Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Performance Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Optimisation over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Optimisation
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 272 254
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Performance Optimisation 36 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.46% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.12% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 19
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.85% -40.91%
10th Percentile £33,250 £44,275 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,000 £43,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +53.85% -18.75%

Performance Optimisation 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7160 6810 6745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.30% 91.32% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5897 5855 5567
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +1.27%

Performance Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Performance Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Optimisation in Manchester

Performance Optimisation
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Performance Optimisation in Manchester

Performance Optimisation
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Optimisation in Manchester

Performance Optimisation
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Bolton - 2 £36,250 -
Performance Optimisation
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Performance Optimisation.

1 25 (69.44%) MySQL
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) CSS
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
4 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 13 (36.11%) C#
5 13 (36.11%) OOP
6 12 (33.33%) Web Services
6 12 (33.33%) SOA
6 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 12 (33.33%) Sass
7 11 (30.56%) .NET
7 11 (30.56%) Replication
7 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.78%) Back Office
8 10 (27.78%) PHP
8 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
8 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 10 (27.78%) WCF
8 10 (27.78%) jQuery
9 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.00%) PHPUnit
9 9 (25.00%) HTML5
9 9 (25.00%) Percona
9 9 (25.00%) Vagrant
9 9 (25.00%) WinForms
9 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.22%) Retail
10 8 (22.22%) Google

Performance Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (19.44%) Apache Solr
1 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (19.44%) GitHub
1 7 (19.44%) Google App Engine
1 7 (19.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.67%) OLTP
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.33%) Power BI
6 3 (8.33%) QlikView
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Redis
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 9 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 8 (22.22%) Selenium
4 7 (19.44%) Codeception
4 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
4 7 (19.44%) Xdebug
5 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.78%) Grunt
7 1 (2.78%) gulp
General
1 10 (27.78%) Back Office
2 8 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Software Developer
2 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
2 10 (27.78%) C# Software Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 7 (19.44%) HTML CSS Developer
3 7 (19.44%) HTML Developer
3 7 (19.44%) PHP Developer
3 7 (19.44%) PHP Web Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior PHP Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior PHP Web Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Web Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Web Developer
4 6 (16.67%) DBA
4 6 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) CSS
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) Sass
2 12 (33.33%) Web Services
3 11 (30.56%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 10 (27.78%) jQuery
4 10 (27.78%) WCF
5 9 (25.00%) HTML5
5 9 (25.00%) WinForms
6 7 (19.44%) Ext JS
6 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (11.11%) Node.js
8 3 (8.33%) React
9 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.56%) CSS3
9 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (5.56%) phpspec
9 2 (5.56%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Replication
2 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Animation
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) OOP
2 12 (33.33%) SOA
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (22.22%) OO
5 8 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
6 7 (19.44%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Web Development
7 6 (16.67%) High Availability
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (11.11%) TDD
10 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
10 3 (8.33%) SOLID
10 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) C#
4 10 (27.78%) PHP
5 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) ES6
6 2 (5.56%) Go
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Capistrano
1 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Percona
2 8 (22.22%) Google
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Tableau
5 2 (5.56%) New Relic
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.56%) Zend