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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 75 71 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.73% 1.71% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.95% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £58,750 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +16.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
470 513 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.30% 87.69% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 355 362 192
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Perl
3 8 (61.54%) J2EE
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 8 (61.54%) JBoss
3 8 (61.54%) Apache
3 8 (61.54%) Tomcat
3 8 (61.54%) Sun
3 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
3 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
4 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Performance Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Drupal
4 7 (53.85%) Magento
4 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
4 7 (53.85%) HTTP
4 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (53.85%) DB2
4 7 (53.85%) PHP
4 7 (53.85%) Internet
4 7 (53.85%) HTTPS
4 7 (53.85%) JMeter
4 7 (53.85%) AWK

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (61.54%) JBoss
1 8 (61.54%) Apache
1 8 (61.54%) Tomcat
1 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 7 (53.85%) Drupal
2 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) HTTPS
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
1 7 (53.85%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Firebug
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) VMS
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) BCP
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Database Security
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) PHP
3 7 (53.85%) AWK
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (23.08%) vMotion
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) Sun
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) BMC
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) NetIQ
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) New Relic
4 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas