The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 120 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.00%
Database Tuning
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1524 1446 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.78% 79.85% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1272 1091
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Database Tuning
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the Birmingham region.

Database Tuning Salary Trend in Birmingham

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Database Tuning.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Database Security
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Toad
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Foglight
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) Informix
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Database Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Informix
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Toad
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DBA
2 6 (75.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (37.50%) Administrator
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Database Security
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Foglight
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft