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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 757 676 761
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +85
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 130 198 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 112 155 104
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%

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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend

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 16 September 2014 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 16 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
England -80 120 £47,500 -9.52% 17
London -59 51 £55,000 -2.22% 11
City of London -6 25 £52,500 -12.50% 4
South West -6 20 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North West -6 18 £50,500 +74.13% 3
Wiltshire - 14 £42,500 -
South East -63 12 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Cheshire -4 11 £50,500 - 1
Chippenham - 11 £42,500 -
West Midlands -2 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester -12 7 £50,500 +74.13%
Warwickshire - 7 £40,000 -
Bristol -3 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland -16 6 £35,000 -13.58%
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire -41 4 £51,250 -14.58%
Knutsford - 4 £50,000 -
Wales -2 3 £46,000 +27.77% 2
South Wales -6 3 £46,000 +25.17%
Milton Keynes -13 3 £48,000 -4.00%
Edinburgh -13 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands -16 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Torfaen - 3 £46,000 -
Cwmbran - 3 £46,000 -
Swindon - 3 £45,000 -
Oxford +12 2 £35,500 -4.05%
Oxfordshire +7 2 £35,500 -4.05%
York +2 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Hampshire -4 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Derby -10 2 £40,000 -5.88%

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 212 (73.10%) Performance Tuning
2 188 (64.83%) SQL Server
3 185 (63.79%) SQL
4 153 (52.76%) Oracle
5 106 (36.55%) Finance
6 95 (32.76%) Oracle Database
7 91 (31.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 91 (31.38%) Microsoft
8 83 (28.62%) Replication
9 81 (27.93%) T-SQL
10 75 (25.86%) Windows
11 73 (25.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 72 (24.83%) Relational Database
13 71 (24.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 69 (23.79%) Data Warehouse
15 59 (20.34%) PL/SQL
16 56 (19.31%) SQL Server 2005
17 55 (18.97%) RDBMS
18 53 (18.28%) ETL
18 53 (18.28%) Clustering
18 53 (18.28%) Oracle Database 11g
19 51 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
20 50 (17.24%) UNIX
20 50 (17.24%) Linux
20 50 (17.24%) Data Guard
21 45 (15.52%) ITIL
22 44 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
23 42 (14.48%) Oracle Database 10g
24 36 (12.41%) Java
24 36 (12.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (5.52%) WebLogic
2 15 (5.17%) IIS
3 9 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.41%) Apache
5 6 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle 10gAS
6 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.38%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.34%) Liferay
9 1 (0.34%) Lync
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.41%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.07%) HFM
4 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.69%) Summit
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.41%) SaaS
2 4 (1.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.38%) SAN
1 4 (1.38%) Internet
1 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.03%) DNS
2 3 (1.03%) SSL
3 2 (0.69%) DHCP
3 2 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (64.83%) SQL Server
2 95 (32.76%) Oracle Database
3 91 (31.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (25.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (24.83%) Relational Database
6 71 (24.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 69 (23.79%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (19.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 55 (18.97%) RDBMS
10 53 (18.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 42 (14.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 36 (12.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (10.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (8.62%) OLTP
15 24 (8.28%) Oracle Database 12c
16 23 (7.93%) MySQL
17 22 (7.59%) Oracle9i Database
18 21 (7.24%) DTS
19 20 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
20 19 (6.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.76%) JConsole
2 8 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.07%) Subversion
4 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.38%) JUnit
5 3 (1.03%) Toad
5 3 (1.03%) ERwin
6 2 (0.69%) NUnit
6 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.34%) JMeter
7 1 (0.34%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.34%) RSpec
7 1 (0.34%) Hudson
7 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
General
1 106 (36.55%) Finance
2 20 (6.90%) Banking
3 18 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.45%) Marketing
5 7 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.72%) Retail
6 5 (1.72%) Billing
7 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.38%) Advertising
7 4 (1.38%) Games
8 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) International Banking
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 169 (58.28%) DBA
2 82 (28.28%) SQL DBA
2 82 (28.28%) Administrator
3 72 (24.83%) Developer
4 49 (16.90%) Oracle DBA
5 35 (12.07%) SQL Server DBA
6 19 (6.55%) Analyst
7 17 (5.86%) SQL Developer
8 14 (4.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (4.48%) Senior DBA
10 12 (4.14%) Business Developer
10 12 (4.14%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.79%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.79%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.45%) SQL Server Analyst
12 10 (3.45%) Server Analyst
12 10 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (2.76%) Agile .NET Developer
13 8 (2.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.38%) .NET
1 33 (11.38%) XML
2 21 (7.24%) Web Services
3 17 (5.86%) Hibernate
4 14 (4.83%) HTML
5 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.48%) Middleware
6 11 (3.79%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.45%) WCF
7 10 (3.45%) Spring
8 9 (3.10%) CSS
8 9 (3.10%) WinForms
8 9 (3.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (3.10%) NHibernate
8 9 (3.10%) WPF
9 8 (2.76%) JRockit
9 8 (2.76%) XSD
10 7 (2.41%) JMS
10 7 (2.41%) OSGi
10 7 (2.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 83 (28.62%) Replication
2 53 (18.28%) Clustering
3 32 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.79%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.07%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.07%) HACMP
7 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.72%) Kindle
7 5 (1.72%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.03%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.69%) Open Source
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
9 2 (0.69%) DTV
9 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (25.86%) Windows
2 50 (17.24%) UNIX
2 50 (17.24%) Linux
3 12 (4.14%) Solaris
4 11 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.41%) AIX
5 7 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.72%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (73.10%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (18.28%) ETL
3 51 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (15.52%) ITIL
5 44 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (11.72%) Database Security
7 29 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (7.24%) Capacity Management
9 20 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 19 (6.55%) Service Delivery
10 19 (6.55%) ERP
10 19 (6.55%) Data Modelling
11 16 (5.52%) CRM
12 15 (5.17%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.17%) Scrum
12 15 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (4.83%) Data Analysis
14 13 (4.48%) OOD
14 13 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 185 (63.79%) SQL
2 81 (27.93%) T-SQL
3 59 (20.34%) PL/SQL
4 36 (12.41%) Java
5 28 (9.66%) C#
6 21 (7.24%) Shell Script
7 15 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.48%) Perl
9 11 (3.79%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.10%) VBA
10 9 (3.10%) PHP
11 8 (2.76%) Korn
12 6 (2.07%) C++
13 5 (1.72%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (1.38%) C
14 4 (1.38%) VB
15 1 (0.34%) Python
15 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (10.34%) Degree
2 21 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.83%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.10%) MCDBA
5 8 (2.76%) HND
6 7 (2.41%) PhD
7 5 (1.72%) OCP
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.38%) RHCE
8 4 (1.38%) OCA
8 4 (1.38%) MCSE
9 3 (1.03%) MCTS
10 2 (0.69%) MCITP
10 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.69%) MCSA
10 2 (0.69%) MCSD
11 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.14%) SLA
2 11 (3.79%) QA
3 8 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (11.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (8.97%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.72%) PowerHA
4 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 50 (17.24%) Data Guard
2 21 (7.24%) Foglight
3 8 (2.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.07%) Tivoli
4 6 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.72%) Nagios
5 5 (1.72%) Puppet
5 5 (1.72%) Munin
6 4 (1.38%) Cacti
6 4 (1.38%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.38%) Ansible
7 3 (1.03%) SCOM
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 153 (52.76%) Oracle
2 91 (31.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.86%) Imperva
4 16 (5.52%) Informatica
5 12 (4.14%) IBM
6 10 (3.45%) Tableau
6 10 (3.45%) SAP
6 10 (3.45%) Sybase
7 9 (3.10%) Infragistics
8 8 (2.76%) Red Gate
9 7 (2.41%) Citrix
9 7 (2.41%) Hyperion
10 6 (2.07%) Infor
10 6 (2.07%) Teradata
10 6 (2.07%) Siebel
10 6 (2.07%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.38%) Remedy
12 4 (1.38%) VMware
12 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + FS Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 12 days ago
North West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago