Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 270 220
Rank change year-on-year -7 -50 -29
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1,878 2,124 2,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.30% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.41% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,447 1,586 2,289
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,606 £35,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,891 150,142 164,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.09% 91.56% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 112,228 119,242 137,909
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in England

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in England

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in England

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
London -25 862 £62,500 +4.17% 86
South East +18 395 £49,000 +4.26% 48
North of England -15 254 £47,500 +5.56% 51
Midlands +37 194 £45,000 - 40
North West +30 156 £47,500 +18.75% 29
East Midlands +32 115 £43,500 -3.33% 13
Yorkshire -21 95 £47,000 +4.44% 19
East of England -47 95 £55,500 +16.84% 7
South West +15 79 £45,000 +5.88% 16
West Midlands +22 78 £46,250 -2.63% 27
North East -35 3 £44,000 +11.36% 3
Performance Tuning
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 1,256 (66.88%) SQL
2 1,028 (54.74%) SQL Server
3 592 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
4 572 (30.46%) Microsoft
5 559 (29.77%) T-SQL
6 550 (29.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 506 (26.94%) Finance
8 441 (23.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 413 (21.99%) Oracle
10 373 (19.86%) Linux
11 367 (19.54%) Windows
12 351 (18.69%) Data Warehouse
13 349 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
14 334 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
15 318 (16.93%) Java
16 313 (16.67%) ETL
17 300 (15.97%) C#
18 293 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
19 278 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
20 258 (13.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 251 (13.37%) JavaScript
22 248 (13.21%) Web Services
23 247 (13.15%) .NET
24 242 (12.89%) Degree
25 240 (12.78%) High Availability
26 239 (12.73%) Replication
27 238 (12.67%) Relational Database
28 230 (12.25%) PowerShell
29 224 (11.93%) Unix
30 222 (11.82%) Oracle Database

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 109 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 100 (5.32%) Apache
3 80 (4.26%) IIS
4 48 (2.56%) JBoss
5 44 (2.34%) Confluence
6 42 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 40 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.38%) Apache Solr
10 24 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (1.28%) SharePoint
11 19 (1.01%) CMS
12 18 (0.96%) nginx
13 14 (0.75%) Apache Pig
13 14 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
13 14 (0.75%) SAS
14 13 (0.69%) WordPress
15 11 (0.59%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 58 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (0.96%) Markit EDM
1 18 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.32%) Endur
5 6 (0.32%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.16%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.16%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 293 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 278 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (2.56%) SaaS
5 37 (1.97%) GitHub
6 29 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 26 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (1.12%) Google Analytics
8 21 (1.12%) IaaS
9 20 (1.06%) Office 365
10 17 (0.91%) PaaS
11 16 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.85%) Route 53
12 14 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.69%) Serverless
14 9 (0.48%) CloudFront
15 8 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.05%) SAN
2 63 (3.35%) Firewall
3 52 (2.77%) DNS
4 49 (2.61%) HTTP
5 38 (2.02%) Internet
5 38 (2.02%) WAN
6 33 (1.76%) TCP/IP
7 27 (1.44%) LAN
8 24 (1.28%) iSCSI
8 24 (1.28%) SSL
9 19 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (0.91%) SMS
11 13 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (0.69%) NAS
11 13 (0.69%) VPN
12 11 (0.59%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.53%) DHCP
14 9 (0.48%) BGP
14 9 (0.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,028 (54.74%) SQL Server
2 550 (29.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 441 (23.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 351 (18.69%) Data Warehouse
5 258 (13.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 238 (12.67%) Relational Database
7 222 (11.82%) Oracle Database
8 199 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 164 (8.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 160 (8.52%) Big Data
11 159 (8.47%) MySQL
12 158 (8.41%) NoSQL
13 156 (8.31%) SQL Server 2016
14 151 (8.04%) MongoDB
15 146 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
16 129 (6.87%) Hadoop
17 119 (6.34%) RDBMS
18 115 (6.12%) Power BI
19 92 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
20 90 (4.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 162 (8.63%) Git (software)
2 124 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 122 (6.50%) JIRA
4 86 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 83 (4.42%) Visual Studio
6 51 (2.72%) Subversion
7 44 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 42 (2.24%) Bitbucket
9 31 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 30 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
11 29 (1.54%) Maven
12 26 (1.38%) webpack
13 25 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 23 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (0.91%) JUnit
16 16 (0.85%) Android Studio
17 14 (0.75%) Eclipse
17 14 (0.75%) NUnit
18 12 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
19 10 (0.53%) Grunt
General
1 506 (26.94%) Finance
2 169 (9.00%) Banking
3 115 (6.12%) Retail
4 58 (3.09%) Games
5 48 (2.56%) Marketing
6 45 (2.40%) Front Office
7 43 (2.29%) Automotive
8 41 (2.18%) Advertising
8 41 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 30 (1.60%) Publishing
10 24 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.37%) Law
13 7 (0.37%) Local Government
14 6 (0.32%) German Language
14 6 (0.32%) Legal
15 5 (0.27%) Back Office
15 5 (0.27%) French Language
16 3 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 707 (37.65%) Developer
2 599 (31.90%) DBA
3 406 (21.62%) SQL DBA
4 304 (16.19%) Administrator
5 230 (12.25%) SQL Developer
6 182 (9.69%) SQL Server DBA
7 96 (5.11%) Analyst
8 95 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 89 (4.74%) Oracle DBA
10 86 (4.58%) Architect
11 80 (4.26%) Java Developer
12 77 (4.10%) Senior DBA
13 72 (3.83%) SQL Server Developer
14 69 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 63 (3.35%) Software Engineer
16 57 (3.04%) Senior SQL DBA
17 55 (2.93%) C# Developer
18 54 (2.88%) Oracle Developer
19 48 (2.56%) Software Developer
20 46 (2.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (13.21%) Web Services
2 247 (13.15%) .NET
3 209 (11.13%) HTML
4 168 (8.95%) CSS
5 116 (6.18%) Kafka
6 108 (5.75%) .NET Framework
7 103 (5.48%) ASP.NET
8 92 (4.90%) jQuery
9 88 (4.69%) HTML5
10 87 (4.63%) XML
11 80 (4.26%) Middleware
12 73 (3.89%) SOAP
13 72 (3.83%) RESTful
14 70 (3.73%) Node.js
15 64 (3.41%) Ajax
16 63 (3.35%) AngularJS
17 62 (3.30%) REST
17 62 (3.30%) Sass
18 60 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 60 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 239 (12.73%) Replication
2 203 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 162 (8.63%) Clustering
4 144 (7.67%) Computer Science
5 72 (3.83%) Fintech
6 64 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 57 (3.04%) User Experience
8 55 (2.93%) Private Cloud
9 51 (2.72%) Data Centre
9 51 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
10 46 (2.45%) Mobile App
11 40 (2.13%) Data Structures
12 38 (2.02%) Client/Server
13 35 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
14 30 (1.60%) Derivative
14 30 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (1.54%) Fixed Income
16 28 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
17 25 (1.33%) Equities
18 24 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 373 (19.86%) Linux
2 367 (19.54%) Windows
3 224 (11.93%) Unix
4 177 (9.42%) Windows Server
5 73 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (2.08%) Solaris
6 39 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.54%) Android
8 27 (1.44%) CentOS
9 23 (1.22%) AIX
10 22 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.69%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.43%) VMS
15 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
3 334 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
4 313 (16.67%) ETL
5 240 (12.78%) High Availability
6 214 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 207 (11.02%) Scrum
8 201 (10.70%) Data Modelling
9 191 (10.17%) ITIL
10 190 (10.12%) DevOps
11 179 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
12 176 (9.37%) Migration
13 160 (8.52%) Analytics
14 146 (7.77%) Software Engineering
15 131 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
16 128 (6.82%) MVC
17 122 (6.50%) Test Automation
18 114 (6.07%) SDLC
19 108 (5.75%) Unit Testing
20 106 (5.64%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1,256 (66.88%) SQL
2 559 (29.77%) T-SQL
3 318 (16.93%) Java
4 300 (15.97%) C#
5 251 (13.37%) JavaScript
6 230 (12.25%) PowerShell
7 220 (11.71%) Python
8 161 (8.57%) PL/SQL
9 122 (6.50%) Shell Script
10 88 (4.69%) Perl
11 62 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 60 (3.19%) PHP
13 44 (2.34%) Scala
14 42 (2.24%) Korn
15 33 (1.76%) C++
16 27 (1.44%) VB.NET
17 26 (1.38%) ES6
18 23 (1.22%) Java 8
19 22 (1.17%) R
20 19 (1.01%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 242 (12.89%) Degree
2 103 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 41 (2.18%) SC Cleared
6 31 (1.65%) MCSE
7 25 (1.33%) Master's Degree
8 19 (1.01%) MCSA
9 16 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (0.80%) ISEB
11 12 (0.64%) CCNP
11 12 (0.64%) RHCSA
12 10 (0.53%) OCP
13 9 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.43%) RHCE
15 7 (0.37%) MCDST
16 6 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.27%) CCSA
17 5 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.19%) QA
2 59 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 43 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (2.29%) SLA
4 36 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.33%) GDPR
6 17 (0.91%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.59%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.37%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.11%) MiFID
10 2 (0.11%) TickIT
11 1 (0.053%) IFRS
11 1 (0.053%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 136 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 82 (4.37%) Docker
3 80 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (2.77%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.28%) HDFS
7 19 (1.01%) NFS
7 19 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.80%) vSphere
9 14 (0.75%) Firmware
10 12 (0.64%) ISA Server
10 12 (0.64%) KVM
11 11 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.48%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.37%) Ceph
13 7 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.32%) SRDF
14 6 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 104 (5.54%) Puppet
2 86 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (4.37%) Ansible
4 51 (2.72%) Data Guard
5 42 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 40 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 33 (1.76%) Kubernetes
8 20 (1.06%) WSUS
9 19 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
9 19 (1.01%) Oozie
9 19 (1.01%) Terraform
10 18 (0.96%) Automic
11 17 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
12 16 (0.85%) SCOM
13 15 (0.80%) Dollar Universe
14 14 (0.75%) Control-M
15 13 (0.69%) Nagios
16 12 (0.64%) SCCM
17 11 (0.59%) Packer
17 11 (0.59%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 572 (30.46%) Microsoft
2 413 (21.99%) Oracle
3 112 (5.96%) VMware
4 96 (5.11%) SAP
5 88 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 83 (4.42%) Google
7 78 (4.15%) IBM
8 69 (3.67%) Informatica
9 58 (3.09%) Cloudera
10 53 (2.82%) Cisco
11 52 (2.77%) Tableau
12 42 (2.24%) ServiceNow
13 41 (2.18%) BMC
14 34 (1.81%) HP
15 33 (1.76%) Splunk
15 33 (1.76%) Sybase
16 32 (1.70%) Talend
17 31 (1.65%) SolarWinds
18 28 (1.49%) TIBCO
19 23 (1.22%) Pega