The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 212 166
Rank change year-on-year -40 -46  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1178 1582 2186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.63% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.83% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1246 1742
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% -  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80257 86320 97586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.74% 88.92% 88.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64749 72153 79773
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 £79,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in the UK

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in the UK

Performance Tuning
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 Tuning within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 -44 1110 £50,000 -9.09% 110
London -85 508 £57,500 -4.16% 42
South East +44 218 £47,000 -6.00% 19
East of England +53 125 £50,000 -9.09% 7
North West -10 70 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire -44 59 £45,500 +13.75% 8
City of London -46 59 £60,000 +4.34% 8
Essex +41 54 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Yorkshire -10 54 £46,000 +15.00% 6
Brighton +37 47 £45,000 -
East Sussex +31 47 £45,000 +9.09%
West Midlands -20 47 £48,750 +3.72% 10
South West -8 45 £47,500 +21.01% 6
Hampshire +35 43 £42,500 -15.00% 8
East Midlands +10 42 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Surrey +29 40 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Manchester -28 35 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Scotland -26 34 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Bradford +22 33 £47,500 +18.75%
Hertfordshire -13 32 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Nottingham +17 28 £48,750 -15.21% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 28 £48,750 +2.13% 3
Woking +28 27 £60,000 +29.03% 1
Kent +10 26 £42,500 -22.72%
Buckinghamshire -18 25 £47,000 -6.00% 2
Cheshire -10 23 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Glasgow -19 22 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Berkshire -27 21 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Leeds -19 19 £44,000 +10.00% 6
Bedfordshire +31 18 £60,000 -7.69% 3

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 1548 (65.54%) SQL
2 1251 (52.96%) SQL Server
3 713 (30.19%) Oracle
4 685 (29.00%) Microsoft
5 626 (26.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 619 (26.21%) T-SQL
7 590 (24.98%) Linux
8 589 (24.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 546 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
9 546 (23.12%) Windows
10 537 (22.73%) Finance
11 473 (20.03%) Business Intelligence
12 415 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
13 390 (16.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 382 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
15 369 (15.62%) .NET
16 368 (15.58%) ETL
17 349 (14.78%) Oracle Database
18 345 (14.61%) Java
19 342 (14.48%) High Availability
20 322 (13.63%) Unix
21 307 (13.00%) C#
22 299 (12.66%) PL/SQL
23 295 (12.49%) SQL Server 2008
24 290 (12.28%) Windows Server
25 289 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
26 283 (11.98%) Replication
27 267 (11.30%) DevOps
28 266 (11.26%) Clustering
29 250 (10.58%) SQL Server 2014

Performance Tuning
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
1 153 (6.48%) IIS
2 99 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 91 (3.85%) Apache
4 84 (3.56%) WebLogic
5 75 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 63 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 61 (2.58%) JBoss
8 60 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 44 (1.86%) Apache Spark
10 41 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
11 37 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
12 31 (1.31%) MS Exchange
13 28 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (1.14%) Confluence
14 27 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
15 26 (1.10%) CMS
16 24 (1.02%) OpenStack
16 24 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (0.85%) CloudStack
18 19 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 61 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.47%) SPSS
4 7 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
3 31 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (0.97%) RiskWrite
5 17 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.38%) Magento
6 9 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.30%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.30%) RMDS
7 7 (0.30%) Sage X3
8 6 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.21%) SAP APO
9 5 (0.21%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.13%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 229 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 175 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (3.13%) SaaS
4 52 (2.20%) GitHub
5 31 (1.31%) IaaS
6 24 (1.02%) PaaS
7 20 (0.85%) Office 365
8 18 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.13%) Firebase
15 2 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.085%) Boomi
15 2 (0.085%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (5.21%) Firewall
2 120 (5.08%) SAN
3 90 (3.81%) DNS
3 90 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 70 (2.96%) LAN
5 61 (2.58%) WAN
6 59 (2.50%) Internet
7 58 (2.46%) DHCP
8 49 (2.07%) VPN
9 44 (1.86%) HTTP
10 36 (1.52%) VoIP
11 35 (1.48%) LDAP
12 33 (1.40%) NAS
13 32 (1.35%) SNMP
14 31 (1.31%) iSCSI
15 30 (1.27%) SSL
16 28 (1.19%) SSH
17 26 (1.10%) Intranet
17 26 (1.10%) Kerberos
18 23 (0.97%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1251 (52.96%) SQL Server
2 626 (26.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 589 (24.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 415 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
5 390 (16.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 349 (14.78%) Oracle Database
7 295 (12.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 250 (10.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 248 (10.50%) Relational Database
10 239 (10.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 202 (8.55%) NoSQL
12 187 (7.92%) MySQL
13 176 (7.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 167 (7.07%) RDBMS
15 162 (6.86%) Oracle Database 12c
16 145 (6.14%) Hadoop
17 136 (5.76%) MongoDB
18 130 (5.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 117 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
20 115 (4.87%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 165 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 125 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 116 (4.91%) JIRA
4 106 (4.49%) TeamCity
5 105 (4.45%) Jenkins
6 91 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 77 (3.26%) Subversion
8 49 (2.07%) Eclipse
9 28 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
10 26 (1.10%) JUnit
10 26 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
11 24 (1.02%) Bitbucket
12 23 (0.97%) VersionOne
13 22 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (0.89%) Maven
15 20 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 19 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
17 18 (0.76%) Gradle
17 18 (0.76%) Selenium
18 17 (0.72%) Mockito
General
1 537 (22.73%) Finance
2 202 (8.55%) Banking
3 107 (4.53%) Retail
4 87 (3.68%) Marketing
5 52 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 48 (2.03%) Advertising
7 34 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 31 (1.31%) Back Office
8 31 (1.31%) Publishing
9 28 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.06%) Front Office
11 17 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.72%) Games
11 17 (0.72%) Music Industry
12 15 (0.64%) Automotive
13 12 (0.51%) Billing
14 9 (0.38%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.25%) Legal
15 6 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 850 (35.99%) DBA
2 773 (32.73%) Developer
3 596 (25.23%) SQL DBA
4 518 (21.93%) Administrator
5 290 (12.28%) SQL Server DBA
6 221 (9.36%) SQL Developer
7 158 (6.69%) Senior Developer
8 153 (6.48%) Oracle DBA
9 148 (6.27%) Senior DBA
10 120 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
11 115 (4.87%) Analyst
12 114 (4.83%) .NET Developer
12 114 (4.83%) Java Developer
13 109 (4.61%) Senior SQL DBA
14 103 (4.36%) C# Developer
15 86 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
16 83 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
17 79 (3.34%) Database Developer
18 71 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
19 66 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (15.62%) .NET
2 194 (8.21%) Web Services
3 182 (7.71%) HTML
4 170 (7.20%) ASP.NET
5 166 (7.03%) CSS
6 161 (6.82%) XML
7 111 (4.70%) Middleware
8 110 (4.66%) .NET Framework
9 109 (4.61%) AngularJS
10 91 (3.85%) RESTful
11 77 (3.26%) jQuery
12 74 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 74 (3.13%) Entity Framework
13 68 (2.88%) Spring
13 68 (2.88%) WCF
14 58 (2.46%) HTML5
14 58 (2.46%) REST
14 58 (2.46%) SOAP
15 52 (2.20%) MDX
16 46 (1.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 382 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
2 283 (11.98%) Replication
3 266 (11.26%) Clustering
4 156 (6.60%) Computer Science
5 76 (3.22%) Data Centre
6 69 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 57 (2.41%) Fintech
8 54 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 46 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
10 43 (1.82%) User Experience
11 42 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 36 (1.52%) N-Tier
13 31 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 30 (1.27%) Mobile App
15 29 (1.23%) iSeries
16 26 (1.10%) Fixed Income
17 25 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
18 24 (1.02%) iPad
19 23 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
19 23 (0.97%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 590 (24.98%) Linux
2 546 (23.12%) Windows
3 322 (13.63%) Unix
4 290 (12.28%) Windows Server
5 124 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 79 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (2.58%) Solaris
9 33 (1.40%) CentOS
10 27 (1.14%) AIX
10 27 (1.14%) Android
11 20 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.68%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.59%) HPUX
14 11 (0.47%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.34%) Debian
17 7 (0.30%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (20.03%) Business Intelligence
3 368 (15.58%) ETL
4 342 (14.48%) High Availability
5 289 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 267 (11.30%) DevOps
7 204 (8.64%) ITIL
8 200 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 191 (8.09%) Data Modelling
10 187 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
11 158 (6.69%) Migration
12 157 (6.65%) Mentoring
12 157 (6.65%) SDLC
13 148 (6.27%) Analytics
14 143 (6.05%) Scrum
15 132 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
16 126 (5.33%) Configuration Management
16 126 (5.33%) OO
17 119 (5.04%) MVC
18 113 (4.78%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1548 (65.54%) SQL
2 619 (26.21%) T-SQL
3 345 (14.61%) Java
4 307 (13.00%) C#
5 299 (12.66%) PL/SQL
6 248 (10.50%) JavaScript
7 240 (10.16%) PowerShell
8 183 (7.75%) Shell Script
9 175 (7.41%) Python
10 116 (4.91%) Perl
11 89 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 54 (2.29%) Ruby
13 48 (2.03%) PHP
14 34 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 33 (1.40%) C++
16 32 (1.35%) C
17 27 (1.14%) VB
18 24 (1.02%) VBScript
19 18 (0.76%) Scala
20 17 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 213 (9.02%) Degree
2 174 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (3.22%) MCSE
4 71 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 65 (2.75%) Oracle Certification
6 51 (2.16%) OCP
7 45 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 44 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 38 (1.61%) MCSA
10 37 (1.57%) MCITP
10 37 (1.57%) MCTS
11 33 (1.40%) SC Cleared
12 29 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (1.06%) OCA
14 23 (0.97%) CCNP
14 23 (0.97%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.59%) Master's Degree
16 11 (0.47%) CCNA
16 11 (0.47%) CCVP
17 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.02%) QA
2 77 (3.26%) SLA
3 62 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 39 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.68%) PMO
8 15 (0.64%) ISO 14001
9 13 (0.55%) GDPR
10 6 (0.25%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.085%) MiFID
13 1 (0.042%) Basel III
13 1 (0.042%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.042%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.042%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 140 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 112 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
4 43 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 42 (1.78%) Docker
5 42 (1.78%) Xen
6 41 (1.74%) XenServer
7 36 (1.52%) vSphere
8 32 (1.35%) KVM
9 30 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (0.68%) ISA Server
10 16 (0.68%) NFS
11 14 (0.59%) HDFS
11 14 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 13 (0.55%) iptables
12 13 (0.55%) SRDF
13 8 (0.34%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 111 (4.70%) Puppet
2 109 (4.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 93 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (3.60%) Data Guard
5 81 (3.43%) Ansible
6 62 (2.62%) Nagios
7 47 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 33 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
9 32 (1.35%) Terraform
10 27 (1.14%) Opsview
11 26 (1.10%) Tivoli
12 22 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
12 22 (0.93%) SCOM
13 21 (0.89%) Cobbler
13 21 (0.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 19 (0.80%) CFEngine
14 19 (0.80%) SELinux
15 17 (0.72%) Icinga
16 16 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
17 15 (0.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 713 (30.19%) Oracle
2 685 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 174 (7.37%) VMware
4 141 (5.97%) Red Hat
5 89 (3.77%) IBM
6 84 (3.56%) Cisco
7 63 (2.67%) HP
8 57 (2.41%) Sybase
9 55 (2.33%) Tableau
10 41 (1.74%) NetApp
11 34 (1.44%) Google
12 32 (1.35%) Dell
12 32 (1.35%) SAP
13 29 (1.23%) Facebook
13 29 (1.23%) Informatica
13 29 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
14 27 (1.14%) SolarWinds
15 26 (1.10%) Citrix
15 26 (1.10%) Talend
16 24 (1.02%) Intel
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £43,500 to £49,500 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + 10% Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + ~30% and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago