Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Database Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Database Tuning over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
England > North West
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 338 328
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 24 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 26
North West median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% -21.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,800 £33,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

Database Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11880 11117 11427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.03% 89.84% 89.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9454 9261 9446
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,175 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Database Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in the North West

Database Tuning
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Database Tuning in the North West

Database Tuning
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Tuning in the North West over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Tuning in the North West

Database Tuning
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the North West region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -20 13 £45,000 +45.16%
Manchester -14 7 £30,000 -40.00%
Lancashire - 3 - -
Merseyside +6 1 £27,500 -38.89%
Database Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (70.83%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (45.83%) High Availability
5 11 (45.83%) Replication
5 11 (45.83%) ETL
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle
6 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 9 (37.50%) MySQL
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
11 5 (20.83%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
12 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (12.50%) Change Control
13 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
13 3 (12.50%) .NET
13 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 3 (12.50%) Unix

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (37.50%) MySQL
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (12.50%) DTS
10 2 (8.33%) OLTP
10 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
10 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
11 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
11 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) DBA
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (20.83%) Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Data Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (8.33%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Senior DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Senior MySQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Database Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Database Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) MongoDB DBA
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (45.83%) ETL
2 11 (45.83%) High Availability
3 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Change Control
7 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
9 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.17%) Data Privacy
9 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Perfmon
3 2 (8.33%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Percona
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata