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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 800 746 827
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +81
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 76 209 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 158 145
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £41,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%

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
78947 92968 97230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.55% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65078 76746 79953
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,426
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -65 68 £51,250 -2.38% 5
London +21 34 £57,500 - 1
North West -31 14 £47,500 +1.60%
East of England +22 6 £55,000 +30.17%
Manchester -15 6 £45,000 -15.09%
South East +22 5 £47,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +6 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Watford -1 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Wales -10 5 £46,250 +2.77%
Liverpool - 5 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 5 £52,500 -
East Midlands +7 4 £30,500 -
Nottingham +5 4 £30,500 -
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £30,500 -
Scotland +23 3 - -
Glasgow +19 3 - -
Surrey +12 3 £56,250 +35.54% 1
Cheshire +2 3 £19,500 -54.11%
Guildford +28 2 £60,000 +9.09%
East Sussex +24 2 £42,500 +14.86%
City of London +22 2 £58,750 -2.08%
South West +15 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +4 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Yorkshire -2 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Stockport - 2 £45,000 -
Brighton - 2 £42,500 -
Swindon +17 1 - -
Warrington +13 1 - -
Wiltshire +11 1 - -
Leeds +7 1 £47,500 -5.00%

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 150 (87.72%) SQL
2 101 (59.06%) SQL Server
3 100 (58.48%) Performance Tuning
4 78 (45.61%) Microsoft
5 75 (43.86%) T-SQL
6 74 (43.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 65 (38.01%) Oracle
8 51 (29.82%) ETL
9 49 (28.65%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (27.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (27.49%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (26.90%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (25.73%) Degree
12 44 (25.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (25.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (23.98%) Unit Testing
14 40 (23.39%) Linux
15 38 (22.22%) Web Services
16 32 (18.71%) Oracle Database
16 32 (18.71%) Database Security
17 30 (17.54%) .NET
18 29 (16.96%) Replication
18 29 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (16.96%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (16.96%) Computer Science
19 27 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 25 (14.62%) Migration
21 24 (14.04%) Relational Database
22 22 (12.87%) High Availability
22 22 (12.87%) Unix

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 19 (11.11%) IIS
2 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.34%) JCAPS
5 4 (2.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (9.36%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.58%) Datadog
3 1 (0.58%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.77%) Firewall
2 11 (6.43%) DNS
3 2 (1.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (59.06%) SQL Server
2 74 (43.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (27.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (26.90%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (25.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (25.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (18.71%) Oracle Database
7 27 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (14.04%) Relational Database
9 18 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (9.94%) MS Access
10 17 (9.94%) Power BI
11 16 (9.36%) RDBMS
11 16 (9.36%) SAP BW
11 16 (9.36%) SAP Data Services
12 15 (8.77%) MongoDB
13 13 (7.60%) NoSQL
13 13 (7.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (5.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 29 (16.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (9.94%) JIRA
3 12 (7.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (7.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (5.26%) JUnit
5 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.92%) Subversion
7 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.58%) Toad
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (9.94%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Banking
3 8 (4.68%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.92%) Advertising
5 3 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (48.54%) Developer
2 79 (46.20%) DBA
3 42 (24.56%) SQL DBA
4 34 (19.88%) Administrator
4 34 (19.88%) SQL Developer
5 21 (12.28%) SQL Server DBA
6 20 (11.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 18 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
8 16 (9.36%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Developer
9 15 (8.77%) ETL Developer
10 12 (7.02%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.85%) Senior DBA
12 9 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 9 (5.26%) Database Developer
13 8 (4.68%) Analyst
13 8 (4.68%) Junior
13 8 (4.68%) SQL Database Developer
13 8 (4.68%) T-SQL Developer
14 7 (4.09%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.22%) Web Services
2 30 (17.54%) .NET
3 20 (11.70%) XML
4 18 (10.53%) MDX
5 17 (9.94%) REST
5 17 (9.94%) SOAP
6 10 (5.85%) JMS
6 10 (5.85%) Spring
7 9 (5.26%) J2SE
8 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.09%) CSS
9 7 (4.09%) HTML
10 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.51%) WCF
11 5 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (2.92%) jQuery
12 4 (2.34%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.34%) JSF
12 4 (2.34%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.49%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (16.96%) Computer Science
2 29 (16.96%) Replication
3 18 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 17 (9.94%) Clustering
5 12 (7.02%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.68%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (4.09%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.09%) Fintech
8 3 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.17%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.17%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.17%) iDTV
9 2 (1.17%) Statistics
10 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.58%) Derivative
10 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.39%) Linux
2 22 (12.87%) Unix
2 22 (12.87%) Windows
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.48%) Performance Tuning
2 51 (29.82%) ETL
3 49 (28.65%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (23.98%) Unit Testing
5 32 (18.71%) Database Security
6 29 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (14.62%) Migration
8 22 (12.87%) High Availability
9 21 (12.28%) Data Modelling
9 21 (12.28%) ETL Development
10 16 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (9.36%) Time Management
11 15 (8.77%) SDLC
12 14 (8.19%) Performance Optimisation
13 12 (7.02%) Change Management
13 12 (7.02%) Data Migration
13 12 (7.02%) Process Management
13 12 (7.02%) Release Management
14 10 (5.85%) OO
14 10 (5.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 150 (87.72%) SQL
2 75 (43.86%) T-SQL
3 20 (11.70%) Java
4 19 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 18 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 17 (9.94%) VBA
7 15 (8.77%) PL/SQL
8 14 (8.19%) C#
9 8 (4.68%) C
10 7 (4.09%) Python
11 6 (3.51%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.92%) Perl
13 4 (2.34%) VB
13 4 (2.34%) XAML
14 3 (1.75%) Ruby
15 1 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (25.73%) Degree
2 11 (6.43%) SC Cleared
2 11 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.34%) OCP
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.75%) MCITP
6 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.77%) QA
2 9 (5.26%) SLA
3 6 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (9.36%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.92%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (2.92%) Puppet
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.17%) Ansible
4 2 (1.17%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.17%) LiteSpeed
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.58%) Control-M
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.58%) Grafana
5 1 (0.58%) Graphite
Vendors
1 78 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 65 (38.01%) Oracle
3 20 (11.70%) IBM
4 17 (9.94%) Cognos
4 17 (9.94%) SAP
5 13 (7.60%) RedGate
5 13 (7.60%) Tableau
6 9 (5.26%) Sybase
7 4 (2.34%) Cisco
7 4 (2.34%) Netezza
8 3 (1.75%) VMware
9 2 (1.17%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.17%) Siebel
9 2 (1.17%) Sun
10 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.58%) InterSystems
10 1 (0.58%) Remedy
10 1 (0.58%) Teradata
10 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.58%) TOWER Software
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