The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / North West
Rank 163 154 124
Rank change year-on-year -9 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 87 83 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.43% 1.46% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.66% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71 73 121
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,800 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Performance Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5510 4996 5898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.45% 87.88% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4582 4155 4746
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in the North West

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in the North West

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in the North West

Performance Tuning
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 Tuning within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 49 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Cheshire 0 20 £42,750 -10.00% 6
Merseyside 0 11 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Lancashire - 7 £45,000 - 2
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 150 (90.36%) SQL
2 128 (77.11%) SQL Server
3 91 (54.82%) T-SQL
4 90 (54.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (51.20%) Microsoft
6 84 (50.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (31.33%) Clustering
8 47 (28.31%) Replication
9 45 (27.11%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (27.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 45 (27.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (25.90%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (23.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 39 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (22.89%) High Availability
13 34 (20.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 34 (20.48%) MS Excel
14 32 (19.28%) Oracle
15 28 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
16 25 (15.06%) .NET
16 25 (15.06%) QA
17 24 (14.46%) C#
18 23 (13.86%) Linux
18 23 (13.86%) iPad
18 23 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (13.25%) Java
19 22 (13.25%) ETL
20 21 (12.65%) SQL Server 2016
21 20 (12.05%) Capacity Planning
21 20 (12.05%) Unix

Performance Tuning
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (12.05%) IIS
2 11 (6.63%) JBoss
3 9 (5.42%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.01%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.41%) CloudStack
7 4 (2.41%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.22%) IaaS
3 7 (4.22%) PaaS
3 7 (4.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Firewall
2 3 (1.81%) Broadband
3 2 (1.20%) FTP
3 2 (1.20%) HTTP
3 2 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (77.11%) SQL Server
2 90 (54.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (50.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (27.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (27.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (25.90%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (20.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (12.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 17 (10.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
10 14 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (6.63%) Oracle Database
12 10 (6.02%) MySQL
13 9 (5.42%) MongoDB
14 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 7 (4.22%) OLAP
14 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (4.22%) RDBMS
14 7 (4.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (8.43%) JIRA
2 12 (7.23%) Subversion
3 9 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.22%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.01%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.41%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.81%) Selenium
10 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.20%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.20%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.20%) JDeveloper
10 2 (1.20%) JMeter
10 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (7.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Banking
2 7 (4.22%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.01%) Advertising
4 3 (1.81%) Billing
4 3 (1.81%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 80 (48.19%) DBA
2 69 (41.57%) SQL DBA
3 62 (37.35%) Developer
4 33 (19.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 30 (18.07%) Administrator
6 24 (14.46%) SQL Developer
7 18 (10.84%) Senior DBA
8 16 (9.64%) Senior SQL DBA
9 15 (9.04%) Senior Developer
10 14 (8.43%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (6.63%) .NET Developer
12 10 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (6.02%) Database Developer
13 9 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (5.42%) Junior
13 9 (5.42%) SSRS Developer
13 9 (5.42%) Team Leader
14 8 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (4.82%) C# Developer
14 8 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.06%) .NET
2 17 (10.24%) Web Services
3 13 (7.83%) XML
4 12 (7.23%) .NET Framework
4 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET
4 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (7.23%) Entity Framework
5 11 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (5.42%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (4.82%) Ninject
7 8 (4.82%) REST
8 6 (3.61%) SOAP
9 4 (2.41%) WCF
10 3 (1.81%) COM
10 3 (1.81%) jQuery
10 3 (1.81%) Middleware
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.81%) WinForms
10 3 (1.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (31.33%) Clustering
2 47 (28.31%) Replication
3 23 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (13.86%) iPad
4 11 (6.63%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.82%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (4.82%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.01%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) EMV
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.86%) Linux
2 20 (12.05%) Unix
2 20 (12.05%) Windows
3 7 (4.22%) AIX
4 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.01%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.11%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (22.89%) High Availability
4 22 (13.25%) ETL
5 20 (12.05%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (10.24%) Statistics
7 16 (9.64%) Configuration Management
7 16 (9.64%) Scrum
8 15 (9.04%) Business Continuity
8 15 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.04%) Data Modelling
8 15 (9.04%) ITIL
8 15 (9.04%) Mentoring
8 15 (9.04%) Migration
8 15 (9.04%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (8.43%) MVC
10 13 (7.83%) TDD
11 11 (6.63%) Integration Testing
11 11 (6.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (90.36%) SQL
2 91 (54.82%) T-SQL
3 24 (14.46%) C#
4 22 (13.25%) Java
5 9 (5.42%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.42%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.61%) PHP
6 6 (3.61%) VBA
7 5 (3.01%) Python
8 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.41%) Ruby
9 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.20%) C
10 2 (1.20%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.20%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 1 (0.60%) R
11 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) XPath
11 1 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.82%) Degree
4 7 (4.22%) MCSA
5 2 (1.20%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.60%) MCITP
6 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.06%) QA
2 8 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Docker
1 5 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.41%) vSphere
2 4 (2.41%) Xen
2 4 (2.41%) XenServer
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.61%) Ganglia
2 6 (3.61%) Netcool
3 5 (3.01%) Packer
4 4 (2.41%) Ansible
4 4 (2.41%) Cobbler
4 4 (2.41%) Puppet
4 4 (2.41%) Terraform
4 4 (2.41%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.60%) Nagios
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 85 (51.20%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.28%) Oracle
3 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.82%) PayPal
5 6 (3.61%) AppDynamics
5 6 (3.61%) VMware
6 5 (3.01%) Aquila
6 5 (3.01%) Splunk
7 4 (2.41%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (1.81%) Facebook
8 3 (1.81%) Siebel
8 3 (1.81%) Teradata
9 2 (1.20%) HP
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) Dell
10 1 (0.60%) Informatica
10 1 (0.60%) Juniper
10 1 (0.60%) Mitel
10 1 (0.60%) RainStor
10 1 (0.60%) Sybase
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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