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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 773 812 842
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +30
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 135 158 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 95 113 114
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,820 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £41,980 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.39%

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
86158 96187 99407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.79% 87.24% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71934 78625 80209
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 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 July 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
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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 +45 132 £48,750 -2.50% 13
London +30 56 £50,000 -2.91% 4
Yorkshire +29 22 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Yorkshire +20 20 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England +52 15 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hertfordshire +34 15 £52,500 +16.66%
South East +16 15 £46,500 -7.00%
Watford +33 14 £52,500 +16.66%
West Midlands +10 12 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Surrey +41 11 £46,500 +3.33%
Warwickshire - 10 £50,000 -
Warwick - 10 £50,000 -
Halifax - 10 £45,000 -
Leeds +17 6 £50,000 +11.11%
North West +14 6 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Merseyside -4 4 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Liverpool - 4 £45,000 - 1
City of London +54 3 £62,500 +19.04%
South West +19 3 £35,000 +47.36%
Nottingham +17 3 £37,000 -2.63%
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £37,000 -2.63%
East Midlands +7 3 £37,000 -2.63%
Scotland +4 3 £61,500 -5.38% 1
Glasgow -4 3 £61,500 -5.38% 1
Hammersmith - 3 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire +32 2 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Warrington +15 2 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bradford +5 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Redruth - 2 £35,000 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 267 (85.30%) SQL
2 235 (75.08%) Performance Tuning
3 183 (58.47%) SQL Server
4 128 (40.89%) Microsoft
5 113 (36.10%) Oracle
6 109 (34.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 100 (31.95%) ETL
8 98 (31.31%) Windows
9 93 (29.71%) Business Intelligence
9 93 (29.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 92 (29.39%) T-SQL
11 87 (27.80%) Data Warehouse
12 74 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (23.32%) Finance
14 69 (22.04%) Unix
15 64 (20.45%) XML
16 63 (20.13%) Java
16 63 (20.13%) Oracle Database
17 60 (19.17%) Relational Database
18 55 (17.57%) MS Excel
19 53 (16.93%) Degree
20 51 (16.29%) PL/SQL
20 51 (16.29%) High Availability
21 49 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (15.34%) .NET
22 48 (15.34%) C#
23 46 (14.70%) Web Services
23 46 (14.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 45 (14.38%) Data Modelling
25 44 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012

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 41 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.95%) IIS
3 25 (7.99%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.43%) Apache Pig
5 15 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (4.79%) MS Exchange
6 14 (4.47%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (3.19%) GemFire
7 10 (3.19%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.92%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.28%) Apache
9 4 (1.28%) JCAPS
10 3 (0.96%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 55 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.79%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (2.88%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Datadog
4 1 (0.32%) GitHub
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.58%) Firewall
2 20 (6.39%) SAN
3 15 (4.79%) VLAN
3 15 (4.79%) WAN
4 6 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.32%) NFC
5 1 (0.32%) RFID
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (58.47%) SQL Server
2 109 (34.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (29.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (27.80%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (20.13%) Oracle Database
6 60 (19.17%) Relational Database
7 46 (14.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 43 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (11.82%) Hadoop
11 30 (9.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 29 (9.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (8.95%) Big Data
14 27 (8.63%) Data Mining
15 24 (7.67%) Oracle Database 12c
15 24 (7.67%) SQL Server 2014
16 22 (7.03%) DTS
16 22 (7.03%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (6.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 21 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (6.39%) JIRA
3 17 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 17 (5.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (4.79%) JUnit
5 13 (4.15%) Subversion
6 12 (3.83%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.83%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.19%) Concordion
7 10 (3.19%) JBehave
7 10 (3.19%) Mockito
7 10 (3.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 6 (1.92%) Toad
9 3 (0.96%) WebLogic Workshop
10 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.64%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (23.32%) Finance
2 35 (11.18%) Banking
3 16 (5.11%) Marketing
4 13 (4.15%) Advertising
5 12 (3.83%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.28%) Law
7 3 (0.96%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Retail
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 143 (45.69%) Developer
2 110 (35.14%) DBA
3 57 (18.21%) SQL DBA
4 49 (15.65%) Administrator
5 35 (11.18%) SQL Developer
6 34 (10.86%) ETL Developer
7 28 (8.95%) Senior DBA
8 26 (8.31%) SSIS Developer
9 24 (7.67%) Oracle DBA
9 24 (7.67%) Senior Developer
10 23 (7.35%) SSRS Developer
11 21 (6.71%) Oracle Developer
12 18 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 18 (5.75%) Java Developer
13 17 (5.43%) SQL Server DBA
14 16 (5.11%) C# Developer
15 15 (4.79%) Analyst
15 15 (4.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 15 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
16 14 (4.47%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.45%) XML
2 48 (15.34%) .NET
3 46 (14.70%) Web Services
4 19 (6.07%) REST
5 18 (5.75%) JMS
5 18 (5.75%) JSON
6 17 (5.43%) Spring
7 16 (5.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 15 (4.79%) jQuery
9 13 (4.15%) .NET Framework
9 13 (4.15%) ASP.NET
9 13 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (4.15%) CSS
9 13 (4.15%) HTML
10 12 (3.83%) WCF
11 11 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (3.51%) Oracle Streams
11 11 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (3.51%) WF
11 11 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.86%) Replication
3 22 (7.03%) Clustering
4 18 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 17 (5.43%) Mathematics
6 16 (5.11%) Data Integration
7 15 (4.79%) EPoS
7 15 (4.79%) EqualLogic
8 13 (4.15%) Client/Server
8 13 (4.15%) Visualisation
9 12 (3.83%) Virtual Team
10 11 (3.51%) Management Information System
11 10 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (2.88%) Market Risk
13 5 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.64%) Derivative
14 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.64%) iPad
14 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 98 (31.31%) Windows
2 69 (22.04%) Unix
3 39 (12.46%) Linux
4 32 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (4.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (75.08%) Performance Tuning
2 100 (31.95%) ETL
3 93 (29.71%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (16.29%) High Availability
6 45 (14.38%) Data Modelling
7 42 (13.42%) Migration
8 41 (13.10%) Unit Testing
9 38 (12.14%) Time Management
10 33 (10.54%) ITIL
11 32 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (9.58%) OO
13 28 (8.95%) ETL Development
13 28 (8.95%) SDLC
14 26 (8.31%) Capacity Planning
14 26 (8.31%) MapReduce
14 26 (8.31%) TDD
15 24 (7.67%) UML
16 22 (7.03%) Data Analysis
16 22 (7.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 267 (85.30%) SQL
2 92 (29.39%) T-SQL
3 63 (20.13%) Java
4 51 (16.29%) PL/SQL
5 48 (15.34%) C#
6 34 (10.86%) Shell Script
7 23 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 22 (7.03%) VBA
9 16 (5.11%) JavaScript
10 11 (3.51%) Python
10 11 (3.51%) XAML
11 10 (3.19%) C
12 6 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.92%) Ruby
13 4 (1.28%) C++
13 4 (1.28%) R
14 3 (0.96%) Perl
14 3 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (16.93%) Degree
2 15 (4.79%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (4.79%) SC Cleared
2 15 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.47%) OCP
4 12 (3.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) MCITP
5 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.63%) SLA
2 26 (8.31%) QA
3 13 (4.15%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (9.90%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.79%) Active Directory
5 11 (3.51%) Oracle Clusterware
6 9 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (2.24%) HDFS
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (7.67%) Data Guard
2 15 (4.79%) Foglight
2 15 (4.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (4.79%) SCOM
3 11 (3.51%) Oracle Flashback
3 11 (3.51%) Oracle Statspack
4 10 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.60%) Ansible
6 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.60%) Puppet
7 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.64%) Control-M
8 1 (0.32%) Grafana
8 1 (0.32%) Graphite
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 128 (40.89%) Microsoft
2 113 (36.10%) Oracle
3 29 (9.27%) Cisco
3 29 (9.27%) Sybase
4 21 (6.71%) VMware
5 20 (6.39%) RedGate
6 15 (4.79%) Dell
6 15 (4.79%) EMC
6 15 (4.79%) Fortinet
6 15 (4.79%) HP
6 15 (4.79%) Kaseya
6 15 (4.79%) Kaspersky
6 15 (4.79%) NetApp
6 15 (4.79%) Veeam
6 15 (4.79%) WatchGuard
7 14 (4.47%) IBM
8 13 (4.15%) Remedy
9 10 (3.19%) Cognos
9 10 (3.19%) SAP
9 10 (3.19%) Tableau
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