Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 85 81
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 20 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.82% 1.61% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.72% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 19
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £36,000 £36,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,625 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +5.56%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 941 1,045 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.55% 93.39% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 775 887 907
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.20% - +3.75%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 6 months to 20 January 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
Stoke-on-Trent +23 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £47,500 -
Lichfield - 1 £55,000 -
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (55.00%) Database Security
6 10 (50.00%) Replication
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (30.00%) .NET
10 6 (30.00%) High Availability
10 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
11 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (25.00%) Migration
11 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
11 5 (25.00%) Time Management
12 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (20.00%) Statistics
12 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (15.00%) IDERA
13 3 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) MySQL
8 2 (10.00%) Power BI
9 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.00%) DB2
9 1 (5.00%) DTS
9 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
9 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) DBA
2 9 (45.00%) SQL DBA
3 8 (40.00%) Developer
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Production DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (10.00%) WinForms
3 2 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Replication
2 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) EPoS
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Database Security
2 6 (30.00%) High Availability
2 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Statistics
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Database Optimisation
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) MVVM
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (5.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) IDERA
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter