Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 101 111
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.53% 1.39% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.57% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 43
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +53.33% -18.92%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £62,500 £50,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1144 1526 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.14% 88.26% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1346 1706
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Kent

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Kent.

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in Kent

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 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
Tunbridge Wells -21 2 - - 1
West Malling - 1 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) SQL CLR
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL CLR
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
4 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds