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

Performance Tuning
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 205 172
Rank change year-on-year -48 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1174 1620 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.64% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.85% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1265 1749
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 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 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 22 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 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 -56 1107 £50,000 -9.09% 116
London -85 503 £57,500 -4.16% 47
South East +22 222 £47,000 -6.00% 20
East of England +50 125 £50,000 -9.09% 5
North West -19 69 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Yorkshire -38 61 £45,000 +12.50% 8
City of London -49 58 £60,000 +2.12% 6
West Yorkshire -14 55 £45,500 +13.75% 5
Essex +40 54 £50,000 +11.11%
East Sussex +39 48 £45,000 +9.09%
Brighton +37 48 £45,000 -
West Midlands -18 48 £47,500 +0.52% 8
Hampshire +45 46 £42,500 -13.26% 8
South West +7 45 £47,500 +21.01% 8
Surrey +34 39 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East Midlands +12 39 £45,000 +14.64% 8
Manchester -28 34 £42,500 - 6
Bradford +22 33 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Scotland -19 33 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Hertfordshire -9 30 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Nottingham +16 26 £48,750 -15.21% 5
Nottinghamshire +15 26 £48,750 -7.14% 6
Kent +13 26 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Woking +18 25 £60,000 +24.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 25 £47,000 -6.00% 2
Cheshire -13 23 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Berkshire -22 22 £50,000 -4.30% 4
Glasgow -19 21 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Leeds -20 20 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Bedfordshire +25 18 £60,000 -7.69% 3

For the 6 months to 22 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 1554 (65.76%) SQL
2 1246 (52.73%) SQL Server
3 723 (30.60%) Oracle
4 678 (28.69%) Microsoft
5 623 (26.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 619 (26.20%) T-SQL
7 591 (25.01%) Linux
8 584 (24.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 549 (23.23%) Windows
10 547 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
11 537 (22.73%) Finance
12 469 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
13 410 (17.35%) Data Warehouse
14 385 (16.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 379 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
16 367 (15.53%) .NET
17 361 (15.28%) ETL
18 353 (14.94%) Oracle Database
19 344 (14.56%) Java
20 340 (14.39%) High Availability
21 324 (13.71%) Unix
22 306 (12.95%) C#
22 306 (12.95%) PL/SQL
23 297 (12.57%) SQL Server 2008
24 291 (12.31%) Windows Server
25 285 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
26 280 (11.85%) Replication
27 268 (11.34%) Clustering
28 262 (11.09%) DevOps
29 253 (10.71%) Relational Database

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
1 156 (6.60%) IIS
2 98 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 91 (3.85%) Apache
4 87 (3.68%) WebLogic
5 76 (3.22%) Tomcat
6 63 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 61 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 60 (2.54%) JBoss
9 40 (1.69%) Apache Spark
9 40 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
11 30 (1.27%) MS Exchange
12 28 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
13 27 (1.14%) CMS
14 24 (1.02%) Confluence
14 24 (1.02%) OpenStack
14 24 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (0.80%) CloudStack
15 19 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.47%) SPSS
4 6 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 41 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.93%) 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
1 227 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (3.09%) SaaS
4 49 (2.07%) GitHub
5 30 (1.27%) IaaS
6 25 (1.06%) PaaS
7 20 (0.85%) Office 365
8 17 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.13%) Firebase
14 2 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.085%) Boomi
14 2 (0.085%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (5.21%) SAN
2 121 (5.12%) Firewall
3 90 (3.81%) DNS
3 90 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 70 (2.96%) LAN
5 62 (2.62%) WAN
6 60 (2.54%) Internet
7 58 (2.45%) DHCP
8 48 (2.03%) VPN
9 47 (1.99%) HTTP
10 36 (1.52%) LDAP
10 36 (1.52%) NAS
10 36 (1.52%) VoIP
11 32 (1.35%) iSCSI
11 32 (1.35%) SSL
12 31 (1.31%) SNMP
13 29 (1.23%) SSH
14 27 (1.14%) Kerberos
15 25 (1.06%) Intranet
15 25 (1.06%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1246 (52.73%) SQL Server
2 623 (26.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 584 (24.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 410 (17.35%) Data Warehouse
5 385 (16.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 353 (14.94%) Oracle Database
7 297 (12.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 253 (10.71%) Relational Database
8 253 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 241 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 199 (8.42%) NoSQL
11 189 (8.00%) MySQL
12 180 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 172 (7.28%) RDBMS
14 164 (6.94%) Oracle Database 12c
15 146 (6.18%) Hadoop
16 139 (5.88%) MongoDB
17 129 (5.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 116 (4.91%) SQL Server 2005
19 115 (4.87%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 162 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 128 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 113 (4.78%) JIRA
4 104 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 103 (4.36%) TeamCity
6 92 (3.89%) Visual Studio
7 76 (3.22%) Subversion
8 46 (1.95%) Eclipse
9 28 (1.18%) JUnit
9 28 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
10 27 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 24 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (0.93%) Bitbucket
12 22 (0.93%) Maven
12 22 (0.93%) VersionOne
13 20 (0.85%) Selenium
14 19 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
14 19 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 18 (0.76%) Gradle
16 16 (0.68%) MSBuild
General
1 537 (22.73%) Finance
2 201 (8.51%) Banking
3 104 (4.40%) Retail
4 85 (3.60%) Marketing
5 51 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 47 (1.99%) Advertising
7 32 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 31 (1.31%) Back Office
8 31 (1.31%) Publishing
9 28 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.97%) Front Office
11 18 (0.76%) Music Industry
12 17 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.72%) Games
13 15 (0.63%) Automotive
14 12 (0.51%) Billing
15 9 (0.38%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.30%) Legal
17 6 (0.25%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 857 (36.27%) DBA
2 773 (32.71%) Developer
3 599 (25.35%) SQL DBA
4 521 (22.05%) Administrator
5 292 (12.36%) SQL Server DBA
6 221 (9.35%) SQL Developer
7 157 (6.64%) Oracle DBA
8 155 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 146 (6.18%) Senior DBA
10 120 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
11 116 (4.91%) Java Developer
12 113 (4.78%) Analyst
13 112 (4.74%) .NET Developer
14 107 (4.53%) Senior SQL DBA
15 105 (4.44%) C# Developer
16 86 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
17 82 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
18 80 (3.39%) Database Developer
19 72 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
20 65 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (15.53%) .NET
2 193 (8.17%) Web Services
3 179 (7.58%) HTML
4 170 (7.19%) ASP.NET
5 164 (6.94%) CSS
6 159 (6.73%) XML
7 112 (4.74%) Middleware
8 110 (4.66%) AngularJS
9 109 (4.61%) .NET Framework
10 91 (3.85%) RESTful
11 77 (3.26%) jQuery
12 73 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 73 (3.09%) Entity Framework
13 67 (2.84%) WCF
14 66 (2.79%) Spring
15 59 (2.50%) HTML5
16 57 (2.41%) SOAP
17 55 (2.33%) REST
18 51 (2.16%) MDX
19 44 (1.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 379 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 280 (11.85%) Replication
3 268 (11.34%) Clustering
4 161 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 77 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 67 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 56 (2.37%) Fintech
8 54 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 45 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
10 43 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 43 (1.82%) User Experience
11 37 (1.57%) N-Tier
12 31 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 31 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 27 (1.14%) iSeries
