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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 192 104
Rank change year-on-year -10 -88  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 70 44 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.02% 0.79% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.90% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 141
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% -  

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 6180 4891 5734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.83% 88.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 4133 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -28 35 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Cheshire -10 23 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Lancashire - 7 £47,500 - 1
Merseyside -10 4 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Cumbria -3 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 140 (88.61%) SQL
2 105 (66.46%) SQL Server
3 75 (47.47%) T-SQL
4 74 (46.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (43.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (38.61%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (36.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (31.65%) Clustering
10 49 (31.01%) Microsoft
11 48 (30.38%) Oracle
12 44 (27.85%) Replication
13 39 (24.68%) Windows
14 33 (20.89%) .NET
15 32 (20.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (20.25%) SQL Server 2014
16 31 (19.62%) Java
17 29 (18.35%) C#
17 29 (18.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 29 (18.35%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (17.09%) Linux
19 25 (15.82%) High Availability
20 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (12.03%) MongoDB
23 18 (11.39%) Unix
24 17 (10.76%) MySQL
24 17 (10.76%) ETL
24 17 (10.76%) Migration

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 13 (8.23%) IIS
1 13 (8.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (6.96%) JBoss
3 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.16%) NetWeaver
4 5 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.53%) CloudStack
5 4 (2.53%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) SAP APO
1 5 (3.16%) SAP R/3
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.27%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.63%) HFM
4 1 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.63%) Magento
4 1 (0.63%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) Firewall
2 4 (2.53%) Broadband
3 3 (1.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.63%) FTP
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Intranet
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (66.46%) SQL Server
2 74 (46.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (43.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (36.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 52 (32.91%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (20.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 29 (18.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 29 (18.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 20 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (12.03%) MongoDB
10 17 (10.76%) MySQL
11 16 (10.13%) Relational Database
12 12 (7.59%) Oracle Database
13 9 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (5.06%) RDBMS
15 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (3.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
1 9 (5.70%) JIRA
1 9 (5.70%) Selenium
2 5 (3.16%) Bitbucket
2 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.53%) Subversion
3 4 (2.53%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (10.13%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Marketing
3 7 (4.43%) Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Advertising
5 4 (2.53%) Billing
6 3 (1.90%) Automotive
6 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.90%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (41.14%) DBA
2 53 (33.54%) Developer
2 53 (33.54%) SQL DBA
3 32 (20.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 24 (15.19%) Administrator
5 16 (10.13%) SQL Developer
6 15 (9.49%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.23%) .NET Developer
7 13 (8.23%) Senior DBA
7 13 (8.23%) Senior SQL DBA
8 9 (5.70%) Database Developer
8 9 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Consultant
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (3.16%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 5 (3.16%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.89%) .NET
2 14 (8.86%) Web Services
3 13 (8.23%) XML
4 12 (7.59%) .NET Framework
4 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET
4 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (7.59%) Entity Framework
4 12 (7.59%) SOAP
4 12 (7.59%) WCF
5 11 (6.96%) CSS
5 11 (6.96%) HTML
5 11 (6.96%) Sass
6 10 (6.33%) MDX
7 9 (5.70%) RESTful
7 9 (5.70%) WinForms
7 9 (5.70%) WPF
8 5 (3.16%) SAP Basis
9 4 (2.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.53%) jQuery
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 50 (31.65%) Clustering
2 44 (27.85%) Replication
3 14 (8.86%) iPad
4 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.70%) N-Tier
6 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.16%) BBC
7 5 (3.16%) Social Media
8 4 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.27%) Contactless
10 2 (1.27%) EMV
10 2 (1.27%) FMCG
11 1 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.68%) Windows
2 27 (17.09%) Linux
3 18 (11.39%) Unix
4 11 (6.96%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.43%) AIX
6 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.61%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (15.82%) High Availability
4 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (10.76%) ETL
5 17 (10.76%) Migration
5 17 (10.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (10.13%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (10.13%) Configuration Management
6 16 (10.13%) Unit Testing
7 14 (8.86%) DevOps
7 14 (8.86%) SOA
8 13 (8.23%) Web Development
9 12 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.59%) MVC
9 12 (7.59%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.96%) ITIL
10 11 (6.96%) OOP
10 11 (6.96%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 140 (88.61%) SQL
2 75 (47.47%) T-SQL
3 31 (19.62%) Java
4 29 (18.35%) C#
5 16 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.70%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.70%) XPath
6 9 (5.70%) XQuery
7 8 (5.06%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.43%) Python
9 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.53%) PHP
9 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.53%) Ruby
10 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.27%) VBA
11 1 (0.63%) C
11 1 (0.63%) R
11 1 (0.63%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.53%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) CCNA
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.63%) MCITP
3 1 (0.63%) MCSA
3 1 (0.63%) MCSE
3 1 (0.63%) MCSM
3 1 (0.63%) MCTS
3 1 (0.63%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.16%) Docker
3 4 (2.53%) vSphere
3 4 (2.53%) Xen
3 4 (2.53%) XenServer
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.80%) Ganglia
2 6 (3.80%) Netcool
3 5 (3.16%) Packer
3 5 (3.16%) Perfmon
4 4 (2.53%) Ansible
4 4 (2.53%) Cobbler
4 4 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.53%) Puppet
4 4 (2.53%) Terraform
4 4 (2.53%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.27%) Graphite
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 49 (31.01%) Microsoft
2 48 (30.38%) Oracle
3 10 (6.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.06%) Facebook
5 7 (4.43%) AppDynamics
5 7 (4.43%) VMware
6 6 (3.80%) Citrix
7 5 (3.16%) Apple
7 5 (3.16%) Aquila
7 5 (3.16%) Google
7 5 (3.16%) SAP
7 5 (3.16%) Sony
7 5 (3.16%) Yahoo!
8 4 (2.53%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (2.53%) Tableau
8 4 (2.53%) Teradata
9 2 (1.27%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.27%) Sage
9 2 (1.27%) Siebel
9 2 (1.27%) Splunk
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
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