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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 719 718 686
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 159 176 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 142 135 161
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -19 150 £50,000 +11.11% 25
London -10 67 £55,000 -8.33% 14
South East -21 26 £45,000 +7.14% 1
North West -4 22 £53,750 +65.38% 6
Surrey +10 19 £45,000 -11.76%
South West 0 15 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Manchester -5 15 £42,500 +3.03% 2
City of London -11 10 £55,000 -10.20% 4
West Midlands -16 10 £42,500 -
Woking +21 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Cornwall - 8 £35,000 -
Redruth - 8 £35,000 -
Cheshire +2 7 £55,000 +83.33% 4
Wiltshire - 7 £26,000 -
Knutsford - 6 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire -24 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North East - 5 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire -19 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Melksham - 4 £26,000 -
Wales - 4 £37,500 -
South Wales - 4 £37,500 -
Slough -5 3 £52,500 +28.04%
Leeds -15 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Berkshire -17 3 £52,500 +28.04%
Bolton - 3 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 3 - -
Chippenham - 3 £41,000 -
Wigan -10 2 £39,000 +20.00%

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 208 (66.88%) Performance Tuning
2 195 (62.70%) SQL
3 176 (56.59%) SQL Server
4 169 (54.34%) Oracle
5 118 (37.94%) Finance
6 114 (36.66%) Oracle Database
7 100 (32.15%) T-SQL
8 89 (28.62%) Microsoft
9 76 (24.44%) Replication
10 71 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 69 (22.19%) ITIL
12 68 (21.86%) Data Guard
13 67 (21.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 63 (20.26%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (19.94%) Capacity Management
16 60 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
17 57 (18.33%) Oracle Database 10g
17 57 (18.33%) PL/SQL
17 57 (18.33%) Clustering
17 57 (18.33%) Oracle Database 12c
18 56 (18.01%) Oracle RMAN
19 55 (17.68%) Relational Database
20 54 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 54 (17.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 53 (17.04%) Database Security
22 52 (16.72%) Foglight
22 52 (16.72%) Oracle9i Database
23 48 (15.43%) Linux
23 48 (15.43%) ETL
24 46 (14.79%) Windows

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.14%) IIS
3 14 (4.50%) Apache
4 9 (2.89%) JBoss
5 8 (2.57%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.61%) JCAPS
6 5 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.96%) nginx
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (5.14%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (4.82%) HFM
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.96%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.22%) Internet
2 8 (2.57%) WAN
3 7 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.96%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) DAB
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (56.59%) SQL Server
2 114 (36.66%) Oracle Database
3 71 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (21.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 60 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (18.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 57 (18.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 55 (17.68%) Relational Database
8 54 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 54 (17.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (16.72%) Oracle9i Database
10 44 (14.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 38 (12.22%) RDBMS
12 35 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (6.75%) MySQL
15 19 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (6.11%) OLAP
16 18 (5.79%) SQL Server 2000
17 17 (5.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (3.22%) Subversion
2 8 (2.57%) Rational Performance Tester
2 8 (2.57%) Facilita Forecast
2 8 (2.57%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.29%) Hudson
4 3 (0.96%) NUnit
4 3 (0.96%) Toad
4 3 (0.96%) JUnit
4 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.32%) JMeter
5 1 (0.32%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.32%) RSpec
5 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 118 (37.94%) Finance
2 18 (5.79%) Marketing
3 13 (4.18%) Banking
4 9 (2.89%) Retail
5 5 (1.61%) Legal
5 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.29%) Billing
7 3 (0.96%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 214 (68.81%) DBA
2 107 (34.41%) SQL DBA
3 86 (27.65%) Administrator
4 79 (25.40%) Oracle DBA
5 59 (18.97%) Developer
6 22 (7.07%) SQL Server DBA
7 21 (6.75%) SQL Developer
8 16 (5.14%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (4.82%) Oracle BI Developer
9 15 (4.82%) OBIEE Developer
10 14 (4.50%) Senior DBA
11 12 (3.86%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (3.22%) Tester
12 10 (3.22%) Junior
13 9 (2.89%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (2.57%) LoadRunner Tester
14 8 (2.57%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
14 8 (2.57%) SQL Server BI Developer
14 8 (2.57%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.65%) .NET
2 26 (8.36%) Web Services
3 19 (6.11%) XML
4 8 (2.57%) JMS
5 5 (1.61%) JSF
5 5 (1.61%) jQuery
5 5 (1.61%) LINQ
5 5 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.61%) HTML
5 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.61%) CSS
5 5 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.96%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (0.64%) J2EE
8 2 (0.64%) LAMP
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.32%) JMX
9 1 (0.32%) REST
9 1 (0.32%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 76 (24.44%) Replication
2 57 (18.33%) Clustering
3 27 (8.68%) Computer Science
4 24 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.89%) Open Source
6 8 (2.57%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.57%) Statistics
6 8 (2.57%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.64%) Kindle
11 1 (0.32%) DTV
11 1 (0.32%) NHS
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Exalogic
11 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.43%) Linux
2 46 (14.79%) Windows
3 40 (12.86%) UNIX
4 26 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (4.82%) Solaris
7 9 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.89%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.57%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.57%) Windows Vista
8 8 (2.57%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.64%) AIX
11 1 (0.32%) zOS
11 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (66.88%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (22.19%) ITIL
3 63 (20.26%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (19.94%) Capacity Management
5 53 (17.04%) Database Security
6 48 (15.43%) ETL
7 43 (13.83%) Service Delivery
8 32 (10.29%) Change Control
9 25 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (7.72%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (7.40%) Incident Management
11 23 (7.40%) Change Management
12 22 (7.07%) CRM
12 22 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (5.79%) ERP
14 17 (5.47%) Business Continuity
14 17 (5.47%) Analytics
14 17 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (5.14%) DRM
16 15 (4.82%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 195 (62.70%) SQL
2 100 (32.15%) T-SQL
3 57 (18.33%) PL/SQL
4 31 (9.97%) Java
5 20 (6.43%) C#
6 15 (4.82%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.57%) C
8 7 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.93%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.96%) Perl
11 2 (0.64%) PHP
11 2 (0.64%) VBA
11 2 (0.64%) Korn
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (11.58%) Degree
2 35 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 32 (10.29%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.47%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.61%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.29%) OCP
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.29%) MCITP
8 3 (0.96%) RHCE
8 3 (0.96%) OCA
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.32%) SLA
2 16 (5.14%) QA
3 5 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (18.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (5.14%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.96%) KVM
3 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 68 (21.86%) Data Guard
2 52 (16.72%) Foglight
3 4 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.96%) cPanel
4 3 (0.96%) Webmin
4 3 (0.96%) Plesk
5 2 (0.64%) Puppet
5 2 (0.64%) Cacti
5 2 (0.64%) Munin
5 2 (0.64%) Ansible
5 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 169 (54.34%) Oracle
2 89 (28.62%) Microsoft
3 46 (14.79%) Imperva
4 22 (7.07%) Informatica
5 21 (6.75%) Hyperion
6 13 (4.18%) HP
6 13 (4.18%) Tableau
7 7 (2.25%) Sybase
8 6 (1.93%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.61%) Remedy
9 5 (1.61%) NetApp
9 5 (1.61%) Sun
9 5 (1.61%) EMC
10 4 (1.29%) VMware
11 3 (0.96%) IBM
11 3 (0.96%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.64%) RainStor
12 2 (0.64%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.64%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.32%) Cognos
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
System C Healthcare
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
KPRS
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago