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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 67 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% 4.42% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 5.86% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £55,000 £47,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.18% +19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
445 273 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.18% 75.41% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 310 198 184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in Watford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) UNIX
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) IIS
6 5 (33.33%) AIX
6 5 (33.33%) SSL
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
7 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Tuxedo
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) SSL
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) IPv4
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
4 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) OWASP
6 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) Jython
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (20.00%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.67%) PureDisk
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) NetIQ
4 3 (20.00%) BMC
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase