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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 62 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.16% 0.68% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.89% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
432 336 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.72% 76.36% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 310 237 305
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Apache
3 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
4 6 (50.00%) JBoss
5 5 (41.67%) Sun
5 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
5 5 (41.67%) HTTP
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) AIX
5 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 4 (33.33%) Magento
6 4 (33.33%) Drupal
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) AWK
6 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (33.33%) DB2
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (50.00%) JBoss
4 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (33.33%) Drupal
6 2 (16.67%) nginx
7 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
7 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (8.33%) IIS
7 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (8.33%) iPlanet
7 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JMeter
1 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Symfony
2 2 (16.67%) Memcached
2 2 (16.67%) Yii
2 2 (16.67%) Laravel
3 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) LPAR
1 1 (8.33%) DLPAR
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (8.33%) zOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) AWK
4 2 (16.67%) PHP5
5 1 (8.33%) Jython
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (8.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Sun
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Sybase
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Zend
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) New Relic
5 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) NetIQ
5 1 (8.33%) BMC