14 26 (1.10%) Fixed Income
14 26 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
14 26 (1.10%) iPad
15 23 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
15 23 (0.97%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 591 (25.01%) Linux
2 549 (23.23%) Windows
3 324 (13.71%) Unix
4 291 (12.31%) Windows Server
5 125 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (2.67%) Solaris
9 32 (1.35%) 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
1 547 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
3 361 (15.28%) ETL
4 340 (14.39%) High Availability
5 285 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 262 (11.09%) DevOps
7 202 (8.55%) ITIL
7 202 (8.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 191 (8.08%) Data Modelling
9 189 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
10 158 (6.69%) Migration
10 158 (6.69%) SDLC
11 157 (6.64%) Mentoring
12 148 (6.26%) Analytics
13 142 (6.01%) Scrum
14 132 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
15 128 (5.42%) Configuration Management
15 128 (5.42%) OO
16 120 (5.08%) MVC
17 113 (4.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1554 (65.76%) SQL
2 619 (26.20%) T-SQL
3 344 (14.56%) Java
4 306 (12.95%) C#
4 306 (12.95%) PL/SQL
5 242 (10.24%) JavaScript
6 240 (10.16%) PowerShell
7 186 (7.87%) Shell Script
8 175 (7.41%) Python
9 117 (4.95%) Perl
10 88 (3.72%) Bash Shell
11 55 (2.33%) Ruby
12 48 (2.03%) PHP
13 35 (1.48%) C++
14 33 (1.40%) C
14 33 (1.40%) VB.NET
15 27 (1.14%) VB
16 24 (1.02%) VBScript
17 17 (0.72%) Korn
17 17 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 218 (9.23%) Degree
2 169 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (3.13%) MCSE
4 72 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 69 (2.92%) Oracle Certification
6 55 (2.33%) OCP
7 44 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 42 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 37 (1.57%) MCITP
9 37 (1.57%) MCSA
9 37 (1.57%) MCTS
10 34 (1.44%) SC Cleared
11 29 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (1.14%) OCA
13 23 (0.97%) CCNP
13 23 (0.97%) DV Cleared
14 14 (0.59%) Master's Degree
15 11 (0.47%) CCNA
15 11 (0.47%) CCVP
16 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.02%) QA
2 74 (3.13%) SLA
3 61 (2.58%) Data Quality
4 40 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.68%) PMO
8 15 (0.63%) 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
1 137 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 112 (4.74%) Oracle RAC
3 111 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 43 (1.82%) Xen
6 42 (1.78%) Docker
7 38 (1.61%) XenServer
8 35 (1.48%) vSphere
9 34 (1.44%) KVM
10 29 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (0.80%) NFS
12 15 (0.63%) ISA Server
12 15 (0.63%) SRDF
13 14 (0.59%) HDFS
13 14 (0.59%) iptables
14 13 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 13 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.34%) Samba
15 8 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 113 (4.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 112 (4.74%) Puppet
3 94 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
4 88 (3.72%) Data Guard
5 83 (3.51%) Ansible
6 62 (2.62%) Nagios
7 49 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 32 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
9 31 (1.31%) Terraform
10 26 (1.10%) Opsview
11 25 (1.06%) Tivoli
12 23 (0.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 23 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
13 21 (0.89%) CFEngine
13 21 (0.89%) SCOM
14 20 (0.85%) Cobbler
15 18 (0.76%) SELinux
16 16 (0.68%) Icinga
17 15 (0.63%) Cacti
17 15 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 723 (30.60%) Oracle
2 678 (28.69%) Microsoft
3 173 (7.32%) VMware
4 139 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 90 (3.81%) IBM
6 85 (3.60%) Cisco
7 63 (2.67%) HP
8 57 (2.41%) Sybase
9 54 (2.29%) Tableau
10 44 (1.86%) NetApp
11 33 (1.40%) Google
12 32 (1.35%) SAP
13 31 (1.31%) Dell
14 29 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
15 28 (1.18%) Facebook
16 27 (1.14%) Informatica
16 27 (1.14%) Intel
16 27 (1.14%) SolarWinds
16 27 (1.14%) Talend
17 24 (1.02%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £43,500 to £49,500 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 22 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + 10% Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World Fuel Services
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago