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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Optimisation
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 689 719 775
Rank change year-on-year +30 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Optimisation 187 230 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 147 193 158
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £28,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 79702 87753 97622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.97% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64312 73316 79772
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +15 182 £45,000 -10.00% 23
London -4 90 £65,000 +18.18% 11
North West -25 27 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Manchester -18 20 £40,000 -13.51% 1
South East +26 13 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire +14 13 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England -3 13 £67,500 +76.47% 2
City of London +20 11 £65,000 +35.41% 1
South West +13 11 £45,000 +95.65%
Surrey +42 10 £45,250 -30.38% 1
Cambridge -5 10 £67,500 +107.69% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 10 £67,500 +73.07% 2
Wiltshire - 9 £45,000 -
West Midlands +13 7 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Redhill - 7 £42,500 - 1
Corsham - 6 £45,000 -
East Midlands +18 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Derbyshire +7 5 £40,000 -
Derby +3 5 £40,000 -
York +15 4 £25,000 -41.17%
North Yorkshire 0 4 £25,000 -41.17%
Cheshire - 4 £39,500 - 1
Warrington - 4 £39,500 -
Bedfordshire +19 3 £42,500 -1.16%
Scotland +10 3 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Edinburgh -6 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Merseyside - 3 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 3 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 147 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (33.03%) TDD
3 120 (27.33%) SQL Server
4 118 (26.88%) Java
5 107 (24.37%) User Experience
6 105 (23.92%) SQL
7 102 (23.23%) .NET
8 101 (23.01%) Test Automation
9 96 (21.87%) JavaScript
10 95 (21.64%) Unit Testing
11 89 (20.27%) Web Services
11 89 (20.27%) Analytics
12 85 (19.36%) Software Engineering
13 83 (18.91%) C#
14 81 (18.45%) Degree
14 81 (18.45%) REST
15 80 (18.22%) Linux
16 78 (17.77%) BDD
17 77 (17.54%) HTML
17 77 (17.54%) CSS
18 75 (17.08%) Computer Science
19 74 (16.86%) Microsoft
20 73 (16.63%) Spring
21 70 (15.95%) RESTful
22 69 (15.72%) SOAP
23 68 (15.49%) E-Commerce
23 68 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
24 64 (14.58%) Hibernate
25 62 (14.12%) Finance
26 59 (13.44%) QA

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 50 (11.39%) IIS
2 39 (8.88%) Tomcat
2 39 (8.88%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.96%) Apache
4 13 (2.96%) CMS
5 12 (2.73%) JBoss
6 10 (2.28%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.37%) Confluence
9 6 (1.37%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.91%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.68%) Drupal
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.68%) WordPress
12 2 (0.46%) nginx
12 2 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.73%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.73%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (1.59%) Magento
3 5 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.91%) Shopify
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) FastStats
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.46%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.33%) Google Play
4 12 (2.73%) SaaS
5 8 (1.82%) GitHub
6 6 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
7 5 (1.14%) Office 365
8 2 (0.46%) IaaS
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle CX
8 2 (0.46%) Yammer
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) PaaS
9 1 (0.23%) Responsys
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.87%) FIX Connectivity
2 11 (2.51%) HTTP
3 10 (2.28%) DNS
4 8 (1.82%) Internet
5 7 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.91%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.91%) LDAP
6 4 (0.91%) Skype
7 3 (0.68%) DHCP
7 3 (0.68%) Firewall
7 3 (0.68%) MIMO
7 3 (0.68%) OFDM
7 3 (0.68%) Wireless
8 2 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.46%) LAN
8 2 (0.46%) Network Security
8 2 (0.46%) SMTP
8 2 (0.46%) VoIP
8 2 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (27.33%) SQL Server
2 68 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 57 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (6.83%) MySQL
7 28 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (5.92%) Hadoop
9 23 (5.24%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (4.56%) Big Data
10 20 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (3.42%) KDB
13 14 (3.19%) OLTP
13 14 (3.19%) Oracle Database
14 13 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (2.96%) Relational Database
15 10 (2.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 52 (11.85%) Git (software)
3 45 (10.25%) Eclipse
4 42 (9.57%) Maven
5 41 (9.34%) Subversion
6 24 (5.47%) JIRA
6 24 (5.47%) Xcode
7 19 (4.33%) Jenkins
8 15 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (2.96%) gulp
9 13 (2.96%) JUnit
9 13 (2.96%) Selenium
10 12 (2.73%) Mockito
10 12 (2.73%) Spock
11 10 (2.28%) Clang
11 10 (2.28%) Grunt
11 10 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.14%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 62 (14.12%) Finance
2 29 (6.61%) Front Office
3 27 (6.15%) Marketing
4 25 (5.69%) Retail
5 22 (5.01%) Banking
6 19 (4.33%) Advertising
7 18 (4.10%) Electronics
8 15 (3.42%) Investment Banking
9 12 (2.73%) Publishing
10 9 (2.05%) Games
10 9 (2.05%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.68%) Automotive
13 2 (0.46%) Back Office
13 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.23%) Billing
14 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (53.08%) Developer
2 61 (13.90%) Software Engineer
3 38 (8.66%) Senior Developer
4 33 (7.52%) Java Developer
4 33 (7.52%) Java Engineer
5 28 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 24 (5.47%) iOS Developer
7 23 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 23 (5.24%) SQL Developer
8 20 (4.56%) .NET Software Engineer
9 19 (4.33%) Administrator
9 19 (4.33%) Android Developer
10 18 (4.10%) C# Software Engineer
10 18 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 17 (3.87%) Node.js Developer
12 16 (3.64%) C++ Developer
12 16 (3.64%) DBA
12 16 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (3.19%) C++ Software Engineer
13 14 (3.19%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (23.23%) .NET
2 89 (20.27%) Web Services
3 81 (18.45%) REST
4 77 (17.54%) CSS
4 77 (17.54%) HTML
5 73 (16.63%) Spring
6 70 (15.95%) RESTful
7 69 (15.72%) SOAP
8 64 (14.58%) Hibernate
9 59 (13.44%) .NET Framework
10 57 (12.98%) XML
11 55 (12.53%) HTML5
12 52 (11.85%) CSS3
13 51 (11.62%) EJB
14 50 (11.39%) ASP.NET
15 49 (11.16%) JSON
16 43 (9.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 42 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 39 (8.88%) Java SE
19 37 (8.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 107 (24.37%) User Experience
2 75 (17.08%) Computer Science
3 47 (10.71%) Algorithms
4 40 (9.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (7.74%) Mainframe
6 30 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (4.78%) Social Media
9 20 (4.56%) Mobile App
10 18 (4.10%) Digital Media
11 17 (3.87%) Replication
12 14 (3.19%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.73%) Management Information System
14 10 (2.28%) SystemC
15 9 (2.05%) Equities
16 8 (1.82%) Clustering
17 7 (1.59%) Fixed Income
17 7 (1.59%) Hedge funds
18 6 (1.37%) Fat Client
18 6 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.22%) Linux
2 38 (8.66%) Windows
3 35 (7.97%) Apple iOS
4 31 (7.06%) Android
5 23 (5.24%) Unix
6 18 (4.10%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (33.03%) TDD
3 101 (23.01%) Test Automation
4 95 (21.64%) Unit Testing
5 89 (20.27%) Analytics
6 85 (19.36%) Software Engineering
7 78 (17.77%) BDD
8 68 (15.49%) E-Commerce
9 57 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (12.98%) MVC
10 53 (12.07%) Mobile Development
11 49 (11.16%) Continuous Deployment
12 47 (10.71%) SOLID
13 44 (10.02%) ETL
13 44 (10.02%) Multithreading
14 42 (9.57%) Open Source
15 41 (9.34%) Customer Insight
16 39 (8.88%) Responsive Web Design
17 38 (8.66%) Low Latency
17 38 (8.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 118 (26.88%) Java
2 105 (23.92%) SQL
3 96 (21.87%) JavaScript
4 83 (18.91%) C#
5 54 (12.30%) C++
6 43 (9.79%) T-SQL
7 28 (6.38%) Python
8 25 (5.69%) Objective-C
9 24 (5.47%) Apple Swift
9 24 (5.47%) PHP
10 21 (4.78%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.64%) ES6
12 15 (3.42%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.19%) C
14 13 (2.96%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.96%) Ruby
15 6 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.14%) Perl
17 4 (0.91%) R
18 3 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (18.45%) Degree
2 30 (6.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.33%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.87%) PhD
5 10 (2.28%) MCP
6 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.37%) BC Cleared
7 6 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.91%) MCITP
8 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) CCNP
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.23%) CISM
10 1 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.44%) QA
2 39 (8.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 39 (8.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.28%) SLA
4 7 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.91%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.19%) Docker
2 11 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.68%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) Varnish
5 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.82%) Puppet
2 6 (1.37%) Ansible
3 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.91%) Nagios
3 4 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.91%) Oozie
3 4 (0.91%) SCCM
3 4 (0.91%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.46%) Plesk
6 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.23%) Control-M
6 1 (0.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 74 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.88%) IBM
3 29 (6.61%) Oracle
4 23 (5.24%) Google
5 22 (5.01%) Tableau
6 18 (4.10%) SAP
7 15 (3.42%) Bloomberg
7 15 (3.42%) Cognizant
8 13 (2.96%) Adobe
9 12 (2.73%) hybris
9 12 (2.73%) Riverbed
10 8 (1.82%) Apple
11 7 (1.59%) Vertica
11 7 (1.59%) VMware
12 6 (1.37%) TOWER Software
13 5 (1.14%) Cisco
13 5 (1.14%) Intel
13 5 (1.14%) New Relic
13 5 (1.14%) Splunk
14 4 (0.91%) Hortonworks
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum family healthcare, pension, life ins
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Ownership
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Firefly learning
Posted: 7 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
IT Connections
Salary: 40000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networkers
Salary: Dependent of experience
Posted: 13 hours ago