Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Performance Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Tuning over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 125 130
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -33
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 44 23 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.43% 1.02% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.17% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 53
Cheshire median annual salary £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.48% -2.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,850 £33,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £63,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -15.00%

Performance Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2731 1967 2853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.73% 87.42% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 1666 2413
Cheshire median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 14 £41,250 +14.58% 1
Macclesfield +10 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Chester +2 6 £43,750 -20.45%
Knutsford -39 5 £37,500 -31.82%
Runcorn - 3 - -
Crewe - 2 £35,000 -
Performance Tuning
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 42 (95.45%) SQL
2 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
3 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 22 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (47.73%) ETL
5 18 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (29.55%) Replication
10 11 (25.00%) Database Tuning
10 11 (25.00%) Finance
11 10 (22.73%) MySQL
11 10 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (22.73%) High Availability
12 9 (20.45%) Windows
13 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (18.18%) Analytics
14 7 (15.91%) Tableau
14 7 (15.91%) Data Analysis
14 7 (15.91%) JIRA
14 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (15.91%) Linux
15 6 (13.64%) Change Management
15 6 (13.64%) NHS
15 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 22 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (22.73%) MySQL
7 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (13.64%) SSDT
8 5 (11.36%) Data Mining
8 5 (11.36%) Power BI
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
10 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
11 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) DBA
2 15 (34.09%) SQL DBA
3 14 (31.82%) SQL Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (13.64%) Database Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) SQL BI Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Data Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Graduate
9 3 (6.82%) Graduate 1st Line Support
9 3 (6.82%) Graduate IT Support
9 3 (6.82%) IT Support
9 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (6.82%) IT Technician
9 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) MDX
2 1 (2.27%) RESTful
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) WCF
2 1 (2.27%) WinForms
2 1 (2.27%) WPF
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Replication
2 6 (13.64%) NHS
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Contactless
4 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) ETL
2 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 10 (22.73%) High Availability
4 10 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.18%) Analytics
6 7 (15.91%) Data Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.64%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Visualisation
9 4 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
10 3 (6.82%) DevOps
10 3 (6.82%) Open Source
10 3 (6.82%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) R
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
6 1 (2.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Perfmon
2 2 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Tableau
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Sage
4 3 (6.82%) Vertica
5 2 (4.55%) ParAccel
5 2 (4.55%) Talend
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) VMware