The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 761 675 721
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +46
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 143 201 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 172 144
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -94 127 £45,000 - 22
London -54 56 £47,500 -13.63% 12
South East -45 32 £41,250 -3.50% 2
City of London -9 16 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Hampshire +14 14 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -6 13 £44,500 +11.25% 5
East Midlands +3 10 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Scotland -11 10 £36,250 -3.97% 2
Southampton - 9 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 9 £25,000 - 1
Derby - 9 £25,000 - 1
Wiltshire -2 8 £45,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire - 6 £41,250 -
Swindon - 6 £45,000 - 1
South Wales -6 5 £37,000 -1.33% 1
West Midlands -7 5 £42,500 +2.40%
Edinburgh -9 5 £47,500 - 1
Wales -11 5 £37,000 -1.33% 1
Bristol -12 5 £42,000 +5.00% 1
East of England -13 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Portsmouth -14 5 £53,500 +33.75%
Wimbledon - 5 £44,000 -
North West +8 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £41,500 -24.54% 1
Manchester -1 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Essex -4 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Kent - 3 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £48,000 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Wigan - 3 £42,500 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 246 (73.21%) SQL
2 240 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 235 (69.94%) Performance Tuning
4 135 (40.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 133 (39.58%) Oracle
6 118 (35.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (33.04%) Finance
8 108 (32.14%) Replication
9 101 (30.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 97 (28.87%) Relational Database
10 97 (28.87%) Microsoft
11 90 (26.79%) Windows
12 89 (26.49%) T-SQL
13 86 (25.60%) Oracle Database
14 80 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
14 80 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
15 71 (21.13%) RDBMS
16 65 (19.35%) Clustering
17 59 (17.56%) PL/SQL
18 53 (15.77%) .NET
18 53 (15.77%) ETL
18 53 (15.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 51 (15.18%) UNIX
20 47 (13.99%) Linux
20 47 (13.99%) Oracle Database 11g
21 46 (13.69%) SQL Server 2012
22 45 (13.39%) Java
23 42 (12.50%) C#
24 41 (12.20%) MS Excel
25 40 (11.90%) XML

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (7.74%) WebLogic
2 20 (5.95%) IIS
3 7 (2.08%) MQSeries
3 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (1.79%) Oracle 10gAS
4 6 (1.79%) Apache
4 6 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.19%) OpenEdge
6 3 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) Liferay
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Lync
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) MS Project
5 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) HFM
3 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.49%) SAN
2 4 (1.19%) LDAP
3 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.60%) DNS
3 2 (0.60%) SSL
3 2 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 135 (40.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (35.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 101 (30.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 97 (28.87%) Relational Database
6 86 (25.60%) Oracle Database
7 80 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 80 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (21.13%) RDBMS
9 53 (15.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 47 (13.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 46 (13.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 32 (9.52%) DTS
14 23 (6.85%) MySQL
15 22 (6.55%) OLTP
16 19 (5.65%) DB2
16 19 (5.65%) Oracle Exadata
17 17 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 16 (4.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.98%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.98%) Subversion
2 10 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.38%) JConsole
4 7 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.08%) NUnit
4 7 (2.08%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.19%) Toad
5 4 (1.19%) JUnit
6 3 (0.89%) ERwin
7 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.30%) ProC
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) PROIV
8 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
General
1 111 (33.04%) Finance
2 30 (8.93%) Banking
3 17 (5.06%) Marketing
4 15 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.08%) Retail
6 6 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.79%) International Banking
7 5 (1.49%) Games
8 4 (1.19%) Billing
9 3 (0.89%) Back Office
9 3 (0.89%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) Advertising
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 203 (60.42%) DBA
2 127 (37.80%) SQL DBA
3 106 (31.55%) Administrator
4 85 (25.30%) Developer
5 70 (20.83%) SQL Server DBA
6 35 (10.42%) Oracle DBA
7 30 (8.93%) Senior DBA
8 27 (8.04%) Analyst
9 20 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
9 20 (5.95%) Senior SQL DBA
10 17 (5.06%) Server Administrator
10 17 (5.06%) SQL Developer
11 13 (3.87%) Senior SQL Server DBA
11 13 (3.87%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.87%) Database Analyst
12 12 (3.57%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.98%) Java Developer
14 9 (2.68%) Junior
14 9 (2.68%) Server Analyst
14 9 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.77%) .NET
2 40 (11.90%) XML
3 31 (9.23%) Web Services
4 19 (5.65%) .NET Framework
5 18 (5.36%) ASP.NET
6 17 (5.06%) Hibernate
7 14 (4.17%) NHibernate
8 13 (3.87%) Middleware
8 13 (3.87%) HTML
9 12 (3.57%) WCF
10 11 (3.27%) WPF
10 11 (3.27%) WinForms
10 11 (3.27%) JMS
10 11 (3.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (2.98%) Spring
12 8 (2.38%) JRockit
12 8 (2.38%) CSS
13 7 (2.08%) XSD
14 6 (1.79%) jQuery
14 6 (1.79%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 108 (32.14%) Replication
2 65 (19.35%) Clustering
3 31 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.06%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.68%) Statistics
6 8 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.79%) HACMP
8 5 (1.49%) Kindle
8 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.49%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.89%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.60%) FMCG
12 1 (0.30%) Open Source
12 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (26.79%) Windows
2 51 (15.18%) UNIX
3 47 (13.99%) Linux
4 16 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.68%) Solaris
7 8 (2.38%) Windows 2000
8 6 (1.79%) AIX
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (69.94%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (15.77%) ETL
3 39 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (11.31%) Database Security
5 35 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (10.12%) Capacity Planning
7 30 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (6.85%) Configuration Management
8 23 (6.85%) ITIL
9 22 (6.55%) Migration
10 21 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 21 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 19 (5.65%) Data Management
12 17 (5.06%) TDD
12 17 (5.06%) Data Analysis
12 17 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (5.06%) E-Commerce
12 17 (5.06%) UML
12 17 (5.06%) Scrum
13 16 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 246 (73.21%) SQL
2 89 (26.49%) T-SQL
3 59 (17.56%) PL/SQL
4 45 (13.39%) Java
5 42 (12.50%) C#
6 20 (5.95%) Shell Script
7 14 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.87%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.57%) VB
9 12 (3.57%) Perl
10 9 (2.68%) PHP
10 9 (2.68%) C
11 8 (2.38%) VBA
12 7 (2.08%) C++
13 6 (1.79%) Korn
14 5 (1.49%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 3 (0.89%) XQuery
15 3 (0.89%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (11.61%) Degree
2 30 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.76%) MCDBA
4 10 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.98%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.38%) HND
6 7 (2.08%) MCTS
7 6 (1.79%) MCSE
7 6 (1.79%) PhD
8 5 (1.49%) OCP
8 5 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.19%) MCITP
9 4 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.89%) MCSA
10 3 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.60%) MCSD
11 2 (0.60%) HNC
11 2 (0.60%) OCA
11 2 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.76%) QA
2 15 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (4.17%) SLA
4 5 (1.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (7.74%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.49%) PowerHA
4 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 7 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.19%) Foglight
4 4 (1.19%) SCOM
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle Statspack
5 3 (0.89%) Nagios
5 3 (0.89%) Munin
5 3 (0.89%) Puppet
6 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.60%) Ansible
6 2 (0.60%) Cacti
7 1 (0.30%) Plesk
7 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 133 (39.58%) Oracle
2 97 (28.87%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.76%) Informatica
3 16 (4.76%) Red Gate
4 14 (4.17%) Sybase
5 11 (3.27%) Infragistics
5 11 (3.27%) IBM
6 10 (2.98%) SAP
7 8 (2.38%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.38%) Tableau
8 7 (2.08%) JBoss
8 7 (2.08%) Citrix
9 6 (1.79%) Siebel
9 6 (1.79%) Infor
9 6 (1.79%) VMware
9 6 (1.79%) Teradata
10 5 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.19%) Remedy
12 3 (0.89%) Cognos
12 3 (0.89%) HP
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, On Call, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + plus superb beneifts
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 12% bonus & Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Bodog Nation
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 18 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + plus superb beneifts
Posted: 20 days ago