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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Optimisation
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 655 715
Rank change year-on-year +49 +60  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Optimisation 260 314 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 214 257 197
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.17% -5.88%  

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 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 April 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 26 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
England +20 225 £55,000 +10.00% 26
London +34 141 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Wales - 31 £45,269 -
South Wales - 27 £45,269 -
North West -2 21 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Manchester -9 17 £42,750 -10.00% 2
East of England +4 16 £50,000 +28.20% 1
South West +12 15 £45,269 +81.07% 1
City of London -1 13 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Newport - 13 £42,500 -
West Midlands -1 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey +41 8 £42,500 -22.72% 1
South East +29 8 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Redhill - 8 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +15 7 £45,269 +96.82%
Bristol +1 7 £45,269 +29.34%
East Midlands +12 6 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Cambridge -5 6 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Yorkshire +18 5 £25,000 -59.18% 2
Suffolk - 5 £55,000 -
Derby - 5 £40,000 - 1
Ipswich - 5 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Cheltenham +4 4 £45,269 +96.82%
Cardiff - 4 £45,269 -
Swansea - 4 £45,269 -
West Wales - 4 £45,269 -
North Yorkshire +15 3 £25,000 -41.17%
York +10 3 £25,000 -41.17%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 157 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (29.10%) TDD
3 132 (27.05%) .NET
4 125 (25.61%) SQL Server
5 120 (24.59%) JavaScript
6 118 (24.18%) C#
7 114 (23.36%) SQL
8 103 (21.11%) Degree
9 100 (20.49%) User Experience
10 98 (20.08%) Java
11 97 (19.88%) Software Engineering
12 95 (19.47%) MVC
13 94 (19.26%) Unit Testing
14 92 (18.85%) Computer Science
14 92 (18.85%) HTML
15 91 (18.65%) CSS
16 90 (18.44%) Analytics
17 86 (17.62%) Web Services
17 86 (17.62%) Microsoft
18 80 (16.39%) BDD
19 79 (16.19%) Linux
20 74 (15.16%) .NET Framework
20 74 (15.16%) REST
21 72 (14.75%) ASP.NET
22 69 (14.14%) RESTful
23 66 (13.52%) C++
23 66 (13.52%) SQL Server 2012
24 63 (12.91%) Windows
24 63 (12.91%) ASP.NET MVC
24 63 (12.91%) Spring

Performance Optimisation
Co-occurring 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 (11.07%) IIS
2 40 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 40 (8.20%) WebSphere
3 18 (3.69%) Apache
3 18 (3.69%) CMS
4 15 (3.07%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.25%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.84%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.84%) Drupal
8 8 (1.64%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.43%) WordPress
10 6 (1.23%) JBoss
10 6 (1.23%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (1.02%) SAS
12 4 (0.82%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.05%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Magento
2 5 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.61%) Shopify
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
1 42 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.89%) Google Play
3 15 (3.07%) SaaS
4 11 (2.25%) GitHub
5 10 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.64%) Office 365
7 6 (1.23%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.61%) IaaS
8 3 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.41%) Yammer
10 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.28%) DNS
1 16 (3.28%) HTTP
2 15 (3.07%) FIX Connectivity
3 11 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (2.25%) Firewall
4 9 (1.84%) Network Security
5 8 (1.64%) Kerberos
5 8 (1.64%) LDAP
5 8 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.43%) Internet
7 5 (1.02%) DHCP
7 5 (1.02%) MIMO
7 5 (1.02%) OFDM
7 5 (1.02%) Wireless
8 4 (0.82%) FTP
8 4 (0.82%) Skype
8 4 (0.82%) tcpdump
8 4 (0.82%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 66 (13.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (8.81%) MySQL
5 38 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (5.94%) Big Data
8 29 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (4.30%) Hadoop
9 21 (4.30%) KDB
10 19 (3.89%) OLTP
11 18 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (3.28%) Relational Database
14 12 (2.46%) Apache Hive
15 11 (2.25%) Endeca
15 11 (2.25%) Oracle Database
16 10 (2.05%) MongoDB
16 10 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 53 (10.86%) Visual Studio
2 52 (10.66%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.61%) Eclipse
3 42 (8.61%) Subversion
4 40 (8.20%) Maven
5 36 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (4.51%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.89%) gulp
7 19 (3.89%) Xcode
8 14 (2.87%) JIRA
9 12 (2.46%) Grunt
10 10 (2.05%) Clang
11 9 (1.84%) MSTest
11 9 (1.84%) NUnit
12 6 (1.23%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.23%) Selenium
12 6 (1.23%) webpack
13 5 (1.02%) NuGet
13 5 (1.02%) Spock
13 5 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (11.27%) Finance
2 24 (4.92%) Front Office
3 22 (4.51%) Marketing
3 22 (4.51%) Retail
4 21 (4.30%) Advertising
5 20 (4.10%) Banking
6 13 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.66%) Publishing
7 11 (2.25%) Electronics
8 10 (2.05%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.84%) French Language
10 5 (1.02%) Games
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 258 (52.87%) Developer
2 58 (11.89%) Software Engineer
3 41 (8.40%) Senior Developer
4 34 (6.97%) C# Developer
5 31 (6.35%) C++ Developer
6 28 (5.74%) .NET Developer
7 27 (5.53%) Java Developer
8 24 (4.92%) Java Engineer
9 23 (4.71%) .NET Software Engineer
9 23 (4.71%) Administrator
10 22 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (4.30%) C# Software Engineer
12 20 (4.10%) Java Software Engineer
13 19 (3.89%) Android Developer
13 19 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (3.69%) DBA
14 18 (3.69%) iOS Developer
14 18 (3.69%) Node.js Developer
14 18 (3.69%) PHP Developer
14 18 (3.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (27.05%) .NET
2 92 (18.85%) HTML
3 91 (18.65%) CSS
4 86 (17.62%) Web Services
5 74 (15.16%) .NET Framework
5 74 (15.16%) REST
6 72 (14.75%) ASP.NET
7 69 (14.14%) RESTful
8 63 (12.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (12.91%) Spring
9 59 (12.09%) SOAP
10 58 (11.89%) HTML5
11 57 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 56 (11.48%) Hibernate
13 54 (11.07%) AngularJS
13 54 (11.07%) jQuery
13 54 (11.07%) JSON
14 53 (10.86%) XML
15 49 (10.04%) CSS3
16 44 (9.02%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 100 (20.49%) User Experience
2 92 (18.85%) Computer Science
3 49 (10.04%) Algorithms
4 47 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (6.97%) Mainframe
6 33 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (4.71%) Fixed Income
8 22 (4.51%) Replication
9 20 (4.10%) Clustering
10 19 (3.89%) Digital Media
10 19 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
11 18 (3.69%) Data Structures
12 15 (3.07%) Derivative
12 15 (3.07%) Equities
12 15 (3.07%) Management Information System
12 15 (3.07%) Social Media
13 11 (2.25%) Mobile App
14 10 (2.05%) Fat Client
14 10 (2.05%) SystemC
14 10 (2.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (16.19%) Linux
2 63 (12.91%) Windows
3 33 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.71%) Android
4 23 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (4.51%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.51%) Unix
6 13 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (29.10%) TDD
3 97 (19.88%) Software Engineering
4 95 (19.47%) MVC
5 94 (19.26%) Unit Testing
6 90 (18.44%) Analytics
7 80 (16.39%) BDD
8 59 (12.09%) E-Commerce
9 51 (10.45%) SOLID
10 50 (10.25%) Mathematics
10 50 (10.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 48 (9.84%) Low Latency
12 47 (9.63%) Continuous Deployment
13 45 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (9.22%) OOP
13 45 (9.22%) Scrum
14 44 (9.02%) ETL
15 41 (8.40%) Customer Insight
15 41 (8.40%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (24.59%) JavaScript
2 118 (24.18%) C#
3 114 (23.36%) SQL
4 98 (20.08%) Java
5 66 (13.52%) C++
6 43 (8.81%) T-SQL
7 31 (6.35%) PowerShell
7 31 (6.35%) Python
8 26 (5.33%) PHP
9 24 (4.92%) Ruby
10 20 (4.10%) Objective-C
11 19 (3.89%) Apple Swift
11 19 (3.89%) R
12 17 (3.48%) TypeScript
13 15 (3.07%) F#
13 15 (3.07%) Haskell
14 14 (2.87%) ES6
15 11 (2.25%) Shell Script
16 10 (2.05%) C
16 10 (2.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (21.11%) Degree
2 30 (6.15%) PhD
3 18 (3.69%) MCP
3 18 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.25%) CCNP
5 11 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.05%) BC Cleared
7 8 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.82%) CISM
8 4 (0.82%) CISSP
9 3 (0.61%) CCIE
10 1 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.48%) QA
2 39 (7.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 39 (7.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (3.89%) SLA
4 5 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.66%) Docker
2 13 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.82%) HDFS
4 3 (0.61%) Xen
5 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (2.05%) Ansible
2 9 (1.84%) Puppet
2 9 (1.84%) SCCM
3 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.82%) Nagios
4 4 (0.82%) Oozie
4 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.82%) QRadar
4 4 (0.82%) SCOM
4 4 (0.82%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.61%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.41%) Plesk
7 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 86 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.81%) Oracle
3 39 (7.99%) IBM
4 21 (4.30%) Google
4 21 (4.30%) Riverbed
5 17 (3.48%) Tableau
6 15 (3.07%) Vertica
7 14 (2.87%) Cisco
7 14 (2.87%) VMware
8 13 (2.66%) Bloomberg
9 12 (2.46%) Intel
10 11 (2.25%) ATG
10 11 (2.25%) CheckPoint
10 11 (2.25%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.84%) Apple
11 9 (1.84%) SAP
12 8 (1.64%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.64%) Cognizant
12 8 (1.64%) Hortonworks
12 8 (1.64%) RedGate
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Premier IT
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Salary: £42000 - £48500 per annum + FS Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum family healthcare, pension, life ins
Posted: 20 hours ago
Witney
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Source Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexi-time, pension, 25 days a/l
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Quiz
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IDOX plc
Salary: Salaries negotiable according to experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IDOX plc
Salary: Looking for strong Developer with Technical Team Lead potential
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 days ago