The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 118 132
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.21% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 23
Median salary - £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1042 1741 2089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.63% 88.15% 86.72%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1397 1371
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) High Availability
4 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (40.00%) Degree
7 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (35.00%) OLTP
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (30.00%) Code Optimisation
9 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
9 6 (30.00%) Physics
9 6 (30.00%) Database Tuning
9 6 (30.00%) VLDB
9 6 (30.00%) ETL
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) OLAP

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (30.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) IMAP
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) SMTP
1 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) OLTP
5 6 (30.00%) OLAP
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (30.00%) VLDB
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
9 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (20.00%) WebLOAD
2 2 (10.00%) AQtime
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) DBA
2 12 (60.00%) Administrator
3 10 (50.00%) SQL DBA
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (25.00%) Senior DBA
6 5 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Tester
8 2 (10.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior Performance Tester
8 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
8 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) High Availability
2 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (30.00%) Change Management
4 6 (30.00%) Code Optimisation
4 6 (30.00%) Database Tuning
4 6 (30.00%) ETL
4 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (30.00%) Physics
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) MCSA
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (10.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
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