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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 145 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 66 116 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 2.08% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.69% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 55 90 94
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4141 4315 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.40% 77.33% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 3640 3109
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -7 14 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 10 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +9 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Solihull +6 9 £36,500 +4.28%
Staffordshire -40 9 £28,500 -44.39% 2
Coventry -2 8 £52,500 -8.69%
Walsall - 3 £80,000 -
West Bromwich -3 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £49,500 - 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 73 (64.60%) SQL
2 63 (55.75%) SQL Server
3 61 (53.98%) Oracle
4 47 (41.59%) Oracle Database
5 44 (38.94%) Finance
6 37 (32.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (32.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (31.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (30.97%) Linux
9 34 (30.09%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (27.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 31 (27.43%) UNIX
10 31 (27.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (26.55%) Oracle RMAN
11 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
12 29 (25.66%) PL/SQL
13 28 (24.78%) T-SQL
14 25 (22.12%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (20.35%) Relational Database
16 22 (19.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (19.47%) Data Guard
16 22 (19.47%) Windows
16 22 (19.47%) RDBMS
17 20 (17.70%) Capacity Planning
18 19 (16.81%) Oracle EBS
18 19 (16.81%) Replication
19 18 (15.93%) ETL
19 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
19 18 (15.93%) Oracle RAC
20 17 (15.04%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (14.16%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.77%) SAS
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.42%) Maximo
3 5 (4.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) SAN
2 3 (2.65%) LAN
2 3 (2.65%) WAN
2 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.77%) Intranet
3 2 (1.77%) VLAN
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (55.75%) SQL Server
2 47 (41.59%) Oracle Database
3 37 (32.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (32.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (31.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (27.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (27.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 25 (22.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (20.35%) Relational Database
8 22 (19.47%) RDBMS
8 22 (19.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (13.27%) OLTP
10 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (10.62%) Big Data
12 10 (8.85%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (8.85%) Oracle Discoverer
12 10 (8.85%) Essbase
12 10 (8.85%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (8.85%) Oracle9i Database
12 10 (8.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) ClearCase
1 8 (7.08%) Toad
1 8 (7.08%) Mercurial
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.42%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.88%) Hudson
5 1 (0.88%) Ant
5 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 44 (38.94%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Retail
3 9 (7.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.42%) Billing
5 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (64.60%) DBA
2 40 (35.40%) Oracle DBA
3 34 (30.09%) Administrator
4 20 (17.70%) SQL DBA
5 19 (16.81%) Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) SQL Developer
8 9 (7.96%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Senior DBA
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Server Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) XML
2 13 (11.50%) Middleware
3 10 (8.85%) .NET
4 9 (7.96%) Oracle Streams
5 6 (5.31%) Web Services
6 5 (4.42%) HTML
6 5 (4.42%) J2EE
7 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.65%) Spring
8 2 (1.77%) Java EE
8 2 (1.77%) XSLT
9 1 (0.88%) JMS
9 1 (0.88%) JavaBeans
9 1 (0.88%) JAXB
9 1 (0.88%) SAX
9 1 (0.88%) JMX
9 1 (0.88%) XSD
9 1 (0.88%) DOM
9 1 (0.88%) JSP
9 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Replication
2 14 (12.39%) Clustering
3 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.42%) CMDB
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.54%) Open Source
5 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.97%) Linux
2 31 (27.43%) UNIX
3 22 (19.47%) Windows
4 14 (12.39%) Solaris
5 5 (4.42%) AIX
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.77%) Debian
7 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) HPUX
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (17.70%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (15.93%) ETL
4 13 (11.50%) Data Analysis
5 12 (10.62%) Data Modelling
6 11 (9.73%) Migration
7 9 (7.96%) Database Tuning
8 8 (7.08%) Time Management
8 8 (7.08%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.19%) ITIL
9 7 (6.19%) OO
9 7 (6.19%) Change Management
10 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.42%) CRM
10 5 (4.42%) High Availability
10 5 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.54%) Change Control
11 4 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.60%) SQL
2 29 (25.66%) PL/SQL
3 28 (24.78%) T-SQL
4 16 (14.16%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.08%) C#
6 7 (6.19%) Java
7 6 (5.31%) VB
8 3 (2.65%) C
8 3 (2.65%) Korn
8 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) XPath
9 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (4.42%) OCP
3 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) MCTS
5 2 (1.77%) MCITP
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
1 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (26.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (15.93%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.65%) SCOM
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 61 (53.98%) Oracle
2 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.85%) Hyperion
4 8 (7.08%) Fujitsu
5 7 (6.19%) Tableau
6 5 (4.42%) Talend
6 5 (4.42%) JBoss
6 5 (4.42%) Netezza
7 4 (3.54%) VMware
7 4 (3.54%) Informatica
8 3 (2.65%) NetApp
8 3 (2.65%) CommVault
8 3 (2.65%) IBM
9 2 (1.77%) EMC
9 2 (1.77%) webMethods
10 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.88%) Software AG
10 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.88%) HP
10 1 (0.88%) SAP
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