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

Performance Tuning
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 157 145
Rank change year-on-year -30 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 45 82 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.33% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.50% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 69
Median salary £48,750 £47,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.72% +8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% -  

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 4558 5458 4965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.37% 88.69% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 4225 4084
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -10 11 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Birmingham +8 8 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Staffordshire +17 7 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Walsall - 5 £40,550 -
West Bromwich +10 3 - -
Solihull -4 3 £47,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £47,500 -
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 89 (78.76%) SQL
2 79 (69.91%) SQL Server
3 52 (46.02%) T-SQL
4 49 (43.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (40.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (31.86%) Microsoft
7 35 (30.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (30.97%) Capacity Planning
8 33 (29.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (29.20%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (23.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (22.12%) Performance Monitoring
11 24 (21.24%) Replication
11 24 (21.24%) Linux
11 24 (21.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (19.47%) ETL
12 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (17.70%) Windows
14 19 (16.81%) IBM
14 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2014
15 18 (15.93%) High Availability
16 16 (14.16%) Oracle
17 15 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (13.27%) Clustering
17 15 (13.27%) PowerShell
18 14 (12.39%) Power BI
18 14 (12.39%) Mentoring
19 13 (11.50%) NoSQL
19 13 (11.50%) SCOM
19 13 (11.50%) IIS

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring 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 13 (11.50%) IIS
2 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.08%) Office 365
4 2 (1.77%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Firewall
2 9 (7.96%) DNS
2 9 (7.96%) SAN
3 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.31%) DHCP
4 6 (5.31%) LAN
4 6 (5.31%) VPN
4 6 (5.31%) WAN
5 5 (4.42%) FTP
5 5 (4.42%) SSH
6 4 (3.54%) BGP
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.54%) EIGRP
6 4 (3.54%) OSPF
6 4 (3.54%) RIP
6 4 (3.54%) TACACS
7 2 (1.77%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) HTTP
8 1 (0.88%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (69.91%) SQL Server
2 49 (43.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (40.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (29.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (23.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (21.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (16.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (12.39%) Power BI
10 13 (11.50%) NoSQL
11 12 (10.62%) MySQL
12 11 (9.73%) DB2
12 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
13 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (4.42%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (3.54%) OLAP
16 4 (3.54%) OLTP
16 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) EasyMock
2 1 (0.88%) Maven
2 1 (0.88%) Mockito
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (7.08%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Marketing
3 4 (3.54%) Advertising
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) DBA
2 52 (46.02%) SQL DBA
3 26 (23.01%) Developer
4 22 (19.47%) Administrator
4 22 (19.47%) SQL Developer
5 12 (10.62%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (5.31%) Senior DBA
6 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) Architect
7 5 (4.42%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) IT Administrator
8 4 (3.54%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.54%) Senior SQL DBA
8 4 (3.54%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) Entity Framework
3 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.65%) REST
4 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.77%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.77%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.77%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.77%) Middleware
4 2 (1.77%) SOAP
4 2 (1.77%) Spring
4 2 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.88%) iBATIS
5 1 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.88%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Replication
2 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.27%) Clustering
4 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Blog
5 2 (1.77%) DataPower
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.88%) iSeries
6 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Linux
2 20 (17.70%) Windows
3 12 (10.62%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.96%) Unix
5 5 (4.42%) VyOS
6 3 (2.65%) HPUX
6 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) Capacity Planning
2 33 (29.20%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (22.12%) Performance Monitoring
4 22 (19.47%) ETL
5 18 (15.93%) High Availability
6 14 (12.39%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.62%) Database Security
7 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.73%) ITIL
8 11 (9.73%) Migration
9 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.85%) Change Control
9 10 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.85%) Proactive Monitoring
9 10 (8.85%) Server Monitoring
10 8 (7.08%) Capacity Management
11 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.19%) Service Management
12 6 (5.31%) SOA
12 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (78.76%) SQL
2 52 (46.02%) T-SQL
3 15 (13.27%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.31%) C#
5 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.65%) C
6 3 (2.65%) Java
6 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.77%) Korn
7 2 (1.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
3 4 (3.54%) CCNP
3 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.77%) CCIE
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.77%) MCITP
4 2 (1.77%) MCSA
4 2 (1.77%) MCSE
4 2 (1.77%) MCTS
5 1 (0.88%) NCSA
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.77%) NFS
5 2 (1.77%) XenServer
6 1 (0.88%) GPFS
6 1 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) SCOM
2 7 (6.19%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.65%) Ansible
3 3 (2.65%) Nagios
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.88%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.88%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.88%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (31.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.81%) IBM
3 16 (14.16%) Oracle
4 12 (10.62%) VMware
5 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.96%) Cisco
6 9 (7.96%) NetApp
7 5 (4.42%) Vyatta
8 4 (3.54%) F5
8 4 (3.54%) Facebook
9 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.65%) Sage
9 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.77%) HP
10 2 (1.77%) iManage
10 2 (1.77%) Radware
10 2 (1.77%) Sun
10 2 (1.77%) Sybase
11 1 (0.88%) Intel
11 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £43,500 to £49,500 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago