The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Performance Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Optimisation over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Optimisation
UK
Rank 612 636 702
Rank change year-on-year +24 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Optimisation 260 340 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 215 289 201
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,850 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.51% -  

Performance Optimisation 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Performance Optimisation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Optimisation in the UK

Performance Optimisation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Optimisation in the UK

Performance Optimisation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Optimisation in the UK

Performance Optimisation
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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
England +3 223 £55,000 +10.00% 29
London +38 140 £65,000 +18.18% 17
Wales +32 30 £45,269 -24.55% 1
South Wales +35 26 £45,269 -24.55% 1
North West +8 24 £60,000 +60.00% 5
South West +20 20 £45,269 +29.34%
Manchester +1 20 £60,000 +26.31% 3
East of England +22 17 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Newport +11 12 £43,885 -26.85% 1
Bristol +7 12 £57,500 +64.28%
City of London -10 11 £60,000 +20.00% 3
South East +41 8 £42,500 -26.08%
Hertfordshire +23 7 £25,000 -23.07%
East Midlands +10 7 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Gloucestershire +2 7 £45,269 +88.62%
Surrey +40 6 £42,500 -22.72%
West Midlands -2 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cheshunt - 6 £25,000 -
Redhill - 6 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 5 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £55,000 -
Cheltenham +12 4 £45,269 +88.62%
Cambridge +7 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Merseyside +3 4 £36,250 +31.81%
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £50,000 +28.20%
County Antrim - 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Swansea - 4 £45,269 -
West Wales - 4 £45,269 -
Derbyshire - 4 £40,000 - 2

Performance Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Performance Optimisation.

1 156 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (30.26%) .NET
3 147 (28.88%) SQL Server
4 139 (27.31%) SQL
5 138 (27.11%) TDD
6 136 (26.72%) C#
7 124 (24.36%) JavaScript
8 117 (22.99%) MVC
9 108 (21.22%) Degree
10 104 (20.43%) Microsoft
11 101 (19.84%) Software Engineering
12 94 (18.47%) User Experience
13 91 (17.88%) Java
14 89 (17.49%) HTML
14 89 (17.49%) ASP.NET
15 87 (17.09%) Computer Science
15 87 (17.09%) Unit Testing
16 86 (16.90%) CSS
17 83 (16.31%) .NET Framework
18 79 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
19 77 (15.13%) Windows
19 77 (15.13%) Analytics
20 75 (14.73%) SQL Server 2012
21 74 (14.54%) Web Services
22 72 (14.15%) BDD
23 69 (13.56%) AngularJS
24 68 (13.36%) REST
25 66 (12.97%) jQuery
26 65 (12.77%) Linux
27 64 (12.57%) ASP.NET Web API

Performance Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills 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 54 (10.61%) IIS
2 39 (7.66%) Tomcat
2 39 (7.66%) WebSphere
3 19 (3.73%) Apache
4 16 (3.14%) CMS
5 15 (2.95%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.36%) Drupal
7 11 (2.16%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (1.96%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.96%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.57%) Apache Pig
10 8 (1.57%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.57%) WordPress
11 5 (0.98%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (0.98%) SAS
12 3 (0.59%) Confluence
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.72%) MS Office
3 11 (2.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) GIMP
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.54%) Google Play
4 17 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.95%) GitHub
6 14 (2.75%) SaaS
7 8 (1.57%) Office 365
8 6 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.59%) IaaS
9 3 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.20%) PaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.54%) HTTP
2 15 (2.95%) DNS
3 11 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (2.16%) Firewall
3 11 (2.16%) FIX Connectivity
4 9 (1.77%) Network Security
5 8 (1.57%) Internet
5 8 (1.57%) Kerberos
5 8 (1.57%) LDAP
6 7 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.98%) MIMO
7 5 (0.98%) OFDM
7 5 (0.98%) Wireless
8 4 (0.79%) FTP
8 4 (0.79%) tcpdump
8 4 (0.79%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.59%) DHCP
10 2 (0.39%) LAN
10 2 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (28.88%) SQL Server
2 75 (14.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 57 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (9.82%) MySQL
4 50 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (7.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 38 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (6.48%) Big Data
9 26 (5.11%) Relational Database
10 24 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (3.54%) KDB
11 18 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (3.34%) Hadoop
13 16 (3.14%) CouchDB
13 16 (3.14%) OLTP
14 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (2.36%) MongoDB
15 12 (2.36%) NoSQL
16 11 (2.16%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 55 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.82%) Visual Studio
3 47 (9.23%) Subversion
4 45 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (8.06%) Eclipse
6 40 (7.86%) Maven
7 24 (4.72%) gulp
8 21 (4.13%) Jenkins
8 21 (4.13%) Xcode
9 16 (3.14%) MSTest
9 16 (3.14%) NUnit
10 15 (2.95%) Grunt
11 8 (1.57%) webpack
12 6 (1.18%) Clang
12 6 (1.18%) CocoaPods
12 6 (1.18%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.98%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.98%) NuGet
13 5 (0.98%) Redmine
13 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (11.59%) Finance
2 26 (5.11%) Marketing
3 19 (3.73%) Advertising
3 19 (3.73%) Retail
4 18 (3.54%) Front Office
5 17 (3.34%) Banking
6 13 (2.55%) Publishing
7 10 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.77%) French Language
9 7 (1.38%) Electronics
10 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.59%) Billing
10 3 (0.59%) Games
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 266 (52.26%) Developer
2 59 (11.59%) Software Engineer
3 44 (8.64%) Senior Developer
4 39 (7.66%) C# Developer
5 36 (7.07%) .NET Developer
6 33 (6.48%) SQL Developer
7 31 (6.09%) C++ Developer
8 25 (4.91%) .NET Software Engineer
8 25 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
9 24 (4.72%) DBA
9 24 (4.72%) Java Engineer
10 23 (4.52%) C# Software Engineer
11 22 (4.32%) Architect
12 21 (4.13%) Administrator
13 20 (3.93%) iOS Developer
14 19 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (3.73%) Java Developer
14 19 (3.73%) Java Software Engineer
15 18 (3.54%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (30.26%) .NET
2 89 (17.49%) ASP.NET
2 89 (17.49%) HTML
3 86 (16.90%) CSS
4 83 (16.31%) .NET Framework
5 79 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (14.54%) Web Services
7 69 (13.56%) AngularJS
8 68 (13.36%) REST
9 66 (12.97%) jQuery
10 64 (12.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 60 (11.79%) RESTful
12 59 (11.59%) SOAP
13 57 (11.20%) Spring
14 54 (10.61%) JSON
15 50 (9.82%) XML
16 49 (9.63%) HTML5
17 48 (9.43%) Hibernate
18 40 (7.86%) Middleware
19 39 (7.66%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.47%) User Experience
2 87 (17.09%) Computer Science
3 56 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (8.45%) Algorithms
5 34 (6.68%) Mainframe
6 30 (5.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (5.50%) Clustering
8 26 (5.11%) Replication
9 23 (4.52%) Fixed Income
10 19 (3.73%) Digital Media
11 16 (3.14%) Data Structures
12 15 (2.95%) Derivative
12 15 (2.95%) Social Media
13 14 (2.75%) Equities
13 14 (2.75%) Management Information System
14 13 (2.55%) Wiki
15 10 (1.96%) Fat Client
15 10 (1.96%) Thin Client
16 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (1.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 77 (15.13%) Windows
2 65 (12.77%) Linux
3 45 (8.84%) Windows Server
4 31 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 22 (4.32%) Unix
7 20 (3.93%) Android
8 13 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (27.11%) TDD
3 117 (22.99%) MVC
4 101 (19.84%) Software Engineering
5 87 (17.09%) Unit Testing
6 77 (15.13%) Analytics
7 72 (14.15%) BDD
8 55 (10.81%) ETL
9 54 (10.61%) SOLID
10 53 (10.41%) Scrum
11 52 (10.22%) OOP
12 47 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (9.04%) Continuous Deployment
13 46 (9.04%) Mathematics
14 45 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (8.64%) E-Commerce
15 44 (8.64%) Low Latency
16 43 (8.45%) Responsive Web Design
17 40 (7.86%) Customer Insight
17 40 (7.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 139 (27.31%) SQL
2 136 (26.72%) C#
3 124 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 91 (17.88%) Java
5 58 (11.39%) C++
6 54 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 47 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 35 (6.88%) Python
9 28 (5.50%) Ruby
10 27 (5.30%) PHP
10 27 (5.30%) TypeScript
11 26 (5.11%) R
12 21 (4.13%) Objective-C
13 18 (3.54%) Apple Swift
14 15 (2.95%) F#
14 15 (2.95%) Haskell
15 10 (1.96%) OCaml
15 10 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.77%) ES6
17 8 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (21.22%) Degree
2 26 (5.11%) PhD
3 18 (3.54%) MCP
3 18 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.16%) CCNP
5 11 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.96%) BC Cleared
7 8 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.79%) CISM
8 4 (0.79%) CISSP
9 3 (0.59%) CCIE
10 1 (0.20%) CISA
10 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.22%) QA
2 38 (7.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 38 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (3.73%) SLA
4 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.75%) Docker
3 11 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.79%) HDFS
5 3 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.36%) Ansible
2 10 (1.96%) SCCM
2 10 (1.96%) SCOM
3 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (1.57%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.57%) Puppet
4 4 (0.79%) Nagios
4 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.79%) QRadar
4 4 (0.79%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.59%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.39%) Plesk
7 1 (0.20%) Control-M
7 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 104 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.82%) Oracle
3 38 (7.47%) IBM
4 21 (4.13%) Riverbed
5 20 (3.93%) Google
6 19 (3.73%) Tableau
7 18 (3.54%) Vertica
8 14 (2.75%) RedGate
9 13 (2.55%) Cisco
10 12 (2.36%) Intel
10 12 (2.36%) VMware
11 11 (2.16%) ATG
11 11 (2.16%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.16%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.96%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.77%) CommVault
14 8 (1.57%) Apple
14 8 (1.57%) Splunk
15 7 (1.38%) Progress
15 7 (1.38%) SolarWinds
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: great benefits package and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago