Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Tuning
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 225 199
Rank change year-on-year -20 -26 -38
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 81 120 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.17% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 114
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,100 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Performance Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +14 21 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Birmingham +9 21 £40,000 -6.43% 2
Coventry -15 12 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Solihull +6 9 £47,500 -
Worcestershire -3 3 £32,500 -23.53%
Warwickshire -11 3 £37,500 -6.25%
West Bromwich - 1 £55,000 -
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 61 (75.31%) SQL
2 53 (65.43%) SQL Server
3 28 (34.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (34.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (32.10%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
5 24 (29.63%) T-SQL
5 24 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (20.99%) Database Security
9 15 (18.52%) ETL
10 13 (16.05%) Migration
10 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (14.81%) Replication
11 12 (14.81%) Data Modelling
11 12 (14.81%) Oracle
11 12 (14.81%) Windows
11 12 (14.81%) High Availability
11 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (13.58%) Proactive Monitoring
12 11 (13.58%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (12.35%) Change Control
13 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
14 9 (11.11%) .NET
15 8 (9.88%) Linux

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 7 (8.64%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 2 (2.47%) JBoss
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) InfoPath
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.23%) CATIA
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.23%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.41%) Office 365
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.70%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.23%) GitHub
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.17%) Firewall
3 3 (3.70%) BGP
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
3 3 (3.70%) LAN
3 3 (3.70%) MPLS
3 3 (3.70%) Symposium
3 3 (3.70%) VoIP
3 3 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (65.43%) SQL Server
2 28 (34.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (34.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (20.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (13.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (8.64%) QlikView
11 6 (7.41%) DTS
11 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
12 5 (6.17%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (6.17%) Power BI
12 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
13 4 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
13 4 (4.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.23%) ERwin
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) DBA
2 26 (32.10%) Developer
3 25 (30.86%) SQL DBA
4 14 (17.28%) SQL Developer
5 12 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (11.11%) Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Senior DBA
9 3 (3.70%) Senior SQL DBA
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.47%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) HTML
3 5 (6.17%) Entity Framework
4 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.70%) RESTful
5 3 (3.70%) WCF
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) Java EE
6 2 (2.47%) REST
6 2 (2.47%) WinForms
6 2 (2.47%) WPF
6 2 (2.47%) XML
6 2 (2.47%) XSLT
7 1 (1.23%) COM
7 1 (1.23%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (14.81%) Replication
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Blog
3 2 (2.47%) Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
4 1 (1.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Unix
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.47%) AIX
6 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Database Security
4 15 (18.52%) ETL
5 13 (16.05%) Migration
6 12 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 12 (14.81%) High Availability
7 11 (13.58%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (12.35%) Change Control
8 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (9.88%) ITIL
9 8 (9.88%) Statistics
9 8 (9.88%) Visualisation
10 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.64%) ERP
10 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.64%) SOA
10 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (75.31%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.64%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.70%) Java
7 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) Perl
8 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.23%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.94%) MCTS
3 3 (3.70%) CCNA
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
3 3 (3.70%) MCSA
4 2 (2.47%) MCITP
4 2 (2.47%) MCSD
4 2 (2.47%) OCP
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCOM
2 3 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.70%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.23%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (1.23%) Nagios
4 1 (1.23%) Netcool
4 1 (1.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (4.94%) Cognos
4 4 (4.94%) Sybase
5 3 (3.70%) F5
5 3 (3.70%) HP
5 3 (3.70%) Zoomdata
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) IDERA
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.47%) Tableau
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) RedGate
7 1 (1.23%) Twitter
7 1 (1.23%) VMware