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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 742 725 709
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 162 204 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 130 154 145
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +5.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%

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
92059 95447 88938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.31% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74661 76531 73298
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -7 152 £50,000 +11.11% 14
London -20 72 £55,000 - 8
South East -24 24 £47,500 +8.57% 1
North West +10 18 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Surrey +15 15 £47,500 +5.55%
West Midlands -4 14 £38,750 -13.88%
City of London +15 13 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Manchester 0 12 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Yorkshire -6 10 £37,500 +7.14% 3
South West -13 10 £36,000 +20.00%
Woking - 10 £43,750 -
West Yorkshire -18 8 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Harrow - 8 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 7 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 6 £55,000 -
Dorset - 6 - -
Bournemouth - 6 - -
Southampton - 6 - -
Birmingham -11 5 £39,000 -13.33%
Bolton - 5 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 5 £55,000 -
Leeds -10 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Redruth - 4 £36,000 -
Cornwall - 4 £36,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £31,750 -
Scotland +18 3 - -
East Midlands +12 2 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Kent +12 2 £70,000 +16.66%
Glasgow +7 2 - -
Cardiff -10 2 £37,500 +7.14%

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 233 (73.50%) SQL
2 199 (62.78%) Performance Tuning
3 196 (61.83%) SQL Server
4 142 (44.79%) Oracle
5 106 (33.44%) Finance
6 99 (31.23%) Oracle Database
7 97 (30.60%) T-SQL
8 96 (30.28%) Microsoft
9 80 (25.24%) Replication
10 77 (24.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 72 (22.71%) Windows
11 72 (22.71%) Relational Database
12 67 (21.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 66 (20.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 64 (20.19%) Linux
15 61 (19.24%) Database Security
16 60 (18.93%) PL/SQL
17 59 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (18.30%) Clustering
19 55 (17.35%) MS Excel
20 53 (16.72%) Data Warehouse
21 52 (16.40%) UNIX
22 49 (15.46%) Oracle Database 11g
23 48 (15.14%) Data Guard
24 47 (14.83%) ITIL
25 46 (14.51%) RDBMS
26 45 (14.20%) Capacity Planning
27 43 (13.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 42 (13.25%) Oracle Database 10g
29 41 (12.93%) Analytical Skills

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 19 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.05%) IIS
3 11 (3.47%) Apache
4 9 (2.84%) JBoss
5 8 (2.52%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.89%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.58%) JCAPS
8 3 (0.95%) nginx
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 55 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.15%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (3.15%) HFM
3 9 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.84%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.58%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.58%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.52%) WAN
1 8 (2.52%) Internet
2 5 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.95%) Network Security
4 2 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.32%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (61.83%) SQL Server
2 99 (31.23%) Oracle Database
3 77 (24.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (22.71%) Relational Database
5 67 (21.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (20.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (16.72%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (15.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 46 (14.51%) RDBMS
10 43 (13.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (13.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (11.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (10.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (10.09%) Oracle Database 12c
15 27 (8.52%) Oracle9i Database
16 25 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
17 24 (7.57%) MySQL
18 20 (6.31%) DB2
19 18 (5.68%) OLAP
20 17 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (3.15%) Subversion
2 8 (2.52%) Rational Performance Tester
2 8 (2.52%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.52%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (1.58%) JUnit
4 4 (1.26%) Toad
5 3 (0.95%) Hudson
5 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.95%) NUnit
6 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.32%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 106 (33.44%) Finance
2 25 (7.89%) Banking
3 21 (6.62%) Marketing
4 11 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.15%) Retail
6 9 (2.84%) Legal
7 8 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.26%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.95%) Billing
11 3 (0.95%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Publishing
13 1 (0.32%) Front Office
13 1 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 228 (71.92%) DBA
2 133 (41.96%) SQL DBA
3 89 (28.08%) Administrator
4 67 (21.14%) Oracle DBA
5 57 (17.98%) Developer
6 35 (11.04%) SQL Server DBA
7 22 (6.94%) Oracle Developer
8 21 (6.62%) SQL Developer
9 18 (5.68%) Senior DBA
10 13 (4.10%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.47%) Tester
11 11 (3.47%) Junior
11 11 (3.47%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 11 (3.47%) Senior SQL DBA
12 9 (2.84%) Oracle BI Developer
12 9 (2.84%) OBIEE Developer
13 8 (2.52%) LoadRunner Tester
13 8 (2.52%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
13 8 (2.52%) QA Tester
13 8 (2.52%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.41%) .NET
2 30 (9.46%) Web Services
3 23 (7.26%) XML
4 14 (4.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 8 (2.52%) JMS
6 6 (1.89%) Middleware
6 6 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.89%) LINQ
7 5 (1.58%) jQuery
7 5 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.58%) JSF
7 5 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (1.58%) CSS
7 5 (1.58%) HTML
8 2 (0.63%) J2EE
8 2 (0.63%) Spring
8 2 (0.63%) J2SE
8 2 (0.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (0.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (25.24%) Replication
2 58 (18.30%) Clustering
3 41 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.62%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.79%) Statistics
7 8 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.52%) Open Source
8 7 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.89%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.26%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.95%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.63%) Kindle
12 2 (0.63%) NHS
13 1 (0.32%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 72 (22.71%) Windows
2 64 (20.19%) Linux
3 52 (16.40%) UNIX
4 36 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.84%) Solaris
8 8 (2.52%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.52%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.52%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.32%) zOS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (62.78%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (19.24%) Database Security
3 59 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (14.83%) ITIL
5 45 (14.20%) Capacity Planning
6 37 (11.67%) ETL
6 37 (11.67%) Change Management
7 35 (11.04%) Capacity Management
8 29 (9.15%) Service Delivery
9 28 (8.83%) Change Control
10 24 (7.57%) Database Mirroring
11 23 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (6.62%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (5.36%) Kimball Methodology
14 17 (5.36%) Migration
14 17 (5.36%) Incident Management
15 15 (4.73%) CRM
16 14 (4.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (73.50%) SQL
2 97 (30.60%) T-SQL
3 60 (18.93%) PL/SQL
4 39 (12.30%) Java
5 23 (7.26%) C#
6 22 (6.94%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.05%) Perl
8 13 (4.10%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.15%) Python
10 8 (2.52%) C
11 6 (1.89%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.32%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (11.99%) Degree
2 32 (10.09%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.83%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.84%) MCITP
6 8 (2.52%) OCP
6 8 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.26%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.95%) MCSA
8 3 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) RHCE
10 1 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) OCA
10 1 (0.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.41%) SLA
2 23 (7.26%) QA
3 5 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (7.57%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.89%) vSphere
5 3 (0.95%) KVM
5 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.63%) XenApp
6 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (15.14%) Data Guard
2 34 (10.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 26 (8.20%) Foglight
4 3 (0.95%) Plesk
4 3 (0.95%) cPanel
4 3 (0.95%) Webmin
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 142 (44.79%) Oracle
2 96 (30.28%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.62%) Imperva
4 20 (6.31%) Hyperion
5 19 (5.99%) HP
6 18 (5.68%) Sybase
6 18 (5.68%) VMware
7 15 (4.73%) Informatica
8 12 (3.79%) Sun
9 11 (3.47%) EMC
10 10 (3.15%) NetApp
10 10 (3.15%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.52%) Citrix
12 6 (1.89%) CommVault
13 5 (1.58%) Remedy
14 4 (1.26%) Tableau
14 4 (1.26%) IBM
15 2 (0.63%) Veritas
15 2 (0.63%) Cognizant
15 2 (0.63%) Business Objects
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 22 days ago