The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 741 757 738
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 157 176 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 125 131 139
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £41,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +8.55%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90836 100276 87895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.05% 82.70% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73816 81539 72340
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Tuning
Salary Trend

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

Database Tuning Salary Trend in the UK

Database Tuning
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Tuning over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Database Tuning Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Tuning
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +30 147 £50,000 +12.35% 22
London +37 76 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Yorkshire +27 18 £37,500 - 3
South East -7 17 £52,500 +16.66% 4
West Midlands +11 16 £37,500 -16.66%
North West +14 12 £33,750 -20.58% 5
City of London +45 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Yorkshire +24 8 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Manchester +11 8 £33,750 -19.40% 4
Reading - 8 £55,000 - 3
Berkshire - 8 £55,000 - 3
Staffordshire - 6 £31,250 -
Leeds +14 5 £37,500 -3.22% 2
South Wales 0 5 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Wales 0 5 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Birmingham -6 5 £38,500 -14.44%
Harrow - 5 £47,500 -
Scotland +9 4 £65,000 +92.59%
South West -5 4 £23,750 -36.66% 1
Glasgow +10 3 £65,000 +116.66%
Kent +6 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Cardiff +2 3 £41,980 +19.94%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £48,750 +1.56%
Gloucestershire - 3 £22,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £32,500 -
Cirencester - 3 £22,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £32,500 -
East Midlands +10 2 £38,000 +52.00%
Southampton -2 2 - -
Hampshire -3 2 - -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 238 (75.32%) SQL
2 202 (63.92%) Performance Tuning
3 192 (60.76%) SQL Server
4 146 (46.20%) Oracle
5 108 (34.18%) Microsoft
6 98 (31.01%) Finance
7 97 (30.70%) Oracle Database
8 88 (27.85%) T-SQL
9 81 (25.63%) Relational Database
10 75 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 74 (23.42%) Windows
11 74 (23.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 71 (22.47%) Linux
13 70 (22.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 69 (21.84%) Database Security
15 67 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (20.25%) UNIX
17 62 (19.62%) MS Excel
17 62 (19.62%) Replication
18 57 (18.04%) Capacity Planning
18 57 (18.04%) Oracle Database 11g
19 53 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (16.46%) PL/SQL
21 50 (15.82%) RDBMS
21 50 (15.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 46 (14.56%) Java
23 41 (12.97%) Oracle Database 10g
23 41 (12.97%) Performance Monitoring
24 40 (12.66%) Clustering
25 38 (12.03%) Data Guard

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 24 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.38%) IIS
3 13 (4.11%) JBoss
4 12 (3.80%) Apache
5 8 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.90%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.27%) nginx
8 3 (0.95%) JCAPS
8 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 62 (19.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (8.23%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (5.38%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (5.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (1.58%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (1.27%) HFM
8 3 (0.95%) TIBCO iProcess
8 3 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.58%) SaaS
3 4 (1.27%) Office 365
3 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.85%) WAN
2 6 (1.90%) Internet
3 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.95%) Network Security
5 2 (0.63%) VPN
5 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.63%) Firewall
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.32%) Wireless
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) DHCP
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (60.76%) SQL Server
2 97 (30.70%) Oracle Database
3 81 (25.63%) Relational Database
4 75 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 74 (23.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (22.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 57 (18.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 50 (15.82%) RDBMS
8 50 (15.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 41 (12.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 35 (11.08%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (11.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (8.54%) MySQL
12 25 (7.91%) Oracle Database 12c
13 23 (7.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (6.96%) DB2
15 18 (5.70%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (5.38%) Oracle ODI
16 17 (5.38%) Oracle9i Database
17 16 (5.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (4.11%) JUnit
2 9 (2.85%) Subversion
2 9 (2.85%) NUnit
3 8 (2.53%) LoadRunner
3 8 (2.53%) Facilita Forecast
3 8 (2.53%) Rational Performance Tester
4 6 (1.90%) Toad
5 5 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.95%) JIRA
7 3 (0.95%) Gradle
7 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.95%) Ant
8 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.32%) Hudson
9 1 (0.32%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 98 (31.01%) Finance
2 32 (10.13%) Banking
3 20 (6.33%) Marketing
4 15 (4.75%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.85%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.85%) Retail
7 8 (2.53%) Legal
8 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.58%) Front Office
10 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.95%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.95%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 215 (68.04%) DBA
2 121 (38.29%) SQL DBA
3 70 (22.15%) Administrator
4 65 (20.57%) Oracle DBA
5 51 (16.14%) Developer
6 39 (12.34%) SQL Server DBA
7 24 (7.59%) Senior DBA
8 21 (6.65%) Oracle Developer
9 20 (6.33%) SQL Developer
10 18 (5.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 16 (5.06%) Tester
12 15 (4.75%) Senior SQL DBA
13 12 (3.80%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.48%) Analyst
15 9 (2.85%) Server Administrator
15 9 (2.85%) Senior Oracle Developer
16 8 (2.53%) QA Tester
16 8 (2.53%) Performance Tester
16 8 (2.53%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
16 8 (2.53%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.13%) .NET
2 25 (7.91%) Web Services
3 20 (6.33%) XML
4 11 (3.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 10 (3.16%) JMS
6 6 (1.90%) Middleware
7 4 (1.27%) J2SE
7 4 (1.27%) Spring
8 3 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (0.95%) JSF
8 3 (0.95%) LAMP
8 3 (0.95%) J2EE
8 3 (0.95%) FpML
9 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.63%) HTML
9 2 (0.63%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.32%) WPF
10 1 (0.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.62%) Replication
2 53 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (12.66%) Clustering
4 17 (5.38%) Statistics
5 15 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.75%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.58%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.27%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.27%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.95%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.95%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.63%) NHS
12 2 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 74 (23.42%) Windows
2 71 (22.47%) Linux
3 64 (20.25%) UNIX
4 37 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.38%) Solaris
7 15 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.53%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.53%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.63%) AIX
12 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (63.92%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (21.84%) Database Security
3 67 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (18.04%) Capacity Planning
5 41 (12.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 36 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (11.39%) ETL
7 32 (10.13%) ITIL
8 29 (9.18%) Change Management
9 28 (8.86%) Service Delivery
10 25 (7.91%) Incident Management
10 25 (7.91%) Change Control
11 23 (7.28%) Migration
12 22 (6.96%) Capacity Management
13 19 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (5.38%) Configuration Management
15 16 (5.06%) Kimball Methodology
15 16 (5.06%) Unit Testing
16 15 (4.75%) Data Transformation
17 14 (4.43%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 238 (75.32%) SQL
2 88 (27.85%) T-SQL
3 52 (16.46%) PL/SQL
4 46 (14.56%) Java
5 29 (9.18%) Shell Script
6 27 (8.54%) Perl
7 20 (6.33%) PowerShell
8 19 (6.01%) C#
9 17 (5.38%) Python
10 7 (2.22%) C
11 4 (1.27%) VB
12 2 (0.63%) VBScript
12 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) Ruby
13 1 (0.32%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (10.13%) Degree
2 24 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.70%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.75%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.11%) MCITP
6 11 (3.48%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (2.85%) MCSA
7 9 (2.85%) OCP
8 8 (2.53%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.27%) MCSE
10 4 (1.27%) MCTS
11 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.63%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.32%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.32%) CCNP
12 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.86%) SLA
2 23 (7.28%) QA
3 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (8.54%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.80%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.90%) vSphere
5 5 (1.58%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.95%) KVM
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
7 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 38 (12.03%) Data Guard
2 28 (8.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (4.43%) Foglight
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.95%) Plesk
5 3 (0.95%) cPanel
5 3 (0.95%) Webmin
6 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 146 (46.20%) Oracle
2 108 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.91%) VMware
4 20 (6.33%) Sybase
5 17 (5.38%) HP
6 13 (4.11%) Hyperion
7 12 (3.80%) Citrix
8 11 (3.48%) Imperva
8 11 (3.48%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.16%) Informatica
9 10 (3.16%) Sun
10 9 (2.85%) EMC
11 7 (2.22%) NetApp
12 6 (1.90%) Remedy
12 6 (1.90%) CommVault
13 4 (1.27%) Veritas
13 4 (1.27%) Red Gate
14 3 (0.95%) SAP
14 3 (0.95%) TIBCO
15 2 (0.63%) Cisco
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + on-call + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
North West
Aspire People IT
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago