Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 200 133
Rank change year-on-year -59 -67 +49
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 351 564 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 1.63% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.86% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 298 446 843
South East median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,875 £34,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,125 £63,750
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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26767 30310 37262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.42% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22046 25151 30804
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in the South East

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in the South East

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in the South East

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley -57 106 £47,000 -10.48% 14
Hampshire +20 95 £40,000 -23.08% 4
Surrey -62 91 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Berkshire +2 55 £60,000 +11.11% 7
East Sussex -2 39 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 30 £47,000 -6.00% 6
Oxfordshire -33 21 £44,000 -16.98% 1
West Sussex +9 14 £50,000 +4.17%
Kent +3 7 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 253 (72.08%) SQL
2 199 (56.70%) SQL Server
3 126 (35.90%) T-SQL
3 126 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (34.47%) Windows
5 115 (32.76%) Oracle
6 114 (32.48%) Microsoft
7 101 (28.77%) Business Intelligence
7 101 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (26.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 79 (22.51%) Clustering
10 75 (21.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 73 (20.80%) Linux
12 71 (20.23%) Data Warehouse
13 70 (19.94%) Oracle Database
14 65 (18.52%) Data Modelling
14 65 (18.52%) Windows Server
15 59 (16.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 52 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 52 (14.81%) .NET
17 51 (14.53%) Replication
18 50 (14.25%) Unix
18 50 (14.25%) Amazon AWS
19 48 (13.68%) Finance
20 47 (13.39%) Capacity Planning
21 46 (13.11%) High Availability
22 44 (12.54%) Migration
22 44 (12.54%) PL/SQL
23 43 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
24 40 (11.40%) Relational Database

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (3.99%) Apache
1 14 (3.99%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.99%) IIS
5 5 (1.42%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.14%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.14%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.14%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.85%) JBoss
7 3 (0.85%) SAS
8 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.57%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.25%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.71%) SaaS
4 4 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.14%) IaaS
5 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.85%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) Akamai
7 1 (0.28%) Force.com
7 1 (0.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.98%) SAN
2 18 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.99%) LDAP
4 13 (3.70%) Kerberos
5 11 (3.13%) SSH
6 9 (2.56%) Internet
7 8 (2.28%) Firewall
8 6 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.42%) DNS
9 5 (1.42%) NAS
9 5 (1.42%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.14%) BGP
11 3 (0.85%) Skype
11 3 (0.85%) SNMP
11 3 (0.85%) VLAN
12 2 (0.57%) SMS
12 2 (0.57%) SSL
13 1 (0.28%) FTP
13 1 (0.28%) HTTP
13 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (56.70%) SQL Server
2 126 (35.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 94 (26.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (21.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 71 (20.23%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (19.94%) Oracle Database
7 59 (16.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (11.40%) Relational Database
9 35 (9.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (9.69%) MySQL
11 30 (8.55%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (6.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (6.84%) Power BI
12 24 (6.84%) SQL Server 2014
13 23 (6.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (5.98%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (4.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 17 (4.84%) Oracle Discoverer
15 17 (4.84%) SAP BW
16 16 (4.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (8.55%) JIRA
2 29 (8.26%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (5.13%) Toad
5 17 (4.84%) PowerBuilder
6 16 (4.56%) Oracle APEX
7 14 (3.99%) Subversion
8 11 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.14%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.85%) NCrunch
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.85%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.85%) Selenium
11 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.85%) Travis CI
General
1 48 (13.68%) Finance
2 24 (6.84%) Retail
3 18 (5.13%) Marketing
4 13 (3.70%) Automotive
5 12 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.13%) Advertising
7 10 (2.85%) Back Office
8 9 (2.56%) Electronics
8 9 (2.56%) Publishing
9 8 (2.28%) Legal
10 6 (1.71%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.42%) Banking
12 3 (0.85%) Games
13 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.57%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 146 (41.60%) DBA
2 119 (33.90%) Developer
3 96 (27.35%) Administrator
3 96 (27.35%) SQL DBA
4 61 (17.38%) SQL Developer
5 36 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 33 (9.40%) Oracle DBA
6 33 (9.40%) Oracle Developer
7 26 (7.41%) Analyst
7 26 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (7.12%) PL/SQL Developer
9 24 (6.84%) Analyst Developer
9 24 (6.84%) Senior DBA
10 21 (5.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (5.13%) Oracle Analyst
11 18 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
12 17 (4.84%) Senior SQL DBA
13 16 (4.56%) Applications Engineer
13 16 (4.56%) Consultant
14 13 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.81%) .NET
2 27 (7.69%) Middleware
3 20 (5.70%) Web Services
4 15 (4.27%) Ajax
5 14 (3.99%) ASP.NET
6 12 (3.42%) Android SDK
6 12 (3.42%) CSS
7 11 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 11 (3.13%) WCF
7 11 (3.13%) XML
8 9 (2.56%) WPF
9 8 (2.28%) jQuery
10 7 (1.99%) WebRTC
10 7 (1.99%) WebSockets
10 7 (1.99%) WinForms
11 5 (1.42%) RESTful
12 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.14%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.14%) Kafka
12 4 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (22.51%) Clustering
2 51 (14.53%) Replication
3 43 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.27%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.99%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.28%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.42%) Animation
8 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.42%) User Experience
9 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.14%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 121 (34.47%) Windows
2 73 (20.80%) Linux
3 65 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 50 (14.25%) Unix
5 20 (5.70%) AIX
6 13 (3.70%) Android
6 13 (3.70%) Solaris
7 9 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.28%) CentOS
13 1 (0.28%) HPUX
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
1 101 (28.77%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (18.52%) Data Modelling
3 52 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (13.39%) Capacity Planning
5 46 (13.11%) High Availability
6 44 (12.54%) Migration
7 40 (11.40%) ETL
8 38 (10.83%) Database Tuning
9 32 (9.12%) Performance Management
10 29 (8.26%) Project Management
11 27 (7.69%) Data Protection
12 26 (7.41%) Risk Management
12 26 (7.41%) Statistics
13 25 (7.12%) Mathematics
13 25 (7.12%) Performance Monitoring
14 24 (6.84%) Analytics
15 19 (5.41%) Time Management
16 18 (5.13%) ITIL
17 17 (4.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 253 (72.08%) SQL
2 126 (35.90%) T-SQL
3 44 (12.54%) PL/SQL
4 36 (10.26%) Java
5 31 (8.83%) Shell Script
6 29 (8.26%) JavaScript
7 27 (7.69%) C#
8 20 (5.70%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.41%) PHP
9 19 (5.41%) Python
10 17 (4.84%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.99%) Perl
12 12 (3.42%) C
13 9 (2.56%) Korn
14 8 (2.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (1.99%) C++
16 5 (1.42%) VBScript
17 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.14%) Ruby
18 2 (0.57%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 37 (10.54%) Degree
2 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.13%) OCP
4 11 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (2.85%) MCSA
6 9 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 9 (2.56%) MCDBA
7 8 (2.28%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.14%) MCSE
11 2 (0.57%) MCTS
12 1 (0.28%) CCNP
12 1 (0.28%) CCSA
12 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 18 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 17 (4.84%) ISO 9001
3 17 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (4.56%) QA
5 15 (4.27%) SLA
6 3 (0.85%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 30 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.13%) iptables
4 11 (3.13%) Samba
5 7 (1.99%) Docker
6 6 (1.71%) Firmware
6 6 (1.71%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.42%) Apache Flume
8 4 (1.14%) HDFS
8 4 (1.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (5.41%) Nagios
2 17 (4.84%) Ansible
3 15 (4.27%) Data Guard
4 14 (3.99%) Puppet
4 14 (3.99%) Red Hat Satellite
5 12 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (3.13%) Cacti
6 11 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 10 (2.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.56%) SCCM
9 6 (1.71%) SCOM
10 5 (1.42%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.42%) Oozie
10 5 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.85%) WMI
12 3 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (32.76%) Oracle
2 114 (32.48%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.12%) SAP
4 21 (5.98%) Red Hat
5 19 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 17 (4.84%) MuleSoft
7 16 (4.56%) NetApp
8 15 (4.27%) Atlassian
8 15 (4.27%) VMware
9 14 (3.99%) Tableau
10 13 (3.70%) Sun
11 12 (3.42%) HP
11 12 (3.42%) MicroStrategy
11 12 (3.42%) RedGate
12 11 (3.13%) Brocade
12 11 (3.13%) EMC
13 7 (1.99%) Facebook
14 6 (1.71%) Cisco
14 6 (1.71%) Citrix
14 6 (1.71%) Perforce