The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 773 812 842
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +30
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 159 166 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 126 114
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%

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
86175 96499 101637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72066 78843 82351
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 150 £50,000 - 8
London +24 73 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Yorkshire +18 24 £45,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire +5 20 £44,250 +18.00%
East of England +46 16 £52,500 +16.66%
Hertfordshire +42 16 £52,500 +16.66%
Watford +33 15 £52,500 +16.66%
South East +23 15 £46,500 -7.00% 1
West Midlands -17 12 £50,000 +44.92% 2
Halifax - 12 £45,000 -
Surrey +28 10 £46,500 +3.33% 1
Warwickshire - 10 £50,000 -
Warwick - 10 £50,000 -
South West +26 7 £35,000 +47.36%
Scotland +13 7 £61,500 -5.38% 1
Glasgow 0 7 £61,500 -5.38% 1
Leeds +14 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Cornwall - 5 £35,000 -
Redruth - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +52 3 £62,500 +19.04% 3
North West +19 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Leatherhead - 3 £50,000 -
Wales +8 2 - -
Reading +2 2 £45,000 -10.00%
South Wales +2 2 - -
Berkshire +1 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Merseyside 0 2 - -
Bridgend -2 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Lewes - 2 £39,525 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 284 (83.28%) SQL
2 252 (73.90%) Performance Tuning
3 208 (61.00%) SQL Server
4 134 (39.30%) Microsoft
5 130 (38.12%) Oracle
6 116 (34.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (33.14%) Windows
8 109 (31.96%) ETL
9 106 (31.09%) Business Intelligence
10 103 (30.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 98 (28.74%) T-SQL
12 88 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
13 85 (24.93%) Finance
14 80 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
15 75 (21.99%) Unix
16 74 (21.70%) Oracle Database
17 69 (20.23%) MS Excel
18 67 (19.65%) XML
19 65 (19.06%) Java
20 63 (18.48%) Relational Database
21 62 (18.18%) High Availability
22 59 (17.30%) PL/SQL
23 54 (15.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 50 (14.66%) Degree
25 49 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
25 49 (14.37%) C#
26 48 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
27 47 (13.78%) .NET
28 46 (13.49%) Data Modelling
29 45 (13.20%) SharePoint

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (13.20%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.21%) WebLogic
3 25 (7.33%) IIS
4 19 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (5.57%) MS Exchange
5 17 (4.99%) Apache Pig
6 13 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.93%) GemFire
7 10 (2.93%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.76%) Apache
8 6 (1.76%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.88%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.59%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 69 (20.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (5.57%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (3.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.76%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Datadog
4 1 (0.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.38%) Firewall
2 27 (7.92%) SAN
3 19 (5.57%) VLAN
3 19 (5.57%) WAN
4 7 (2.05%) FTP
5 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.29%) NFC
5 1 (0.29%) RFID
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (61.00%) SQL Server
2 116 (34.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (30.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (21.70%) Oracle Database
6 63 (18.48%) Relational Database
7 54 (15.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 48 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (10.85%) Hadoop
11 34 (9.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 34 (9.97%) Oracle Database 11g
12 33 (9.68%) Big Data
12 33 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (8.21%) Data Mining
13 28 (8.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 27 (7.92%) Oracle Database 12c
15 23 (6.74%) DTS
15 23 (6.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 22 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (6.16%) JIRA
3 18 (5.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 18 (5.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (4.11%) JUnit
5 12 (3.52%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.52%) Subversion
6 11 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 10 (2.93%) Concordion
7 10 (2.93%) JBehave
7 10 (2.93%) Mockito
8 7 (2.05%) Toad
9 3 (0.88%) NUnit
9 3 (0.88%) WebLogic Workshop
10 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.59%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 85 (24.93%) Finance
2 43 (12.61%) Banking
3 19 (5.57%) Marketing
4 14 (4.11%) Advertising
5 11 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.17%) Law
6 4 (1.17%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Automotive
7 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.59%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (43.99%) Developer
2 121 (35.48%) DBA
3 62 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 52 (15.25%) Administrator
5 38 (11.14%) SQL Developer
6 36 (10.56%) ETL Developer
7 32 (9.38%) Senior DBA
8 31 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
9 29 (8.50%) Oracle Developer
9 29 (8.50%) SSIS Developer
10 26 (7.62%) Senior Developer
11 23 (6.74%) SSRS Developer
12 21 (6.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 21 (6.16%) SQL Server DBA
13 20 (5.87%) Analyst
14 19 (5.57%) C# Developer
14 19 (5.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 19 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (4.99%) Database Developer
15 17 (4.99%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (19.65%) XML
2 47 (13.78%) .NET
3 43 (12.61%) Web Services
4 20 (5.87%) JSON
4 20 (5.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 17 (4.99%) JMS
5 17 (4.99%) jQuery
6 16 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 16 (4.69%) Spring
7 15 (4.40%) ASP.NET
7 15 (4.40%) CSS
7 15 (4.40%) HTML
7 15 (4.40%) REST
8 14 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.23%) AppFabric
10 11 (3.23%) Oracle Streams
10 11 (3.23%) WCF
10 11 (3.23%) WF
10 11 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.26%) Replication
3 24 (7.04%) Clustering
4 19 (5.57%) Data Integration
4 19 (5.57%) EPoS
4 19 (5.57%) EqualLogic
5 17 (4.99%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 15 (4.40%) Visualisation
8 13 (3.81%) Client/Server
9 12 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (3.52%) Virtual Team
10 10 (2.93%) Market Risk
11 9 (2.64%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.47%) iPad
12 5 (1.47%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (0.88%) Derivative
14 3 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
14 3 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 113 (33.14%) Windows
2 75 (21.99%) Unix
3 39 (11.44%) Linux
4 36 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (5.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (73.90%) Performance Tuning
2 109 (31.96%) ETL
3 106 (31.09%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (18.18%) High Availability
6 46 (13.49%) Data Modelling
7 42 (12.32%) Time Management
8 40 (11.73%) ITIL
8 40 (11.73%) Migration
9 37 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (9.97%) Capacity Planning
11 33 (9.68%) Unit Testing
12 32 (9.38%) TDD
13 31 (9.09%) SDLC
14 30 (8.80%) OO
15 29 (8.50%) Data Analysis
16 27 (7.92%) MapReduce
17 25 (7.33%) ETL Development
18 24 (7.04%) Data Security
18 24 (7.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 284 (83.28%) SQL
2 98 (28.74%) T-SQL
3 65 (19.06%) Java
4 59 (17.30%) PL/SQL
5 49 (14.37%) C#
6 39 (11.44%) Shell Script
7 21 (6.16%) PowerShell
8 20 (5.87%) VBA
9 18 (5.28%) JavaScript
10 11 (3.23%) Python
10 11 (3.23%) XAML
11 10 (2.93%) C
12 6 (1.76%) Ruby
13 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.17%) C++
13 4 (1.17%) R
14 3 (0.88%) Korn
14 3 (0.88%) VB
15 2 (0.59%) AWK
15 2 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (14.66%) Degree
2 16 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 16 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle Certification
4 14 (4.11%) OCP
5 13 (3.81%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.21%) QA
1 28 (8.21%) SLA
2 23 (6.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.57%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.57%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.23%) Oracle Clusterware
5 9 (2.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (2.05%) HDFS
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 27 (7.92%) Data Guard
2 20 (5.87%) Foglight
3 19 (5.57%) SCOM
4 18 (5.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (3.23%) Oracle Flashback
5 11 (3.23%) Oracle Statspack
6 10 (2.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (2.64%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (1.47%) Ansible
8 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.47%) Puppet
9 2 (0.59%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.59%) Control-M
9 2 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Grafana
10 1 (0.29%) Graphite
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 134 (39.30%) Microsoft
2 130 (38.12%) Oracle
3 32 (9.38%) Cisco
4 29 (8.50%) Sybase
5 24 (7.04%) VMware
6 21 (6.16%) RedGate
7 20 (5.87%) NetApp
8 19 (5.57%) Dell
8 19 (5.57%) EMC
8 19 (5.57%) Fortinet
8 19 (5.57%) HP
8 19 (5.57%) Kaseya
8 19 (5.57%) Kaspersky
8 19 (5.57%) Veeam
8 19 (5.57%) WatchGuard
9 15 (4.40%) Remedy
10 14 (4.11%) Tableau
11 11 (3.23%) IBM
12 10 (2.93%) Cegedim Rx
12 10 (2.93%) Zoomdata
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