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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 152 162 151
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2190 2186 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 1.85% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.24% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1739 1783 1717
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 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +12 2075 £50,000 - 233
London -20 920 £60,000 +4.34% 82
South East +40 458 £45,000 - 52
North West +45 169 £45,000 -3.22% 24
City of London -25 151 £55,000 -4.34% 34
Berkshire +70 135 £48,750 -11.36% 13
Yorkshire -22 133 £39,750 -0.62% 25
East of England +15 130 £45,000 +7.14% 11
Manchester +49 106 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Surrey -38 86 £46,000 +2.22% 7
Reading +46 84 £50,000 -14.89% 6
West Midlands +25 84 £42,500 - 15
East Midlands +11 84 £45,000 +4.16% 7
Hampshire +1 81 £43,500 +2.35% 9
West Yorkshire -27 81 £40,000 - 20
South West +4 61 £40,000 - 14
Scotland -11 55 £55,000 +26.43% 10
Leeds -22 46 £42,250 -6.11% 17
Hertfordshire +16 41 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East Sussex +44 40 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 40 £51,250 +10.81% 4
Cheshire +20 40 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Nottinghamshire +18 37 £45,000 - 5
Staffordshire +29 35 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Nottingham +12 35 £45,000 - 5
Glasgow +13 33 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Milton Keynes +14 30 £47,500 - 4
Cambridgeshire +9 29 £47,500 +13.09% 2
Essex -15 28 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Midlands +10 27 £52,500 -4.54%

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2748 (68.32%) SQL
2 2170 (53.95%) SQL Server
3 1420 (35.31%) Oracle
4 1169 (29.07%) T-SQL
5 1130 (28.10%) Finance
6 1047 (26.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1015 (25.24%) Windows
8 984 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
9 979 (24.34%) Linux
10 961 (23.89%) Microsoft
11 904 (22.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 883 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
13 859 (21.36%) Oracle Database
14 805 (20.01%) Data Warehouse
15 762 (18.95%) SQL Server 2008
16 736 (18.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 717 (17.83%) Java
18 675 (16.78%) Clustering
19 655 (16.29%) Replication
20 615 (15.29%) ETL
21 604 (15.02%) .NET
22 583 (14.50%) MS Excel
23 550 (13.67%) UNIX
24 549 (13.65%) PL/SQL
25 509 (12.66%) SQL Server 2012
26 507 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
27 498 (12.38%) Oracle Database 11g
28 491 (12.21%) C#
29 483 (12.01%) Capacity Planning
30 473 (11.76%) Degree

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 367 (9.12%) Apache
2 276 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 273 (6.79%) IIS
4 212 (5.27%) WebLogic
5 200 (4.97%) WebSphere
6 151 (3.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 148 (3.68%) SharePoint
8 107 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 90 (2.24%) JBoss
10 85 (2.11%) MS Exchange
11 74 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 63 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
13 59 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 50 (1.24%) SAS
15 43 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
16 40 (0.99%) Lync
17 37 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
17 37 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
18 35 (0.87%) Apache Pig
19 32 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 583 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 77 (1.91%) MS Office
3 58 (1.44%) PowerPivot
4 31 (0.77%) SPSS
5 19 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.099%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.099%) MS Project
8 2 (0.050%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 146 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
2 103 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
3 85 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
4 83 (2.06%) RMDS
5 72 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
6 41 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
7 38 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
8 37 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
9 33 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
10 30 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
11 29 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
12 27 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
13 25 (0.62%) HFM
14 18 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
15 16 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
15 16 (0.40%) Magento
16 13 (0.32%) SAP BPC
17 12 (0.30%) Oracle SCM
18 11 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 197 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (3.18%) SaaS
3 119 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 101 (2.51%) PaaS
5 50 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (1.09%) Office 365
7 39 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (0.94%) IaaS
9 30 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.20%) GitHub
11 8 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.15%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.099%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.099%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.099%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.050%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.050%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 366 (9.10%) SAN
2 210 (5.22%) WAN
3 204 (5.07%) LAN
4 194 (4.82%) DNS
5 186 (4.62%) HTTP
6 174 (4.33%) NAS
7 171 (4.25%) Fibre Channel
8 167 (4.15%) Firewall
9 156 (3.88%) TCP/IP
10 152 (3.78%) FCoE
11 142 (3.53%) Multicast
12 133 (3.31%) Internet
13 97 (2.41%) iSCSI
14 93 (2.31%) VPN
15 63 (1.57%) DHCP
16 47 (1.17%) SMTP
17 36 (0.90%) LDAP
18 32 (0.80%) HTTPS
18 32 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
19 31 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2170 (53.95%) SQL Server
2 1047 (26.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 904 (22.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 859 (21.36%) Oracle Database
5 805 (20.01%) Data Warehouse
6 762 (18.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 736 (18.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 509 (12.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 498 (12.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 391 (9.72%) Relational Database
11 304 (7.56%) MySQL
12 290 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 245 (6.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 234 (5.82%) RDBMS
15 233 (5.79%) Oracle Database 10g
16 211 (5.25%) Hadoop
17 190 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
18 160 (3.98%) OLAP
19 159 (3.95%) DB2
20 146 (3.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 127 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 123 (3.06%) Subversion
3 109 (2.71%) Visual Studio
4 103 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 100 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 93 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 73 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
8 70 (1.74%) Maven
9 61 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 52 (1.29%) JUnit
11 49 (1.22%) Toad
12 47 (1.17%) JIRA
13 45 (1.12%) SoapUI
14 39 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
15 38 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
16 36 (0.90%) NUnit
17 32 (0.80%) Ant
18 31 (0.77%) Gerrit
19 30 (0.75%) Eclipse
20 25 (0.62%) ClearCase
General
1 1130 (28.10%) Finance
2 324 (8.06%) Banking
3 184 (4.57%) Retail
4 166 (4.13%) Marketing
5 80 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 74 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 73 (1.82%) Advertising
8 60 (1.49%) Back Office
9 59 (1.47%) Law
10 58 (1.44%) Games
11 52 (1.29%) Front Office
12 43 (1.07%) Legal
13 36 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.70%) Billing
15 24 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.40%) Publishing
17 13 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.32%) Electronics
18 11 (0.27%) Local Government
19 9 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1471 (36.57%) DBA
2 1200 (29.84%) Developer
3 966 (24.02%) SQL DBA
4 635 (15.79%) Administrator
5 568 (14.12%) SQL Server DBA
6 353 (8.78%) Oracle DBA
7 344 (8.55%) Architect
8 321 (7.98%) SQL Developer
9 250 (6.22%) Analyst
10 206 (5.12%) Senior Developer
11 193 (4.80%) Senior DBA
12 166 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
13 157 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 154 (3.83%) Consultant
15 151 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
16 137 (3.41%) Server Administrator
17 133 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
18 120 (2.98%) Senior SQL DBA
19 119 (2.96%) .NET Developer
20 112 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (15.02%) .NET
2 400 (9.95%) HTML
3 384 (9.55%) Web Services
4 336 (8.35%) Middleware
5 325 (8.08%) XML
6 273 (6.79%) CSS
7 234 (5.82%) ASP.NET
8 229 (5.69%) jQuery
9 166 (4.13%) XSLT
10 137 (3.41%) HTML5
11 135 (3.36%) .NET Framework
12 127 (3.16%) CSS3
13 121 (3.01%) J2EE
14 120 (2.98%) JMS
15 118 (2.93%) MDX
16 115 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
17 111 (2.76%) AngularJS
18 98 (2.44%) Spring
19 89 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
20 85 (2.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 675 (16.78%) Clustering
2 655 (16.29%) Replication
3 507 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
4 223 (5.54%) Computer Science
5 138 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 138 (3.43%) Data Centre
6 118 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 113 (2.81%) Data Integration
8 106 (2.64%) Statistics
9 88 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 76 (1.89%) Mainframe
11 73 (1.82%) Blog
12 72 (1.79%) User Experience
13 71 (1.77%) Visualisation
13 71 (1.77%) Hedge funds
14 60 (1.49%) Data Structures
15 50 (1.24%) Mathematics
16 40 (0.99%) Derivative
16 40 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
17 38 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1015 (25.24%) Windows
2 979 (24.34%) Linux
3 550 (13.67%) UNIX
4 229 (5.69%) Solaris
5 213 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 153 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 113 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 101 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 67 (1.67%) CentOS
10 53 (1.32%) Android
10 53 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 51 (1.27%) AIX
12 37 (0.92%) Ubuntu
13 29 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 22 (0.55%) HPUX
15 21 (0.52%) Debian
15 21 (0.52%) Windows 7
16 13 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
16 13 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
17 12 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
2 883 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 615 (15.29%) ETL
4 483 (12.01%) Capacity Planning
5 369 (9.17%) ITIL
6 368 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 320 (7.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 320 (7.96%) Mentoring
8 313 (7.78%) Data Modelling
9 262 (6.51%) Migration
10 258 (6.41%) Configuration Management
11 237 (5.89%) SDLC
12 229 (5.69%) SOA
13 228 (5.67%) Database Mirroring
14 225 (5.59%) Database Tuning
15 218 (5.42%) Scrum
16 216 (5.37%) High Availability
17 201 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
18 197 (4.90%) MVC
19 196 (4.87%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2748 (68.32%) SQL
2 1169 (29.07%) T-SQL
3 717 (17.83%) Java
4 549 (13.65%) PL/SQL
5 491 (12.21%) C#
6 382 (9.50%) JavaScript
7 330 (8.20%) Shell Script
8 309 (7.68%) Perl
9 293 (7.28%) PowerShell
10 289 (7.19%) Python
11 167 (4.15%) Bash Shell
12 135 (3.36%) PHP
13 123 (3.06%) Ruby
14 97 (2.41%) C
15 94 (2.34%) VB.NET
16 65 (1.62%) VBA
17 58 (1.44%) C++
18 55 (1.37%) VBScript
19 46 (1.14%) VB
20 37 (0.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 473 (11.76%) Degree
2 206 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
4 71 (1.77%) OCP
5 68 (1.69%) MCITP
5 68 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 61 (1.52%) MCTS
7 54 (1.34%) MCSE
8 49 (1.22%) MCSA
9 45 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (0.99%) SC Cleared
11 32 (0.80%) CCNA
12 31 (0.77%) CCNP
13 29 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (0.65%) HND
15 24 (0.60%) DV Cleared
16 23 (0.57%) MCDBA
17 20 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (0.45%) MCP
19 14 (0.35%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (5.99%) QA
2 123 (3.06%) SLA
3 28 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.099%) TickIT
9 1 (0.025%) GxP
9 1 (0.025%) COBIT
9 1 (0.025%) HL7
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 404 (10.04%) Oracle RAC
2 368 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (4.33%) Active Directory
4 148 (3.68%) NFS
5 139 (3.46%) SRDF
6 100 (2.49%) Hyper-V
7 61 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 58 (1.44%) KVM
9 55 (1.37%) Xen
10 34 (0.85%) VirtualBox
11 33 (0.82%) vSphere
12 30 (0.75%) Apache Flume
13 22 (0.55%) Docker
14 21 (0.52%) XenServer
14 21 (0.52%) Samba
15 20 (0.50%) Oracle Clusterware
16 19 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
16 19 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 18 (0.45%) Firmware
18 16 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 281 (6.99%) Data Guard
2 227 (5.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 179 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
4 149 (3.70%) Puppet
5 115 (2.86%) Nagios
6 109 (2.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 47 (1.17%) SCOM
8 41 (1.02%) Ansible
9 37 (0.92%) Vagrant
10 31 (0.77%) SCCM
11 29 (0.72%) SELinux
12 26 (0.65%) WSUS
13 23 (0.57%) Control-M
14 22 (0.55%) Cacti
14 22 (0.55%) logstash
15 21 (0.52%) Oracle Statspack
16 20 (0.50%) Tivoli
17 18 (0.45%) ZABBIX
17 18 (0.45%) Dollar Universe
17 18 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1420 (35.31%) Oracle
2 961 (23.89%) Microsoft
3 443 (11.01%) VMware
4 247 (6.14%) Cisco
5 222 (5.52%) IBM
6 211 (5.25%) NetApp
7 182 (4.53%) EMC
8 169 (4.20%) Red Hat
9 168 (4.18%) Sybase
10 136 (3.38%) SAP
10 136 (3.38%) Intel
11 134 (3.33%) HP
12 118 (2.93%) Cognos
13 114 (2.83%) Business Objects
14 94 (2.34%) TIBCO
15 85 (2.11%) Informatica
16 80 (1.99%) DataSynapse
17 64 (1.59%) Google
18 56 (1.39%) Red Gate
19 53 (1.32%) Vertica
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ripon, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Annual bonus, Pension, Healthcare +
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £41,404 to £54,685 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday