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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 788 776 802
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 86 159 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55 116 125
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79794 87486 96432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.91% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64221 73157 78828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Tuning in the UK

Database Tuning
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 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
England -20 81 £47,000 -6.00% 7
London -9 33 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South East +58 28 £47,000 +1.07%
Surrey +29 10 £60,000 +29.03%
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £47,000 +8.04%
Hertfordshire -3 9 £47,000 -10.47% 1
East of England -15 9 £47,000 -10.47% 1
North West -29 9 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Amersham - 9 £47,000 -
Borehamwood - 9 £47,000 -
Woking - 7 £60,000 -
Warrington -9 4 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Cheshire -31 4 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Lancashire - 4 - - 1
Basingstoke - 4 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £42,500 -
Berkshire +33 3 £36,000 -20.00%
Reading +24 3 £36,000 -20.00%
Leeds +6 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +3 3 £42,500 -15.00%
West Yorkshire -2 3 £45,000 +1.69% 2
Yorkshire -16 3 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £35,000 -
East Sussex +16 2 £45,000 +13.85%
South Wales +15 2 £40,000 -
Wales +7 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £43,750 -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 110 (85.94%) SQL
2 89 (69.53%) Performance Tuning
3 69 (53.91%) SQL Server
4 55 (42.97%) Oracle
5 48 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 41 (32.03%) ETL
7 39 (30.47%) PL/SQL
7 39 (30.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
9 36 (28.13%) T-SQL
10 35 (27.34%) Replication
11 34 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (26.56%) Relational Database
12 33 (25.78%) Java
13 32 (25.00%) Unix
14 31 (24.22%) Linux
14 31 (24.22%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (21.88%) Windows
16 28 (21.88%) Database Security
17 25 (19.53%) Capacity Planning
18 21 (16.41%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (16.41%) RDBMS
19 20 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 19 (14.84%) XML
21 18 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
21 18 (14.06%) Clustering
21 18 (14.06%) Oracle RMAN
21 18 (14.06%) Migration

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 13 (10.16%) IIS
2 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.81%) Amazon S3
3 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) Firewall
1 9 (7.03%) LAN
2 8 (6.25%) SAN
3 7 (5.47%) HTTP
3 7 (5.47%) VLAN
4 4 (3.13%) DNS
5 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.78%) FTP
6 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.78%) NAS
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) WAN
6 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (53.91%) SQL Server
2 48 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 39 (30.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (26.56%) Relational Database
4 34 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (24.22%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (16.41%) RDBMS
6 21 (16.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (14.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (13.28%) Oracle Exadata
11 16 (12.50%) MySQL
12 15 (11.72%) OLAP
12 15 (11.72%) OLTP
12 15 (11.72%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (10.94%) DB2
13 14 (10.94%) Oracle OLAP
14 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (8.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Subversion
2 16 (12.50%) JIRA
2 16 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
4 10 (7.81%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.78%) Toad
7 1 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (7.03%) Automotive
1 9 (7.03%) Publishing
1 9 (7.03%) Retail
2 7 (5.47%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (50.78%) DBA
2 38 (29.69%) Administrator
2 38 (29.69%) Developer
3 36 (28.13%) SQL DBA
4 26 (20.31%) Oracle DBA
5 25 (19.53%) SQL Developer
6 20 (15.63%) Senior DBA
7 19 (14.84%) Senior SQL DBA
8 16 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
9 12 (9.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 12 (9.38%) PL/SQL Developer
10 10 (7.81%) ETL Developer
10 10 (7.81%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 9 (7.03%) Development DBA
11 9 (7.03%) Oracle Development DBA
11 9 (7.03%) Programmer
12 8 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
13 7 (5.47%) SQL Server DBA
13 7 (5.47%) SSIS Developer
14 6 (4.69%) PL/SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) XML
2 17 (13.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 17 (13.28%) Web Services
3 15 (11.72%) .NET
4 7 (5.47%) JDBC
5 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.13%) MDX
6 3 (2.34%) CSS
6 3 (2.34%) HTML
6 3 (2.34%) LAMP
6 3 (2.34%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.34%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.56%) jQuery
7 2 (1.56%) WSH
8 1 (0.78%) Java EE
8 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.34%) Replication
2 18 (14.06%) Clustering
3 16 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.03%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.47%) iSeries
5 7 (5.47%) PMI
5 7 (5.47%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.13%) HACMP
8 3 (2.34%) Fintech
8 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.78%) NHS
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.00%) Unix
2 31 (24.22%) Linux
3 28 (21.88%) Windows
4 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.34%) CentOS
5 3 (2.34%) Debian
5 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.56%) Solaris
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (69.53%) Performance Tuning
2 41 (32.03%) ETL
3 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.88%) Database Security
5 25 (19.53%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (14.06%) ETL Development
6 18 (14.06%) Kimball Methodology
6 18 (14.06%) Migration
6 18 (14.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (10.94%) Change Control
9 13 (10.16%) Data Modelling
9 13 (10.16%) High Availability
10 12 (9.38%) Analytics
11 11 (8.59%) Capacity Management
11 11 (8.59%) Data Analytics
11 11 (8.59%) DevOps
11 11 (8.59%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (85.94%) SQL
2 39 (30.47%) PL/SQL
3 36 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 33 (25.78%) Java
5 14 (10.94%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.81%) C#
7 9 (7.03%) Korn
7 9 (7.03%) VB
8 8 (6.25%) Python
9 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.47%) Jython
10 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.13%) C++
11 4 (3.13%) Dart
11 4 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.34%) C
12 3 (2.34%) Perl
13 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Degree
2 7 (5.47%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.47%) PMP
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.56%) MCSA
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) CCNP
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (7.03%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.47%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.56%) SLA
5 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.34%) Docker
3 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.78%) HDFS
4 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (14.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (13.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (10.16%) Data Guard
4 10 (7.81%) Ansible
4 10 (7.81%) Puppet
5 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (3.13%) Perfmon
7 4 (3.13%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.34%) Grafana
8 3 (2.34%) Icinga
8 3 (2.34%) Nagios
9 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 55 (42.97%) Oracle
2 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.47%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.13%) EMC
4 4 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (2.34%) IBM
5 3 (2.34%) Juniper
5 3 (2.34%) SAP
5 3 (2.34%) Sun
5 3 (2.34%) Tableau
6 2 (1.56%) Actian
6 2 (1.56%) Teradata
7 1 (0.78%) Attivio
7 1 (0.78%) Avaya
7 1 (0.78%) Google
7 1 (0.78%) NetApp
7 1 (0.78%) RainStor
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Lancashire
Bupa
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago