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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 133 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 86 89 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.54% 1.64% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.10% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 67 59 86
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,300 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
4454 4245 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.56% 78.13% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 3597 3150
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,708 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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
Warwickshire +7 20 £40,000 -9.60% 1
Solihull - 16 £36,500 -
Birmingham +4 13 £37,500 -
Coventry -1 13 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Staffordshire -31 11 £28,500 -32.94%
Worcestershire -1 5 £45,000 +25.43%
Wolverhampton - 5 £49,500 -
Walsall - 3 £80,000 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 81 (63.28%) Oracle
2 77 (60.16%) SQL
3 68 (53.13%) SQL Server
4 57 (44.53%) Oracle Database
5 54 (42.19%) Finance
6 45 (35.16%) Linux
7 43 (33.59%) UNIX
7 43 (33.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
8 37 (28.91%) Oracle Database 10g
9 35 (27.34%) Oracle RMAN
10 34 (26.56%) PL/SQL
11 33 (25.78%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (24.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 31 (24.22%) Oracle EBS
14 29 (22.66%) RDBMS
14 29 (22.66%) Relational Database
15 27 (21.09%) T-SQL
16 26 (20.31%) Oracle RAC
16 26 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (20.31%) Data Guard
16 26 (20.31%) Capacity Planning
17 25 (19.53%) Windows
18 24 (18.75%) WebLogic
19 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
19 21 (16.41%) Degree
20 19 (14.84%) Oracle EBS R12
20 19 (14.84%) XML
20 19 (14.84%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 11 (8.59%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
Applications
1 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 31 (24.22%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (14.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.91%) Maximo
3 5 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) SAN
2 5 (3.91%) LAN
2 5 (3.91%) WAN
2 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) VLAN
4 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 57 (44.53%) Oracle Database
3 43 (33.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 37 (28.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 32 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (24.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (22.66%) RDBMS
7 29 (22.66%) Relational Database
8 26 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (14.06%) Oracle Discoverer
9 18 (14.06%) Oracle Exadata
9 18 (14.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (14.06%) Oracle BI EE
9 18 (14.06%) Essbase
9 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (9.38%) Data Mart
12 10 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (7.81%) Big Data
13 9 (7.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 8 (6.25%) Toad
2 8 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.91%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) Ant
6 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 54 (42.19%) Finance
2 17 (13.28%) Retail
3 16 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.69%) Billing
5 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.56%) Automotive
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (68.75%) DBA
2 47 (36.72%) Oracle DBA
3 42 (32.81%) Administrator
4 29 (22.66%) SQL DBA
5 14 (10.94%) Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Senior DBA
8 9 (7.03%) SQL Developer
8 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.47%) Architect
10 7 (5.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Server Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 6 (4.69%) Business Developer
11 6 (4.69%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) XML
2 15 (11.72%) Middleware
3 13 (10.16%) .NET
4 9 (7.03%) Oracle Streams
5 8 (6.25%) Web Services
6 6 (4.69%) HTML
7 5 (3.91%) J2EE
8 3 (2.34%) Spring
9 2 (1.56%) Java EE
9 2 (1.56%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.56%) XSLT
10 1 (0.78%) Mustache
10 1 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.78%) JMS
10 1 (0.78%) CSS
10 1 (0.78%) JSP
10 1 (0.78%) SOAP
10 1 (0.78%) Struts
10 1 (0.78%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Replication
2 16 (12.50%) Clustering
3 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.91%) CMDB
6 4 (3.13%) Open Source
6 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Statistics
9 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.16%) Linux
2 43 (33.59%) UNIX
3 25 (19.53%) Windows
4 16 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.34%) AIX
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (20.31%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (14.06%) Mentoring
4 15 (11.72%) Database Tuning
5 13 (10.16%) Data Analysis
6 12 (9.38%) ETL
7 11 (8.59%) Migration
8 10 (7.81%) ITIL
9 8 (6.25%) Time Management
9 8 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 8 (6.25%) High Availability
9 8 (6.25%) OO
9 8 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.69%) CRM
11 6 (4.69%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.91%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (60.16%) SQL
2 34 (26.56%) PL/SQL
3 27 (21.09%) T-SQL
4 19 (14.84%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.47%) C#
5 7 (5.47%) Java
6 6 (4.69%) VB
7 5 (3.91%) C
7 5 (3.91%) Korn
8 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Degree
2 10 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.69%) MCTS
4 6 (4.69%) MCITP
4 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.34%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (27.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (20.31%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.56%) RHEV
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (20.31%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.34%) SCOM
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (63.28%) Oracle
2 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.06%) Hyperion
4 15 (11.72%) Fujitsu
5 12 (9.38%) Tableau
6 7 (5.47%) IBM
6 7 (5.47%) Netezza
7 6 (4.69%) VMware
8 5 (3.91%) Talend
8 5 (3.91%) CommVault
8 5 (3.91%) NetApp
9 4 (3.13%) Informatica
10 3 (2.34%) JBoss
10 3 (2.34%) EMC
11 2 (1.56%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.56%) webMethods
12 1 (0.78%) SAP
12 1 (0.78%) HP
12 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.78%) Software AG
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago