Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 232 205
Rank change year-on-year -36 -27 -23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2,000 2,439 3,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.46% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.63% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,609 1,956 2,685
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%

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 146,334 149,865 173,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.84% 89.54% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 118,375 124,866 145,152
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -12 937 £60,000 - 93
South East -73 337 £50,000 - 56
North of England -26 302 £45,000 - 42
East of England +52 214 £52,500 -4.55% 39
Midlands -45 161 £47,500 +11.76% 42
Yorkshire +53 159 £45,000 +2.27% 16
North West -77 113 £43,500 -3.33% 25
East Midlands -38 80 £50,000 +17.65% 15
West Midlands -18 79 £47,500 +11.76% 24
South West -57 52 £43,750 -2.78% 14
North East +3 24 £39,513 +6.79% 1
Performance Tuning
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 1,294 (64.70%) SQL
2 1,176 (58.80%) SQL Server
3 614 (30.70%) Oracle
4 611 (30.55%) Microsoft
5 601 (30.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 566 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
7 532 (26.60%) T-SQL
8 522 (26.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 481 (24.05%) Finance
10 472 (23.60%) Business Intelligence
11 452 (22.60%) Linux
12 438 (21.90%) Windows
13 366 (18.30%) Oracle Database
14 362 (18.10%) ETL
15 354 (17.70%) Data Warehouse
16 340 (17.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 307 (15.35%) .NET
18 297 (14.85%) PowerShell
19 281 (14.05%) Degree
20 276 (13.80%) C#
21 275 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
22 273 (13.65%) SQL Server 2008
23 263 (13.15%) PL/SQL
24 261 (13.05%) DevOps
25 254 (12.70%) Java
26 252 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
27 250 (12.50%) Banking
28 245 (12.25%) High Availability
29 242 (12.10%) Clustering
30 231 (11.55%) Replication

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 97 (4.85%) IIS
2 64 (3.20%) Apache
3 63 (3.15%) WebLogic
4 52 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 51 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 45 (2.25%) JBoss
8 32 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 32 (1.60%) MS Exchange
8 32 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (1.10%) SAS
12 17 (0.85%) OpenStack
13 16 (0.80%) Confluence
13 16 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (0.70%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.65%) Apache Pig
16 12 (0.60%) Skype for Business
17 11 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 87 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.40%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.40%) SPSS
5 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.10%) CATIA
6 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.050%) HipChat
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.050%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.60%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.45%) RiskWrite
6 7 (0.35%) Magento
6 7 (0.35%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.20%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.10%) Endur
11 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.10%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.10%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 275 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
2 252 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.20%) GitHub
4 42 (2.10%) SaaS
5 33 (1.65%) Office 365
6 32 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (1.45%) Heroku
8 24 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.00%) DigitalOcean
10 17 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
11 15 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
12 13 (0.65%) IaaS
13 12 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (0.50%) Google App Engine
14 10 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
15 9 (0.45%) PaaS
16 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.25%) Firewall
2 57 (2.85%) DNS
2 57 (2.85%) SAN
3 54 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.80%) Internet
5 31 (1.55%) Kerberos
6 30 (1.50%) LDAP
7 22 (1.10%) SSL
8 18 (0.90%) HTTP
9 17 (0.85%) DHCP
9 17 (0.85%) LAN
10 16 (0.80%) SSH
11 15 (0.75%) NAS
11 15 (0.75%) WAN
12 14 (0.70%) iSCSI
13 12 (0.60%) VPN
14 11 (0.55%) NetScaler
15 10 (0.50%) Intranet
15 10 (0.50%) Skype
16 9 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,176 (58.80%) SQL Server
2 601 (30.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 522 (26.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 366 (18.30%) Oracle Database
5 354 (17.70%) Data Warehouse
6 340 (17.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 273 (13.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 216 (10.80%) MySQL
9 209 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 194 (9.70%) NoSQL
11 193 (9.65%) Relational Database
12 189 (9.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 184 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 168 (8.40%) SQL Server 2016
15 156 (7.80%) MongoDB
16 140 (7.00%) Oracle Database 12c
17 100 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
18 93 (4.65%) Power BI
19 84 (4.20%) RDBMS
20 76 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 129 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 111 (5.55%) Git (software)
3 110 (5.50%) JIRA
4 94 (4.70%) TeamCity
5 92 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 64 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 60 (3.00%) Visual Studio
8 41 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 36 (1.80%) MSBuild
10 33 (1.65%) Subversion
10 33 (1.65%) Toad
11 22 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (1.00%) Travis CI
13 19 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
14 15 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (0.75%) PowerBuilder
15 13 (0.65%) Eclipse
16 10 (0.50%) Gradle
16 10 (0.50%) Maven
17 9 (0.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 481 (24.05%) Finance
2 250 (12.50%) Banking
3 118 (5.90%) Investment Banking
4 114 (5.70%) Marketing
5 94 (4.70%) Advertising
6 91 (4.55%) Retail Banking
7 76 (3.80%) Front Office
8 66 (3.30%) Retail
9 50 (2.50%) Telecoms
10 39 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 35 (1.75%) Electronics
12 26 (1.30%) Games
13 18 (0.90%) Automotive
13 18 (0.90%) Publishing
14 15 (0.75%) Legal
15 13 (0.65%) Back Office
15 13 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.65%) Law
16 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 716 (35.80%) DBA
2 631 (31.55%) Developer
3 496 (24.80%) SQL DBA
4 398 (19.90%) Administrator
5 204 (10.20%) SQL Developer
6 202 (10.10%) SQL Server DBA
7 165 (8.25%) Oracle DBA
8 135 (6.75%) Analyst
9 102 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 102 (5.10%) Senior DBA
10 87 (4.35%) Consultant
10 87 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 86 (4.30%) Senior Developer
12 84 (4.20%) Oracle Developer
13 76 (3.80%) Senior SQL DBA
14 75 (3.75%) C# Developer
15 63 (3.15%) .NET Developer
16 58 (2.90%) Architect
16 58 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 56 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (15.35%) .NET
2 220 (11.00%) Web Services
3 141 (7.05%) HTML
4 135 (6.75%) XML
5 110 (5.50%) CSS
5 110 (5.50%) Middleware
6 104 (5.20%) ASP.NET
7 103 (5.15%) .NET Framework
8 88 (4.40%) AngularJS
9 83 (4.15%) jQuery
10 71 (3.55%) XSLT
11 64 (3.20%) WCF
12 58 (2.90%) REST
13 55 (2.75%) React
14 54 (2.70%) HTML5
15 50 (2.50%) MDX
15 50 (2.50%) RESTful
16 49 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
16 49 (2.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 40 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 242 (12.10%) Clustering
2 231 (11.55%) Replication
3 207 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (9.25%) Computer Science
5 60 (3.00%) Fintech
6 58 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 53 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (2.00%) Derivative
8 40 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 39 (1.95%) User Experience
10 37 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 36 (1.80%) Credit Risk
12 35 (1.75%) Data Structures
13 30 (1.50%) Equities
14 29 (1.45%) Public Cloud
15 28 (1.40%) Algorithms
16 26 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
17 18 (0.90%) Mobile App
18 17 (0.85%) Driving Licence
18 17 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 452 (22.60%) Linux
2 438 (21.90%) Windows
3 230 (11.50%) Unix
4 208 (10.40%) Windows Server
5 75 (3.75%) Solaris
6 59 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (2.20%) CentOS
10 30 (1.50%) AIX
11 27 (1.35%) Windows 10
12 26 (1.30%) Ubuntu
13 23 (1.15%) Debian
14 18 (0.90%) Android
15 17 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 15 (0.75%) VMS
17 11 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 10 (0.50%) CoreOS
18 10 (0.50%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (23.60%) Business Intelligence
3 362 (18.10%) ETL
4 261 (13.05%) DevOps
5 245 (12.25%) High Availability
6 213 (10.65%) Data Modelling
6 213 (10.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 197 (9.85%) Migration
8 161 (8.05%) Scrum
9 145 (7.25%) Analytics
10 143 (7.15%) Software Engineering
11 142 (7.10%) Performance Monitoring
12 138 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
13 128 (6.40%) ITIL
14 124 (6.20%) Asset Management
15 122 (6.10%) Configuration Management
16 119 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
17 112 (5.60%) Mentoring
18 111 (5.55%) Database Tuning
18 111 (5.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,294 (64.70%) SQL
2 532 (26.60%) T-SQL
3 297 (14.85%) PowerShell
4 276 (13.80%) C#
5 263 (13.15%) PL/SQL
6 254 (12.70%) Java
7 209 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 157 (7.85%) Python
9 120 (6.00%) Shell Script
10 96 (4.80%) Perl
11 66 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 59 (2.95%) PHP
13 51 (2.55%) VBA
14 50 (2.50%) Ruby
15 25 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.15%) X++
17 20 (1.00%) ClojureScript
17 20 (1.00%) R
18 16 (0.80%) C
18 16 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 281 (14.05%) Degree
2 183 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 63 (3.15%) Oracle Certification
5 58 (2.90%) MCSE
6 57 (2.85%) MCSA
6 57 (2.85%) OCP
7 50 (2.50%) MCSD
8 48 (2.40%) MCAD
9 41 (2.05%) Security Cleared
10 26 (1.30%) Master's Degree
10 26 (1.30%) MCP
11 21 (1.05%) SC Cleared
12 16 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
13 14 (0.70%) MCITP
14 13 (0.65%) AWS Certification
15 12 (0.60%) CEH
15 12 (0.60%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 50 (2.50%) QA
3 33 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.60%) SLA
5 29 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.30%) EMIR
8 5 (0.25%) PMO
9 4 (0.20%) GDPR
9 4 (0.20%) MiFID
10 2 (0.10%) HL7
10 2 (0.10%) TickIT
11 1 (0.050%) COSHH
11 1 (0.050%) GCP
11 1 (0.050%) GMP
11 1 (0.050%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.050%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 101 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 82 (4.10%) Docker
2 82 (4.10%) Oracle RAC
3 79 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
5 40 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (1.35%) Apache Flume
7 25 (1.25%) iptables
8 15 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.70%) vSphere
10 13 (0.65%) Samba
11 11 (0.55%) Ceph
12 8 (0.40%) HDFS
12 8 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.40%) XenServer
13 7 (0.35%) Firmware
14 6 (0.30%) Cronacle
15 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 4 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 116 (5.80%) Puppet
2 113 (5.65%) Ansible
3 108 (5.40%) Data Guard
4 95 (4.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 81 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 38 (1.90%) Kubernetes
8 37 (1.85%) Terraform
9 29 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
10 28 (1.40%) Nagios
11 27 (1.35%) SCCM
12 26 (1.30%) SCOM
13 20 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
14 15 (0.75%) CFEngine
14 15 (0.75%) Perfmon
15 14 (0.70%) NetBackup
15 14 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
15 14 (0.70%) SCOrch
15 14 (0.70%) vCenter Server
16 13 (0.65%) Cacti
Vendors
1 614 (30.70%) Oracle
2 611 (30.55%) Microsoft
3 116 (5.80%) SAP
4 92 (4.60%) VMware
5 70 (3.50%) Red Hat
6 59 (2.95%) RedGate
7 55 (2.75%) HP
8 53 (2.65%) IBM
9 51 (2.55%) Informatica
10 50 (2.50%) Tableau
11 49 (2.45%) Sybase
12 46 (2.30%) Cognos
13 45 (2.25%) Cisco
14 36 (1.80%) NetApp
15 33 (1.65%) Facebook
15 33 (1.65%) SolarWinds
16 27 (1.35%) Google
17 24 (1.20%) Talend
18 23 (1.15%) Atlassian
18 23 (1.15%) Splunk