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

Performance Tuning
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 204 194
Rank change year-on-year -25 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 1220 1752 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.69% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.90% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 894 1359 1534
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 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 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 April 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 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 -41 1152 £50,000 -4.76% 132
London -76 462 £60,000 - 47
South East +11 265 £45,261 -4.71% 31
East of England +49 116 £50,000 +11.11% 7
City of London -17 74 £60,000 - 15
North West -9 73 £45,000 - 13
West Midlands -1 67 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Surrey +47 58 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire -51 58 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East Midlands +20 56 £43,250 +6.79% 4
South West +5 56 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Yorkshire -18 52 £45,000 +21.62% 4
Brighton +39 48 £45,000 +28.57% 4
East Sussex +37 48 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Hampshire +7 47 £43,500 -1.13% 8
Essex +21 46 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Scotland +8 42 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 41 £49,000 -3.44% 2
Manchester -24 41 £47,500 +10.46% 5
Milton Keynes -1 38 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Berkshire -41 32 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Leeds -2 30 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Woking +9 26 £42,500 -7.60% 3
Nottinghamshire +1 25 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Kent +22 24 £42,500 +1.79% 2
Nottingham +10 24 £45,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +10 23 £50,000 -4.76%
Glasgow 0 20 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Edinburgh +21 19 £32,500 -43.47% 4
Cambridgeshire +24 18 £52,500 -16.00% 2

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 1575 (66.26%) SQL
2 1222 (51.41%) SQL Server
3 732 (30.80%) Oracle
4 656 (27.60%) Microsoft
5 627 (26.38%) T-SQL
6 608 (25.58%) Linux
7 603 (25.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 570 (23.98%) Windows
9 547 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
10 544 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 528 (22.21%) Finance
12 461 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
13 425 (17.88%) Data Warehouse
14 385 (16.20%) Oracle Database
15 367 (15.44%) Unix
16 351 (14.77%) .NET
17 346 (14.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 337 (14.18%) Java
18 337 (14.18%) High Availability
19 332 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
20 312 (13.13%) ETL
21 303 (12.75%) Replication
21 303 (12.75%) SQL Server 2008
22 297 (12.49%) PL/SQL
22 297 (12.49%) Windows Server
23 294 (12.37%) Clustering
24 293 (12.33%) C#
25 267 (11.23%) Disaster Recovery
26 244 (10.27%) SQL Server 2014
27 238 (10.01%) SQL Server 2012

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
1 181 (7.61%) IIS
2 114 (4.80%) WebLogic
3 109 (4.59%) Apache
4 101 (4.25%) Tomcat
5 98 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 81 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 70 (2.94%) JBoss
8 67 (2.82%) WebSphere
9 41 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 41 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
10 37 (1.56%) CMS
10 37 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
11 33 (1.39%) OpenStack
12 32 (1.35%) MS Exchange
13 31 (1.30%) Apache Spark
13 31 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 23 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 23 (0.97%) Umbraco
16 21 (0.88%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 32 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.34%) SPSS
5 1 (0.042%) HipChat
5 1 (0.042%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 55 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (0.97%) RiskWrite
4 22 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (0.88%) RMDS
6 9 (0.38%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.38%) Magento
6 9 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.34%) Sage X3
8 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.21%) SAP APO
10 5 (0.21%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
12 3 (0.13%) FastStats
12 3 (0.13%) OpenCart
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 222 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 206 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (2.78%) SaaS
4 33 (1.39%) PaaS
5 31 (1.30%) IaaS
6 28 (1.18%) Office 365
7 22 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.59%) GitHub
8 14 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.13%) Firebase
13 2 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.084%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.084%) Boomi
13 2 (0.084%) G Suite
13 2 (0.084%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (5.97%) SAN
2 108 (4.54%) Firewall
3 87 (3.66%) LAN
4 84 (3.53%) DNS
5 79 (3.32%) TCP/IP
6 76 (3.20%) WAN
7 71 (2.99%) NAS
8 62 (2.61%) HTTP
9 58 (2.44%) Internet
10 51 (2.15%) DHCP
11 47 (1.98%) iSCSI
11 47 (1.98%) Multicast
12 46 (1.94%) VPN
13 38 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
13 38 (1.60%) LDAP
14 37 (1.56%) FCoE
15 35 (1.47%) SSL
16 30 (1.26%) Kerberos
16 30 (1.26%) VoIP
17 26 (1.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1222 (51.41%) SQL Server
2 603 (25.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 544 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 425 (17.88%) Data Warehouse
5 385 (16.20%) Oracle Database
6 346 (14.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 303 (12.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 244 (10.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 238 (10.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 234 (9.84%) Relational Database
11 211 (8.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 179 (7.53%) NoSQL
13 178 (7.49%) Oracle Database 12c
14 177 (7.45%) MySQL
15 174 (7.32%) RDBMS
16 138 (5.81%) Hadoop
17 129 (5.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 127 (5.34%) MongoDB
19 114 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
20 94 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 139 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 133 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 120 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 94 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 84 (3.53%) TeamCity
6 76 (3.20%) JIRA
7 56 (2.36%) Subversion
8 43 (1.81%) Talend Open Studio
9 37 (1.56%) Selenium
10 31 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 25 (1.05%) JUnit
12 23 (0.97%) Grunt
12 23 (0.97%) Maven
12 23 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 23 (0.97%) VersionOne
13 22 (0.93%) MSBuild
13 22 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (0.76%) Travis CI
16 17 (0.72%) Gradle
General
1 528 (22.21%) Finance
2 160 (6.73%) Banking
3 83 (3.49%) Marketing
4 64 (2.69%) Advertising
5 47 (1.98%) Retail
6 34 (1.43%) Back Office
7 29 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.88%) Front Office
9 21 (0.88%) Publishing
9 21 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 20 (0.84%) Music Industry
11 19 (0.80%) Games
12 16 (0.67%) Billing
13 15 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.63%) Legal
14 13 (0.55%) Automotive
14 13 (0.55%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.29%) Law
16 4 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 901 (37.90%) DBA
2 723 (30.42%) Developer
3 624 (26.25%) SQL DBA
4 515 (21.67%) Administrator
5 297 (12.49%) SQL Server DBA
6 225 (9.47%) SQL Developer
7 183 (7.70%) Oracle DBA
8 165 (6.94%) Senior DBA
9 151 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 116 (4.88%) Java Developer
11 113 (4.75%) Analyst
12 111 (4.67%) Senior SQL DBA
13 108 (4.54%) Oracle Developer
14 101 (4.25%) Architect
15 96 (4.04%) .NET Developer
15 96 (4.04%) C# Developer
16 91 (3.83%) Database Developer
17 72 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
18 71 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
19 65 (2.73%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (14.77%) .NET
2 211 (8.88%) Web Services
3 168 (7.07%) HTML
4 158 (6.65%) XML
5 145 (6.10%) Middleware
6 136 (5.72%) ASP.NET
7 131 (5.51%) CSS
8 118 (4.96%) AngularJS
9 111 (4.67%) .NET Framework
10 78 (3.28%) Entity Framework
11 75 (3.16%) jQuery
11 75 (3.16%) SOAP
12 72 (3.03%) REST
13 71 (2.99%) HTML5
14 67 (2.82%) WCF
15 66 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 61 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 60 (2.52%) RESTful
18 53 (2.23%) Spring
19 52 (2.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 332 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 303 (12.75%) Replication
3 294 (12.37%) Clustering
4 142 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 70 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 64 (2.69%) User Experience
7 62 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 61 (2.57%) Fintech
9 60 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 50 (2.10%) Management Information System
11 40 (1.68%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.64%) iPad
13 38 (1.60%) N-Tier
14 36 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
15 31 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
16 30 (1.26%) Blog
17 28 (1.18%) Mobile App
18 27 (1.14%) iSeries
19 25 (1.05%) Client/Server
19 25 (1.05%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 608 (25.58%) Linux
2 570 (23.98%) Windows
3 367 (15.44%) Unix
4 297 (12.49%) Windows Server
5 121 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 92 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 84 (3.53%) Solaris
9 37 (1.56%) CentOS
10 28 (1.18%) AIX
11 27 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (0.84%) Android
13 16 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.50%) HPUX
15 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.25%) Debian
16 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
17 5 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
3 337 (14.18%) High Availability
4 312 (13.13%) ETL
5 267 (11.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 221 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
7 206 (8.67%) ITIL
8 201 (8.46%) DevOps
9 183 (7.70%) Data Modelling
10 178 (7.49%) Capacity Planning
11 162 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
12 154 (6.48%) Migration
13 151 (6.35%) Configuration Management
14 150 (6.31%) Scrum
15 137 (5.76%) Mentoring
16 128 (5.38%) TDD
17 123 (5.17%) SOA
18 120 (5.05%) Analytics
19 118 (4.96%) SDLC
20 114 (4.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1575 (66.26%) SQL
2 627 (26.38%) T-SQL
3 337 (14.18%) Java
4 297 (12.49%) PL/SQL
5 293 (12.33%) C#
6 235 (9.89%) PowerShell
7 198 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 198 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 173 (7.28%) Python
9 136 (5.72%) Perl
10 98 (4.12%) Bash Shell
11 75 (3.16%) Ruby
12 41 (1.72%) C++
13 30 (1.26%) PHP
14 29 (1.22%) VB.NET
15 26 (1.09%) C
16 24 (1.01%) TypeScript
17 22 (0.93%) VBScript
18 21 (0.88%) VB
19 14 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 201 (8.46%) Degree
2 172 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (3.16%) Oracle Certification
4 71 (2.99%) MCSE
5 70 (2.94%) OCP
6 65 (2.73%) Security Cleared
7 49 (2.06%) MCSA
8 38 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 33 (1.39%) SC Cleared
10 29 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (1.22%) OCA
11 22 (0.93%) CCNP
11 22 (0.93%) MCTS
12 21 (0.88%) MCITP
13 15 (0.63%) DV Cleared
14 13 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.55%) MCP
15 11 (0.46%) CCNA
15 11 (0.46%) CCVP
16 9 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (4.71%) QA
2 100 (4.21%) SLA
3 50 (2.10%) Data Quality
4 41 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.93%) PMO
6 14 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.46%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.084%) MiFID
12 1 (0.042%) Basel III
12 1 (0.042%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 150 (6.31%) Oracle RAC
2 127 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (4.75%) Active Directory
4 67 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 65 (2.73%) Docker
5 65 (2.73%) Xen
6 51 (2.15%) KVM
7 46 (1.94%) NFS
8 37 (1.56%) SRDF
9 36 (1.51%) vSphere
10 33 (1.39%) XenServer
11 20 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (0.76%) iptables
13 15 (0.63%) Firmware
13 15 (0.63%) ISA Server
13 15 (0.63%) Samba
14 13 (0.55%) VMware ESX
15 11 (0.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 10 (0.42%) HDFS
16 10 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 147 (6.18%) Puppet
2 144 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 132 (5.55%) Opscode Chef
4 110 (4.63%) Ansible
5 109 (4.59%) Data Guard
6 64 (2.69%) Nagios
7 56 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 48 (2.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 36 (1.51%) CFEngine
10 35 (1.47%) Terraform
11 33 (1.39%) Tivoli
12 32 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
13 26 (1.09%) Cacti
14 25 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
15 23 (0.97%) Cobbler
16 22 (0.93%) NetBackup
16 22 (0.93%) SCOM
17 21 (0.88%) Opsview
18 19 (0.80%) Kubernetes
19 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 732 (30.80%) Oracle
2 656 (27.60%) Microsoft
3 187 (7.87%) VMware
4 150 (6.31%) Red Hat
5 120 (5.05%) IBM
6 100 (4.21%) Cisco
7 83 (3.49%) NetApp
8 82 (3.45%) HP
9 72 (3.03%) Sybase
10 61 (2.57%) Intel
11 50 (2.10%) EMC
12 45 (1.89%) Tableau
13 43 (1.81%) Talend
14 42 (1.77%) Dell
15 36 (1.51%) TIBCO
16 34 (1.43%) Splunk
17 31 (1.30%) SAP
18 30 (1.26%) Facebook
19 29 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
20 27 (1.14%) New Relic
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 1 hour ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £80000 - £100000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: From £40,523 to £46,924 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare,25d hol
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday