The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 197 204 189
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 13 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.095% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.12% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 17
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.00%
Database Tuning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4371 4316 4001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.86% 81.77% 78.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3619 3627 3354
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Database Tuning
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the West Midlands region.

Database Tuning Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Database Tuning
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Staffordshire - 6 £31,250 -
Birmingham -16 3 £39,000 -13.33%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 £41,500 -
Walsall - 1 £39,000 -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (36.36%) Database Security
5 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
8 5 (22.73%) SaaS
8 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
8 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) ETL
8 5 (22.73%) MCSA
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 5 (22.73%) VMware

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) SaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.09%) Informix
6 2 (9.09%) DTS
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.55%) QlikView
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Toad
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) DBA
2 14 (63.64%) SQL DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Junior DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (36.36%) Database Security
3 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) ETL
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
7 2 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) MCSA
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (22.73%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Foglight
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau