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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
North West / Cheshire
Rank 70 75 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 21 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.99% 2.08% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.43% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 47
Median salary £41,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £40,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 922 1109 1577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.31% 85.24% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 735 933 1202
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 9 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £44,000 -
Warrington +5 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Chester - 2 £57,500 - 2
Macclesfield -1 1 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £37,500 -
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (56.67%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (43.33%) Clustering
6 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (36.67%) Windows
8 11 (36.67%) Replication
8 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (36.67%) High Availability
9 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (26.67%) ETL
12 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
12 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
13 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (20.00%) XML
13 6 (20.00%) .NET
13 6 (20.00%) MySQL
14 5 (16.67%) Oracle
14 5 (16.67%) Java

Performance Tuning
Top Related 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (20.00%) MySQL
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (10.00%) Power BI
9 3 (10.00%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
10 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
10 2 (6.67%) QlikView
10 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
11 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) DBA
2 18 (60.00%) SQL DBA
3 10 (33.33%) Senior DBA
3 10 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 3 (10.00%) Unix Support
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Unix Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Unix Support Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.33%) D3.js
3 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.33%) MDX
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) WinForms
3 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Clustering
2 11 (36.67%) Replication
3 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) AIX
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (36.67%) High Availability
3 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (26.67%) ETL
4 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 5 (16.67%) ETL Development
5 5 (16.67%) Full Text Search
5 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.00%) Data Security
7 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) R
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) XPath
4 1 (3.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ganglia
1 4 (13.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.67%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) RainStor
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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