Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 102 123
Rank change year-on-year -63 +21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 69 117 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.22% 2.26% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.47% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 74
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £75,000 £81,475
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5148 4729 5815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.42% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2868 3679
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Glasgow -40 40 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Edinburgh -42 20 £28,000 -49.09% 2
Renfrewshire - 3 £34,400 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £40,000 -
Performance Tuning
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 37 (53.62%) SQL
2 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (31.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
6 19 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (23.19%) ETL
7 16 (23.19%) Linux
8 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
9 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
10 12 (17.39%) Degree
11 11 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (15.94%) RDBMS
12 10 (14.49%) Oracle
12 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.04%) Analytics
13 9 (13.04%) Mobile App
13 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
13 9 (13.04%) Windows
14 8 (11.59%) Benchmarking
14 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (11.59%) Use Case
14 8 (11.59%) Augmented Reality
14 8 (11.59%) RESTful
14 8 (11.59%) Push Notifications
15 7 (10.14%) Informatica
15 7 (10.14%) T-SQL

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (8.70%) IIS
1 6 (8.70%) SAS
2 5 (7.25%) JBoss
2 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.80%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.45%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) IPsec
3 1 (1.45%) NAS
3 1 (1.45%) OSPF
3 1 (1.45%) RIP
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (31.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
4 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (15.94%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.70%) OLAP
6 6 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (8.70%) PowerCenter
6 6 (8.70%) QlikView
7 5 (7.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (5.80%) DB2
9 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.25%) Maven
2 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.35%) JUnit
3 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) GCC
4 2 (2.90%) MSI
4 2 (2.90%) NuGet
4 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) Toad
4 2 (2.90%) tSQLt
4 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Flyway
5 1 (1.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Back Office
2 1 (1.45%) Front Office
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) DBA
3 15 (21.74%) Administrator
4 11 (15.94%) SQL DBA
5 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (10.14%) SSIS Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Informatica Developer
7 6 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 6 (8.70%) SAS BI Developer
7 6 (8.70%) SAS Developer
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) DevOps Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) Informatica BI Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) Security Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Product Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) RESTful
2 6 (8.70%) Cocoa
2 6 (8.70%) Cocoa Touch
2 6 (8.70%) Core Animation
2 6 (8.70%) Core Data
2 6 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (5.80%) .NET
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.90%) Android SDK
4 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.45%) Java EE
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.45%) SOAP
5 1 (1.45%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 8 (11.59%) Augmented Reality
4 6 (8.70%) Animation
4 6 (8.70%) User Experience
5 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.80%) iSeries
7 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.45%) Clustering
8 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.45%) PKI
8 1 (1.45%) Replication
8 1 (1.45%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.35%) CentOS
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Android
6 2 (2.90%) Unix
7 1 (1.45%) Debian
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (23.19%) ETL
4 9 (13.04%) Analytics
4 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 8 (11.59%) Benchmarking
5 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.59%) Push Notifications
5 8 (11.59%) Use Case
6 6 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 6 (8.70%) Data Analytics
6 6 (8.70%) Data Integration
6 6 (8.70%) DevOps
6 6 (8.70%) iOS Development
7 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.25%) ITIL
7 5 (7.25%) SIEM
7 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.14%) Java
3 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.70%) Apple Swift
4 6 (8.70%) Objective-C
4 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.25%) Perl
6 4 (5.80%) Python
7 3 (4.35%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) VBScript
9 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) CEH
2 5 (7.25%) CISSP
2 5 (7.25%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (7.25%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.35%) HND
4 3 (4.35%) MCDBA
4 3 (4.35%) MCITP
4 3 (4.35%) Postgraduate
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Docker
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) KVM
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Ansible
1 4 (5.80%) Capistrano
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.80%) Puppet
1 4 (5.80%) yum
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.90%) Nagios
2 2 (2.90%) PowerCLI
2 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.90%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.45%) Cacti
3 1 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Graphite
3 1 (1.45%) Icinga
3 1 (1.45%) Linux-HA
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.45%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) Informatica
4 6 (8.70%) Apple
4 6 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 4 (5.80%) Citrix
6 4 (5.80%) JD Edwards
6 4 (5.80%) Perforce
7 3 (4.35%) F5
7 3 (4.35%) Netezza
7 3 (4.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.90%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) CA
9 1 (1.45%) Cognos
9 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.45%) Sybase