The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 125 71 90
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 99 166 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.85% 3.42% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 4.37% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 92 116 112
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Performance Tuning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Performance Tuning Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Birmingham -13 25 £42,500 +6.25%
Coventry -3 19 £40,000 - 2
Solihull -13 18 £47,500 +26.66%
Warwickshire -12 13 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 9 £40,000 -
Staffordshire -39 7 £47,500 +77.57%
Worcestershire +9 2 £41,250 +13.79%
West Bromwich -3 1 £42,500 -
Walsall - 1 £82,500 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 112 (60.22%) Oracle
2 105 (56.45%) SQL
3 77 (41.40%) Oracle Database
4 69 (37.10%) SQL Server
5 68 (36.56%) Linux
6 64 (34.41%) UNIX
7 55 (29.57%) Finance
8 47 (25.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 46 (24.73%) PL/SQL
10 44 (23.66%) Oracle RMAN
11 43 (23.12%) Oracle EBS
12 42 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 41 (22.04%) Microsoft
14 40 (21.51%) Capacity Planning
15 38 (20.43%) RDBMS
15 38 (20.43%) Relational Database
16 35 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
17 34 (18.28%) WebLogic
18 32 (17.20%) Oracle EBS R12
19 30 (16.13%) Oracle BI EE
19 30 (16.13%) Mentoring
20 29 (15.59%) Tomcat
20 29 (15.59%) Oracle Discoverer
20 29 (15.59%) Hyperion
20 29 (15.59%) Essbase
20 29 (15.59%) SQL Server 2008
20 29 (15.59%) Oracle Exadata
21 26 (13.98%) Windows
21 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
21 26 (13.98%) MCTS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 34 (18.28%) WebLogic
2 29 (15.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.53%) Apache
4 6 (3.23%) CMS
5 5 (2.69%) JBoss
5 5 (2.69%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.69%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.08%) IIS
7 2 (1.08%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) SPSS
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 43 (23.12%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (17.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.76%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.08%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.60%) LAN
1 16 (8.60%) WAN
1 16 (8.60%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.84%) SAN
3 8 (4.30%) DNS
3 8 (4.30%) DHCP
4 7 (3.76%) FTP
4 7 (3.76%) RIP
4 7 (3.76%) VPN
4 7 (3.76%) OSPF
4 7 (3.76%) BGP
4 7 (3.76%) EIGRP
4 7 (3.76%) TACACS
4 7 (3.76%) Firewall
4 7 (3.76%) SSH
5 4 (2.15%) Network Security
6 2 (1.08%) Intranet
6 2 (1.08%) Internet
6 2 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (41.40%) Oracle Database
2 69 (37.10%) SQL Server
3 47 (25.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 42 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 38 (20.43%) RDBMS
5 38 (20.43%) Relational Database
6 30 (16.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 29 (15.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (15.59%) Oracle Exadata
7 29 (15.59%) Oracle Discoverer
7 29 (15.59%) Essbase
8 21 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (10.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (6.45%) Data Mart
12 12 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (6.45%) QlikView
13 9 (4.84%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.99%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (5.91%) Toad
3 7 (3.76%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.76%) Maven
4 6 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.69%) JUnit
5 5 (2.69%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.15%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.15%) Hudson
6 4 (2.15%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.08%) Ant
8 2 (1.08%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 55 (29.57%) Finance
2 19 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.68%) Retail
4 4 (2.15%) Billing
4 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.61%) Marketing
5 3 (1.61%) Automotive
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (61.83%) DBA
2 60 (32.26%) Administrator
3 57 (30.65%) Oracle DBA
4 48 (25.81%) SQL DBA
5 20 (10.75%) Developer
6 12 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 11 (5.91%) Architect
8 9 (4.84%) Analyst
8 9 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.30%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Business Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (4.30%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 7 (3.76%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.76%) Senior DBA
11 6 (3.23%) UNIX Team Leader
11 6 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.22%) .NET
2 16 (8.60%) Web Services
3 14 (7.53%) XML
3 14 (7.53%) J2EE
3 14 (7.53%) Middleware
4 11 (5.91%) HTML
4 11 (5.91%) jQuery
4 11 (5.91%) CSS
4 11 (5.91%) HTML5
5 10 (5.38%) CSS3
6 7 (3.76%) JMS
7 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.23%) Ajax
7 6 (3.23%) Java EE
8 5 (2.69%) WCF
8 5 (2.69%) EJB
8 5 (2.69%) REST
8 5 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle Streams
10 3 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.99%) Clustering
2 12 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.91%) Replication
4 9 (4.84%) Open Source
4 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.76%) VAX
6 4 (2.15%) Statistics
6 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (36.56%) Linux
2 64 (34.41%) UNIX
3 26 (13.98%) Windows
4 24 (12.90%) Solaris
5 7 (3.76%) VMS
6 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.69%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.08%) AIX
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.51%) Capacity Planning
2 35 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 22 (11.83%) Migration
5 21 (11.29%) Database Tuning
6 18 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.06%) OO
8 14 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.45%) ITIL
9 12 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.91%) Problem Management
10 11 (5.91%) SOA
11 10 (5.38%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.38%) Refactoring
11 10 (5.38%) People Management
12 9 (4.84%) High Availability
12 9 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.30%) Release Management
13 8 (4.30%) ETL
13 8 (4.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (56.45%) SQL
2 46 (24.73%) PL/SQL
3 25 (13.44%) Shell Script
3 25 (13.44%) T-SQL
4 16 (8.60%) Java
5 13 (6.99%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.84%) Korn
6 9 (4.84%) C
7 7 (3.76%) Perl
8 5 (2.69%) PHP
8 5 (2.69%) C#
8 5 (2.69%) Python
8 5 (2.69%) Ruby
8 5 (2.69%) PHP5
9 4 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.08%) XPath
10 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (13.98%) MCTS
1 26 (13.98%) MCITP
2 21 (11.29%) Degree
3 16 (8.60%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.76%) CCNP
5 7 (3.76%) CCNA
5 7 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (2.69%) OCP
6 5 (2.69%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (23.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (13.98%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.15%) RHEV
5 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (11.83%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.69%) Nagios
3 5 (2.69%) OpenNMS
3 5 (2.69%) Puppet
3 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.54%) SCSM
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 112 (60.22%) Oracle
2 41 (22.04%) Microsoft
3 29 (15.59%) Hyperion
4 16 (8.60%) Fujitsu
5 13 (6.99%) IBM
6 12 (6.45%) Tableau
7 10 (5.38%) Netezza
8 9 (4.84%) CommVault
8 9 (4.84%) NetApp
9 7 (3.76%) VMware
9 7 (3.76%) Cisco
10 5 (2.69%) EMC
11 4 (2.15%) Hitachi
11 4 (2.15%) Informatica
12 3 (1.61%) Veritas
12 3 (1.61%) Talend
12 3 (1.61%) Telerik
13 1 (0.54%) webMethods
13 1 (0.54%) Teradata
13 1 (0.54%) Citrix
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago