Performance Tuning Jobs

Performance Tuning
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Performance Tuning skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Performance Tuning over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 322 389 394
Rank change year-on-year +67 +5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 888 755 1,633
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.82% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.86% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 431 403 872
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,875 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,125 £48,672
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.67% -4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £108,750 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Performance Tuning falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in the UK

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Performance Tuning.

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in the UK

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Performance Tuning over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +148 667 £57,500 +9.52% 90
England -22 562 £60,000 - 127
Work from Home +72 351 £57,500 -4.17% 64
Scotland +103 242 £57,500 -7.28% 9
London -41 193 £77,500 - 48
North of England +33 125 £57,500 +15.00% 17
South East +24 105 £57,500 -4.17% 37
Midlands -5 74 £57,500 +9.52% 7
North West -7 69 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Wales +58 56 £46,604 +21.05% 1
West Midlands -1 48 £60,000 +14.29% 6
South West -57 43 £57,500 +16.75% 6
North East -1 29 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Yorkshire +55 27 £48,507 -24.24% 9
East Midlands -6 26 £57,500 +23.66% 1
East of England -27 16 £57,500 +53.33% 19
Northern Ireland +23 8 - -

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 191 (21.51%) Apache Spark
2 52 (5.86%) Apache
3 47 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 42 (4.73%) Oracle Service Bus
5 38 (4.28%) CMS
6 17 (1.91%) IIS
7 13 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
8 11 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Exchange
10 7 (0.79%) nginx
11 4 (0.45%) Confluence
11 4 (0.45%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.45%) SAS
11 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.34%) JBoss
12 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.11%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 65 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (4.73%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.14%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.34%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.23%) Windchill
7 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 42 (4.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 38 (4.28%) SDL Web 8
3 22 (2.48%) NEC Housing
4 11 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.56%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.56%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.45%) Maximo
8 3 (0.34%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.11%) SAP MDG
10 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 297 (33.45%) AWS
2 239 (26.91%) Azure
3 138 (15.54%) Power Platform
4 60 (6.76%) Serverless
5 47 (5.29%) AWS Lambda
6 43 (4.84%) Amazon ECS
6 43 (4.84%) Amazon EKS
7 42 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (4.73%) Amazon EMR
7 42 (4.73%) Amazon SQS
8 33 (3.72%) SaaS
9 30 (3.38%) GCP
10 29 (3.27%) OCI
11 21 (2.36%) GitHub
12 19 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 19 (2.14%) Azure DevOps
12 19 (2.14%) NuGet
13 16 (1.80%) Amazon S3
14 15 (1.69%) Microsoft 365
15 14 (1.58%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.33%) Broadband
2 44 (4.95%) DNS
3 41 (4.62%) Firewall
4 33 (3.72%) DHCP
5 22 (2.48%) SAN
6 18 (2.03%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.58%) Internet
8 10 (1.13%) DSL
8 10 (1.13%) tcpdump
9 7 (0.79%) AMQP
9 7 (0.79%) SNMP
10 6 (0.68%) VLAN
10 6 (0.68%) VPN
11 5 (0.56%) NAS
11 5 (0.56%) SSL
12 4 (0.45%) HTTP
13 3 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.34%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 197 (22.18%) NoSQL
3 195 (21.96%) Big Data
4 188 (21.17%) Oracle Database
5 151 (17.00%) PostgreSQL
6 134 (15.09%) Power BI
7 124 (13.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 89 (10.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 78 (8.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 64 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (5.63%) MongoDB
12 47 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
13 44 (4.95%) Hadoop
14 42 (4.73%) Electronic Patient Records
14 42 (4.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 42 (4.73%) Relational Database
14 42 (4.73%) VLDB
15 34 (3.83%) MySQL
16 31 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 26 (2.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 82 (9.23%) Git
2 68 (7.66%) JIRA
3 58 (6.53%) TeamCity
4 43 (4.84%) GitLab
5 38 (4.28%) Moq
5 38 (4.28%) NUnit
6 36 (4.05%) Jenkins
7 30 (3.38%) Visual Studio
8 25 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (2.14%) git-flow
9 19 (2.14%) Sourcetree
9 19 (2.14%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.79%) Cypress.io
11 7 (0.79%) Mocha
12 4 (0.45%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.45%) Toad
13 3 (0.34%) Android Studio
13 3 (0.34%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (0.34%) SonarQube
General
1 325 (36.60%) Finance
2 267 (30.07%) Social Skills
3 234 (26.35%) Law
4 224 (25.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 190 (21.40%) Marketing
6 136 (15.32%) Influencing Skills
7 127 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (7.21%) Legal
9 56 (6.31%) Financial Institution
10 45 (5.07%) Banking
11 34 (3.83%) Police
12 32 (3.60%) Local Government
13 30 (3.38%) Retail
14 29 (3.27%) Investment Banking
14 29 (3.27%) Public Sector
15 22 (2.48%) Back Office
16 19 (2.14%) Manufacturing
17 16 (1.80%) Games
17 16 (1.80%) Telecoms
18 10 (1.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 206 (23.20%) Developer
2 205 (23.09%) Senior
3 189 (21.28%) DBA
4 170 (19.14%) Software Engineer
5 158 (17.79%) Lead
6 133 (14.98%) Big Data Engineer
7 132 (14.86%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 132 (14.86%) Scala Engineer
7 132 (14.86%) Scala Software Engineer
8 110 (12.39%) SQL DBA
9 109 (12.27%) Lead Software Engineer
10 106 (11.94%) Java Engineer
10 106 (11.94%) Java Software Engineer
11 104 (11.71%) Senior Developer
12 100 (11.26%) Lead Java Engineer
13 94 (10.59%) Java Scala Software Engineer
14 90 (10.14%) Lead Big Data Engineer
15 85 (9.57%) Administrator
16 84 (9.46%) Database Developer
17 79 (8.90%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (8.90%) RESTful
2 78 (8.78%) .NET
3 62 (6.98%) CSS
4 54 (6.08%) Web Services
5 52 (5.86%) HTML
6 48 (5.41%) React
7 47 (5.29%) ASP.NET
8 46 (5.18%) Kafka
9 44 (4.95%) SOAP
10 42 (4.73%) .NET Framework
11 40 (4.50%) jQuery
12 38 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 38 (4.28%) Entity Framework
13 37 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
14 23 (2.59%) XML
15 22 (2.48%) Django
16 20 (2.25%) Autofac
16 20 (2.25%) Ninject
16 20 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.01%) Cloud Native
2 63 (7.09%) Replication
3 50 (5.63%) Algorithms
4 47 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (5.18%) Clustering
6 37 (4.17%) Legacy Code
7 28 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 25 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (2.48%) Driving Licence
10 20 (2.25%) Product Ownership
11 14 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.58%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.46%) Online Games
13 11 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.90%) Onboarding
14 8 (0.90%) PMI
15 7 (0.79%) Team-Oriented Environment
16 6 (0.68%) Legacy Systems
16 6 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 150 (16.89%) Linux
2 100 (11.26%) Windows
3 82 (9.23%) Unix
4 78 (8.78%) VMS
5 56 (6.31%) Solaris
6 36 (4.05%) Windows Server
7 20 (2.25%) Windows 10
8 17 (1.91%) Windows Server 2016
9 16 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (1.58%) Windows Server 2019
12 13 (1.46%) Android
13 12 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.35%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.79%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.68%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.45%) AIX
17 3 (0.34%) CentOS
17 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (33.67%) Agile
2 261 (29.39%) Software Engineering
3 226 (25.45%) CI/CD
4 211 (23.76%) SDLC
5 195 (21.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 190 (21.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 167 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
8 165 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
8 165 (18.58%) High Availability
9 154 (17.34%) Operational Stability
10 122 (13.74%) Unit Testing
11 121 (13.63%) Actionable Insight
12 113 (12.73%) Mentoring
12 113 (12.73%) Migration
13 101 (11.37%) Computer Science
14 100 (11.26%) DevOps
15 99 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
16 93 (10.47%) Data Migration
17 87 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
18 82 (9.23%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 693 (78.04%) SQL
2 239 (26.91%) Java
3 222 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 190 (21.40%) Scala
5 173 (19.48%) PL/SQL
6 92 (10.36%) Python
7 89 (10.02%) C#
8 86 (9.68%) JavaScript
9 82 (9.23%) PowerShell
10 25 (2.82%) Bash
11 20 (2.25%) C
12 19 (2.14%) XPath
13 18 (2.03%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.69%) Kotlin
15 13 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.35%) Perl
17 10 (1.13%) RPG
18 7 (0.79%) VBA
19 6 (0.68%) ABAP
20 4 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (20.50%) Degree
2 98 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (10.25%) Security Cleared
4 55 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 54 (6.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (4.95%) Oracle Certification
7 22 (2.48%) OCP
8 20 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.91%) CCNA
9 17 (1.91%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.69%) Azure Certification
10 15 (1.69%) CCNP
11 13 (1.46%) MCSE
12 8 (0.90%) MCP
12 8 (0.90%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.68%) MCSA
14 5 (0.56%) OCA
15 4 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.34%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.19%) SLA
2 26 (2.93%) QA
3 24 (2.70%) Accessibility
3 24 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.45%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) ITGC
System Software
1 78 (8.78%) Virtual Machines
2 62 (6.98%) Docker
3 48 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
4 44 (4.95%) Active Directory
5 37 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (2.03%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.24%) Firmware
9 6 (0.68%) vSphere
10 4 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.34%) KVM
11 3 (0.34%) NFS
11 3 (0.34%) XenApp
12 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.23%) Ceph
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.11%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 65 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 51 (5.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 49 (5.52%) Data Guard
4 36 (4.05%) Ansible
5 29 (3.27%) Terraform
6 25 (2.82%) Grafana
6 25 (2.82%) SCOM
7 20 (2.25%) vCenter Server
8 17 (1.91%) Nagios
8 17 (1.91%) SCCM
8 17 (1.91%) WSUS
9 16 (1.80%) Prometheus
10 13 (1.46%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (1.35%) Puppet
12 10 (1.13%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.79%) Foglight
13 7 (0.79%) Graphite
13 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (0.56%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 265 (29.84%) Oracle
2 216 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.73%) Remedy
3 42 (4.73%) Sun
4 40 (4.50%) VMware
5 30 (3.38%) Veeam
6 25 (2.82%) Dell
7 23 (2.59%) Databricks
7 23 (2.59%) IBM
8 22 (2.48%) HP
8 22 (2.48%) NEC
9 20 (2.25%) Sybase
10 19 (2.14%) Adobe
10 19 (2.14%) Cisco
10 19 (2.14%) Cognizant
11 15 (1.69%) EMC
11 15 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.46%) 3PAR
12 13 (1.46%) NetApp
12 13 (1.46%) Palo Alto