The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 57 70 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.66% 0.69% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.89% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% +14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £50,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
Performance Tuning
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
411 449 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 75.97% 77.95% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 304 344 210
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £30,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Watford region.

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Watford

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Watford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 9 (75.00%) PHP
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) J2EE
4 8 (66.67%) AIX
4 8 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 8 (66.67%) JBoss
4 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 8 (66.67%) Sun
4 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (58.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (58.33%) Magento
5 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Test Planning
5 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Drupal
5 7 (58.33%) AWK
5 7 (58.33%) Internet
5 7 (58.33%) JMeter
5 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
5 7 (58.33%) HTTPS
5 7 (58.33%) HTTP
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 7 (58.33%) DB2
5 7 (58.33%) WebSphere Application Server

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 8 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (66.67%) JBoss
2 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 7 (58.33%) Drupal
3 7 (58.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (16.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
1 7 (58.33%) HTTPS
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
2 2 (16.67%) Redis
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JMeter
1 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Firebug
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Symfony
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Yii
2 2 (16.67%) Laravel
2 2 (16.67%) Memcached
3 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) LPAR
1 1 (8.33%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) AIX
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (58.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Planning
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Perl
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) AWK
4 2 (16.67%) PHP5
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (8.33%) GPFS
2 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
1 8 (66.67%) Sun
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Zend
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) New Relic
4 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics