The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 425 459
Rank change year-on-year +57 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 28 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 18
Median salary £47,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.07% -7.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,550 £41,050 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% +25.00%  

Database Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12711 16005 18201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.87% 86.64% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10500 13457 14604
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in the South East

Database Tuning
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Database Tuning in the South East

Database Tuning
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Tuning in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Tuning in the South East

Database Tuning
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +35 10 £60,000 +29.03%
Buckinghamshire +13 9 £47,000 +8.04%
Hampshire - 4 £42,500 -
Berkshire +26 3 £36,000 -20.00%
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
East Sussex +18 2 £45,000 +13.85%
Database Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 47 (94.00%) SQL
2 35 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
3 32 (64.00%) Oracle
4 31 (62.00%) Oracle Database
5 26 (52.00%) PL/SQL
5 26 (52.00%) Unix
6 23 (46.00%) Java
7 22 (44.00%) Linux
8 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 19 (38.00%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (36.00%) T-SQL
11 17 (34.00%) Oracle Exadata
12 15 (30.00%) Database Security
12 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
12 15 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 15 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
12 15 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (28.00%) Windows
13 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (28.00%) Replication
14 13 (26.00%) Clustering
14 13 (26.00%) RDBMS
14 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (24.00%) Oracle APEX
16 11 (22.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 11 (22.00%) Data Guard
16 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (20.00%) Change Control
17 10 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) Eucalyptus
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) NAS
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (34.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (26.00%) RDBMS
6 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (8.00%) OLAP
9 4 (8.00%) OLTP
9 4 (8.00%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (8.00%) VLDB
10 3 (6.00%) MySQL
10 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (18.00%) Subversion
3 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (18.00%) Automotive
1 9 (18.00%) Publishing
1 9 (18.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) DBA
2 22 (44.00%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (36.00%) SQL DBA
4 14 (28.00%) Senior DBA
4 14 (28.00%) Senior SQL DBA
5 11 (22.00%) Administrator
6 9 (18.00%) Development DBA
6 9 (18.00%) Oracle Development DBA
6 9 (18.00%) Programmer
7 6 (12.00%) Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Developer
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Programmer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (6.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) LAMP
3 3 (6.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (6.00%) MSMQ
3 3 (6.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) WSH
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Replication
2 13 (26.00%) Clustering
3 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (18.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.00%) Fintech
6 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (6.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.00%) CMDB
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Unix
2 22 (44.00%) Linux
3 14 (28.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) CentOS
4 3 (6.00%) Debian
4 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (38.00%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (30.00%) Database Security
4 10 (20.00%) Change Control
4 10 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (18.00%) Analytics
5 9 (18.00%) Data Analytics
5 9 (18.00%) Logistics
5 9 (18.00%) Server Building
5 9 (18.00%) SOA
5 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.00%) UML
6 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.00%) ETL
8 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.00%) High Availability
10 4 (8.00%) Change Management
10 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 47 (94.00%) SQL
2 26 (52.00%) PL/SQL
3 23 (46.00%) Java
4 18 (36.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (18.00%) Korn
5 9 (18.00%) VB
6 6 (12.00%) C#
6 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) C++
7 3 (6.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.00%) Docker
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (22.00%) Data Guard
3 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (6.00%) Ansible
4 3 (6.00%) Grafana
4 3 (6.00%) Icinga
4 3 (6.00%) Nagios
4 3 (6.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) EMC
2 4 (8.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) Juniper
3 3 (6.00%) Sun
4 2 (4.00%) Actian
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) VMware