 (7.53%) RDBMS
12 286 (7.15%) MySQL
13 266 (6.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 259 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
15 208 (5.20%) Oracle Database 10g
16 198 (4.95%) Hadoop
17 177 (4.43%) OLAP
18 167 (4.18%) Big Data
19 166 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
20 162 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 152 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 119 (2.98%) Visual Studio
3 111 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 110 (2.75%) Subversion
5 106 (2.65%) Git (software)
6 98 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 76 (1.90%) Maven
8 68 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
9 54 (1.35%) JIRA
10 52 (1.30%) JUnit
11 51 (1.28%) TeamCity
12 46 (1.15%) SoapUI
12 46 (1.15%) Toad
13 42 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
14 39 (0.98%) NUnit
15 38 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
16 36 (0.90%) Eclipse
16 36 (0.90%) Gerrit
17 31 (0.78%) Ant
18 28 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 1086 (27.16%) Finance
2 341 (8.53%) Banking
3 198 (4.95%) Retail
4 169 (4.23%) Marketing
5 86 (2.15%) Games
6 81 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 77 (1.93%) Back Office
8 75 (1.88%) Investment Banking
9 71 (1.78%) Advertising
10 70 (1.75%) Front Office
11 59 (1.48%) Law
12 52 (1.30%) Legal
13 32 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.48%) Billing
16 18 (0.45%) Publishing
17 16 (0.40%) Local Government
18 15 (0.38%) Electronics
19 14 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
20 4 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1452 (36.31%) DBA
2 1146 (28.66%) Developer
3 915 (22.88%) SQL DBA
4 656 (16.40%) Administrator
5 537 (13.43%) SQL Server DBA
6 365 (9.13%) Oracle DBA
7 330 (8.25%) Architect
8 298 (7.45%) SQL Developer
9 247 (6.18%) Analyst
10 217 (5.43%) Senior DBA
11 190 (4.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 160 (4.00%) Senior Developer
13 154 (3.85%) Consultant
14 149 (3.73%) Oracle Developer
15 122 (3.05%) SQL Server Developer
16 117 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
17 116 (2.90%) Senior SQL DBA
17 116 (2.90%) Server Administrator
18 114 (2.85%) Infrastructure Architect
19 101 (2.53%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (14.35%) .NET
2 359 (8.98%) HTML
3 336 (8.40%) Web Services
4 326 (8.15%) XML
5 321 (8.03%) Middleware
6 243 (6.08%) CSS
7 203 (5.08%) ASP.NET
8 195 (4.88%) jQuery
9 160 (4.00%) XSLT
10 134 (3.35%) MDX
11 124 (3.10%) J2EE
12 121 (3.03%) .NET Framework
12 121 (3.03%) HTML5
13 117 (2.93%) Oracle Fusion
14 106 (2.65%) CSS3
14 106 (2.65%) JMS
15 96 (2.40%) AngularJS
15 96 (2.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 89 (2.23%) SOAP
16 89 (2.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 677 (16.93%) Clustering
2 673 (16.83%) Replication
3 503 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
4 245 (6.13%) Computer Science
5 142 (3.55%) Data Centre
6 125 (3.13%) Data Integration
7 119 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 107 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 96 (2.40%) Statistics
10 86 (2.15%) Data Structures
11 77 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 72 (1.80%) Visualisation
13 64 (1.60%) Hedge funds
13 64 (1.60%) User Experience
14 62 (1.55%) Blog
15 55 (1.38%) Mathematics
16 50 (1.25%) Mainframe
17 46 (1.15%) Equities
18 38 (0.95%) Online Games
19 36 (0.90%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 992 (24.81%) Windows
2 986 (24.66%) Linux
3 555 (13.88%) UNIX
4 224 (5.60%) Solaris
5 210 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 146 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 105 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 100 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (1.58%) CentOS
10 57 (1.43%) Android
11 52 (1.30%) AIX
12 44 (1.10%) Apple iOS
13 29 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.48%) Debian
14 19 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.30%) HPUX
16 9 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1035 (25.88%) Business Intelligence
2 869 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
3 673 (16.83%) ETL
4 456 (11.40%) Capacity Planning
5 357 (8.93%) ITIL
6 343 (8.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 341 (8.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 316 (7.90%) Data Modelling
9 290 (7.25%) SDLC
10 262 (6.55%) Configuration Management
11 259 (6.48%) Mentoring
12 249 (6.23%) Migration
13 224 (5.60%) Change Management
14 219 (5.48%) SOA
15 205 (5.13%) Database Tuning
15 205 (5.13%) Analytics
16 196 (4.90%) Scrum
17 188 (4.70%) Database Mirroring
18 184 (4.60%) Open Source
19 182 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2713 (67.84%) SQL
2 1177 (29.43%) T-SQL
3 696 (17.40%) Java
4 563 (14.08%) PL/SQL
5 479 (11.98%) C#
6 355 (8.88%) Shell Script
7 340 (8.50%) JavaScript
8 325 (8.13%) PowerShell
9 317 (7.93%) Perl
10 277 (6.93%) Python
11 166 (4.15%) Bash Shell
12 131 (3.28%) PHP
13 129 (3.23%) Ruby
14 85 (2.13%) C
15 80 (2.00%) VB.NET
16 63 (1.58%) C++
17 61 (1.53%) VBScript
18 54 (1.35%) VBA
19 50 (1.25%) Korn
20 47 (1.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 462 (11.55%) Degree
2 220 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
4 86 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 75 (1.88%) OCP
6 68 (1.70%) MCSE
7 64 (1.60%) MCITP
8 57 (1.43%) MCSA
9 56 (1.40%) MCTS
10 52 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (1.15%) SC Cleared
12 38 (0.95%) CCNP
13 33 (0.83%) CCNA
14 31 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 30 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (0.70%) DV Cleared
17 20 (0.50%) MCP
18 18 (0.45%) HND
19 14 (0.35%) CCIE
20 13 (0.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (6.20%) QA
2 139 (3.48%) SLA
3 36 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 30 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.075%) TickIT
8 1 (0.025%) COBIT
8 1 (0.025%) EMIR
8 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 404 (10.10%) Oracle RAC
2 361 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (4.33%) Active Directory
4 125 (3.13%) NFS
5 119 (2.98%) SRDF
6 111 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 60 (1.50%) KVM
8 53 (1.33%) Xen
9 48 (1.20%) vSphere
10 44 (1.10%) VMware ESX
11 32 (0.80%) Apache Flume
12 28 (0.70%) VirtualBox
13 23 (0.58%) Oracle Clusterware
14 22 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
14 22 (0.55%) XenServer
15 21 (0.53%) UAG
16 19 (0.48%) Firmware
17 18 (0.45%) Docker
18 16 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 13 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 288 (7.20%) Data Guard
2 264 (6.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 178 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
4 137 (3.43%) Puppet
5 134 (3.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 81 (2.03%) Nagios
7 74 (1.85%) SCOM
8 61 (1.53%) SCCM
9 45 (1.13%) Ansible
10 37 (0.93%) Vagrant
11 29 (0.73%) SELinux
12 28 (0.70%) Control-M
13 27 (0.68%) WSUS
14 26 (0.65%) Cacti
15 25 (0.63%) Oracle Statspack
15 25 (0.63%) logstash
16 21 (0.53%) SCVMM
17 20 (0.50%) Oracle Flashback
18 17 (0.43%) Graphite
19 16 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1485 (37.13%) Oracle
2 973 (24.33%) Microsoft
3 438 (10.95%) VMware
4 226 (5.65%) Cisco
5 200 (5.00%) IBM
6 196 (4.90%) NetApp
7 155 (3.88%) SAP
8 154 (3.85%) Sybase
8 154 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 154 (3.85%) EMC
9 129 (3.23%) HP
10 116 (2.90%) Intel
11 113 (2.83%) Informatica
12 102 (2.55%) Cognos
13 92 (2.30%) TIBCO
14 76 (1.90%) Google
15 68 (1.70%) DataSynapse
16 60 (1.50%) Red Gate
17 57 (1.43%) Vertica
18 52 (1.30%) Tableau
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Banking Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £445.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K-80k
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago