Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 262 215
Rank change year-on-year -15 -47 -27
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1,933 2,253 3,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.36% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.49% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,515 1,652 2,447
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% -5.66% +6.00%

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 143,792 151,600 168,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.13% 91.52% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 115,332 121,306 142,374
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -17 853 £65,000 +8.33% 104
South East -6 409 £49,000 +4.26% 49
North of England +13 268 £47,500 +5.56% 53
Midlands +28 203 £45,000 - 23
East of England -28 143 £50,000 +5.26% 20
North West +21 139 £47,000 +17.50% 27
East Midlands +36 126 £45,000 - 12
Yorkshire +20 122 £50,000 +11.11% 26
West Midlands +6 76 £47,500 +5.56% 11
South West -12 64 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North East -38 7 £43,500 +2.35%
Performance Tuning
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1,337 (69.17%) SQL
2 1,085 (56.13%) SQL Server
3 630 (32.59%) T-SQL
4 596 (30.83%) Microsoft
5 590 (30.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 564 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
7 506 (26.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 477 (24.68%) Finance
9 442 (22.87%) Oracle
10 401 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
11 385 (19.92%) Linux
11 385 (19.92%) Data Warehouse
12 349 (18.05%) ETL
13 320 (16.55%) Windows
14 315 (16.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 313 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
16 311 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
17 302 (15.62%) Java
18 301 (15.57%) C#
19 271 (14.02%) Replication
20 262 (13.55%) .NET
21 257 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
22 250 (12.93%) PowerShell
23 241 (12.47%) Unix
24 240 (12.42%) High Availability
25 237 (12.26%) Oracle Database
26 235 (12.16%) Degree
27 232 (12.00%) Python
28 229 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
29 228 (11.80%) Relational 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
1 118 (6.10%) Apache Spark
2 110 (5.69%) Apache
3 67 (3.47%) IIS
4 47 (2.43%) JBoss
5 46 (2.38%) Confluence
6 40 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 37 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.66%) Tomcat
9 30 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (1.50%) Apache Solr
11 28 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 26 (1.35%) SharePoint
13 21 (1.09%) nginx
14 18 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
15 17 (0.88%) CMS
16 14 (0.72%) SAS
16 14 (0.72%) WordPress
17 10 (0.52%) MS Exchange
17 10 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
18 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 48 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (2.02%) Markit EDM
2 16 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.31%) Endur
6 6 (0.31%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.26%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.16%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 313 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 257 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (1.97%) SaaS
5 31 (1.60%) GitHub
6 28 (1.45%) Office 365
7 27 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 20 (1.03%) IaaS
9 19 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.98%) Serverless
10 18 (0.93%) PaaS
11 16 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.83%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (0.62%) CloudFront
14 11 (0.57%) Route 53
15 10 (0.52%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.93%) SAN
2 47 (2.43%) Firewall
3 37 (1.91%) DNS
4 34 (1.76%) Internet
5 28 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 26 (1.35%) WAN
7 21 (1.09%) LAN
7 21 (1.09%) SMS
8 20 (1.03%) HTTP
8 20 (1.03%) Kerberos
9 15 (0.78%) VPN
10 14 (0.72%) NAS
11 13 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (0.67%) iSCSI
12 11 (0.57%) VLAN
13 10 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.52%) DHCP
14 8 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (0.41%) MPLS
14 8 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,085 (56.13%) SQL Server
2 590 (30.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 506 (26.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 385 (19.92%) Data Warehouse
5 315 (16.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 237 (12.26%) Oracle Database
7 228 (11.80%) Relational Database
8 192 (9.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 177 (9.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 166 (8.59%) Big Data
11 150 (7.76%) MySQL
12 142 (7.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 140 (7.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 135 (6.98%) Hadoop
14 135 (6.98%) NoSQL
15 125 (6.47%) MongoDB
16 117 (6.05%) Power BI
17 103 (5.33%) RDBMS
18 95 (4.91%) Oracle Database 11g
19 91 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 119 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 110 (5.69%) JIRA
3 91 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (4.45%) Jenkins
5 73 (3.78%) Visual Studio
6 60 (3.10%) Bitbucket
7 52 (2.69%) TeamCity
8 46 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 40 (2.07%) Subversion
10 33 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 25 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
13 20 (1.03%) Android Studio
14 19 (0.98%) Maven
14 19 (0.98%) NUnit
15 15 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
16 13 (0.67%) Selenium
17 12 (0.62%) JUnit
18 9 (0.47%) Gradle
18 9 (0.47%) PEAR
General
1 477 (24.68%) Finance
2 175 (9.05%) Banking
3 87 (4.50%) Retail
4 60 (3.10%) Games
5 56 (2.90%) Advertising
6 50 (2.59%) Marketing
7 48 (2.48%) Front Office
8 44 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 39 (2.02%) Automotive
10 37 (1.91%) Financial Institution
10 37 (1.91%) Publishing
11 17 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.72%) Back Office
14 9 (0.47%) French Language
14 9 (0.47%) German Language
15 8 (0.41%) Legal
16 7 (0.36%) Law
16 7 (0.36%) Local Government
17 6 (0.31%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 707 (36.58%) Developer
2 636 (32.90%) DBA
3 422 (21.83%) SQL DBA
4 345 (17.85%) Administrator
5 235 (12.16%) SQL Developer
6 198 (10.24%) SQL Server DBA
7 109 (5.64%) Oracle DBA
8 105 (5.43%) Senior Developer
9 100 (5.17%) Analyst
10 97 (5.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 90 (4.66%) Senior DBA
12 75 (3.88%) Architect
13 71 (3.67%) Java Developer
14 70 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
15 67 (3.47%) Senior SQL DBA
16 58 (3.00%) Software Engineer
17 57 (2.95%) C# Developer
18 54 (2.79%) Oracle Developer
19 53 (2.74%) Lead Developer
20 49 (2.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (13.55%) .NET
2 203 (10.50%) Web Services
3 157 (8.12%) HTML
4 133 (6.88%) Kafka
5 129 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 128 (6.62%) .NET Framework
6 128 (6.62%) CSS
7 92 (4.76%) jQuery
8 82 (4.24%) Middleware
9 76 (3.93%) XML
10 74 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 64 (3.31%) WCF
12 62 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 61 (3.16%) Entity Framework
14 57 (2.95%) Ajax
15 54 (2.79%) RESTful
16 51 (2.64%) HTML5
16 51 (2.64%) Sass
17 50 (2.59%) SOAP
18 49 (2.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 271 (14.02%) Replication
2 205 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 193 (9.98%) Clustering
4 125 (6.47%) Computer Science
5 91 (4.71%) Fintech
6 85 (4.40%) Data Centre
7 56 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 53 (2.74%) Mobile App
9 49 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
10 43 (2.22%) Private Cloud
11 38 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.97%) Fixed Income
11 38 (1.97%) Management Information System
12 37 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
13 35 (1.81%) Equities
14 31 (1.60%) Derivative
15 29 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (1.45%) User Experience
17 24 (1.24%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 385 (19.92%) Linux
2 320 (16.55%) Windows
3 241 (12.47%) Unix
4 149 (7.71%) Windows Server
5 72 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (2.22%) Solaris
7 38 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (1.60%) Android
9 25 (1.29%) CentOS
10 24 (1.24%) AIX
11 22 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 18 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.83%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.52%) HPUX
16 5 (0.26%) VMS
16 5 (0.26%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
3 349 (18.05%) ETL
4 311 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
5 240 (12.42%) High Availability
6 229 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 213 (11.02%) Data Modelling
8 207 (10.71%) DevOps
9 201 (10.40%) ITIL
10 174 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
11 162 (8.38%) Scrum
12 159 (8.23%) Analytics
13 158 (8.17%) Migration
14 146 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
15 132 (6.83%) Test Automation
16 124 (6.41%) MVC
17 118 (6.10%) Software Engineering
18 113 (5.85%) Unit Testing
19 111 (5.74%) Database Tuning
20 101 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1,337 (69.17%) SQL
2 630 (32.59%) T-SQL
3 302 (15.62%) Java
4 301 (15.57%) C#
5 250 (12.93%) PowerShell
6 232 (12.00%) Python
7 171 (8.85%) JavaScript
8 169 (8.74%) PL/SQL
9 124 (6.41%) Perl
10 122 (6.31%) Shell Script
11 75 (3.88%) Bash Shell
12 60 (3.10%) Scala
13 42 (2.17%) PHP
14 40 (2.07%) Korn
15 27 (1.40%) C++
16 25 (1.29%) R
16 25 (1.29%) VBA
17 24 (1.24%) Ruby
18 21 (1.09%) Java 8
19 17 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 235 (12.16%) Degree
2 87 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 40 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
7 35 (1.81%) MCSE
8 33 (1.71%) OCP
9 28 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (1.29%) Master's Degree
11 23 (1.19%) MCSA
12 21 (1.09%) ISEB
13 8 (0.41%) MCDBA
13 8 (0.41%) RHCE
14 7 (0.36%) CCNP
14 7 (0.36%) CEH
14 7 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.36%) CISSP
14 7 (0.36%) MCAD
14 7 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.31%) SLA
2 60 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 39 (2.02%) QA
4 27 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.62%) GCP
6 12 (0.62%) GDPR
7 10 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.10%) MiFID
9 2 (0.10%) PMO
9 2 (0.10%) SEPA
9 2 (0.10%) TickIT
10 1 (0.052%) Basel III
10 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
System Software
1 123 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 83 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (4.04%) Docker
4 61 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (1.14%) HDFS
6 21 (1.09%) Firmware
7 17 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.83%) vSphere
9 12 (0.62%) Apache Flume
9 12 (0.62%) ISA Server
9 12 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.57%) NFS
11 9 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.41%) XenApp
13 6 (0.31%) KVM
14 5 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.26%) Varnish
15 4 (0.21%) GPFS
15 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 96 (4.97%) Puppet
2 80 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (3.83%) Ansible
4 63 (3.26%) Data Guard
5 54 (2.79%) Oracle RMAN
6 45 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 34 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 30 (1.55%) Kubernetes
9 22 (1.14%) Oozie
10 21 (1.09%) Automic
10 21 (1.09%) Dollar Universe
11 20 (1.03%) Terraform
12 17 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
13 16 (0.83%) SCOM
14 15 (0.78%) SQL Sentry
15 14 (0.72%) Nagios
16 13 (0.67%) WSUS
17 12 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
17 12 (0.62%) SCCM
18 9 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 596 (30.83%) Microsoft
2 442 (22.87%) Oracle
3 116 (6.00%) VMware
4 85 (4.40%) Red Hat
5 81 (4.19%) SAP
6 71 (3.67%) Google
7 65 (3.36%) IBM
8 64 (3.31%) Informatica
9 53 (2.74%) Cloudera
10 47 (2.43%) Tableau
11 41 (2.12%) Cisco
11 41 (2.12%) Talend
12 36 (1.86%) Sybase
13 33 (1.71%) HP
13 33 (1.71%) ServiceNow
14 30 (1.55%) BMC
14 30 (1.55%) TIBCO
15 29 (1.50%) SnapLogic
15 29 (1.50%) SolarWinds
16 26 (1.35%) WorldPay