The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / West Midlands
Rank 145 140 169
Rank change year-on-year -5 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 65 97 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.58% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.79% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 45
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +6.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4242 5411 4223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.95% 88.30% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 4357 3519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Performance Tuning in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Tuning in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Coventry +18 13 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Birmingham +16 13 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Staffordshire +3 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Solihull 0 10 £34,000 +6.25% 1
Walsall - 4 £32,500 - 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £45,000 - 3
Shropshire - 3 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £46,250 -
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -5 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Worcestershire - 1 £58,000 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 93 (79.49%) SQL
2 82 (70.09%) SQL Server
3 51 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 46 (39.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (37.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (31.62%) Capacity Planning
8 36 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (30.77%) T-SQL
9 34 (29.06%) Windows
10 32 (27.35%) Oracle
11 29 (24.79%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (23.93%) Performance Monitoring
12 28 (23.93%) Windows Server
13 26 (22.22%) Linux
14 23 (19.66%) IIS
14 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (17.09%) ETL
17 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2005
18 18 (15.38%) MS Excel
18 18 (15.38%) IBM
19 16 (13.68%) Replication
19 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (12.82%) MongoDB
20 15 (12.82%) NoSQL
20 15 (12.82%) Active Directory
20 15 (12.82%) ITIL
20 15 (12.82%) Unix
21 14 (11.97%) Visual Studio

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (19.66%) IIS
2 3 (2.56%) Apache
2 3 (2.56%) JBoss
2 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) DNS
2 8 (6.84%) DHCP
2 8 (6.84%) Firewall
2 8 (6.84%) SAN
3 5 (4.27%) LAN
3 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.27%) WAN
4 4 (3.42%) VPN
5 3 (2.56%) FTP
5 3 (2.56%) SSH
6 2 (1.71%) BGP
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.71%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.71%) Network Security
6 2 (1.71%) OSPF
6 2 (1.71%) RIP
6 2 (1.71%) TACACS
7 1 (0.85%) HTTP
7 1 (0.85%) LDAP
7 1 (0.85%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (70.09%) SQL Server
2 46 (39.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (37.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (12.82%) MongoDB
7 15 (12.82%) NoSQL
8 14 (11.97%) MySQL
8 14 (11.97%) Power BI
9 13 (11.11%) DB2
10 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (4.27%) OLAP
13 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
14 4 (3.42%) OLTP
14 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
15 3 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (11.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.27%) JIRA
2 5 (4.27%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) Mockito
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Marketing
3 2 (1.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (50.43%) DBA
2 49 (41.88%) SQL DBA
3 26 (22.22%) Administrator
4 21 (17.95%) Developer
5 12 (10.26%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.40%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior DBA
9 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) IT Administrator
10 4 (3.42%) IT Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) .NET
2 7 (5.98%) Entity Framework
3 6 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.13%) REST
3 6 (5.13%) Web Services
4 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (4.27%) LINQ
4 5 (4.27%) Ninject
4 5 (4.27%) Task Parallel Library
5 3 (2.56%) Java EE
6 2 (1.71%) HTML
6 2 (1.71%) jQuery
6 2 (1.71%) Middleware
6 2 (1.71%) Spring
6 2 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.85%) Flash
7 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.68%) Replication
3 14 (11.97%) Clustering
4 10 (8.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.71%) AS400
8 2 (1.71%) iPad
8 2 (1.71%) iSeries
8 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.85%) DataPower
9 1 (0.85%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) Windows
2 28 (23.93%) Windows Server
3 26 (22.22%) Linux
4 15 (12.82%) Unix
5 7 (5.98%) HPUX
5 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.27%) VyOS
7 3 (2.56%) AIX
8 2 (1.71%) Solaris
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Capacity Planning
2 29 (24.79%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (23.93%) Performance Monitoring
4 20 (17.09%) ETL
5 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.82%) ITIL
7 12 (10.26%) Capacity Management
7 12 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.40%) Database Security
8 11 (9.40%) Server Monitoring
9 10 (8.55%) Change Management
10 9 (7.69%) Change Control
10 9 (7.69%) Migration
11 8 (6.84%) High Availability
11 8 (6.84%) Project Management
12 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.98%) Problem Management
12 7 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (5.13%) Patch Management
13 6 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (79.49%) SQL
2 36 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 9 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 8 (6.84%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.98%) C#
5 7 (5.98%) Java
6 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.56%) Korn
6 3 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.71%) CCNP
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) MCITP
5 1 (0.85%) MCTS
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.69%) NFS
3 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) XenApp
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.71%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Ansible
1 4 (3.42%) EdgeSight
2 2 (1.71%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.85%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 51 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (27.35%) Oracle
3 18 (15.38%) IBM
4 14 (11.97%) VMware
5 11 (9.40%) NetApp
6 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.98%) Citrix
8 6 (5.13%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.13%) Cisco
8 6 (5.13%) HP
9 5 (4.27%) PayPal
9 5 (4.27%) Vyatta
10 3 (2.56%) Sage
11 2 (1.71%) iManage
11 2 (1.71%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.71%) Sun
12 1 (0.85%) CommVault
12 1 (0.85%) F5
12 1 (0.85%) Facebook
12 1 (0.85%) Intel
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36500 - £44600 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago