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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 163 160 158
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2031 2201 2033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.88% 1.82% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.19% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1767 1660
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%

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
90836 100276 87895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.05% 82.70% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73816 81539 72340
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 +9 1946 £50,000 - 207
London -15 897 £60,000 +4.34% 88
South East -8 364 £45,000 - 36
North West +48 176 £45,000 +12.50% 21
City of London -20 138 £55,000 -4.34% 26
Yorkshire +12 129 £37,500 -6.25% 18
East of England -9 129 £48,250 +20.62% 13
Manchester +59 114 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Hampshire +12 97 £43,500 +4.81% 9
West Midlands +44 95 £42,500 - 19
Surrey -12 81 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +21 76 £40,000 -2.43% 3
West Yorkshire -8 76 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Berkshire +8 65 £50,000 -4.76% 11
South West -9 56 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Hertfordshire -2 46 £49,500 +23.75% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 45 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Cheshire +30 44 £40,000 - 4
Leeds -7 40 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Scotland -13 40 £47,500 +9.19% 4
Nottinghamshire +22 39 £40,000 -9.29% 2
Milton Keynes +9 38 £45,000 -
Nottingham +19 37 £42,500 -1.62% 2
Winchester +6 37 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Reading -1 32 £53,750 +2.38% 9
Essex -20 32 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North Yorkshire +33 31 £37,000 -1.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 28 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East Sussex +15 28 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Leicestershire +13 24 £29,500 -28.04% 1

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2564 (67.42%) SQL
2 1998 (52.54%) SQL Server
3 1286 (33.82%) Oracle
4 1094 (28.77%) Finance
5 1089 (28.64%) T-SQL
6 1037 (27.27%) Windows
7 961 (25.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 924 (24.30%) Microsoft
9 918 (24.14%) Linux
10 881 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
11 835 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
12 817 (21.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 758 (19.93%) Data Warehouse
14 754 (19.83%) Oracle Database
15 736 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 713 (18.75%) Java
17 655 (17.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 634 (16.67%) .NET
19 585 (15.38%) Clustering
20 560 (14.73%) Replication
21 549 (14.44%) ETL
22 547 (14.38%) MS Excel
23 522 (13.73%) UNIX
24 510 (13.41%) C#
25 508 (13.36%) PL/SQL
26 481 (12.65%) SQL Server 2012
27 471 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
28 456 (11.99%) Capacity Planning
29 430 (11.31%) Oracle Database 11g
30 421 (11.07%) Degree

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 330 (8.68%) Apache
2 273 (7.18%) Tomcat
3 260 (6.84%) IIS
4 193 (5.07%) WebLogic
5 178 (4.68%) WebSphere
6 156 (4.10%) SharePoint
7 133 (3.50%) Oracle Coherence
8 101 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 88 (2.31%) MS Exchange
9 88 (2.31%) JBoss
10 61 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 55 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 45 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
12 45 (1.18%) SAS
13 36 (0.95%) NServiceBus
14 35 (0.92%) MQSeries
15 34 (0.89%) Lync
16 33 (0.87%) nginx
17 32 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
18 30 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 547 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 81 (2.13%) MS Office
3 55 (1.45%) PowerPivot
4 23 (0.60%) SPSS
5 19 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.11%) MS Project
9 3 (0.079%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.053%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 125 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 76 (2.00%) RMDS
3 74 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
4 69 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
5 59 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 34 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
7 32 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
8 28 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
9 25 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
10 23 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
11 20 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
11 20 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
12 19 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
13 16 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
13 16 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
14 15 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
15 13 (0.34%) Magento
16 12 (0.32%) HFM
17 10 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
18 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 175 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.29%) SaaS
4 62 (1.63%) PaaS
5 48 (1.26%) Office 365
6 37 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (0.68%) IaaS
9 20 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.24%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.18%) GitHub
14 6 (0.16%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.079%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.079%) Google Compute Engine
16 2 (0.053%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 349 (9.18%) SAN
2 207 (5.44%) WAN
3 206 (5.42%) LAN
4 187 (4.92%) DNS
5 180 (4.73%) HTTP
6 165 (4.34%) Firewall
7 164 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
8 160 (4.21%) TCP/IP
8 160 (4.21%) NAS
9 142 (3.73%) FCoE
10 137 (3.60%) Multicast
11 136 (3.58%) Internet
12 98 (2.58%) iSCSI
13 87 (2.29%) VPN
14 59 (1.55%) DHCP
15 44 (1.16%) LDAP
16 43 (1.13%) SMTP
17 37 (0.97%) FTP
18 36 (0.95%) SSL
19 34 (0.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1998 (52.54%) SQL Server
2 961 (25.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 817 (21.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 758 (19.93%) Data Warehouse
5 754 (19.83%) Oracle Database
6 736 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 655 (17.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 481 (12.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 430 (11.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 361 (9.49%) Relational Database
11 295 (7.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 294 (7.73%) MySQL
13 239 (6.28%) Oracle Database 10g
14 209 (5.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 203 (5.34%) RDBMS
16 186 (4.89%) Oracle Reports
17 181 (4.76%) Hadoop
18 161 (4.23%) DB2
19 142 (3.73%) OLAP
20 122 (3.21%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 120 (3.16%) Git (software)
1 120 (3.16%) Subversion
2 108 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 105 (2.76%) Visual Studio
4 97 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 78 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 72 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
7 70 (1.84%) Maven
8 59 (1.55%) TeamCity
9 56 (1.47%) Toad
10 45 (1.18%) JUnit
11 40 (1.05%) JIRA
12 39 (1.03%) Ant
13 38 (1.00%) Eclipse
14 34 (0.89%) NUnit
15 31 (0.82%) SoapUI
16 29 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
17 27 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
18 23 (0.60%) ClearCase
19 21 (0.55%) Gerrit
General
1 1094 (28.77%) Finance
2 315 (8.28%) Banking
3 175 (4.60%) Retail
4 143 (3.76%) Marketing
5 81 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 71 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 64 (1.68%) Advertising
8 55 (1.45%) Back Office
9 52 (1.37%) Games
10 50 (1.31%) Front Office
11 46 (1.21%) Law
12 42 (1.10%) Legal
13 34 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 33 (0.87%) Billing
15 30 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.58%) Publishing
17 12 (0.32%) Electronics
18 11 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.26%) Local Government
20 8 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1353 (35.58%) DBA
2 1120 (29.45%) Developer
3 889 (23.38%) SQL DBA
4 611 (16.07%) Administrator
5 502 (13.20%) SQL Server DBA
6 363 (9.55%) Architect
7 322 (8.47%) Oracle DBA
8 303 (7.97%) SQL Developer
9 236 (6.21%) Analyst
10 222 (5.84%) Senior Developer
11 183 (4.81%) Senior DBA
12 153 (4.02%) Consultant
13 152 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
14 140 (3.68%) Server Administrator
15 138 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
16 131 (3.44%) Infrastructure Architect
16 131 (3.44%) .NET Developer
17 129 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 119 (3.13%) Senior SQL DBA
19 110 (2.89%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (16.67%) .NET
2 407 (10.70%) HTML
3 403 (10.60%) Web Services
4 352 (9.26%) XML
5 288 (7.57%) Middleware
6 285 (7.49%) CSS
7 259 (6.81%) ASP.NET
8 227 (5.97%) jQuery
9 157 (4.13%) XSLT
10 133 (3.50%) HTML5
10 133 (3.50%) .NET Framework
11 120 (3.16%) J2EE
12 116 (3.05%) CSS3
13 107 (2.81%) AngularJS
13 107 (2.81%) JMS
14 102 (2.68%) Spring
15 99 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 98 (2.58%) MDX
17 97 (2.55%) WCF
18 84 (2.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 585 (15.38%) Clustering
2 560 (14.73%) Replication
3 471 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
4 165 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 128 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 120 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 108 (2.84%) Data Integration
7 108 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
8 94 (2.47%) Statistics
9 84 (2.21%) Mainframe
10 79 (2.08%) Mobile App
11 74 (1.95%) Hedge funds
12 64 (1.68%) Blog
13 63 (1.66%) User Experience
14 61 (1.60%) Mathematics
15 59 (1.55%) Visualisation
16 49 (1.29%) Client/Server
17 48 (1.26%) Data Structures
18 42 (1.10%) N-Tier
19 40 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1037 (27.27%) Windows
2 918 (24.14%) Linux
3 522 (13.73%) UNIX
4 241 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 216 (5.68%) Solaris
6 153 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 124 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 106 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (1.92%) CentOS
10 57 (1.50%) AIX
11 53 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 51 (1.34%) Android
13 38 (1.00%) Ubuntu
14 28 (0.74%) Windows XP
15 26 (0.68%) HPUX
16 23 (0.60%) Debian
17 21 (0.55%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
18 13 (0.34%) SUSE
19 10 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
2 835 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
3 549 (14.44%) ETL
4 456 (11.99%) Capacity Planning
5 361 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 336 (8.84%) ITIL
7 320 (8.41%) Data Modelling
8 316 (8.31%) Mentoring
9 299 (7.86%) Performance Monitoring
10 248 (6.52%) Migration
11 232 (6.10%) Configuration Management
12 216 (5.68%) TDD
13 211 (5.55%) Scrum
14 208 (5.47%) SOA
14 208 (5.47%) High Availability
15 204 (5.36%) MVC
16 202 (5.31%) Database Tuning
17 198 (5.21%) SDLC
18 197 (5.18%) Database Mirroring
19 195 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2564 (67.42%) SQL
2 1089 (28.64%) T-SQL
3 713 (18.75%) Java
4 510 (13.41%) C#
5 508 (13.36%) PL/SQL
6 404 (10.62%) JavaScript
7 319 (8.39%) Shell Script
8 273 (7.18%) Perl
9 261 (6.86%) PowerShell
10 248 (6.52%) Python
11 159 (4.18%) Bash Shell
12 125 (3.29%) PHP
13 114 (3.00%) VB.NET
14 104 (2.73%) Ruby
15 98 (2.58%) C
16 76 (2.00%) VBA
17 58 (1.53%) VB
18 49 (1.29%) C++
19 38 (1.00%) XPath
20 32 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 421 (11.07%) Degree
2 203 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
4 89 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 83 (2.18%) OCP
6 79 (2.08%) MCITP
7 67 (1.76%) MCTS
8 52 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 42 (1.10%) MCSE
10 39 (1.03%) MCSA
11 36 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (0.74%) DV Cleared
13 27 (0.71%) MCDBA
13 27 (0.71%) CCNP
14 24 (0.63%) CCNA
14 24 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.50%) HND
16 18 (0.47%) MCP
16 18 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (5.31%) QA
2 103 (2.71%) SLA
3 32 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 24 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.11%) TickIT
9 2 (0.053%) COBIT
10 1 (0.026%) HL7
10 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.026%) GxP
System Software
1 360 (9.47%) Oracle RAC
2 334 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (4.73%) Active Directory
4 146 (3.84%) NFS
5 134 (3.52%) SRDF
6 91 (2.39%) Hyper-V
7 71 (1.87%) VMware ESX
8 48 (1.26%) Xen
8 48 (1.26%) vSphere
8 48 (1.26%) KVM
9 28 (0.74%) XenServer
10 23 (0.60%) Firmware
11 22 (0.58%) Apache Flume
12 21 (0.55%) XenApp
13 20 (0.53%) VirtualBox
14 19 (0.50%) Samba
15 18 (0.47%) Docker
16 17 (0.45%) Oracle Clusterware
17 16 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
18 13 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 255 (6.71%) Data Guard
2 218 (5.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 140 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
4 137 (3.60%) Puppet
5 122 (3.21%) Nagios
6 92 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 38 (1.00%) SCOM
7 38 (1.00%) Ansible
8 36 (0.95%) WSUS
9 33 (0.87%) SELinux
10 25 (0.66%) SCCM
11 21 (0.55%) Vagrant
11 21 (0.55%) Icinga
12 20 (0.53%) Tivoli
13 18 (0.47%) Oracle Flashback
13 18 (0.47%) Opsview
13 18 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
14 17 (0.45%) Cacti
14 17 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
14 17 (0.45%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 1286 (33.82%) Oracle
2 924 (24.30%) Microsoft
3 410 (10.78%) VMware
4 238 (6.26%) Cisco
5 214 (5.63%) IBM
6 200 (5.26%) NetApp
7 192 (5.05%) Red Hat
8 176 (4.63%) EMC
9 159 (4.18%) Sybase
10 131 (3.44%) Intel
11 128 (3.37%) SAP
12 119 (3.13%) HP
13 117 (3.08%) Business Objects
14 106 (2.79%) Cognos
15 90 (2.37%) TIBCO
16 80 (2.10%) Informatica
17 76 (2.00%) DataSynapse
18 65 (1.71%) Citrix
19 62 (1.63%) Google
20 55 (1.45%) Red Gate
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
First Point IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 20 hours ago
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k - £22k per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Plus a competitive benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago