Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Optimisation
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 312 357
Rank change year-on-year -32 +45 -23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Optimisation 16 65 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.49% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 51 16
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -8.11% +42.31%
10th Percentile £38,750 £29,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,546 12,043 11,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.61% 91.08% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,471 9,578 9,519
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Performance Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Performance Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Optimisation in the North West

Performance Optimisation
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Performance Optimisation in the North West

Performance Optimisation
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Optimisation in the North West

Performance Optimisation
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Manchester -12 11 £44,014 +3.56% 11
Cheshire +9 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside -2 1 £26,500 -16.54%
Performance Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation 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 North West region with a requirement for Performance Optimisation.

1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Cognos
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) MVC

Performance Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) iTunes
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) DTS
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Power BI
5 1 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) CocoaPods
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.25%) CSS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Flask
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) NativeScript
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Pandas
4 1 (6.25%) React
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Sass
4 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (6.25%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
3 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (12.50%) Data Virtualisation
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cognos
1 3 (18.75%) IBM
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin