The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 64 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.13% 2.07% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.37% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 370 549 526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 87.47% 87.56% 84.03%
Number of salaries quoted 278 493 475
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,575 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Stoke-on-Trent +11 9 £42,500 +21.42%
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (11.11%) Database Security
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) OLTP
6 2 (11.11%) Clustering
6 2 (11.11%) IIS
6 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Power BI
7 1 (5.56%) DB2
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) MySQL
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) OLTP
4 2 (11.11%) Power BI
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) DBA
2 16 (88.89%) SQL DBA
3 9 (50.00%) Administrator
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (22.22%) Developer
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Database Security
2 2 (11.11%) ETL
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) IBM