The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 90 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.59% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.12%
Database Tuning
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
764 1016 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 79.67% 82.60% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 686 801 776
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £58,700
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 Kent

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Database Tuning
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Database Tuning Salary Trend in Kent

Database Tuning
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas