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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 720 699 679
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 156 179 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 130 133 154
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
88131 87877 85586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 82.35% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71785 69854 71243
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -19 146 £51,500 +21.17% 17
London +32 70 £55,000 -8.33% 10
South East -16 27 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Surrey +12 20 £45,000 +3.44% 1
North West -7 17 £52,500 +39.07%
South West -5 14 £35,000 +23.89% 1
City of London +6 13 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Woking - 13 £40,000 -
Manchester +4 10 £42,500 +3.03%
West Midlands -36 9 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Redruth - 8 £35,000 -
Cornwall - 8 £35,000 -
Cheshire +1 7 £55,000 +83.33%
Dorset - 6 - -
Knutsford - 6 £65,000 -
Bournemouth - 6 - -
Birmingham -26 5 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Yorkshire -26 5 £37,500 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -30 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Hampshire - 5 £27,500 - 1
Bolton - 5 £42,500 -
Southampton - 4 - - 1
Wales -14 3 - -
Cardiff -19 3 - -
South Wales -23 3 - -
Leeds -24 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Harrow - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands +20 2 £39,500 -12.22%
Nottingham - 2 £39,500 -
Solihull - 2 £42,500 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 222 (69.38%) SQL
2 211 (65.94%) Performance Tuning
3 190 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 162 (50.63%) Oracle
5 119 (37.19%) Finance
6 110 (34.38%) Oracle Database
7 100 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 95 (29.69%) Microsoft
9 83 (25.94%) Replication
10 74 (23.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 69 (21.56%) Relational Database
12 64 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 63 (19.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 63 (19.69%) Clustering
14 61 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (19.06%) PL/SQL
14 61 (19.06%) Windows
14 61 (19.06%) Database Security
15 60 (18.75%) ITIL
16 59 (18.44%) Oracle Database 11g
17 58 (18.13%) Data Warehouse
17 58 (18.13%) Data Guard
18 55 (17.19%) Linux
19 51 (15.94%) MS Excel
19 51 (15.94%) Capacity Management
20 49 (15.31%) Oracle Database 10g
21 47 (14.69%) Oracle RMAN
22 46 (14.38%) RDBMS
22 46 (14.38%) Oracle Database 12c
23 45 (14.06%) UNIX

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.69%) IIS
3 11 (3.44%) Apache
3 11 (3.44%) JBoss
4 8 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.56%) JCAPS
6 5 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.94%) nginx
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 51 (15.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (7.19%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (3.75%) HFM
2 12 (3.75%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.13%) Internet
2 8 (2.50%) WAN
3 5 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.94%) Network Security
5 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 1 (0.31%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 110 (34.38%) Oracle Database
3 74 (23.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (21.56%) Relational Database
5 64 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (19.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (18.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 58 (18.13%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (15.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 46 (14.38%) RDBMS
10 46 (14.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 40 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
12 38 (11.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 27 (8.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (6.88%) MySQL
15 19 (5.94%) OLAP
15 19 (5.94%) Oracle ODI
16 18 (5.63%) DB2
17 17 (5.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (3.13%) Subversion
2 8 (2.50%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.50%) Rational Performance Tester
2 8 (2.50%) Facilita Forecast
3 4 (1.25%) Toad
3 4 (1.25%) Hudson
4 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.94%) JUnit
5 2 (0.63%) NUnit
6 1 (0.31%) YouTrack
6 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
General
1 119 (37.19%) Finance
2 21 (6.56%) Banking
3 20 (6.25%) Marketing
4 9 (2.81%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.50%) Retail
6 7 (2.19%) Legal
7 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.25%) Billing
10 3 (0.94%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Publishing
12 1 (0.31%) Front Office
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 230 (71.88%) DBA
2 124 (38.75%) SQL DBA
3 90 (28.13%) Administrator
4 77 (24.06%) Oracle DBA
5 58 (18.13%) Developer
6 27 (8.44%) SQL Server DBA
7 22 (6.88%) SQL Developer
8 19 (5.94%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (4.38%) Senior DBA
10 12 (3.75%) OBIEE Developer
10 12 (3.75%) Oracle BI Developer
11 11 (3.44%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.13%) Tester
12 10 (3.13%) Junior
13 9 (2.81%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (2.50%) Applications Support
14 8 (2.50%) Performance Tester
14 8 (2.50%) QA Tester
14 8 (2.50%) LoadRunner Tester
14 8 (2.50%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.00%) .NET
2 28 (8.75%) Web Services
3 22 (6.88%) XML
4 14 (4.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 9 (2.81%) JMS
6 6 (1.88%) LINQ
7 5 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (1.56%) JSF
7 5 (1.56%) jQuery
7 5 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.56%) CSS
7 5 (1.56%) HTML
8 4 (1.25%) Middleware
8 4 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.63%) J2EE
9 2 (0.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.31%) Spring
10 1 (0.31%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 83 (25.94%) Replication
2 63 (19.69%) Clustering
3 36 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.50%) Statistics
6 8 (2.50%) Open Source
6 8 (2.50%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.94%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.63%) Kindle
12 1 (0.31%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.06%) Windows
2 55 (17.19%) Linux
3 45 (14.06%) UNIX
4 31 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.06%) Solaris
7 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.50%) Windows Vista
8 8 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (65.94%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (19.06%) Database Security
3 60 (18.75%) ITIL
4 51 (15.94%) Capacity Management
5 43 (13.44%) Capacity Planning
6 40 (12.50%) ETL
7 39 (12.19%) Service Delivery
8 32 (10.00%) Change Control
9 29 (9.06%) Change Management
10 25 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (5.94%) Incident Management
13 18 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (5.63%) CRM
14 15 (4.69%) Analytics
14 15 (4.69%) Business Continuity
15 14 (4.38%) Migration
15 14 (4.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 222 (69.38%) SQL
2 100 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 61 (19.06%) PL/SQL
4 35 (10.94%) Java
5 22 (6.88%) C#
6 17 (5.31%) Shell Script
7 13 (4.06%) Perl
8 9 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.50%) C
10 6 (1.88%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.88%) Python
11 2 (0.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (12.50%) Degree
2 33 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 30 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.19%) VCP4
7 6 (1.88%) MCITP
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.25%) OCP
8 4 (1.25%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.31%) RHCE
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.31%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.00%) SLA
2 19 (5.94%) QA
3 5 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (14.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.56%) vSphere
5 3 (0.94%) KVM
6 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (18.13%) Data Guard
2 41 (12.81%) Foglight
3 3 (0.94%) cPanel
3 3 (0.94%) Webmin
3 3 (0.94%) Plesk
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 162 (50.63%) Oracle
2 95 (29.69%) Microsoft
3 35 (10.94%) Imperva
4 20 (6.25%) Hyperion
5 18 (5.63%) Informatica
6 17 (5.31%) HP
7 14 (4.38%) VMware
8 12 (3.75%) Sybase
9 10 (3.13%) Sun
9 10 (3.13%) Tableau
10 9 (2.81%) EMC
10 9 (2.81%) NetApp
11 8 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.19%) Citrix
13 5 (1.56%) Remedy
13 5 (1.56%) IBM
14 4 (1.25%) CommVault
15 3 (0.94%) Business Objects
16 2 (0.63%) Cognizant
16 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Specsavers
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,500 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, car, pension
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago