Period
to 24 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1020 1037 962
Rank change year-on-year +17 -75 +58
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 191 185 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 149 129 261
UK median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,800 £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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
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 £79,800 £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 24 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 24 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 +54 182 £47,000 -6.00% 5
UK excluding London +68 125 £47,000 -6.00% 6
London -6 65 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South East +99 57 £47,000 +1.08%
North of England +8 33 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East of England +18 30 £47,000 -14.55% 2
North West -18 24 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire +16 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Wales +21 5 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Midlands +21 3 £40,000 +8.11% 1
Scotland -14 3 £41,500 - 1
East Midlands +23 2 £37,500 +1.35%
South West +19 1 £35,608 -
West Midlands +13 1 £44,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 169 (88.48%) SQL
2 145 (75.92%) Performance Tuning
3 127 (66.49%) SQL Server
4 89 (46.60%) Oracle
5 80 (41.88%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (38.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (38.22%) Oracle Database
7 72 (37.70%) ETL
8 61 (31.94%) Replication
9 58 (30.37%) T-SQL
10 56 (29.32%) Microsoft
11 54 (28.27%) PL/SQL
12 49 (25.65%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (25.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 47 (24.61%) Relational Database
13 47 (24.61%) Kimball Methodology
14 46 (24.08%) Linux
15 45 (23.56%) ETL Development
16 44 (23.04%) Web Services
17 43 (22.51%) Unix
17 43 (22.51%) MySQL
18 40 (20.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 39 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
20 38 (19.90%) Java
20 38 (19.90%) XML
21 37 (19.37%) Data Modelling
21 37 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
22 36 (18.85%) SQL Server 2014
23 35 (18.32%) Power BI
23 35 (18.32%) High Availability

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 (5.76%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.24%) IIS
3 6 (3.14%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.62%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.62%) SAS
5 4 (2.09%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.05%) Confluence
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.05%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.05%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.71%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.62%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.57%) Firewall
2 15 (7.85%) DNS
3 11 (5.76%) SAN
4 9 (4.71%) HTTP
4 9 (4.71%) LAN
4 9 (4.71%) VLAN
5 3 (1.57%) Internet
6 2 (1.05%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (66.49%) SQL Server
2 80 (41.88%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (38.22%) Oracle Database
3 73 (38.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (25.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 47 (24.61%) Relational Database
6 43 (22.51%) MySQL
7 40 (20.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (18.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 35 (18.32%) Power BI
11 34 (17.80%) Oracle Database 12c
12 32 (16.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (15.71%) OLTP
14 28 (14.66%) OLAP
15 26 (13.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (13.09%) DB2
17 24 (12.57%) Oracle Database 10g
18 23 (12.04%) Oracle OLAP
19 22 (11.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (17.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (9.95%) Subversion
3 16 (8.38%) JIRA
4 13 (6.81%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (6.28%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (4.71%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.05%) JUnit
8 2 (1.05%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (6.81%) Automotive
1 13 (6.81%) Publishing
1 13 (6.81%) Retail
2 12 (6.28%) Banking
3 11 (5.76%) Finance
4 4 (2.09%) Front Office
5 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (45.55%) Developer
2 85 (44.50%) DBA
3 45 (23.56%) Oracle DBA
4 42 (21.99%) SQL Developer
5 37 (19.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 34 (17.80%) Administrator
7 32 (16.75%) SQL DBA
8 28 (14.66%) Oracle Developer
9 26 (13.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 23 (12.04%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 18 (9.42%) Senior DBA
12 15 (7.85%) PL/SQL Developer
12 15 (7.85%) SQL BI Developer
13 14 (7.33%) Senior SQL DBA
14 13 (6.81%) Development DBA
14 13 (6.81%) Microsoft BI Developer
14 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Developer
14 13 (6.81%) Oracle Development DBA
14 13 (6.81%) SSIS Developer
15 9 (4.71%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.04%) Web Services
2 38 (19.90%) XML
3 34 (17.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 31 (16.23%) .NET
5 20 (10.47%) MDX
6 18 (9.42%) REST
7 17 (8.90%) SOAP
8 9 (4.71%) JDBC
9 4 (2.09%) JSON
9 4 (2.09%) WSH
10 2 (1.05%) EDI
10 2 (1.05%) J2SE
10 2 (1.05%) RESTful
10 2 (1.05%) Spring
11 1 (0.52%) CSS
11 1 (0.52%) DBIx::Class
11 1 (0.52%) Node.js
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.52%) SQLAlchemy
11 1 (0.52%) Xapian
Miscellaneous
1 61 (31.94%) Replication
2 22 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.85%) Clustering
4 14 (7.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.71%) iSeries
5 9 (4.71%) PMI
5 9 (4.71%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.62%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.52%) Life Science
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.08%) Linux
2 43 (22.51%) Unix
3 25 (13.09%) Windows
4 9 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (75.92%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (37.70%) ETL
3 49 (25.65%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (24.61%) Kimball Methodology
5 45 (23.56%) ETL Development
6 37 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (19.37%) Data Modelling
7 35 (18.32%) High Availability
8 23 (12.04%) Data Transformation
8 23 (12.04%) Dimensional Modelling
8 23 (12.04%) Unit Testing
9 22 (11.52%) Analytics
9 22 (11.52%) Database Security
10 21 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (10.47%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (8.90%) Data Analytics
12 17 (8.90%) Inmon Methodology
13 16 (8.38%) Proactive Monitoring
13 16 (8.38%) Software Engineering
14 15 (7.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 169 (88.48%) SQL
2 58 (30.37%) T-SQL
3 54 (28.27%) PL/SQL
4 38 (19.90%) Java
5 33 (17.28%) PowerShell
6 24 (12.57%) Shell Script
7 17 (8.90%) VBA
8 16 (8.38%) Python
9 13 (6.81%) Korn
10 10 (5.24%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.71%) Jython
12 8 (4.19%) VB
13 7 (3.66%) C#
14 5 (2.62%) JavaScript
15 4 (2.09%) C
15 4 (2.09%) VBScript
16 3 (1.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (1.57%) Perl
17 2 (1.05%) COBOL
17 2 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (11.52%) Degree
2 9 (4.71%) PMI Certification
2 9 (4.71%) PMP
3 8 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.57%) OCP
6 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.52%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.85%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.71%) ISO 9001
3 7 (3.66%) QA
4 6 (3.14%) SLA
5 4 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.05%) MiFID
System Software
1 26 (13.61%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.62%) HDFS
3 4 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.09%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (9.95%) Data Guard
1 19 (9.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (9.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (5.24%) Ansible
4 9 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.71%) Puppet
5 5 (2.62%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.09%) Nagios
6 4 (2.09%) Oozie
6 4 (2.09%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 89 (46.60%) Oracle
2 56 (29.32%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.95%) IBM
4 17 (8.90%) Cognos
5 16 (8.38%) SAP
5 16 (8.38%) Tableau
6 9 (4.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.09%) Actian
7 4 (2.09%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.57%) EXASOL
8 3 (1.57%) Sybase
9 2 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.52%) Attivio
10 1 (0.52%) Google
10 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.52%) Informatica
10 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.52%) Siebel
10 1 (0.52%) Teradata
10 1 (0.52%) VMware