Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 995 1035 953
Rank change year-on-year +40 -82 +98
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 188 190 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.100% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 148 131 257
UK median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,950 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Database Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning 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.

Salary trend for Database Tuning in the UK

Database Tuning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Tuning over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Tuning in the UK

Database Tuning
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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
England +21 180 £47,000 -6.00% 4
UK excluding London +53 123 £47,000 -6.00% 5
London -15 64 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South East +85 57 £47,000 +1.08% 1
North of England -15 33 £45,000 -5.26%
East of England +21 29 £47,000 -14.55% 1
North West -18 24 £43,500 -3.33%
Yorkshire +10 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Wales +13 4 £33,500 -27.57% 1
Midlands +17 3 £40,000 +8.11% 1
Scotland -18 3 £41,500 - 1
East Midlands +31 2 £37,500 +1.35%
South West +10 1 £35,608 -
West Midlands -2 1 £44,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 166 (88.30%) SQL
2 142 (75.53%) Performance Tuning
3 126 (67.02%) SQL Server
4 87 (46.28%) Oracle
5 77 (40.96%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (38.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 72 (38.30%) ETL
8 71 (37.77%) Oracle Database
9 61 (32.45%) Replication
10 58 (30.85%) T-SQL
11 55 (29.26%) Microsoft
12 52 (27.66%) PL/SQL
13 49 (26.06%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (26.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 48 (25.53%) Kimball Methodology
15 46 (24.47%) Relational Database
15 46 (24.47%) ETL Development
16 45 (23.94%) Linux
17 43 (22.87%) Web Services
18 42 (22.34%) Unix
19 41 (21.81%) MySQL
20 40 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 39 (20.74%) SQL Server 2012
22 38 (20.21%) XML
22 38 (20.21%) Data Modelling
23 37 (19.68%) Java
23 37 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
23 37 (19.68%) SQL Server 2014
24 35 (18.62%) High Availability
25 34 (18.09%) Power BI

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (5.85%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.32%) IIS
3 6 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.66%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.13%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.13%) SAS
5 4 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.06%) Confluence
6 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.06%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.79%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.66%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.77%) Firewall
2 15 (7.98%) DNS
3 11 (5.85%) SAN
4 9 (4.79%) HTTP
4 9 (4.79%) LAN
4 9 (4.79%) VLAN
5 3 (1.60%) Internet
6 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (67.02%) SQL Server
2 77 (40.96%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (38.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (37.77%) Oracle Database
5 49 (26.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (24.47%) Relational Database
7 41 (21.81%) MySQL
8 40 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (20.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (19.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 34 (18.09%) Power BI
12 32 (17.02%) Oracle Database 12c
13 31 (16.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 30 (15.96%) OLTP
15 28 (14.89%) OLAP
16 26 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
17 25 (13.30%) DB2
18 23 (12.23%) Oracle OLAP
19 22 (11.70%) Oracle Database 10g
20 21 (11.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (17.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (9.57%) Subversion
3 17 (9.04%) JIRA
4 12 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.38%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (5.32%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.06%) JUnit
8 2 (1.06%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (6.91%) Banking
2 12 (6.38%) Automotive
2 12 (6.38%) Publishing
2 12 (6.38%) Retail
3 11 (5.85%) Finance
4 4 (2.13%) Front Office
5 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (46.28%) Developer
2 82 (43.62%) DBA
3 43 (22.87%) Oracle DBA
4 42 (22.34%) SQL Developer
5 37 (19.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 33 (17.55%) Administrator
7 30 (15.96%) SQL DBA
8 28 (14.89%) Oracle Developer
9 25 (13.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 23 (12.23%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 18 (9.57%) Senior DBA
12 15 (7.98%) PL/SQL Developer
12 15 (7.98%) SQL BI Developer
13 14 (7.45%) Senior SQL DBA
14 13 (6.91%) Microsoft BI Developer
14 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Developer
14 13 (6.91%) SSIS Developer
15 12 (6.38%) Development DBA
15 12 (6.38%) Oracle Development DBA
16 9 (4.79%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.87%) Web Services
2 38 (20.21%) XML
3 33 (17.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 31 (16.49%) .NET
5 20 (10.64%) MDX
6 18 (9.57%) REST
7 17 (9.04%) SOAP
8 9 (4.79%) JDBC
9 4 (2.13%) JSON
9 4 (2.13%) WSH
10 2 (1.06%) EDI
10 2 (1.06%) J2SE
10 2 (1.06%) RESTful
10 2 (1.06%) Spring
11 1 (0.53%) CSS
11 1 (0.53%) HTML
11 1 (0.53%) Lucene
11 1 (0.53%) Middleware
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.53%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 61 (32.45%) Replication
2 22 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.98%) Clustering
4 14 (7.45%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.79%) iSeries
5 9 (4.79%) PMI
5 9 (4.79%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.66%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) Life Science
9 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.94%) Linux
2 42 (22.34%) Unix
3 25 (13.30%) Windows
4 9 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (75.53%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (38.30%) ETL
3 49 (26.06%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (25.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 46 (24.47%) ETL Development
6 38 (20.21%) Data Modelling
7 37 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (18.62%) High Availability
9 23 (12.23%) Data Transformation
9 23 (12.23%) Dimensional Modelling
9 23 (12.23%) Unit Testing
10 22 (11.70%) Database Security
11 21 (11.17%) Analytics
12 20 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (10.11%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (9.04%) Inmon Methodology
15 16 (8.51%) Data Analytics
15 16 (8.51%) Proactive Monitoring
16 15 (7.98%) Performance Monitoring
16 15 (7.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 166 (88.30%) SQL
2 58 (30.85%) T-SQL
3 52 (27.66%) PL/SQL
4 37 (19.68%) Java
5 33 (17.55%) PowerShell
6 24 (12.77%) Shell Script
7 17 (9.04%) VBA
8 16 (8.51%) Python
9 12 (6.38%) Korn
10 10 (5.32%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.79%) Jython
12 8 (4.26%) VB
13 7 (3.72%) C#
14 5 (2.66%) JavaScript
15 4 (2.13%) C
15 4 (2.13%) VBScript
16 3 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (1.60%) Perl
17 2 (1.06%) PeopleCode
17 2 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (11.70%) Degree
2 9 (4.79%) PMI Certification
2 9 (4.79%) PMP
3 8 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.60%) OCP
6 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.79%) ISO 9001
3 7 (3.72%) QA
4 6 (3.19%) SLA
5 4 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.06%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (13.30%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.66%) HDFS
3 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.13%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (9.57%) Data Guard
1 18 (9.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (9.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (5.32%) Ansible
4 9 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.79%) Puppet
5 5 (2.66%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.13%) Nagios
6 4 (2.13%) Oozie
6 4 (2.13%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.53%) Packer
Vendors
1 87 (46.28%) Oracle
2 55 (29.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.11%) IBM
4 17 (9.04%) Cognos
5 16 (8.51%) SAP
5 16 (8.51%) Tableau
6 9 (4.79%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.13%) Actian
7 4 (2.13%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.60%) EXASOL
8 3 (1.60%) Sybase
9 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.53%) Attivio
10 1 (0.53%) Google
10 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.53%) Informatica
10 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.53%) Siebel
10 1 (0.53%) Teradata
10 1 (0.53%) VMware