Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 195 184
Rank change year-on-year -46 -11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 152 270 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.98% 1.49% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.67% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 128 202 239
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,938 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +1.94% +3.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13757 16172 16238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.82% 89.03% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11201 12677 13295
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in the Midlands

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in the Midlands

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in the Midlands

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Midlands -26 83 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands -41 68 £45,000 +9.76% 6
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 106 (69.74%) SQL
2 86 (56.58%) SQL Server
3 50 (32.89%) Microsoft
4 41 (26.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (23.68%) Linux
7 35 (23.03%) Windows
7 35 (23.03%) Replication
8 33 (21.71%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (21.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (20.39%) T-SQL
10 30 (19.74%) Oracle
11 28 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (15.79%) ETL
13 24 (15.79%) High Availability
14 23 (15.13%) Unix
15 21 (13.82%) Clustering
16 20 (13.16%) Database Security
17 19 (12.50%) Relational Database
17 19 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (11.18%) .NET
19 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
20 16 (10.53%) Git (software)
20 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (10.53%) Migration
20 16 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 12 (7.89%) Apache
1 12 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 10 (6.58%) JBoss
3 7 (4.61%) IIS
3 7 (4.61%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.61%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.95%) Confluence
5 5 (3.29%) CloudStack
5 5 (3.29%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) AutoCAD
1 2 (1.32%) CATIA
1 2 (1.32%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.32%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.55%) Office 365
4 3 (1.97%) IaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.32%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.66%) GitHub
6 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.58%) Firewall
1 10 (6.58%) MPLS
2 9 (5.92%) DNS
3 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.61%) Skype
5 5 (3.29%) Internet
6 4 (2.63%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.97%) BGP
7 3 (1.97%) LAN
7 3 (1.97%) PBX
7 3 (1.97%) Symposium
7 3 (1.97%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.97%) VoIP
7 3 (1.97%) WAN
8 2 (1.32%) SNMP
8 2 (1.32%) SSH
9 1 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (56.58%) SQL Server
2 41 (26.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (21.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 16 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (9.87%) Oracle Database
8 15 (9.87%) RDBMS
8 15 (9.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (8.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (7.24%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (6.58%) MySQL
13 9 (5.92%) MongoDB
13 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (4.61%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (4.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.55%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.92%) JIRA
4 6 (3.95%) Subversion
4 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.29%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.32%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.66%) ERwin
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (7.89%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) Retail
3 3 (1.97%) Advertising
3 3 (1.97%) Banking
3 3 (1.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Local Government
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (43.42%) DBA
2 53 (34.87%) SQL DBA
3 38 (25.00%) Developer
4 24 (15.79%) Administrator
5 19 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (11.18%) SQL Developer
7 12 (7.89%) Consultant
8 10 (6.58%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.92%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.26%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Analyst
12 6 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Senior DBA
12 6 (3.95%) Senior SQL DBA
13 5 (3.29%) ETL Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Operations Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) Senior SQL Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Web Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) .NET
2 9 (5.92%) HTML
3 7 (4.61%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.95%) Entity Framework
4 6 (3.95%) XML
5 5 (3.29%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.29%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (3.29%) Web Services
6 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.63%) LAMP
6 4 (2.63%) WCF
7 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.97%) CSS
7 3 (1.97%) RESTful
8 2 (1.32%) COM
8 2 (1.32%) Java EE
8 2 (1.32%) jQuery
8 2 (1.32%) Velocity
8 2 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.03%) Replication
2 21 (13.82%) Clustering
3 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.29%) Wiki
6 2 (1.32%) Blog
6 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.68%) Linux
2 35 (23.03%) Windows
3 23 (15.13%) Unix
4 8 (5.26%) AIX
5 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.61%) Solaris
5 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.79%) ETL
3 24 (15.79%) High Availability
4 20 (13.16%) Database Security
5 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
6 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.53%) Migration
7 13 (8.55%) Presales
8 12 (7.89%) Change Control
8 12 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.89%) ITIL
9 11 (7.24%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (7.24%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.24%) Proactive Monitoring
9 11 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.58%) Change Management
10 10 (6.58%) Project Management
11 9 (5.92%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 106 (69.74%) SQL
2 31 (20.39%) T-SQL
3 14 (9.21%) Python
3 14 (9.21%) Ruby
4 13 (8.55%) Bash Shell
4 13 (8.55%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.24%) C#
5 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.24%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.58%) Java
7 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.29%) Perl
9 4 (2.63%) PHP
10 3 (1.97%) C
10 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.92%) Degree
3 6 (3.95%) MCSA
4 5 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.29%) OCP
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.63%) MCITP
5 4 (2.63%) MCTS
6 3 (1.97%) CCNA
6 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.97%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.97%) MCSE
6 3 (1.97%) OCA
7 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.32%) MCSD
7 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.95%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (4.61%) vSphere
4 6 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.29%) Xen
5 5 (3.29%) XenServer
6 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Puppet
2 11 (7.24%) Data Guard
3 9 (5.92%) Ansible
3 9 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.29%) Cobbler
4 5 (3.29%) Terraform
4 5 (3.29%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.63%) SCOM
6 3 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) SCCM
7 2 (1.32%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.66%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.66%) Netcool
8 1 (0.66%) Salt
8 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.74%) Oracle
3 9 (5.92%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.95%) Cisco
5 5 (3.29%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.29%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (2.63%) Cognos
6 4 (2.63%) IBM
6 4 (2.63%) Sybase
7 3 (1.97%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.97%) F5
7 3 (1.97%) HP
7 3 (1.97%) IDERA
7 3 (1.97%) Informatica
7 3 (1.97%) VMware
7 3 (1.97%) Zoomdata
8 2 (1.32%) Citrix
8 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.32%) Sun
8 2 (1.32%) Tableau