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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 157 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 54 74 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.67% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.06% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 51
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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
4079 3599 3748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.07% 80.99% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3418 2943 3158
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Coventry -5 15 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -9 14 £45,750 +14.37% 6
Warwickshire - 13 £47,500 - 2
Staffordshire -23 4 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £39,500 -
Walsall -2 2 £77,500 +93.75%
Worcestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 103 (67.32%) SQL
2 69 (45.10%) Oracle
3 49 (32.03%) SQL Server
3 49 (32.03%) Linux
4 39 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (25.49%) UNIX
5 36 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 36 (23.53%) Oracle Database
6 35 (22.88%) PL/SQL
7 32 (20.92%) Tomcat
7 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (20.92%) MCITP
8 31 (20.26%) Windows
8 31 (20.26%) Mentoring
9 30 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (19.61%) JavaScript
9 30 (19.61%) MCTS
10 28 (18.30%) Java
11 27 (17.65%) Shell Script
12 26 (16.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (15.69%) jQuery
13 24 (15.69%) HTML
13 24 (15.69%) T-SQL
13 24 (15.69%) J2EE
14 22 (14.38%) CSS
14 22 (14.38%) Web Services
14 22 (14.38%) RDBMS
14 22 (14.38%) Relational Database
14 22 (14.38%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (13.73%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 32 (20.92%) Tomcat
2 21 (13.73%) WebLogic
2 21 (13.73%) Apache
3 14 (9.15%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.58%) CMS
5 6 (3.92%) IIS
6 5 (3.27%) JBoss
7 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.96%) OpenEdge
7 3 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.96%) SPSS
3 2 (1.31%) GIMP
3 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (9.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.31%) Agresso
4 2 (1.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) LAN
1 9 (5.88%) WAN
1 9 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.23%) DNS
2 8 (5.23%) DHCP
3 7 (4.58%) FTP
3 7 (4.58%) RIP
3 7 (4.58%) VPN
3 7 (4.58%) OSPF
3 7 (4.58%) BGP
3 7 (4.58%) EIGRP
3 7 (4.58%) TACACS
3 7 (4.58%) Firewall
3 7 (4.58%) SSH
4 4 (2.61%) Network Security
5 3 (1.96%) Intranet
5 3 (1.96%) Internet
6 2 (1.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.03%) SQL Server
2 36 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 30 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (16.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (14.38%) Relational Database
5 22 (14.38%) RDBMS
6 18 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (8.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (7.19%) Oracle Discoverer
10 10 (6.54%) MySQL
10 10 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (6.54%) Essbase
10 10 (6.54%) Oracle Exadata
10 10 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (13.07%) Maven
2 14 (9.15%) JUnit
2 14 (9.15%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.19%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.23%) Toad
5 6 (3.92%) NetBeans
5 6 (3.92%) Subversion
5 6 (3.92%) Ant
6 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.96%) Hudson
9 2 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.65%) Liquibase
General
1 16 (10.46%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Advertising
3 6 (3.92%) Retail
4 5 (3.27%) Marketing
5 3 (1.96%) Billing
5 3 (1.96%) Automotive
5 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (47.06%) DBA
2 44 (28.76%) SQL DBA
3 43 (28.10%) Administrator
4 25 (16.34%) Developer
5 23 (15.03%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (11.11%) Lead Developer
7 14 (9.15%) Senior Software Engineer
7 14 (9.15%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.19%) Architect
9 9 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (5.23%) Analyst
11 7 (4.58%) Network Engineer
12 6 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.92%) Java Architect
13 5 (3.27%) Oracle Consultant
13 5 (3.27%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 5 (3.27%) Consultant
14 4 (2.61%) Junior
14 4 (2.61%) Technical Specialist
14 4 (2.61%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.69%) HTML
1 24 (15.69%) J2EE
1 24 (15.69%) jQuery
2 22 (14.38%) CSS
2 22 (14.38%) Web Services
3 21 (13.73%) HTML5
4 20 (13.07%) JMS
5 19 (12.42%) CSS3
6 17 (11.11%) .NET
7 14 (9.15%) ASP.NET
7 14 (9.15%) EJB
7 14 (9.15%) REST
7 14 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (9.15%) Java EE
7 14 (9.15%) WCF
8 11 (7.19%) Middleware
9 8 (5.23%) Ajax
9 8 (5.23%) XML
10 7 (4.58%) XSLT
11 6 (3.92%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.23%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.23%) VAX
3 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.58%) Replication
4 6 (3.92%) Clustering
5 5 (3.27%) Statistics
5 5 (3.27%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.27%) Open Source
6 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.96%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.31%) EPoS
7 2 (1.31%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.03%) Linux
2 39 (25.49%) UNIX
3 31 (20.26%) Windows
4 11 (7.19%) Solaris
5 9 (5.88%) VMS
6 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.27%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.65%) AIX
10 1 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.26%) Mentoring
3 22 (14.38%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (13.73%) Migration
5 19 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (12.42%) OO
5 19 (12.42%) Refactoring
6 18 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.80%) Scrum
8 14 (9.15%) MVC
8 14 (9.15%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.15%) SOA
8 14 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.15%) Kanban
9 13 (8.50%) Database Tuning
9 13 (8.50%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (6.54%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.54%) ITIL
11 9 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (67.32%) SQL
2 35 (22.88%) PL/SQL
3 30 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.30%) Java
5 27 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 24 (15.69%) T-SQL
7 21 (13.73%) Perl
8 17 (11.11%) Python
9 14 (9.15%) Ruby
10 13 (8.50%) C#
11 12 (7.84%) VB.NET
12 10 (6.54%) PHP
13 6 (3.92%) XPath
14 5 (3.27%) PHP5
15 4 (2.61%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.61%) C
16 2 (1.31%) Korn
17 1 (0.65%) ABAP
17 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (20.92%) MCITP
2 30 (19.61%) MCTS
3 11 (7.19%) Degree
4 7 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.58%) CCNP
4 7 (4.58%) CCNA
4 7 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.31%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.31%) MCSA
6 2 (1.31%) OCP
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.61%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.31%) RHEV
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (10.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (9.15%) OpenNMS
2 14 (9.15%) Puppet
2 14 (9.15%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.15%) Nagios
3 7 (4.58%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 69 (45.10%) Oracle
2 36 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.54%) Hyperion
4 7 (4.58%) Cisco
4 7 (4.58%) VMware
5 4 (2.61%) Tableau
5 4 (2.61%) IBM
5 4 (2.61%) SAP
6 3 (1.96%) EMC
6 3 (1.96%) Informatica
6 3 (1.96%) NetApp
6 3 (1.96%) Telerik
6 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.31%) Netezza
7 2 (1.31%) Zend
7 2 (1.31%) Talend
7 2 (1.31%) HP
7 2 (1.31%) CommVault
7 2 (1.31%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Share options, home working
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Reftech Services Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Experience is important.
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 24 days ago