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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 728 750 708
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 144 176 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 106 134 148
Average salary £50,000 £44,250 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.99% +4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +3.70%

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
91650 97108 87435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.32% 82.02% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74194 78433 71898
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -2 137 £50,000 +11.11% 16
London +16 71 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Yorkshire +14 17 £37,500 +7.14% 2
South East -2 16 £47,500 +5.55% 3
West Midlands -11 13 £38,500 -14.44%
City of London +30 11 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North West +5 10 £36,250 -12.12% 2
West Yorkshire +10 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Manchester +14 7 £41,500 +0.60% 1
Harrow - 7 £47,500 -
South West -7 6 £33,750 +12.50% 1
Birmingham -11 6 £38,750 -13.88%
Southampton - 6 - - 1
Hampshire - 6 - - 1
Scotland +14 4 £55,000 +83.33%
Dorset - 4 - -
Staffordshire - 4 £31,750 -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Surrey +19 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Glasgow +13 3 £55,000 +83.33%
Woking +12 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Leeds +1 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Berkshire -2 3 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Reading - 3 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £32,500 - 1
Kent +11 2 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands -1 2 £39,500 -7.05%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £39,500 -
Wakefield - 2 £36,500 -
Walsall - 2 £38,750 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 232 (77.08%) SQL
2 188 (62.46%) SQL Server
3 186 (61.79%) Performance Tuning
4 122 (40.53%) Oracle
5 102 (33.89%) Microsoft
6 90 (29.90%) Finance
7 86 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 80 (26.58%) Oracle Database
9 74 (24.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 72 (23.92%) Windows
10 72 (23.92%) Relational Database
11 69 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 68 (22.59%) Linux
12 68 (22.59%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (22.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 65 (21.59%) Replication
15 60 (19.93%) UNIX
16 58 (19.27%) MS Excel
16 58 (19.27%) Database Security
17 50 (16.61%) PL/SQL
17 50 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
18 49 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
19 47 (15.61%) Java
20 45 (14.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 44 (14.62%) Data Warehouse
21 44 (14.62%) RDBMS
22 43 (14.29%) Clustering
23 39 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
24 38 (12.62%) Degree
25 36 (11.96%) .NET

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 26 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.65%) IIS
3 11 (3.65%) Apache
4 9 (2.99%) JBoss
5 8 (2.66%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.99%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.66%) JCAPS
8 3 (1.00%) nginx
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 58 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (7.64%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.32%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (3.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.33%) HFM
3 7 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.66%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (1.00%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.00%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Office 365
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.99%) WAN
2 7 (2.33%) Internet
3 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.00%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) DAB
6 1 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (62.46%) SQL Server
2 80 (26.58%) Oracle Database
3 74 (24.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (23.92%) Relational Database
5 69 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (22.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (14.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (14.62%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (14.62%) RDBMS
9 39 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (11.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (10.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 28 (9.30%) MySQL
13 25 (8.31%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (7.31%) DB2
14 22 (7.31%) Oracle ODI
15 19 (6.31%) Oracle Database 12c
16 17 (5.65%) Oracle9i Database
17 16 (5.32%) OLAP
18 15 (4.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.65%) JUnit
1 11 (3.65%) Subversion
2 8 (2.66%) Rational Performance Tester
2 8 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.66%) Facilita Forecast
2 8 (2.66%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.66%) NUnit
3 4 (1.33%) Toad
4 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.66%) Hudson
4 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.33%) Gradle
5 1 (0.33%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
General
1 90 (29.90%) Finance
2 27 (8.97%) Banking
3 20 (6.64%) Marketing
4 13 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.99%) Retail
6 8 (2.66%) Legal
6 8 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.66%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.66%) Front Office
8 4 (1.33%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.00%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.66%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 204 (67.77%) DBA
2 123 (40.86%) SQL DBA
3 74 (24.58%) Administrator
4 54 (17.94%) Developer
5 49 (16.28%) Oracle DBA
6 35 (11.63%) SQL Server DBA
7 22 (7.31%) Senior DBA
8 21 (6.98%) Oracle Developer
9 18 (5.98%) SQL Developer
10 16 (5.32%) Senior SQL DBA
11 15 (4.98%) Tester
12 12 (3.99%) Analyst
12 12 (3.99%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.99%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 8 (2.66%) Performance Tester
13 8 (2.66%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 8 (2.66%) QA Tester
13 8 (2.66%) LoadRunner Tester
13 8 (2.66%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
14 7 (2.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.96%) .NET
2 29 (9.63%) Web Services
3 22 (7.31%) XML
4 12 (3.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 9 (2.99%) JMS
6 6 (1.99%) Middleware
7 5 (1.66%) JSF
8 4 (1.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.33%) HTML
8 4 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.33%) LINQ
8 4 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.00%) jQuery
9 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.00%) CSS
9 3 (1.00%) J2EE
9 3 (1.00%) FpML
9 3 (1.00%) LAMP
9 3 (1.00%) Spring
9 3 (1.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (21.59%) Replication
2 50 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (14.29%) Clustering
4 19 (6.31%) Computer Science
5 17 (5.65%) Statistics
5 17 (5.65%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.32%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.66%) Open Source
8 7 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.99%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.66%) NHS
12 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
13 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.92%) Windows
2 68 (22.59%) Linux
3 60 (19.93%) UNIX
4 35 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.32%) Solaris
7 10 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.66%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.66%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.66%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Debian
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (61.79%) Performance Tuning
2 68 (22.59%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (19.27%) Database Security
4 49 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
5 35 (11.63%) Change Management
6 33 (10.96%) ETL
6 33 (10.96%) ITIL
7 28 (9.30%) Service Delivery
8 26 (8.64%) Change Control
9 24 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (7.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 22 (7.31%) Capacity Management
12 19 (6.31%) Migration
13 18 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (5.98%) Kimball Methodology
14 17 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (5.65%) Incident Management
15 16 (5.32%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.32%) Database Mirroring
16 14 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 232 (77.08%) SQL
2 86 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 50 (16.61%) PL/SQL
4 47 (15.61%) Java
5 25 (8.31%) Perl
5 25 (8.31%) Shell Script
6 23 (7.64%) C#
7 16 (5.32%) Python
8 14 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.99%) C
10 4 (1.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.33%) VBA
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (12.62%) Degree
2 23 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.98%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.99%) MCITP
6 11 (3.65%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.99%) OCP
7 9 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.66%) MCSA
9 4 (1.33%) MCDBA
10 3 (1.00%) MCSE
10 3 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.00%) MCTS
11 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.33%) CCNP
12 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.63%) SLA
2 24 (7.97%) QA
3 5 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (7.31%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.99%) vSphere
5 5 (1.66%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.00%) KVM
7 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 2 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (10.63%) Data Guard
2 23 (7.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (4.32%) Foglight
4 4 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.00%) Plesk
5 3 (1.00%) cPanel
5 3 (1.00%) Webmin
Vendors
1 122 (40.53%) Oracle
2 102 (33.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.64%) VMware
4 19 (6.31%) Sybase
4 19 (6.31%) HP
5 17 (5.65%) Hyperion
6 15 (4.98%) Informatica
7 12 (3.99%) Sun
8 11 (3.65%) EMC
8 11 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.32%) Citrix
10 9 (2.99%) Imperva
11 7 (2.33%) NetApp
12 6 (1.99%) CommVault
13 4 (1.33%) Remedy
13 4 (1.33%) Veritas
14 3 (1.00%) SAP
14 3 (1.00%) Tableau
14 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
15 2 (0.66%) Red Gate
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Solutions - Nomura
Salary: Market salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Extremely competitive salary plus excellent bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Extremely competitive salary plus excellent bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago