Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 224 193
Rank change year-on-year -47 -31 -21
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2132 2684 3736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.52% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.70% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 2193 2958
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £76,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +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 151516 157743 182536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.35% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 120527 132311 151934
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -33 1077 £60,000 - 50
South East -59 351 £47,500 -9.52% 24
North of England -12 333 £45,000 - 27
East of England +15 169 £47,500 -9.52% 12
Yorkshire +14 160 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Midlands -65 150 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North West -54 133 £42,500 -15.00% 15
West Midlands -24 82 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands -44 67 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West -33 56 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North East +16 34 £39,513 +5.51% 1
Performance Tuning
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 1350 (63.32%) SQL
2 1257 (58.96%) SQL Server
3 679 (31.85%) Oracle
4 678 (31.80%) Microsoft
5 663 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
6 636 (29.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 572 (26.83%) Finance
8 563 (26.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 548 (25.70%) T-SQL
10 473 (22.19%) Business Intelligence
11 470 (22.05%) Linux
12 464 (21.76%) Windows
13 440 (20.64%) ETL
14 373 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
15 354 (16.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 353 (16.56%) Oracle Database
17 345 (16.18%) .NET
18 325 (15.24%) C#
19 306 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008
20 305 (14.31%) Banking
21 296 (13.88%) DevOps
22 283 (13.27%) Degree
23 282 (13.23%) Disaster Recovery
24 276 (12.95%) PowerShell
25 271 (12.71%) Java
26 266 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
27 259 (12.15%) JavaScript
27 259 (12.15%) PL/SQL
28 257 (12.05%) Unix
29 248 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 101 (4.74%) IIS
2 86 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 78 (3.66%) Apache
4 72 (3.38%) WebLogic
5 55 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 47 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (2.06%) JBoss
7 44 (2.06%) MS Exchange
8 43 (2.02%) Apache Spark
9 42 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 35 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
11 34 (1.59%) Confluence
12 27 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (1.08%) SAS
13 23 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
14 21 (0.98%) OpenStack
15 17 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.66%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 115 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.38%) SPSS
5 5 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.094%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.094%) CATIA
6 2 (0.094%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.047%) HipChat
7 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.52%) SAP BPC
6 10 (0.47%) RiskWrite
7 7 (0.33%) Magento
8 5 (0.23%) Endur
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.19%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.14%) Sage 1000
10 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 248 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 243 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (3.99%) GitHub
4 43 (2.02%) SaaS
5 39 (1.83%) Office 365
6 25 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (1.17%) IaaS
7 21 (0.98%) Heroku
8 19 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (0.61%) DigitalOcean
12 10 (0.47%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.42%) PaaS
14 8 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.28%) Google App Engine
16 6 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
17 5 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 5 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 123 (5.77%) Firewall
2 83 (3.89%) SAN
3 75 (3.52%) DNS
4 72 (3.38%) TCP/IP
5 39 (1.83%) Internet
6 38 (1.78%) LDAP
7 30 (1.41%) SSL
8 29 (1.36%) Kerberos
9 24 (1.13%) SSH
10 23 (1.08%) LAN
11 22 (1.03%) WAN
12 21 (0.98%) DHCP
13 20 (0.94%) Intranet
13 20 (0.94%) VPN
14 19 (0.89%) NAS
15 18 (0.84%) HTTP
16 17 (0.80%) BGP
17 15 (0.70%) iSCSI
18 14 (0.66%) SNMP
19 13 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1257 (58.96%) SQL Server
2 636 (29.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 563 (26.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 373 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
5 354 (16.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 353 (16.56%) Oracle Database
7 306 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 236 (11.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 232 (10.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 214 (10.04%) Relational Database
11 212 (9.94%) MySQL
12 205 (9.62%) NoSQL
13 184 (8.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 153 (7.18%) MongoDB
15 149 (6.99%) SQL Server 2016
16 132 (6.19%) Oracle Database 12c
17 118 (5.53%) BusinessObjects
18 99 (4.64%) Oracle Database 10g
19 95 (4.46%) OLAP
20 90 (4.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 154 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 150 (7.04%) JIRA
3 141 (6.61%) Git (software)
4 136 (6.38%) TeamCity
5 81 (3.80%) Visual Studio
6 80 (3.75%) Jenkins
7 53 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 51 (2.39%) Subversion
9 42 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 35 (1.64%) Eclipse
11 33 (1.55%) Toad
12 22 (1.03%) MSBuild
13 21 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
14 19 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
15 18 (0.84%) Bitbucket
16 17 (0.80%) PowerBuilder
17 16 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 15 (0.70%) Mockito
19 14 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
19 14 (0.66%) SonarQube
General
1 572 (26.83%) Finance
2 305 (14.31%) Banking
3 174 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 142 (6.66%) Retail Banking
5 107 (5.02%) Marketing
6 96 (4.50%) Front Office
7 83 (3.89%) Retail
8 74 (3.47%) Advertising
9 37 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.64%) Telecoms
11 28 (1.31%) Electronics
12 21 (0.98%) Automotive
13 20 (0.94%) Publishing
14 18 (0.84%) Games
15 16 (0.75%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.56%) Legal
17 11 (0.52%) Back Office
18 6 (0.28%) International Banking
18 6 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
18 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 759 (35.60%) Developer
2 671 (31.47%) DBA
3 464 (21.76%) SQL DBA
4 385 (18.06%) Administrator
5 232 (10.88%) SQL Developer
6 195 (9.15%) SQL Server DBA
7 141 (6.61%) Oracle DBA
8 140 (6.57%) Analyst
9 115 (5.39%) Senior DBA
9 115 (5.39%) Senior Developer
10 102 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 98 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
12 92 (4.32%) Software Engineer
13 88 (4.13%) Consultant
14 85 (3.99%) Senior SQL DBA
15 84 (3.94%) .NET Developer
16 82 (3.85%) C# Developer
17 63 (2.95%) SQL Server Developer
18 62 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 61 (2.86%) MIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (16.18%) .NET
2 247 (11.59%) Web Services
3 180 (8.44%) HTML
4 177 (8.30%) XML
5 148 (6.94%) CSS
6 124 (5.82%) ASP.NET
7 117 (5.49%) Middleware
8 107 (5.02%) .NET Framework
9 101 (4.74%) AngularJS
10 77 (3.61%) jQuery
11 71 (3.33%) WCF
12 68 (3.19%) MDX
13 67 (3.14%) XSLT
14 64 (3.00%) React
15 61 (2.86%) RESTful
16 57 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
16 57 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
17 53 (2.49%) REST
18 50 (2.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 266 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (11.26%) Replication
3 227 (10.65%) Clustering
4 204 (9.57%) Computer Science
5 63 (2.95%) Derivative
6 60 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 60 (2.81%) Fintech
7 59 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (2.44%) Credit Risk
9 45 (2.11%) User Experience
10 43 (2.02%) Hedge funds
10 43 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.41%) Equities
12 27 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
13 23 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 21 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
16 18 (0.84%) Driving Licence
17 16 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 470 (22.05%) Linux
2 464 (21.76%) Windows
3 257 (12.05%) Unix
4 228 (10.69%) Windows Server
5 85 (3.99%) Solaris
6 68 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (1.97%) AIX
10 40 (1.88%) CentOS
11 33 (1.55%) Windows 10
12 24 (1.13%) Android
13 23 (1.08%) Windows 7
14 22 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.75%) Debian
16 14 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (0.61%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.47%) HPUX
19 9 (0.42%) VMS
20 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (22.19%) Business Intelligence
3 440 (20.64%) ETL
4 296 (13.88%) DevOps
5 282 (13.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 240 (11.26%) Data Modelling
7 227 (10.65%) High Availability
8 196 (9.19%) Asset Management
9 177 (8.30%) Analytics
10 169 (7.93%) Migration
11 165 (7.74%) ITIL
12 164 (7.69%) Scrum
13 157 (7.36%) Wealth Management
14 149 (6.99%) Performance Monitoring
14 149 (6.99%) Software Engineering
15 148 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
15 148 (6.94%) Mentoring
16 139 (6.52%) SDLC
17 136 (6.38%) Database Tuning
18 118 (5.53%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 1350 (63.32%) SQL
2 548 (25.70%) T-SQL
3 325 (15.24%) C#
4 276 (12.95%) PowerShell
5 271 (12.71%) Java
6 259 (12.15%) JavaScript
6 259 (12.15%) PL/SQL
7 141 (6.61%) Python
8 129 (6.05%) Shell Script
9 87 (4.08%) Perl
10 72 (3.38%) Bash Shell
11 60 (2.81%) PHP
12 42 (1.97%) VBA
13 40 (1.88%) Ruby
14 34 (1.59%) VB.NET
15 22 (1.03%) C
15 22 (1.03%) VBScript
16 20 (0.94%) C++
17 18 (0.84%) R
17 18 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 283 (13.27%) Degree
2 191 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 108 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 74 (3.47%) MCSA
5 69 (3.24%) MCSE
6 60 (2.81%) Security Cleared
7 59 (2.77%) Oracle Certification
8 47 (2.20%) MCSD
9 45 (2.11%) MCAD
10 44 (2.06%) OCP
11 27 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 26 (1.22%) MCITP
12 26 (1.22%) SC Cleared
13 20 (0.94%) MCP
14 19 (0.89%) Master's Degree
15 18 (0.84%) MCTS
16 16 (0.75%) DV Cleared
17 13 (0.61%) MCDBA
18 11 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (0.52%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 61 (2.86%) SLA
3 59 (2.77%) QA
4 42 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 31 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.94%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.52%) GDPR
8 6 (0.28%) EMIR
9 5 (0.23%) MiFID
10 3 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.14%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.094%) HL7
11 2 (0.094%) PMO
11 2 (0.094%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.047%) GCP
12 1 (0.047%) GMP
12 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 135 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 91 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
4 72 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
5 63 (2.95%) Docker
6 39 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (1.17%) Apache Flume
8 24 (1.13%) vSphere
8 24 (1.13%) XenServer
9 21 (0.98%) iptables
10 15 (0.70%) Hyper-V
11 14 (0.66%) Firmware
12 12 (0.56%) Xen
13 11 (0.52%) Cronacle
13 11 (0.52%) Samba
14 10 (0.47%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.42%) HDFS
15 9 (0.42%) XenApp
16 7 (0.33%) Ceph
17 6 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 102 (4.78%) Puppet
2 93 (4.36%) Data Guard
3 91 (4.27%) Ansible
4 79 (3.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 72 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 39 (1.83%) Terraform
8 38 (1.78%) Nagios
9 33 (1.55%) Kubernetes
9 33 (1.55%) Perfmon
10 32 (1.50%) SCOM
11 30 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
11 30 (1.41%) SCCM
12 24 (1.13%) NetBackup
13 23 (1.08%) Tivoli
14 20 (0.94%) Cobbler
15 19 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
16 16 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
17 15 (0.70%) Opsview
18 12 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 679 (31.85%) Oracle
2 678 (31.80%) Microsoft
3 117 (5.49%) VMware
4 115 (5.39%) SAP
5 91 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 71 (3.33%) Sybase
7 63 (2.95%) Tableau
8 59 (2.77%) Cisco
9 56 (2.63%) Informatica
10 55 (2.58%) HP
11 54 (2.53%) IBM
11 54 (2.53%) RedGate
12 40 (1.88%) Cognos
13 32 (1.50%) SolarWinds
14 30 (1.41%) Google
15 28 (1.31%) Citrix
16 26 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
17 25 (1.17%) Facebook
18 24 (1.13%) Atlassian
18 24 (1.13%) NetApp