Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 246 212
Rank change year-on-year -32 -34 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1,941 2,224 3,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.19% 1.40% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.54% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 1,681 2,446
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +1.00% -4.31% +4.50%

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 147,739 144,161 169,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.76% 90.51% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 119,565 119,064 142,895
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -35 825 £62,500 +4.17% 99
South East -55 384 £49,000 +3.16% 36
North of England -11 263 £47,500 +11.76% 39
East of England +7 244 £50,000 - 31
Midlands -21 185 £47,500 +5.56% 37
Yorkshire +39 140 £50,000 +13.64% 15
East Midlands +13 115 £47,500 +11.76% 21
North West -49 115 £45,000 +5.88% 21
West Midlands -37 69 £50,000 +11.11% 16
South West -68 52 £45,000 - 14
North East -22 8 £44,000 -21.78% 3
Performance Tuning
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1,342 (69.14%) SQL
2 1,116 (57.50%) SQL Server
3 624 (32.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 610 (31.43%) T-SQL
5 603 (31.07%) Microsoft
6 529 (27.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 525 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
8 488 (25.14%) Oracle
9 470 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
10 422 (21.74%) Finance
11 409 (21.07%) Linux
12 375 (19.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 367 (18.91%) Data Warehouse
14 360 (18.55%) ETL
15 313 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
16 291 (14.99%) Oracle Database
17 290 (14.94%) Windows
18 285 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
19 280 (14.43%) PowerShell
20 272 (14.01%) Replication
21 268 (13.81%) High Availability
22 261 (13.45%) Degree
23 258 (13.29%) C#
24 256 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
25 255 (13.14%) .NET
26 250 (12.88%) Java
27 235 (12.11%) Clustering
28 222 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
29 221 (11.39%) DevOps
30 218 (11.23%) Data Modelling

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
1 113 (5.82%) Apache Spark
2 78 (4.02%) Apache
3 56 (2.89%) IIS
4 51 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (2.52%) WebLogic
6 39 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 36 (1.85%) Apache Solr
8 34 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 31 (1.60%) JBoss
10 30 (1.55%) Confluence
11 28 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 24 (1.24%) SharePoint
13 19 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (0.77%) SAS
15 11 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.46%) CMS
17 8 (0.41%) nginx
17 8 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
18 7 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.052%) SPSS
7 1 (0.052%) Weka
Business Applications
1 40 (2.06%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.31%) RiskWrite
3 6 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.26%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.26%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.26%) SAP PM
5 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.21%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Endur
6 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 313 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 256 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (2.68%) SaaS
4 40 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 39 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 36 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 17 (0.88%) GitHub
9 17 (0.88%) Office 365
10 16 (0.82%) Heroku
11 14 (0.72%) IaaS
12 13 (0.67%) PaaS
13 12 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
13 12 (0.62%) Serverless
14 11 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.78%) Firewall
2 52 (2.68%) SAN
3 41 (2.11%) DNS
4 39 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 36 (1.85%) Kerberos
6 24 (1.24%) LAN
7 23 (1.18%) WAN
8 19 (0.98%) Internet
9 16 (0.82%) DHCP
9 16 (0.82%) HTTP
10 14 (0.72%) NAS
10 14 (0.72%) Network Security
10 14 (0.72%) SMS
10 14 (0.72%) VPN
11 13 (0.67%) SSL
11 13 (0.67%) VLAN
12 10 (0.52%) MPLS
13 7 (0.36%) WLAN
14 6 (0.31%) iSCSI
14 6 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,116 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 624 (32.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 529 (27.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 375 (19.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 367 (18.91%) Data Warehouse
6 291 (14.99%) Oracle Database
7 204 (10.51%) Relational Database
8 189 (9.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 178 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 162 (8.35%) NoSQL
11 161 (8.29%) Big Data
12 144 (7.42%) MySQL
13 140 (7.21%) SQL Server 2016
14 133 (6.85%) Hadoop
14 133 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
15 121 (6.23%) Oracle Database 11g
16 119 (6.13%) MongoDB
17 111 (5.72%) Oracle Database 12c
18 108 (5.56%) Power BI
19 89 (4.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 92 (4.74%) JIRA
2 79 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 79 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 68 (3.50%) Visual Studio
5 53 (2.73%) TeamCity
6 47 (2.42%) Bitbucket
6 47 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 46 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 34 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (1.24%) Subversion
10 19 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
11 16 (0.82%) MSBuild
12 13 (0.67%) Android Studio
12 13 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (0.57%) Toad
14 10 (0.52%) NUnit
14 10 (0.52%) VersionOne
15 8 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 422 (21.74%) Finance
2 167 (8.60%) Banking
3 100 (5.15%) Advertising
4 74 (3.81%) Marketing
5 72 (3.71%) Retail
6 59 (3.04%) Games
7 43 (2.22%) Front Office
8 42 (2.16%) Financial Institution
9 40 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.75%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.13%) Automotive
13 21 (1.08%) Publishing
14 20 (1.03%) Back Office
15 17 (0.88%) Law
15 17 (0.88%) Legal
16 15 (0.77%) Electronics
17 10 (0.52%) French Language
17 10 (0.52%) German Language
17 10 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 731 (37.66%) DBA
2 607 (31.27%) Developer
3 482 (24.83%) SQL DBA
4 368 (18.96%) Administrator
5 244 (12.57%) SQL Server DBA
6 193 (9.94%) SQL Developer
7 142 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
8 124 (6.39%) Senior Developer
9 120 (6.18%) Senior DBA
10 110 (5.67%) Analyst
11 105 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 92 (4.74%) Architect
13 86 (4.43%) Senior SQL DBA
14 62 (3.19%) Software Engineer
15 56 (2.89%) Oracle Developer
16 51 (2.63%) Consultant
16 51 (2.63%) Java Developer
16 51 (2.63%) Lead Developer
17 50 (2.58%) Senior SQL Developer
18 49 (2.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (13.14%) .NET
2 169 (8.71%) Web Services
3 133 (6.85%) HTML
4 120 (6.18%) Kafka
5 116 (5.98%) ASP.NET
6 112 (5.77%) CSS
7 104 (5.36%) .NET Framework
8 103 (5.31%) Middleware
9 77 (3.97%) XML
10 72 (3.71%) jQuery
11 56 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (2.73%) WCF
13 52 (2.68%) HTML5
14 49 (2.52%) REST
15 47 (2.42%) AngularJS
16 46 (2.37%) Entity Framework
17 45 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 40 (2.06%) RESTful
19 39 (2.01%) Ajax
20 38 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 272 (14.01%) Replication
2 235 (12.11%) Clustering
3 222 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
4 151 (7.78%) Computer Science
5 95 (4.89%) Data Centre
6 81 (4.17%) Fintech
7 72 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
8 57 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
9 48 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (2.22%) Management Information System
11 41 (2.11%) Mobile App
12 32 (1.65%) Algorithms
13 28 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 25 (1.29%) Fixed Income
14 25 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
15 24 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.24%) Equities
16 21 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
17 20 (1.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 409 (21.07%) Linux
2 290 (14.94%) Windows
3 206 (10.61%) Unix
4 146 (7.52%) Windows Server
5 50 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (1.75%) Solaris
8 28 (1.44%) Ubuntu
8 28 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.18%) CentOS
10 21 (1.08%) Android
11 20 (1.03%) Windows 10
12 17 (0.88%) AIX
13 16 (0.82%) Debian
14 14 (0.72%) VMS
15 13 (0.67%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.46%) HPUX
16 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
3 360 (18.55%) ETL
4 285 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
5 268 (13.81%) High Availability
6 221 (11.39%) DevOps
7 218 (11.23%) Data Modelling
8 213 (10.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 196 (10.10%) Migration
10 172 (8.86%) Capacity Planning
11 171 (8.81%) ITIL
12 154 (7.93%) Scrum
13 147 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
14 142 (7.32%) Analytics
15 121 (6.23%) Performance Monitoring
15 121 (6.23%) Software Engineering
16 107 (5.51%) Mentoring
17 102 (5.26%) MVC
18 101 (5.20%) Configuration Management
19 100 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,342 (69.14%) SQL
2 610 (31.43%) T-SQL
3 280 (14.43%) PowerShell
4 258 (13.29%) C#
5 250 (12.88%) Java
6 209 (10.77%) Python
7 180 (9.27%) PL/SQL
8 133 (6.85%) JavaScript
8 133 (6.85%) Perl
9 106 (5.46%) Shell Script
10 61 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 47 (2.42%) Scala
12 43 (2.22%) Ruby
13 37 (1.91%) PHP
14 31 (1.60%) VBA
15 23 (1.18%) Korn
15 23 (1.18%) R
16 14 (0.72%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.67%) ABAP
18 12 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 261 (13.45%) Degree
2 137 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 105 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (2.89%) Oracle Certification
5 52 (2.68%) OCP
6 40 (2.06%) MCSE
7 39 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (1.75%) Security Cleared
9 30 (1.55%) Master's Degree
10 27 (1.39%) MCSA
11 26 (1.34%) MCAD
11 26 (1.34%) MCSD
12 22 (1.13%) SC Cleared
13 16 (0.82%) MCDBA
14 14 (0.72%) MCP
15 11 (0.57%) ISEB
16 10 (0.52%) CEH
16 10 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (0.52%) CISSP
16 10 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 53 (2.73%) SLA
3 45 (2.32%) QA
4 14 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.46%) GDPR
7 7 (0.36%) PMO
8 6 (0.31%) GCP
9 3 (0.15%) COSHH
9 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.10%) SEPA
10 2 (0.10%) TickIT
11 1 (0.052%) Basel III
11 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
System Software
1 91 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 79 (4.07%) Docker
3 68 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
4 62 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (1.60%) HDFS
6 26 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.98%) Apache Flume
8 16 (0.82%) vSphere
9 15 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.67%) Hyper-V
11 9 (0.46%) Ceph
11 9 (0.46%) Firmware
12 8 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.41%) XenApp
13 6 (0.31%) iptables
14 5 (0.26%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.21%) KVM
15 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 95 (4.89%) Puppet
2 89 (4.59%) Ansible
3 75 (3.86%) Data Guard
4 69 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
5 66 (3.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 42 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 35 (1.80%) Kubernetes
7 35 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 27 (1.39%) SCCM
9 26 (1.34%) Oozie
10 23 (1.18%) SCOM
11 18 (0.93%) Automic
11 18 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
11 18 (0.93%) Terraform
12 17 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
13 16 (0.82%) Perfmon
14 15 (0.77%) SQL Sentry
15 13 (0.67%) SCOrch
16 11 (0.57%) Dollar Universe
16 11 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 603 (31.07%) Microsoft
2 488 (25.14%) Oracle
3 91 (4.69%) SAP
4 82 (4.22%) VMware
5 66 (3.40%) IBM
6 56 (2.89%) Google
6 56 (2.89%) Tableau
7 55 (2.83%) Red Hat
8 50 (2.58%) Informatica
9 46 (2.37%) Cloudera
10 45 (2.32%) Talend
11 44 (2.27%) HP
12 32 (1.65%) Facebook
13 31 (1.60%) Sybase
13 31 (1.60%) TIBCO
14 30 (1.55%) Cisco
15 29 (1.49%) Vermilion
15 29 (1.49%) WorldPay
16 28 (1.44%) RedGate
17 24 (1.24%) SnapLogic