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

Performance Tuning
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 44 75
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.55% 3.13% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 3.69% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 2
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% -2.32%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.07% +3.33%  

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 481 406 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.75% 84.58% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 1585 1562
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (60.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (60.00%) C-shell
3 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 3 (60.00%) Thales
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
3 3 (60.00%) PKI
3 3 (60.00%) VocaLink
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) BMC
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Linux

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 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) SSH
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) The Grinder
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Junior
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Unix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Product Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Bourne shell
2 3 (60.00%) C-shell
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) AWK
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Thales
2 3 (60.00%) VocaLink
3 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) New Relic
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase