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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 737 786 677
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -109
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 155 143 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 110 116 171
Average salary £48,750 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +37 146 £50,000 +11.11% 13
London +35 61 £52,500 +10.52% 4
South East 0 32 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Yorkshire +30 27 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Berkshire +26 23 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Reading +24 18 £50,000 -16.66% 1
West Yorkshire - 18 £45,000 - 1
Leeds - 17 £50,000 - 1
North West +5 13 £37,000 -12.94% 1
City of London +20 10 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Manchester +11 8 £30,000 -29.41%
Wales +2 7 £41,980 -2.37%
South Wales -4 7 £41,980 -2.37%
West Midlands -10 5 £30,000 -25.00% 2
South West -21 4 £23,750 -46.02% 1
Surrey - 4 £46,250 -
Cardiff - 4 £41,980 -
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £48,750 +30.00%
East Midlands -6 3 £38,000 +52.00%
Bridgend - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £38,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £38,000 -
Godalming - 3 £47,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £30,000 -
Scotland +6 2 £75,000 +114.28% 1
High Wycombe -2 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Cirencester - 2 £23,750 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 221 (73.67%) SQL
2 214 (71.33%) Performance Tuning
3 183 (61.00%) SQL Server
4 136 (45.33%) Oracle
5 107 (35.67%) Microsoft
6 97 (32.33%) Oracle Database
7 89 (29.67%) T-SQL
8 81 (27.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 78 (26.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 76 (25.33%) Linux
11 72 (24.00%) Finance
12 71 (23.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 69 (23.00%) Relational Database
14 64 (21.33%) Replication
15 62 (20.67%) Windows
16 60 (20.00%) Database Security
17 59 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
17 59 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
18 57 (19.00%) UNIX
18 57 (19.00%) Oracle Database 11g
19 52 (17.33%) Performance Monitoring
19 52 (17.33%) ETL
20 49 (16.33%) MS Excel
20 49 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
21 47 (15.67%) RDBMS
21 47 (15.67%) Disaster Recovery
22 44 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 42 (14.00%) PL/SQL
24 39 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
25 37 (12.33%) Degree

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.67%) JBoss
3 9 (3.00%) Apache
3 9 (3.00%) IIS
4 6 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.33%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.33%) Lync
6 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 49 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (7.00%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.67%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (4.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (3.00%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.00%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (1.00%) HFM
8 2 (0.67%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.33%) SaaS
2 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.00%) Office 365
4 5 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.67%) VPN
2 5 (1.67%) SAN
2 5 (1.67%) Firewall
3 4 (1.33%) DHCP
3 4 (1.33%) DNS
4 3 (1.00%) Network Security
5 2 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.67%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.67%) LAN
5 2 (0.67%) WAN
5 2 (0.67%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (61.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (32.33%) Oracle Database
3 81 (27.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (26.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (23.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 69 (23.00%) Relational Database
7 57 (19.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 47 (15.67%) RDBMS
9 44 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (13.00%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 33 (11.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 31 (10.33%) MySQL
13 31 (10.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (8.33%) OLAP
15 22 (7.33%) DB2
16 19 (6.33%) SQL Server 2000
16 19 (6.33%) Oracle Database 12c
17 18 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (5.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.67%) JUnit
3 8 (2.67%) JIRA
4 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (2.33%) NUnit
4 7 (2.33%) Subversion
5 6 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.00%) Ant
7 3 (1.00%) Gradle
7 3 (1.00%) Toad
7 3 (1.00%) ERwin
8 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.33%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 72 (24.00%) Finance
2 35 (11.67%) Banking
3 15 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.67%) Retail
6 10 (3.33%) Marketing
7 6 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.67%) Front Office
8 5 (1.67%) Legal
9 4 (1.33%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.00%) Back Office
11 2 (0.67%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 187 (62.33%) DBA
2 96 (32.00%) SQL DBA
3 62 (20.67%) Developer
3 62 (20.67%) Administrator
4 59 (19.67%) Oracle DBA
5 46 (15.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 25 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 19 (6.33%) Senior DBA
8 17 (5.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 14 (4.67%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (4.67%) Server Administrator
9 14 (4.67%) Senior SQL DBA
10 11 (3.67%) Applications Specialist
11 10 (3.33%) Analyst
11 10 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
12 9 (3.00%) Database Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
14 7 (2.33%) Architect
14 7 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.67%) .NET
2 19 (6.33%) XML
3 9 (3.00%) Web Services
4 8 (2.67%) LAMP
5 7 (2.33%) MDX
5 7 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 6 (2.00%) Middleware
6 6 (2.00%) COM+
7 4 (1.33%) J2SE
7 4 (1.33%) JMS
7 4 (1.33%) Spring
8 3 (1.00%) FpML
8 3 (1.00%) HTML
8 3 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.67%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.67%) J2EE
9 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.67%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.67%) cXML
9 2 (0.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 64 (21.33%) Replication
2 59 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (12.00%) Clustering
4 21 (7.00%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 9 (3.00%) Statistics
8 7 (2.33%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.00%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.00%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.67%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.67%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.33%) iPad
13 1 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 76 (25.33%) Linux
2 62 (20.67%) Windows
3 57 (19.00%) UNIX
4 26 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.67%) Solaris
7 10 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.33%) Debian
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (71.33%) Performance Tuning
2 60 (20.00%) Database Security
3 59 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (17.33%) ETL
4 52 (17.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 49 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
6 47 (15.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (11.67%) ITIL
8 27 (9.00%) Incident Management
9 26 (8.67%) Service Delivery
10 25 (8.33%) Change Management
11 24 (8.00%) Migration
12 22 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (6.33%) Configuration Management
14 18 (6.00%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.33%) Release Management
16 15 (5.00%) Project Management
16 15 (5.00%) Change Control
17 14 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 221 (73.67%) SQL
2 89 (29.67%) T-SQL
3 42 (14.00%) PL/SQL
4 32 (10.67%) Java
5 29 (9.67%) Shell Script
6 26 (8.67%) Perl
7 24 (8.00%) Python
8 22 (7.33%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.00%) C#
10 13 (4.33%) C++
11 12 (4.00%) PHP
12 10 (3.33%) C
13 9 (3.00%) VB
14 6 (2.00%) VB6
15 2 (0.67%) VBScript
15 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (12.33%) Degree
2 22 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.33%) Oracle Certification
4 16 (5.33%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.00%) MCITP
6 11 (3.67%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.33%) MCSA
8 8 (2.67%) OCP
9 6 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.33%) MCTS
11 4 (1.33%) MCSE
11 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.67%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.67%) CCNP
12 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.00%) SLA
2 18 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 31 (10.33%) Oracle RAC
2 26 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.00%) vSphere
5 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.67%) XenApp
6 2 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 19 (6.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.00%) Foglight
6 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 136 (45.33%) Oracle
2 107 (35.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.67%) VMware
4 16 (5.33%) Sybase
5 14 (4.67%) Citrix
6 10 (3.33%) NetApp
7 8 (2.67%) Hyperion
7 8 (2.67%) Sun
7 8 (2.67%) Red Gate
8 6 (2.00%) CommVault
8 6 (2.00%) HP
8 6 (2.00%) EMC
8 6 (2.00%) Cisco
8 6 (2.00%) Informatica
8 6 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.67%) IBM
9 5 (1.67%) SAP
9 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.33%) Google
10 4 (1.33%) Veritas
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Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Essex
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Salary: competitive
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Community Integrated Care
Salary: £28,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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