Period
to 19 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 217 216
Rank change year-on-year -34 -1 -84
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 118 157 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.96% 1.23% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.35% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 97 114 109
North West median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% -5.56% +10.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £55,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% -4.76% +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 11,213 11,669 10,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.42% 91.30% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,034 9,571 8,434
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 June 2018.

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 June 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 -1 57 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Cheshire -44 26 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Merseyside +14 19 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Lancashire +4 16 £35,000 -22.22%
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Tuning 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 Tuning.

1 82 (69.49%) SQL
2 81 (68.64%) SQL Server
3 47 (39.83%) Microsoft
4 43 (36.44%) T-SQL
5 40 (33.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (28.81%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (28.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (24.58%) Windows
9 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
10 27 (22.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (22.03%) Clustering
12 23 (19.49%) ETL
13 22 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (17.80%) Performance Monitoring
15 20 (16.95%) Linux
16 19 (16.10%) MySQL
17 18 (15.25%) Oracle
17 18 (15.25%) VMware
17 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
18 17 (14.41%) .NET
19 16 (13.56%) Finance
19 16 (13.56%) MongoDB
19 16 (13.56%) High Availability
20 15 (12.71%) Test Automation
21 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
21 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 14 (11.86%) Statistics
21 14 (11.86%) OLAP
21 14 (11.86%) Unix

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 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.39%) Apache
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) JBoss
2 4 (3.39%) nginx
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.54%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.78%) SaaS
4 6 (5.08%) Office 365
5 3 (2.54%) IaaS
5 3 (2.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) SAN
2 6 (5.08%) DNS
2 6 (5.08%) Firewall
3 3 (2.54%) DHCP
3 3 (2.54%) HTTP
3 3 (2.54%) Internet
3 3 (2.54%) LAN
3 3 (2.54%) SMTP
3 3 (2.54%) SSL
3 3 (2.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Broadband
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (68.64%) SQL Server
2 40 (33.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (28.81%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (28.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (22.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (16.10%) MySQL
6 16 (13.56%) MongoDB
7 14 (11.86%) OLAP
7 14 (11.86%) Relational Database
8 11 (9.32%) OLAP Cube
8 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (8.47%) Big Data
10 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database
11 8 (6.78%) NoSQL
11 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (5.93%) Hadoop
12 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
12 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (5.93%) SSDT
13 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.93%) JIRA
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.08%) Selenium
4 5 (4.24%) Subversion
5 4 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (0.85%) ERwin
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
7 1 (0.85%) MSTest
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (13.56%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Banking
2 8 (6.78%) Legal
3 3 (2.54%) Games
4 2 (1.69%) Advertising
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) French Language
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) DBA
2 39 (33.05%) Developer
3 34 (28.81%) SQL DBA
4 16 (13.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (12.71%) SSIS Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Administrator
7 12 (10.17%) SQL Developer
7 12 (10.17%) SSRS Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Database Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (5.08%) Technical Leader
12 5 (4.24%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning DBA
12 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
13 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) .NET
2 8 (6.78%) Web Services
3 5 (4.24%) REST
4 4 (3.39%) J2EE
4 4 (3.39%) JAAS
4 4 (3.39%) RESTful
5 3 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.54%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.69%) LAMP
6 2 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.69%) MDX
6 2 (1.69%) Middleware
6 2 (1.69%) WCF
6 2 (1.69%) WPF
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.03%) Clustering
2 11 (9.32%) Replication
3 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.93%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.24%) Tandem
5 5 (4.24%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.54%) NHS
6 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.85%) AS400
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) iSeries
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Windows
2 20 (16.95%) Linux
3 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.86%) Unix
5 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.47%) Windows 10
7 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.24%) CentOS
8 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.85%) AIX
11 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.85%) HPUX
11 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.49%) ETL
3 22 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (17.80%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (13.56%) High Availability
6 15 (12.71%) Test Automation
7 14 (11.86%) Statistics
8 13 (11.02%) DevOps
8 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.32%) Data Extraction
9 11 (9.32%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (9.32%) Scrum
9 11 (9.32%) SOA
9 11 (9.32%) Visualisation
10 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (8.47%) Incident Management
10 10 (8.47%) ITIL
11 9 (7.63%) Task Automation
11 9 (7.63%) TDD
12 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (69.49%) SQL
2 43 (36.44%) T-SQL
3 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
4 11 (9.32%) VBA
5 7 (5.93%) Java
6 6 (5.08%) Ruby
7 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.39%) C#
8 4 (3.39%) Python
9 3 (2.54%) Erlang
9 3 (2.54%) Perl
9 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.54%) VB
10 2 (1.69%) Go
10 2 (1.69%) Haskell
10 2 (1.69%) Scala
10 2 (1.69%) VBScript
10 2 (1.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.08%) MCSE
2 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) Degree
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.54%) Postgraduate
5 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) OCP
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.85%) RHCA
7 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) GDPR
3 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.39%) SLA
4 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.93%) Docker
4 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.39%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.39%) VirtualBox
5 4 (3.39%) vSphere
6 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.85%) Firmware
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) SQL Sentry
2 7 (5.93%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (5.93%) Rancher
3 4 (3.39%) CFEngine
3 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.39%) Puppet
3 4 (3.39%) SCCM
4 3 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.54%) Nagios
5 2 (1.69%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.69%) SCOM
5 2 (1.69%) WSUS
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 47 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle
2 18 (15.25%) VMware
3 6 (5.08%) RedGate
4 5 (4.24%) Cisco
4 5 (4.24%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.39%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.54%) Dell
6 3 (2.54%) HP
6 3 (2.54%) IBM
6 3 (2.54%) Meraki
6 3 (2.54%) Mitel
6 3 (2.54%) NetApp
6 3 (2.54%) New Relic
6 3 (2.54%) Teradata
7 2 (1.69%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.69%) Remedy
8 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.85%) Talend