Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 270 238
Rank change year-on-year -20 -32 -33
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1,638 1,989 2,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.18% 1.23% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.34% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,218 1,600 1,937
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,625 £77,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.95% - +1.45%

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 127,510 148,838 152,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.70% 91.81% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 101,568 120,775 127,219
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +10 824 £62,500 +4.17% 96
South East +10 328 £50,000 - 36
North of England -4 230 £45,000 - 58
North West +48 134 £45,000 +3.45% 31
Midlands -11 120 £47,500 - 24
Yorkshire -25 86 £45,000 - 23
South West +47 84 £45,764 +4.60% 29
West Midlands +19 62 £50,000 +5.26% 10
East Midlands 0 58 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East of England -101 56 £60,000 +14.29% 14
North East +1 11 £40,000 +1.23% 4
Performance Tuning
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 1,045 (63.80%) SQL
2 873 (53.30%) SQL Server
3 553 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
4 491 (29.98%) Microsoft
5 425 (25.95%) Finance
6 402 (24.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 386 (23.57%) T-SQL
8 382 (23.32%) Oracle
9 352 (21.49%) Windows
10 343 (20.94%) Problem-Solving
11 327 (19.96%) Linux
12 305 (18.62%) Data Warehouse
13 295 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
14 294 (17.95%) Java
15 276 (16.85%) JavaScript
16 265 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
17 257 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
18 251 (15.32%) ETL
19 250 (15.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 236 (14.41%) Web Services
21 231 (14.10%) C#
22 229 (13.98%) Degree
22 229 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
23 217 (13.25%) DevOps
24 216 (13.19%) High Availability
25 205 (12.52%) Relational Database
26 202 (12.33%) Scrum
27 196 (11.97%) Oracle Database
28 194 (11.84%) Python
29 190 (11.60%) PowerShell

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 91 (5.56%) Apache
2 85 (5.19%) Apache Spark
3 77 (4.70%) IIS
4 66 (4.03%) Tomcat
5 48 (2.93%) Confluence
5 48 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 36 (2.20%) Apache Solr
8 34 (2.08%) JBoss
9 26 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 23 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (0.85%) nginx
12 13 (0.79%) CMS
13 11 (0.67%) SharePoint
14 9 (0.55%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.55%) SAS
15 7 (0.43%) GemFire
16 6 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.37%) WordPress
17 5 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.24%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 3 (0.18%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.061%) Magento
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.061%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 265 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (5.19%) SaaS
4 53 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (1.71%) GitHub
6 22 (1.34%) Azure Data Factory
6 22 (1.34%) Serverless
7 21 (1.28%) PaaS
8 20 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (0.85%) IaaS
12 11 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
12 11 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.67%) Azure Functions
13 10 (0.61%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.55%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 103 (6.29%) HTTP
2 65 (3.97%) DNS
3 56 (3.42%) Firewall
4 45 (2.75%) SSL
5 44 (2.69%) WAN
6 39 (2.38%) SAN
6 39 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 33 (2.01%) LAN
8 32 (1.95%) Internet
9 25 (1.53%) iSCSI
10 17 (1.04%) VPN
11 14 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (0.85%) Network Security
12 11 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (0.67%) NAS
13 10 (0.61%) VLAN
14 9 (0.55%) DHCP
14 9 (0.55%) FCoE
15 8 (0.49%) Kerberos
15 8 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 873 (53.30%) SQL Server
2 402 (24.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 305 (18.62%) Data Warehouse
4 250 (15.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 205 (12.52%) Relational Database
6 196 (11.97%) Oracle Database
7 190 (11.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 181 (11.05%) NoSQL
9 165 (10.07%) MySQL
10 151 (9.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 150 (9.16%) SQL Server 2016
12 144 (8.79%) Big Data
13 137 (8.36%) MongoDB
14 126 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 119 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 117 (7.14%) RDBMS
17 112 (6.84%) Hadoop
18 91 (5.56%) Power BI
19 81 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
20 79 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 180 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 96 (5.86%) JIRA
3 88 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 84 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 66 (4.03%) Visual Studio
6 41 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 35 (2.14%) Subversion
8 33 (2.01%) webpack
9 31 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 28 (1.71%) Maven
11 26 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
12 21 (1.28%) Bitbucket
12 21 (1.28%) Gradle
12 21 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 21 (1.28%) Xcode
13 20 (1.22%) Eclipse
14 18 (1.10%) JUnit
15 17 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.67%) Mercurial
16 11 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 425 (25.95%) Finance
2 130 (7.94%) Banking
3 116 (7.08%) Retail
4 46 (2.81%) Games
5 42 (2.56%) Marketing
6 30 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.65%) Publishing
8 25 (1.53%) Front Office
8 25 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.40%) Automotive
10 17 (1.04%) Advertising
10 17 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.73%) Legal
12 11 (0.67%) Law
13 9 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.55%) Military
14 7 (0.43%) Electronics
15 4 (0.24%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Billing
16 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 584 (35.65%) Developer
2 510 (31.14%) DBA
3 367 (22.41%) SQL DBA
4 234 (14.29%) Administrator
5 168 (10.26%) SQL Developer
6 150 (9.16%) SQL Server DBA
7 107 (6.53%) Architect
8 75 (4.58%) Oracle DBA
9 74 (4.52%) Analyst
10 68 (4.15%) Senior DBA
11 64 (3.91%) Java Developer
12 58 (3.54%) Senior Developer
12 58 (3.54%) Senior SQL DBA
13 56 (3.42%) Data Engineer
14 51 (3.11%) C# Developer
15 49 (2.99%) Software Developer
16 48 (2.93%) Oracle Developer
17 45 (2.75%) SQL Server Developer
18 41 (2.50%) PHP Developer
19 40 (2.44%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (14.41%) Web Services
2 183 (11.17%) HTML
3 169 (10.32%) .NET
4 158 (9.65%) CSS
5 102 (6.23%) SOAP
6 96 (5.86%) HTML5
7 90 (5.49%) XML
8 89 (5.43%) Middleware
9 87 (5.31%) REST
10 82 (5.01%) Kafka
11 79 (4.82%) jQuery
12 76 (4.64%) React
13 72 (4.40%) JMS
14 68 (4.15%) AngularJS
15 62 (3.79%) RESTful
16 60 (3.66%) JSON
17 56 (3.42%) ASP.NET
18 51 (3.11%) Node.js
19 48 (2.93%) CSS3
20 44 (2.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 229 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (11.29%) Replication
3 111 (6.78%) Clustering
4 104 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 74 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
6 66 (4.03%) User Experience
7 52 (3.17%) Fintech
8 50 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (2.44%) Private Cloud
10 37 (2.26%) Data Structures
11 35 (2.14%) Data Centre
12 30 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
13 26 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (1.47%) Client/Server
14 24 (1.47%) Driving Licence
14 24 (1.47%) Mobile App
15 22 (1.34%) CMDB
16 20 (1.22%) Animation
17 19 (1.16%) Derivative
18 18 (1.10%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 352 (21.49%) Windows
2 327 (19.96%) Linux
3 177 (10.81%) Unix
4 161 (9.83%) Windows Server
5 85 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (2.32%) CentOS
7 35 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.77%) Android
10 28 (1.71%) AIX
11 24 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (1.40%) Solaris
13 18 (1.10%) Windows 10
13 18 (1.10%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.37%) VMS
15 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.18%) HPUX
16 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (20.94%) Problem-Solving
3 295 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
4 251 (15.32%) ETL
5 217 (13.25%) DevOps
6 216 (13.19%) High Availability
7 202 (12.33%) Scrum
8 178 (10.87%) ITIL
9 175 (10.68%) Data Modelling
10 173 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 171 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
12 164 (10.01%) Migration
12 164 (10.01%) Test Automation
13 159 (9.71%) Analytics
14 151 (9.22%) Computer Science
15 119 (7.26%) Software Engineering
16 110 (6.72%) Capacity Planning
17 101 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
18 98 (5.98%) SDLC
19 92 (5.62%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,045 (63.80%) SQL
2 386 (23.57%) T-SQL
3 294 (17.95%) Java
4 276 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 231 (14.10%) C#
6 194 (11.84%) Python
7 190 (11.60%) PowerShell
8 127 (7.75%) PL/SQL
9 82 (5.01%) PHP
10 74 (4.52%) Shell Script
11 42 (2.56%) Perl
12 41 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 35 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 31 (1.89%) ES6
15 29 (1.77%) C++
16 28 (1.71%) Scala
17 21 (1.28%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.22%) Apple Swift
19 19 (1.16%) Java 8
19 19 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 229 (13.98%) Degree
2 106 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (2.14%) MCSE
5 19 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.04%) MCDST
7 15 (0.92%) MCSA
7 15 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.79%) CCNP
9 12 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (0.73%) RHCSA
10 11 (0.67%) CCNA
11 10 (0.61%) MCITP
12 9 (0.55%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.55%) RHCE
13 8 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.43%) MCDBA
14 7 (0.43%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.43%) QA
2 68 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (3.48%) Data Quality
4 44 (2.69%) GDPR
5 39 (2.38%) PCI DSS
6 27 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 27 (1.65%) HIPAA
7 26 (1.59%) SLA
8 24 (1.47%) ISO 9001
9 13 (0.79%) ISO 14001
10 7 (0.43%) IFRS
10 7 (0.43%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.12%) PMO
12 1 (0.061%) GxP
12 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
System Software
1 111 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 88 (5.37%) Docker
3 66 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
5 29 (1.77%) HDFS
6 28 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 24 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (1.34%) NFS
9 15 (0.92%) vSphere
10 14 (0.85%) Apache Flume
10 14 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.49%) KVM
12 7 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.37%) SRDF
13 6 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.37%) Xen
14 5 (0.31%) Varnish
15 3 (0.18%) Firmware
15 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 110 (6.72%) Ansible
2 109 (6.65%) Puppet
3 104 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (2.63%) Data Guard
5 42 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 29 (1.77%) SCCM
7 24 (1.47%) Control-M
8 22 (1.34%) WSUS
9 21 (1.28%) Kubernetes
9 21 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 19 (1.16%) SCOM
11 18 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
11 18 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
12 17 (1.04%) IBM BigFix
13 15 (0.92%) Oozie
13 15 (0.92%) Terraform
14 14 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
15 12 (0.73%) Automic
15 12 (0.73%) Packer
15 12 (0.73%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 491 (29.98%) Microsoft
2 382 (23.32%) Oracle
3 101 (6.17%) VMware
4 85 (5.19%) SAP
5 83 (5.07%) IBM
6 79 (4.82%) Red Hat
7 75 (4.58%) Google
8 66 (4.03%) Splunk
9 60 (3.66%) Informatica
10 50 (3.05%) Tableau
11 45 (2.75%) Pega
12 42 (2.56%) Cisco
13 39 (2.38%) Cloudera
14 31 (1.89%) BMC
14 31 (1.89%) ServiceNow
15 29 (1.77%) TIBCO
16 26 (1.59%) Talend
17 25 (1.53%) RedGate
18 23 (1.40%) Intel
19 22 (1.34%) HP