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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 201 184 164
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 14 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.46% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.59% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 36
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
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
4511 3868 3606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.83% 77.97% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3947 3222 3147
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Database Tuning Salary Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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
Warwickshire -5 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Coventry - 4 £39,000 -
Staffordshire +1 2 £35,000 +3.70%
Birmingham -16 2 £41,250 -2.94%
West Bromwich +8 1 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (73.08%) Oracle
4 16 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
5 14 (53.85%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) PL/SQL
6 12 (46.15%) Tableau
6 12 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (46.15%) Data Mart
6 12 (46.15%) QlikView
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
11 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (15.38%) CRM
12 4 (15.38%) Billing
12 4 (15.38%) Hudson
13 3 (11.54%) Replication
13 3 (11.54%) ETL
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
13 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
14 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (46.15%) Data Mart
2 12 (46.15%) QlikView
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (7.69%) BODI
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (3.85%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Hudson
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
1 11 (42.31%) DBA
1 11 (42.31%) SQL DBA
2 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Business Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Server Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Data Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Server Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Junior DBA
8 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Database Security
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Foglight
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) Tableau
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Business Objects