The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 219 223 224
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 16 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.054% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.067% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -41.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Database Tuning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4992 4506 4503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.21% 81.79% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4188 3798 3969
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Database Tuning
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Database Tuning Salary Trend in the South West

Database Tuning
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Database Tuning Salary Histogram in the South West

Database Tuning
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Cornwall - 8 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 8 £33,000 -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 35 (87.50%) SQL
2 32 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (65.00%) T-SQL
3 26 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (37.50%) Degree
6 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (35.00%) Replication
7 14 (35.00%) Clustering
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 12 (30.00%) Oracle
8 12 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 10 (25.00%) SLA
9 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) WAN
10 8 (20.00%) Windows
10 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 8 (20.00%) Statistics
11 7 (17.50%) MySQL
12 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (12.50%) jQuery
12 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) WAN
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (17.50%) MySQL
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) OLTP
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) DBA
2 23 (57.50%) SQL DBA
3 14 (35.00%) Administrator
4 11 (27.50%) Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior DBA
5 6 (15.00%) Senior SQL DBA
6 5 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Junior
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Database Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (12.50%) CSS
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
1 5 (12.50%) XML
1 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 5 (12.50%) LINQ
1 5 (12.50%) jQuery
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 14 (35.00%) Replication
2 14 (35.00%) Clustering
3 8 (20.00%) Statistics
4 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
1 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (12.50%) MVC
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (12.50%) Web Development
3 3 (7.50%) DSDM
3 3 (7.50%) ETL
4 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
4 2 (5.00%) High Availability
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (2.50%) Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.50%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) SQL
2 26 (65.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle