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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
UK
Rank 230 202 198
Rank change year-on-year -28 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1200 1722 1703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.67% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.89% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1346 1347
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £76,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
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 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 24 March 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 24 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 -25 1146 £50,000 -4.76% 143
London -46 465 £60,000 +4.34% 43
South East +3 253 £47,500 - 24
East of England +40 93 £50,000 +17.64% 17
North West -9 90 £42,500 -5.55% 18
City of London +9 79 £60,000 - 10
Surrey +50 66 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Midlands -5 65 £45,000 +4.65% 14
Yorkshire -45 61 £42,500 +6.25% 9
East Midlands +26 60 £42,500 - 9
South West +3 56 £42,500 +9.67% 7
West Yorkshire +2 55 £43,250 +14.56% 8
Manchester -14 50 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Leeds -3 39 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hampshire -7 38 £45,000 +2.27% 7
East Sussex +26 37 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Brighton +41 36 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 34 £50,000 - 5
Scotland +18 32 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Hertfordshire +10 32 £52,500 +7.14% 4
Milton Keynes -6 32 £50,000 - 5
Essex +21 29 £50,000 +19.04% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 27 £42,500 -24.44% 4
Berkshire -39 27 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Nottingham +9 26 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Kent +29 24 £52,500 +36.36% 1
Oxfordshire -6 23 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cheshire +1 22 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Wiltshire +33 21 £40,382 +9.14% 1
Woking +19 20 £42,500 -7.60%

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1616 (66.69%) SQL
2 1250 (51.59%) SQL Server
3 771 (31.82%) Oracle
4 697 (28.77%) Microsoft
5 616 (25.42%) Linux
6 610 (25.18%) T-SQL
7 608 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 599 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
9 581 (23.98%) Finance
10 577 (23.81%) Windows
11 538 (22.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 447 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
13 410 (16.92%) Oracle Database
14 409 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
15 402 (16.59%) .NET
16 400 (16.51%) Unix
17 352 (14.53%) Java
18 341 (14.07%) C#
18 341 (14.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 327 (13.50%) High Availability
20 326 (13.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 317 (13.08%) ETL
21 317 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
22 308 (12.71%) Clustering
23 306 (12.63%) Replication
24 305 (12.59%) PL/SQL
25 293 (12.09%) Windows Server
26 287 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
27 275 (11.35%) MS Excel
28 264 (10.90%) Web Services

Performance Tuning
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
1 226 (9.33%) IIS
2 158 (6.52%) Apache
3 151 (6.23%) Tomcat
4 142 (5.86%) WebLogic
5 115 (4.75%) JBoss
6 104 (4.29%) SharePoint
7 83 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 78 (3.22%) WebSphere
9 52 (2.15%) Oracle Coherence
10 42 (1.73%) CMS
10 42 (1.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 41 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
12 36 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (1.40%) MS Exchange
13 34 (1.40%) OpenStack
14 31 (1.28%) DataSynapse
15 30 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
15 30 (1.24%) Umbraco
16 28 (1.16%) Apache Spark
17 24 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 275 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.49%) MS Office
3 9 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.29%) SPSS
5 2 (0.083%) HipChat
5 2 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.083%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 51 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
3 31 (1.28%) RMDS
4 21 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (0.78%) RiskWrite
6 9 (0.37%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.33%) Sage X3
8 7 (0.29%) Magento
8 7 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.21%) FastStats
11 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.12%) Sage 1000
13 2 (0.083%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 257 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 192 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (2.77%) SaaS
4 32 (1.32%) IaaS
4 32 (1.32%) PaaS
5 28 (1.16%) Office 365
6 21 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.58%) GitHub
8 13 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.12%) Akamai
12 2 (0.083%) Firebase
12 2 (0.083%) G Suite
13 1 (0.041%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.041%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.041%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.041%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.041%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 160 (6.60%) SAN
2 115 (4.75%) Firewall
3 109 (4.50%) DNS
4 99 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 94 (3.88%) LAN
6 86 (3.55%) NAS
7 85 (3.51%) WAN
8 76 (3.14%) HTTP
9 64 (2.64%) Internet
10 58 (2.39%) Multicast
11 56 (2.31%) DHCP
12 54 (2.23%) iSCSI
12 54 (2.23%) LDAP
13 53 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
14 52 (2.15%) FCoE
15 50 (2.06%) SSL
16 36 (1.49%) VPN
17 33 (1.36%) SMTP
18 31 (1.28%) Kerberos
19 29 (1.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1250 (51.59%) SQL Server
2 608 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 538 (22.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 410 (16.92%) Oracle Database
5 409 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
6 341 (14.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 326 (13.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 235 (9.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 234 (9.66%) Relational Database
9 234 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 220 (9.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 198 (8.17%) MySQL
12 181 (7.47%) Oracle Database 12c
13 168 (6.93%) NoSQL
14 164 (6.77%) RDBMS
15 133 (5.49%) Hadoop
16 122 (5.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 117 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
18 107 (4.42%) OLTP
19 105 (4.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 142 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 135 (5.57%) Git (software)
3 133 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 112 (4.62%) JIRA
5 93 (3.84%) Visual Studio
6 87 (3.59%) TeamCity
7 78 (3.22%) Subversion
8 50 (2.06%) Talend Open Studio
9 43 (1.77%) Selenium
10 30 (1.24%) Grunt
11 26 (1.07%) JUnit
12 24 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 23 (0.95%) Eclipse
13 23 (0.95%) Maven
14 22 (0.91%) JSUnit
15 21 (0.87%) MSBuild
15 21 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (0.87%) Toad
16 20 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (0.78%) VersionOne
General
1 581 (23.98%) Finance
2 168 (6.93%) Banking
3 71 (2.93%) Marketing
4 65 (2.68%) Advertising
5 44 (1.82%) Retail
6 36 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 33 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.11%) Back Office
9 22 (0.91%) Games
10 20 (0.83%) Front Office
10 20 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.66%) Multimedia
12 16 (0.66%) Music Industry
13 15 (0.62%) Legal
14 13 (0.54%) Billing
15 11 (0.45%) Publishing
16 8 (0.33%) Law
17 7 (0.29%) Automotive
18 4 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 876 (36.15%) DBA
2 765 (31.57%) Developer
3 594 (24.52%) SQL DBA
4 466 (19.23%) Administrator
5 267 (11.02%) SQL Server DBA
6 235 (9.70%) SQL Developer
7 190 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
8 159 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 152 (6.27%) Senior DBA
10 142 (5.86%) .NET Developer
11 135 (5.57%) C# Developer
12 122 (5.04%) Architect
13 118 (4.87%) Analyst
13 118 (4.87%) Java Developer
14 110 (4.54%) Oracle Developer
15 104 (4.29%) Senior SQL DBA
16 87 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
17 83 (3.43%) Database Developer
18 78 (3.22%) Linux Engineer
19 71 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (16.59%) .NET
2 264 (10.90%) Web Services
3 182 (7.51%) Middleware
4 177 (7.30%) HTML
5 168 (6.93%) XML
6 156 (6.44%) ASP.NET
7 148 (6.11%) .NET Framework
8 138 (5.70%) AngularJS
9 133 (5.49%) CSS
10 114 (4.70%) REST
11 112 (4.62%) Entity Framework
12 104 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 103 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 85 (3.51%) WCF
15 79 (3.26%) SOAP
16 78 (3.22%) HTML5
17 67 (2.77%) jQuery
18 58 (2.39%) J2EE
19 50 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
19 50 (2.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 317 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 308 (12.71%) Clustering
3 306 (12.63%) Replication
4 145 (5.98%) Computer Science
5 94 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 72 (2.97%) User Experience
7 70 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
8 64 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 62 (2.56%) Fintech
10 58 (2.39%) Mobile App
11 48 (1.98%) Management Information System
12 47 (1.94%) Blog
13 43 (1.77%) Fixed Income
14 41 (1.69%) iPad
15 34 (1.40%) N-Tier
16 29 (1.20%) Equities
17 24 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 24 (0.99%) Derivative
17 24 (0.99%) Hedge funds
18 22 (0.91%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 616 (25.42%) Linux
2 577 (23.81%) Windows
3 400 (16.51%) Unix
4 293 (12.09%) Windows Server
5 133 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 112 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 103 (4.25%) Solaris
8 98 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.32%) CentOS
10 29 (1.20%) AIX
11 26 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.95%) Android
13 20 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.45%) HPUX
15 9 (0.37%) SUSE
16 6 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.21%) VyOS
17 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.17%) zOS
19 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
3 327 (13.50%) High Availability
4 317 (13.08%) ETL
5 287 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 233 (9.62%) ITIL
7 209 (8.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 195 (8.05%) DevOps
9 184 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
10 182 (7.51%) Data Modelling
11 179 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
12 171 (7.06%) TDD
13 162 (6.69%) Migration
14 155 (6.40%) Scrum
15 142 (5.86%) Configuration Management
16 140 (5.78%) MVC
17 127 (5.24%) SOA
18 119 (4.91%) Unit Testing
19 117 (4.83%) Mentoring
19 117 (4.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1616 (66.69%) SQL
2 610 (25.18%) T-SQL
3 352 (14.53%) Java
4 341 (14.07%) C#
5 305 (12.59%) PL/SQL
6 222 (9.16%) PowerShell
7 206 (8.50%) JavaScript
8 200 (8.25%) Shell Script
9 159 (6.56%) Perl
10 151 (6.23%) Python
11 88 (3.63%) Bash Shell
12 69 (2.85%) Ruby
13 42 (1.73%) PHP
14 41 (1.69%) C++
15 31 (1.28%) TypeScript
15 31 (1.28%) VB.NET
16 29 (1.20%) VB
17 26 (1.07%) C
18 19 (0.78%) VBScript
19 16 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 233 (9.62%) Degree
2 167 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (3.38%) Oracle Certification
4 77 (3.18%) OCP
5 69 (2.85%) Security Cleared
6 61 (2.52%) MCSE
7 47 (1.94%) MCSA
8 34 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 34 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 33 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (0.99%) OCA
11 21 (0.87%) CCNA
12 20 (0.83%) MCITP
12 20 (0.83%) MCTS
13 16 (0.66%) CCNP
14 15 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.50%) MCP
16 8 (0.33%) PhD
17 7 (0.29%) CCVP
17 7 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.50%) QA
2 90 (3.71%) SLA
3 62 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 25 (1.03%) PMO
6 11 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.33%) ISO 14001
7 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.083%) MiFID
11 1 (0.041%) Basel III
11 1 (0.041%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 163 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 162 (6.69%) Oracle RAC
3 118 (4.87%) Active Directory
4 83 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 73 (3.01%) Xen
6 67 (2.77%) Docker
6 67 (2.77%) NFS
7 54 (2.23%) KVM
8 52 (2.15%) SRDF
9 42 (1.73%) vSphere
10 27 (1.11%) XenServer
11 20 (0.83%) Firmware
11 20 (0.83%) ISA Server
11 20 (0.83%) Samba
11 20 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.74%) iptables
13 16 (0.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 13 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
15 12 (0.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 158 (6.52%) Puppet
2 148 (6.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 129 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
4 118 (4.87%) Data Guard
5 99 (4.09%) Ansible
6 69 (2.85%) Nagios
7 66 (2.72%) Red Hat Satellite
8 51 (2.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 46 (1.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 32 (1.32%) CFEngine
11 30 (1.24%) Terraform
11 30 (1.24%) Tivoli
12 26 (1.07%) Cobbler
12 26 (1.07%) NetBackup
13 24 (0.99%) Cacti
14 20 (0.83%) Kubernetes
14 20 (0.83%) SELinux
15 19 (0.78%) SCCM
16 17 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
16 17 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 771 (31.82%) Oracle
2 697 (28.77%) Microsoft
3 226 (9.33%) VMware
4 179 (7.39%) Red Hat
5 125 (5.16%) IBM
6 120 (4.95%) NetApp
7 111 (4.58%) Cisco
8 95 (3.92%) HP
9 86 (3.55%) Sybase
10 73 (3.01%) Intel
11 64 (2.64%) EMC
12 51 (2.10%) TIBCO
13 50 (2.06%) Talend
14 42 (1.73%) Dell
15 40 (1.65%) Tableau
16 34 (1.40%) SAP
17 32 (1.32%) Splunk
18 31 (1.28%) Informatica
18 31 (1.28%) New Relic
18 31 (1.28%) PayPal
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + WLB
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36500 - £44600 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum pension + gym + 25 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Iron Mountain
Salary: Competitive + Pension,Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £31500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago