The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 57 56
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.35% 1.02% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.26% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £47,500 £71,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +58.33%  
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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 508 475 418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.97% 80.78% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 417 405 306
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Watford.

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in Watford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) New Relic
5 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (44.44%) JBoss
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) MS Access
5 1 (11.11%) Power BI
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) The Grinder
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) DBA
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (22.22%) Senior DBA
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) MDX
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) AWK
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 3 (33.33%) New Relic
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) SAP