The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 140 129 158
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 58 74 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.48% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.93% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 33
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Performance Tuning
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +3 18 £50,000 +5.26%
Birmingham -7 18 £40,000 - 4
Coventry +5 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Solihull -5 5 £37,500 -
Walsall - 5 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 166 (83.84%) SQL
2 117 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 80 (40.40%) Oracle
4 79 (39.90%) T-SQL
5 76 (38.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (35.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 64 (32.32%) Oracle Database
8 62 (31.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 59 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (29.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 56 (28.28%) Finance
12 54 (27.27%) Linux
13 53 (26.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 53 (26.77%) PL/SQL
14 52 (26.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 49 (24.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 49 (24.75%) UNIX
16 46 (23.23%) Oracle RMAN
17 41 (20.71%) Relational Database
18 36 (18.18%) Replication
19 35 (17.68%) Shell Script
19 35 (17.68%) Retail
20 33 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
20 33 (16.67%) Migration
21 32 (16.16%) Oracle RAC
22 30 (15.15%) Data Modelling
23 28 (14.14%) MS Excel
23 28 (14.14%) Oracle EBS
23 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
23 28 (14.14%) Oracle Exadata

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (13.13%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.03%) Apache
6 4 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.01%) SAS
9 1 (0.51%) Resin
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (14.14%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (5.05%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
5 8 (4.04%) Maximo
6 4 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (1.01%) Servitor
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) SAN
2 8 (4.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 76 (38.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (35.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (32.32%) Oracle Database
5 62 (31.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 58 (29.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 53 (26.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 52 (26.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (24.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 41 (20.71%) Relational Database
11 33 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
12 28 (14.14%) Oracle Exadata
13 25 (12.63%) Essbase
13 25 (12.63%) Oracle Discoverer
13 25 (12.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 24 (12.12%) RDBMS
15 20 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (9.60%) OLTP
17 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) ProC
2 4 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.51%) Hudson
4 1 (0.51%) Maven
4 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 56 (28.28%) Finance
2 35 (17.68%) Retail
3 26 (13.13%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.06%) Billing
5 7 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (62.63%) DBA
2 64 (32.32%) SQL DBA
2 64 (32.32%) Administrator
2 64 (32.32%) Developer
3 55 (27.78%) Oracle DBA
4 31 (15.66%) SQL Developer
5 27 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (8.59%) SQL Server Developer
7 13 (6.57%) Analyst
7 13 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (6.06%) Database Developer
8 12 (6.06%) Server Administrator
8 12 (6.06%) SQL Database Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.04%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Junior
10 6 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) Graduate
11 5 (2.53%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.09%) .NET
2 10 (5.05%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.04%) Middleware
4 6 (3.03%) XML
4 6 (3.03%) HTML
5 4 (2.02%) MDX
6 3 (1.52%) DAO
6 3 (1.52%) ActiveX
6 3 (1.52%) MFC
6 3 (1.52%) ODBC
6 3 (1.52%) COM
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.51%) J2EE
7 1 (0.51%) JSP
7 1 (0.51%) Servlets
7 1 (0.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.18%) Replication
2 21 (10.61%) Oracle Exalytics
3 20 (10.10%) Clustering
4 6 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.02%) CMDB
5 4 (2.02%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.01%) Statistics
6 2 (1.01%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.27%) Linux
2 49 (24.75%) UNIX
3 25 (12.63%) Solaris
4 14 (7.07%) Oracle Linux
4 14 (7.07%) Windows
5 10 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) AIX
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (16.67%) Migration
3 30 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 24 (12.12%) ITIL
5 22 (11.11%) ETL
6 21 (10.61%) Change Management
7 19 (9.60%) Database Tuning
7 19 (9.60%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 17 (8.59%) CRM
10 12 (6.06%) Capacity Management
11 11 (5.56%) SOA
11 11 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.56%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.56%) Problem Management
12 10 (5.05%) Release Management
13 9 (4.55%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.55%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 166 (83.84%) SQL
2 79 (39.90%) T-SQL
3 53 (26.77%) PL/SQL
4 35 (17.68%) Shell Script
5 15 (7.58%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.57%) Java
7 12 (6.06%) C++
8 11 (5.56%) C#
9 10 (5.05%) VB
10 9 (4.55%) C
11 6 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (13.13%) SC Cleared
1 26 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.04%) Degree
2 8 (4.04%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.03%) OCP
4 6 (3.03%) MCSE
4 6 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.51%) MCTS
5 1 (0.51%) MCITP
5 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) SLA
2 9 (4.55%) QA
3 4 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (23.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (16.16%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 13 (6.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.51%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 80 (40.40%) Oracle
2 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.63%) Hyperion
4 22 (11.11%) Fujitsu
5 8 (4.04%) VMware
5 8 (4.04%) NetApp
5 8 (4.04%) Citrix
6 4 (2.02%) Talend
7 3 (1.52%) IBM
7 3 (1.52%) Sybase
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.01%) JBoss
8 2 (1.01%) Sun
8 2 (1.01%) Civica
8 2 (1.01%) Tableau
9 1 (0.51%) Splunk
9 1 (0.51%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.51%) EMC
9 1 (0.51%) Actuate
9 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus , Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Entatech UK Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car, pension, share scheme
Posted: 23 days ago