Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 189 164
Rank change year-on-year -50 -25 -27
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 132 194 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 1.57% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.75% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 110 165 196
North West median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £29,125
90th Percentile £52,525 £66,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 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 11786 11102 11645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.71% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9369 9260 9630
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 North West

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Manchester -79 59 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Cheshire -3 44 £44,750 +8.48% 2
Merseyside +7 21 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Lancashire +4 8 £30,000 -25.00%
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 109 (82.58%) SQL
2 78 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 52 (39.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (37.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (31.06%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (30.30%) T-SQL
7 36 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 30 (22.73%) ETL
10 27 (20.45%) Replication
10 27 (20.45%) Oracle
11 25 (18.94%) .NET
11 25 (18.94%) Performance Monitoring
11 25 (18.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (18.18%) Windows
13 22 (16.67%) High Availability
14 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (15.91%) MySQL
14 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
14 21 (15.91%) Linux
15 19 (14.39%) C#
15 19 (14.39%) HTML
15 19 (14.39%) Database Tuning
16 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (12.88%) Finance
17 16 (12.12%) CSS
17 16 (12.12%) OOP
17 16 (12.12%) Sass

Performance Tuning
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.27%) IIS
3 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.27%) Magento
2 3 (2.27%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.61%) SaaS
3 8 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.03%) Office 365
5 2 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Internet
2 2 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) SAN
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 52 (39.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (37.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (18.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (15.91%) MySQL
8 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (10.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (9.09%) Power BI
11 11 (8.33%) Oracle Database
11 11 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (7.58%) Relational Database
13 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
13 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (6.06%) SSDT
14 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (4.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.82%) JIRA
2 9 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.27%) Selenium
6 2 (1.52%) Ant
6 2 (1.52%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (1.52%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.52%) Gradle
6 2 (1.52%) JUnit
6 2 (1.52%) Maven
6 2 (1.52%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.52%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (12.88%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Marketing
3 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (37.12%) DBA
1 49 (37.12%) Developer
2 34 (25.76%) SQL DBA
3 28 (21.21%) Administrator
4 22 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 20 (15.15%) Analyst
6 15 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (10.61%) .NET Developer
8 13 (9.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.82%) SQL BI Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Consultant
10 8 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Database Analyst
11 7 (5.30%) SQL Analyst
12 6 (4.55%) Data Analyst
12 6 (4.55%) Data Engineer
12 6 (4.55%) SAP Basis Analyst
12 6 (4.55%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 6 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.94%) .NET
2 19 (14.39%) HTML
3 16 (12.12%) CSS
3 16 (12.12%) Sass
4 6 (4.55%) SAP Basis
5 3 (2.27%) LAMP
5 3 (2.27%) Middleware
5 3 (2.27%) Web Services
5 3 (2.27%) XML
6 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.52%) jQuery
6 2 (1.52%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.52%) MDX
6 2 (1.52%) Memcached
6 2 (1.52%) phpspec
6 2 (1.52%) Symfony
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Replication
2 13 (9.85%) Clustering
3 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) NHS
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.52%) Contactless
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.76%) iPad
7 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Windows
2 21 (15.91%) Linux
3 13 (9.85%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.06%) CentOS
4 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.55%) Unix
6 3 (2.27%) AIX
6 3 (2.27%) HPUX
6 3 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.06%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (22.73%) ETL
3 25 (18.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 22 (16.67%) High Availability
5 19 (14.39%) Database Tuning
6 17 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.12%) OOP
7 16 (12.12%) SOLID
8 15 (11.36%) Data Analysis
9 14 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (10.61%) Web Design
10 13 (9.85%) Change Management
10 13 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (8.33%) CRM
12 10 (7.58%) Analytics
12 10 (7.58%) DevOps
13 8 (6.06%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.06%) Migration
14 7 (5.30%) Problem Management
14 7 (5.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (82.58%) SQL
2 40 (30.30%) T-SQL
3 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.39%) C#
5 11 (8.33%) Java
6 6 (4.55%) ABAP
6 6 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.55%) Python
7 5 (3.79%) PHP
7 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.52%) R
10 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
10 1 (0.76%) XPath
10 1 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (0.76%) MCITP
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) GMP
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.52%) Varnish
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) Perfmon
2 6 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 6 (4.55%) Puppet
3 4 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.27%) Ansible
4 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.27%) Terraform
5 2 (1.52%) Graphite
5 2 (1.52%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.76%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.45%) Oracle
3 9 (6.82%) Tableau
4 7 (5.30%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.55%) SAP
6 5 (3.79%) IBM
7 4 (3.03%) Cognos
7 4 (3.03%) Vertica
8 3 (2.27%) New Relic
8 3 (2.27%) Sage
8 3 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.27%) VMware
9 2 (1.52%) Citrix
9 2 (1.52%) ParAccel
9 2 (1.52%) Talend
9 2 (1.52%) Zend
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco
10 1 (0.76%) HP
10 1 (0.76%) Sitecore