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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 724 781 696
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -85
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 166 140 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 123 105 182
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,740 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.35% +6.66%

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
92576 97321 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.60% 82.73% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75605 78726 73203
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +60 157 £50,000 +17.64% 25
London +46 67 £52,500 +10.52% 8
South East +20 30 £50,000 +19.04% 5
Yorkshire +37 28 £40,000 +3.22% 7
Berkshire +19 24 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Reading +19 20 £50,000 -16.66% 2
North West +26 16 £35,000 -17.64% 3
West Yorkshire +18 15 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Leeds +15 14 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Manchester +17 10 £30,000 -29.41% 2
City of London +44 9 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Midlands -14 8 £34,500 -16.36%
South Wales +5 6 £38,490 +13.20% 1
Wales -5 6 £38,490 +13.20% 1
South West -15 4 £23,750 -47.22% 1
Cardiff - 4 £41,980 -
Scotland +3 3 £65,000 +79.31% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £48,750 +17.46%
East Midlands -4 3 £38,000 +52.00%
Merseyside - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £22,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £38,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £30,000 -
Cirencester - 3 £22,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £38,000 -
Surrey +14 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Glasgow +6 2 £65,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £52,500 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 247 (73.73%) SQL
2 226 (67.46%) Performance Tuning
3 203 (60.60%) SQL Server
4 155 (46.27%) Oracle
5 115 (34.33%) Microsoft
6 109 (32.54%) Oracle Database
7 103 (30.75%) T-SQL
8 94 (28.06%) Finance
9 88 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (25.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 79 (23.58%) Relational Database
12 78 (23.28%) Linux
13 75 (22.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 72 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
15 70 (20.90%) Replication
16 69 (20.60%) Windows
17 64 (19.10%) Oracle Database 11g
17 64 (19.10%) Database Security
18 63 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
19 61 (18.21%) UNIX
20 54 (16.12%) MS Excel
21 53 (15.82%) ETL
21 53 (15.82%) Capacity Planning
22 52 (15.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 52 (15.52%) RDBMS
23 51 (15.22%) PL/SQL
24 49 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
25 46 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
26 44 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
27 42 (12.54%) Data Warehouse

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.18%) JBoss
3 11 (3.28%) IIS
4 10 (2.99%) Apache
5 9 (2.69%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.19%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.60%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.30%) nginx
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
Applications
1 54 (16.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (5.37%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (4.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (2.69%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (2.39%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (2.09%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (2.09%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (1.49%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 3 (0.90%) HFM
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.90%) TIBCO iProcess
8 3 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.58%) SaaS
2 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.79%) Office 365
4 5 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.19%) VPN
2 4 (1.19%) WAN
2 4 (1.19%) Firewall
3 3 (0.90%) DHCP
3 3 (0.90%) DNS
3 3 (0.90%) SAN
3 3 (0.90%) Network Security
4 2 (0.60%) Internet
4 2 (0.60%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
5 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (60.60%) SQL Server
2 109 (32.54%) Oracle Database
3 88 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (25.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (23.58%) Relational Database
6 75 (22.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 64 (19.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 52 (15.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (15.52%) RDBMS
9 46 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 42 (12.54%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (9.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 31 (9.25%) MySQL
14 27 (8.06%) Oracle Database 12c
15 23 (6.87%) DB2
15 23 (6.87%) OLAP
16 19 (5.67%) SQL Server 2000
17 18 (5.37%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (4.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.88%) JUnit
3 9 (2.69%) NUnit
4 7 (2.09%) Subversion
4 7 (2.09%) JIRA
5 6 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.19%) Toad
6 4 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.90%) Ant
7 3 (0.90%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.90%) Gradle
7 3 (0.90%) Facilita Forecast
7 3 (0.90%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.30%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.30%) Hudson
9 1 (0.30%) ERwin
General
1 94 (28.06%) Finance
2 37 (11.04%) Banking
3 15 (4.48%) Investment Banking
3 15 (4.48%) Marketing
4 12 (3.58%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.58%) Retail
5 11 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.69%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.79%) Legal
8 5 (1.49%) Front Office
9 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.90%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.90%) Back Office
11 2 (0.60%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Games
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 220 (65.67%) DBA
2 115 (34.33%) SQL DBA
3 72 (21.49%) Administrator
4 71 (21.19%) Oracle DBA
5 62 (18.51%) Developer
6 46 (13.73%) SQL Server DBA
7 24 (7.16%) SQL Developer
8 19 (5.67%) Senior DBA
9 18 (5.37%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 18 (5.37%) Oracle Developer
10 13 (3.88%) Analyst
10 13 (3.88%) Senior SQL DBA
11 12 (3.58%) Server Administrator
11 12 (3.58%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.28%) Tester
13 10 (2.99%) Applications Specialist
14 9 (2.69%) Senior SQL Server DBA
14 9 (2.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
15 8 (2.39%) Database Developer
16 7 (2.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.45%) .NET
2 22 (6.57%) XML
3 16 (4.78%) Web Services
4 9 (2.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 8 (2.39%) JMS
6 7 (2.09%) LAMP
7 6 (1.79%) Middleware
8 5 (1.49%) MDX
9 4 (1.19%) J2SE
9 4 (1.19%) J2EE
9 4 (1.19%) COM+
9 4 (1.19%) Spring
10 3 (0.90%) FpML
10 3 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.60%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.60%) HTML
11 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.60%) JSF
11 2 (0.60%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.60%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (20.90%) Replication
2 63 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (11.34%) Clustering
4 20 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.78%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.58%) Statistics
7 10 (2.99%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.09%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.79%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.79%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.19%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.90%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.60%) NHS
12 2 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 78 (23.28%) Linux
2 69 (20.60%) Windows
3 61 (18.21%) UNIX
4 31 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.48%) Solaris
6 13 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.19%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.90%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.30%) Debian
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (67.46%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (19.10%) Database Security
4 53 (15.82%) Capacity Planning
4 53 (15.82%) ETL
5 49 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 44 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 39 (11.64%) ITIL
8 33 (9.85%) Incident Management
9 32 (9.55%) Service Delivery
10 29 (8.66%) Change Management
11 27 (8.06%) Migration
12 23 (6.87%) Change Control
13 21 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (6.27%) Unit Testing
14 20 (5.97%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.97%) Capacity Management
15 19 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (4.78%) Database Mirroring
16 16 (4.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (73.73%) SQL
2 103 (30.75%) T-SQL
3 51 (15.22%) PL/SQL
4 41 (12.24%) Java
5 30 (8.96%) Shell Script
6 27 (8.06%) Perl
7 23 (6.87%) PowerShell
7 23 (6.87%) Python
8 18 (5.37%) C#
9 11 (3.28%) PHP
10 10 (2.99%) C++
11 9 (2.69%) C
12 7 (2.09%) VB
13 4 (1.19%) VB6
14 2 (0.60%) VBScript
14 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.30%) Ruby
15 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (11.34%) Degree
2 24 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.07%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.88%) MCITP
6 11 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.99%) MCSA
8 9 (2.69%) OCP
9 7 (2.09%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.19%) MCTS
11 4 (1.19%) MCSE
11 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.60%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.30%) CCNP
13 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.06%) SLA
2 21 (6.27%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (9.25%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.79%) vSphere
5 5 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.60%) XenApp
6 2 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 41 (12.24%) Data Guard
2 29 (8.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (3.58%) Foglight
4 6 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 155 (46.27%) Oracle
2 115 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.36%) VMware
4 16 (4.78%) Sybase
5 14 (4.18%) Citrix
6 12 (3.58%) Hyperion
7 11 (3.28%) HP
8 10 (2.99%) Imperva
8 10 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.69%) Sun
9 9 (2.69%) NetApp
10 8 (2.39%) Informatica
10 8 (2.39%) EMC
10 8 (2.39%) Red Gate
11 6 (1.79%) CommVault
12 5 (1.49%) IBM
13 4 (1.19%) Veritas
13 4 (1.19%) SAP
13 4 (1.19%) Cisco
13 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £17,000 - £20,000 (Depending on Experience) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £63,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + on-call + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 25 days ago