Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 220 184
Rank change year-on-year -41 -36 -8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2293 2989 4011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.56% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.75% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 2406 3201
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

Performance Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in the UK

Performance Tuning
Top 17 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -41 2142 £52,500 -4.55% 148
UK excluding London -27 1164 £45,000 -5.26% 89
London -46 1083 £60,000 - 65
South East -27 353 £47,000 -10.48% 25
North of England -7 313 £45,000 - 24
East of England +32 178 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Midlands -60 158 £45,000 +7.14% 17
Yorkshire +19 150 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West -49 127 £40,000 -20.00% 14
West Midlands -17 91 £47,500 +6.74% 5
East Midlands -24 66 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Scotland -60 63 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South West -33 62 £42,500 +3.03% 6
North East +31 30 £39,513 +5.51% 1
Wales +13 24 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Northern Ireland -9 21 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Isle of Man - 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1462 (63.76%) SQL
2 1339 (58.40%) SQL Server
3 750 (32.71%) Oracle
4 728 (31.75%) Microsoft
5 703 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
6 683 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 595 (25.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 595 (25.95%) T-SQL
8 588 (25.64%) Finance
9 531 (23.16%) Linux
10 490 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
11 475 (20.72%) Windows
12 472 (20.58%) ETL
13 383 (16.70%) Data Warehouse
14 374 (16.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 372 (16.22%) .NET
16 356 (15.53%) C#
17 349 (15.22%) DevOps
18 339 (14.78%) Oracle Database
19 319 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
20 317 (13.82%) SQL Server 2008
20 317 (13.82%) Banking
21 306 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
22 302 (13.17%) Java
23 283 (12.34%) PowerShell
24 281 (12.25%) Degree
25 276 (12.04%) Unix
26 272 (11.86%) JavaScript
27 268 (11.69%) PL/SQL
28 264 (11.51%) Data Modelling

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
1 121 (5.28%) IIS
2 99 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 85 (3.71%) WebLogic
4 81 (3.53%) Apache
5 62 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 61 (2.66%) Tomcat
7 51 (2.22%) JBoss
8 45 (1.96%) Apache Spark
9 40 (1.74%) MS Exchange
10 38 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 32 (1.40%) Confluence
12 31 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
14 21 (0.92%) SAS
15 20 (0.87%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
16 17 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.61%) CloudStack
Applications
1 123 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.35%) SPSS
5 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.087%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.044%) CATIA
7 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.61%) RiskWrite
4 13 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.48%) Markit EDM
6 11 (0.48%) SAP BPC
7 8 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.22%) Endur
9 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.17%) Magento
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.13%) Sage 1000
11 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 264 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 229 (9.99%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (4.14%) GitHub
4 50 (2.18%) SaaS
5 47 (2.05%) Office 365
6 28 (1.22%) IaaS
7 26 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.65%) Heroku
9 14 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.48%) PaaS
12 9 (0.39%) DigitalOcean
12 9 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (5.67%) Firewall
2 83 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 82 (3.58%) DNS
4 78 (3.40%) SAN
5 40 (1.74%) Internet
5 40 (1.74%) SSL
6 33 (1.44%) DHCP
6 33 (1.44%) LDAP
7 32 (1.40%) LAN
8 30 (1.31%) WAN
9 27 (1.18%) Intranet
10 26 (1.13%) HTTP
11 25 (1.09%) VPN
12 23 (1.00%) BGP
13 20 (0.87%) VoIP
14 17 (0.74%) Kerberos
14 17 (0.74%) NAS
15 16 (0.70%) iSCSI
16 15 (0.65%) SNMP
17 14 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1339 (58.40%) SQL Server
2 683 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 595 (25.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 383 (16.70%) Data Warehouse
5 374 (16.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 339 (14.78%) Oracle Database
7 317 (13.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 263 (11.47%) Relational Database
9 246 (10.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 246 (10.73%) SQL Server 2014
10 213 (9.29%) MySQL
11 211 (9.20%) NoSQL
12 168 (7.33%) MongoDB
13 162 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 142 (6.19%) SQL Server 2016
15 133 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
16 127 (5.54%) Oracle Database 12c
17 124 (5.41%) RDBMS
18 110 (4.80%) OLAP
19 102 (4.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 161 (7.02%) JIRA
2 159 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 155 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 146 (6.37%) TeamCity
5 92 (4.01%) Jenkins
6 79 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 69 (3.01%) Subversion
8 45 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 44 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 40 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 32 (1.40%) Toad
12 27 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
12 27 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
13 21 (0.92%) Bitbucket
14 17 (0.74%) Maven
14 17 (0.74%) Vagrant
15 15 (0.65%) Mockito
15 15 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
16 14 (0.61%) MSBuild
16 14 (0.61%) SonarQube
General
1 588 (25.64%) Finance
2 317 (13.82%) Banking
3 238 (10.38%) Retail
4 187 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 155 (6.76%) Retail Banking
6 96 (4.19%) Front Office
7 95 (4.14%) Marketing
8 47 (2.05%) Advertising
9 32 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.35%) Legal
11 28 (1.22%) Telecoms
12 24 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 24 (1.05%) Publishing
13 19 (0.83%) Electronics
14 18 (0.78%) Automotive
15 16 (0.70%) Back Office
16 12 (0.52%) Games
17 6 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.22%) Law
19 4 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 821 (35.80%) Developer
2 694 (30.27%) DBA
3 478 (20.85%) SQL DBA
4 414 (18.05%) Administrator
5 233 (10.16%) SQL Developer
6 220 (9.59%) SQL Server DBA
7 137 (5.97%) Oracle DBA
8 134 (5.84%) Analyst
9 128 (5.58%) Senior Developer
10 119 (5.19%) Senior DBA
11 107 (4.67%) Oracle Developer
12 102 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 99 (4.32%) .NET Developer
14 94 (4.10%) C# Developer
15 92 (4.01%) Senior SQL DBA
16 90 (3.92%) Software Engineer
17 89 (3.88%) Consultant
18 73 (3.18%) MIS Developer
19 70 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
19 70 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (16.22%) .NET
2 262 (11.43%) Web Services
3 189 (8.24%) HTML
4 186 (8.11%) XML
5 159 (6.93%) CSS
6 147 (6.41%) ASP.NET
7 114 (4.97%) .NET Framework
8 109 (4.75%) Middleware
9 107 (4.67%) AngularJS
10 79 (3.45%) MDX
11 76 (3.31%) RESTful
12 75 (3.27%) jQuery
13 74 (3.23%) WCF
14 66 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 65 (2.83%) XSLT
16 62 (2.70%) React
17 59 (2.57%) REST
18 56 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
19 53 (2.31%) Entity Framework
20 52 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 306 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (10.73%) Replication
3 208 (9.07%) Clustering
4 201 (8.77%) Computer Science
5 76 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 65 (2.83%) Derivative
7 62 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 57 (2.49%) Fintech
8 57 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 52 (2.27%) Credit Risk
10 44 (1.92%) User Experience
11 34 (1.48%) Hedge funds
12 31 (1.35%) Equities
13 27 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 24 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
14 24 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 23 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
15 23 (1.00%) iSeries
16 18 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 531 (23.16%) Linux
2 475 (20.72%) Windows
3 276 (12.04%) Unix
4 225 (9.81%) Windows Server
5 89 (3.88%) Solaris
6 76 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 68 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (1.61%) AIX
9 37 (1.61%) CentOS
10 32 (1.40%) Windows 10
11 30 (1.31%) Android
12 23 (1.00%) Windows 7
13 18 (0.78%) Debian
14 16 (0.70%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.52%) HPUX
18 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
3 472 (20.58%) ETL
4 349 (15.22%) DevOps
5 319 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 264 (11.51%) Data Modelling
7 249 (10.86%) High Availability
8 210 (9.16%) Asset Management
9 197 (8.59%) Migration
10 184 (8.02%) Capacity Planning
11 183 (7.98%) Analytics
12 180 (7.85%) ITIL
13 175 (7.63%) Mentoring
14 168 (7.33%) Wealth Management
15 164 (7.15%) SDLC
16 162 (7.06%) Scrum
17 156 (6.80%) Software Engineering
18 147 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
19 136 (5.93%) Database Tuning
20 129 (5.63%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 1462 (63.76%) SQL
2 595 (25.95%) T-SQL
3 356 (15.53%) C#
4 302 (13.17%) Java
5 283 (12.34%) PowerShell
6 272 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 268 (11.69%) PL/SQL
8 165 (7.20%) Python
9 145 (6.32%) Shell Script
10 106 (4.62%) Perl
11 79 (3.45%) Bash Shell
12 55 (2.40%) PHP
13 51 (2.22%) Ruby
14 45 (1.96%) VB.NET
15 33 (1.44%) C
15 33 (1.44%) C++
16 30 (1.31%) VBA
17 28 (1.22%) VBScript
18 22 (0.96%) VB
19 20 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 281 (12.25%) Degree
2 192 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 75 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 73 (3.18%) MCSA
6 67 (2.92%) MCSE
7 55 (2.40%) Oracle Certification
8 39 (1.70%) MCITP
8 39 (1.70%) MCSD
9 37 (1.61%) MCAD
10 36 (1.57%) OCP
11 31 (1.35%) SC Cleared
12 30 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 27 (1.18%) MCTS
14 23 (1.00%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.70%) MCP
16 15 (0.65%) MCDBA
17 14 (0.61%) Master's Degree
18 12 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
19 10 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.71%) Data Quality
2 65 (2.83%) SLA
3 62 (2.70%) QA
4 46 (2.01%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.96%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.87%) GDPR
8 5 (0.22%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.22%) PMO
9 4 (0.17%) EMIR
10 3 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.13%) MiFID
10 3 (0.13%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.087%) HL7
11 2 (0.087%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.044%) GMP
12 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 156 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 99 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
4 77 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (2.53%) Docker
6 37 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.22%) vSphere
7 28 (1.22%) XenServer
8 22 (0.96%) Hyper-V
9 21 (0.92%) Apache Flume
10 17 (0.74%) Xen
11 15 (0.65%) KVM
12 14 (0.61%) Firmware
12 14 (0.61%) HDFS
13 13 (0.57%) iptables
14 11 (0.48%) Cronacle
15 10 (0.44%) Samba
15 10 (0.44%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 9 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 106 (4.62%) Puppet
2 88 (3.84%) Ansible
3 84 (3.66%) Data Guard
4 77 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 76 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 43 (1.88%) Nagios
8 39 (1.70%) SCOM
9 37 (1.61%) Terraform
10 35 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
10 35 (1.53%) Perfmon
11 29 (1.26%) Kubernetes
11 29 (1.26%) Tivoli
12 28 (1.22%) SCCM
13 22 (0.96%) Opsview
14 21 (0.92%) Cobbler
14 21 (0.92%) NetBackup
15 20 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
16 11 (0.48%) Icinga
16 11 (0.48%) SELinux
Vendors
1 750 (32.71%) Oracle
2 728 (31.75%) Microsoft
3 136 (5.93%) VMware
4 107 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 90 (3.92%) SAP
6 77 (3.36%) Sybase
7 69 (3.01%) IBM
8 65 (2.83%) Tableau
9 64 (2.79%) Cisco
10 54 (2.35%) Informatica
11 50 (2.18%) HP
12 48 (2.09%) RedGate
13 40 (1.74%) Cognos
14 39 (1.70%) Google
15 34 (1.48%) Citrix
16 31 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
17 27 (1.18%) SolarWinds
18 22 (0.96%) Vertica
19 20 (0.87%) Facebook
20 19 (0.83%) NetApp