The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 165 150 156
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 6 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.23% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.28% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% -26.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Database Tuning
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Database Tuning
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Database Tuning Salary Trend in Scotland

Database Tuning
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Database Tuning Salary Histogram in Scotland

Database Tuning
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 3 £35,000 -
Glasgow -3 1 £32,500 -19.75%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (70.59%) Linux
1 12 (70.59%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
4 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) Perl
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (29.41%) Reference Data
7 5 (29.41%) Database Security
7 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (29.41%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (29.41%) OLTP
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (23.53%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) RHCE

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.88%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
1 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (29.41%) OLTP
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.76%) DB2
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.76%) DTS
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.88%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) DBA
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Development Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) J2SE
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (29.41%) Reference Data
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Database Security
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cacti
1 4 (23.53%) Munin
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Vagrant
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (11.76%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Wall Street Systems