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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 820 814 842
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 91 150 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 95 116
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +10.00%

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
83254 95993 97338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.51% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 69343 79334 77826
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -4 85 £48,750 -2.50% 5
London +29 32 £45,000 -21.73% 1
North West +17 15 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Hertfordshire +29 12 £55,000 -
East of England +23 12 £55,000 -
Watford - 12 £55,000 -
Merseyside -4 10 £45,000 +15.38%
Yorkshire +21 9 £45,000 -10.00%
South East +7 9 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Liverpool - 9 £48,750 -
West Yorkshire +15 8 £46,250 -11.90%
Surrey +11 7 £52,500 +13.51% 1
East Midlands +15 6 £39,000 -13.33%
Scotland +27 5 - - 1
Glasgow +17 4 - - 1
Manchester -5 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Hammersmith - 4 £42,500 -
Nottingham +9 3 £37,000 -17.77%
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £37,000 -17.77%
Leicester - 3 £39,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £39,000 -
Halifax - 3 £45,000 -
Leeds +14 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Bradford - 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £39,525 -
City of London +41 1 £62,500 -5.66% 1
Cheshire +24 1 £42,500 - 1
South Wales +14 1 £45,000 +3.44% 1
Southport +10 1 £30,000 -23.07%
Warrington +6 1 £42,500 - 1

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 212 (86.18%) SQL
2 181 (73.58%) Performance Tuning
3 137 (55.69%) SQL Server
4 104 (42.28%) Microsoft
5 100 (40.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (39.84%) Oracle
7 97 (39.43%) ETL
8 89 (36.18%) Business Intelligence
9 88 (35.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (35.37%) T-SQL
11 76 (30.89%) Data Warehouse
12 56 (22.76%) Windows
12 56 (22.76%) Degree
13 53 (21.54%) Finance
14 50 (20.33%) Unit Testing
14 50 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
15 49 (19.92%) Java
16 48 (19.51%) Web Services
16 48 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (19.11%) Oracle Database
18 46 (18.70%) Linux
18 46 (18.70%) Unix
19 45 (18.29%) Data Modelling
19 45 (18.29%) .NET
20 44 (17.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 44 (17.89%) Relational Database
21 43 (17.48%) SQL Server 2012
21 43 (17.48%) XML
22 40 (16.26%) PL/SQL
22 40 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008

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 27 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.94%) IIS
3 20 (8.13%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.66%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.03%) JCAPS
6 5 (2.03%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.63%) GemFire
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.22%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.81%) Apache
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.91%) SAP BPC
2 6 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.41%) Datadog
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.57%) Firewall
2 9 (3.66%) DNS
2 9 (3.66%) SAN
3 5 (2.03%) VLAN
3 5 (2.03%) WAN
4 3 (1.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (55.69%) SQL Server
2 100 (40.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (35.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (30.89%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (19.11%) Oracle Database
6 44 (17.89%) Relational Database
6 44 (17.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 43 (17.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (9.76%) Hadoop
9 24 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (7.32%) DTS
10 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (7.32%) Power BI
11 17 (6.91%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (6.91%) SAP BW
12 16 (6.50%) MS Access
12 16 (6.50%) SAP Data Services
13 15 (6.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (14.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (8.54%) JIRA
3 18 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 18 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (6.50%) JUnit
5 7 (2.85%) Subversion
5 7 (2.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 6 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.63%) Concordion
7 4 (1.63%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.63%) JBehave
7 4 (1.63%) Mockito
8 3 (1.22%) Toad
8 3 (1.22%) WebLogic Workshop
9 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.81%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (21.54%) Finance
2 23 (9.35%) Banking
3 8 (3.25%) Marketing
4 7 (2.85%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.44%) Advertising
6 4 (1.63%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 137 (55.69%) Developer
2 77 (31.30%) DBA
3 39 (15.85%) SQL DBA
4 36 (14.63%) SQL Developer
5 35 (14.23%) ETL Developer
6 32 (13.01%) Administrator
7 28 (11.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 22 (8.94%) SSIS Developer
9 21 (8.54%) Java Developer
9 21 (8.54%) Oracle DBA
10 19 (7.72%) Oracle Developer
10 19 (7.72%) Senior Developer
10 19 (7.72%) SSRS Developer
11 18 (7.32%) Senior DBA
12 16 (6.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Developer
13 15 (6.10%) Analyst
13 15 (6.10%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 11 (4.47%) Senior SQL DBA
15 10 (4.07%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.51%) Web Services
2 45 (18.29%) .NET
3 43 (17.48%) XML
4 21 (8.54%) REST
5 20 (8.13%) MDX
6 19 (7.72%) JMS
7 18 (7.32%) Spring
8 17 (6.91%) SOAP
9 12 (4.88%) J2SE
10 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.25%) WPF
11 7 (2.85%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (2.85%) CSS
11 7 (2.85%) HTML
11 7 (2.85%) jQuery
11 7 (2.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.98%) Replication
3 23 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.32%) Mathematics
5 17 (6.91%) Management Information System
6 14 (5.69%) Client/Server
6 14 (5.69%) Clustering
6 14 (5.69%) Data Integration
7 12 (4.88%) Virtual Team
8 11 (4.47%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (4.07%) Visualisation
10 8 (3.25%) Market Risk
11 7 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (2.03%) EPoS
13 2 (0.81%) Derivative
13 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
14 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.41%) Life Science
14 1 (0.41%) Ontologies
14 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.76%) Windows
2 46 (18.70%) Linux
2 46 (18.70%) Unix
3 7 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.03%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (73.58%) Performance Tuning
2 97 (39.43%) ETL
3 89 (36.18%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (20.33%) Unit Testing
5 48 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (18.29%) Data Modelling
7 37 (15.04%) ETL Development
8 32 (13.01%) Migration
9 30 (12.20%) High Availability
10 28 (11.38%) SDLC
11 27 (10.98%) Database Security
11 27 (10.98%) Time Management
12 26 (10.57%) UML
13 23 (9.35%) OO
14 19 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (7.72%) ITIL
14 19 (7.72%) Performance Optimisation
15 18 (7.32%) Data Analysis
15 18 (7.32%) Process Management
15 18 (7.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (86.18%) SQL
2 87 (35.37%) T-SQL
3 49 (19.92%) Java
4 40 (16.26%) PL/SQL
5 34 (13.82%) C#
6 25 (10.16%) Shell Script
6 25 (10.16%) VBA
7 23 (9.35%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.47%) C
9 10 (4.07%) JavaScript
10 9 (3.66%) Python
11 6 (2.44%) Ruby
12 5 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.03%) Perl
12 5 (2.03%) XAML
13 4 (1.63%) C++
14 2 (0.81%) VB
15 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (22.76%) Degree
2 15 (6.10%) SC Cleared
2 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.66%) OCP
3 9 (3.66%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.22%) MCITP
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.35%) SLA
2 20 (8.13%) QA
3 10 (4.07%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (11.79%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (2.03%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.63%) HDFS
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (6.10%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (5.69%) Data Guard
3 8 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.44%) Oracle Flashback
4 6 (2.44%) Oracle Statspack
4 6 (2.44%) Puppet
5 5 (2.03%) Ansible
5 5 (2.03%) Foglight
5 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.03%) SCOM
6 3 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.81%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.81%) Control-M
7 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.41%) Grafana
8 1 (0.41%) Graphite
8 1 (0.41%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 104 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 98 (39.84%) Oracle
3 21 (8.54%) RedGate
4 20 (8.13%) IBM
5 19 (7.72%) Cognos
5 19 (7.72%) SAP
6 17 (6.91%) Cisco
7 15 (6.10%) Sybase
8 13 (5.28%) Tableau
9 10 (4.07%) VMware
9 10 (4.07%) Zoomdata
10 8 (3.25%) Remedy
11 5 (2.03%) Dell
11 5 (2.03%) EMC
11 5 (2.03%) EqualLogic
11 5 (2.03%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.03%) HP
11 5 (2.03%) Kaspersky
11 5 (2.03%) NetApp
11 5 (2.03%) WatchGuard
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