Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 972 1057 992
Rank change year-on-year +85 -65 +17
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 194 150 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.093% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 119 115 220
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +11.70% +1.08% +16.25%

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 155,185 161,377 179,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123,583 128,477 150,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 +52 181 £55,000 +17.02% 17
UK excluding London +39 109 £52,500 +11.70% 13
London +60 80 £63,750 +15.91% 4
South East +5 43 £58,000 +16.00% 5
East of England +23 21 £60,000 +27.66% 1
North of England +14 14 £41,250 -8.33% 1
South West +12 12 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Midlands +19 11 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East Midlands +13 10 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Yorkshire +39 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West -9 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Scotland -5 6 £40,000 -3.61%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
West Midlands +29 1 £45,000 +4.05% 2

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 173 (89.18%) SQL
2 126 (64.95%) Performance Tuning
3 119 (61.34%) Oracle
4 114 (58.76%) SQL Server
5 82 (42.27%) ETL
6 78 (40.21%) Data Warehouse
7 67 (34.54%) Oracle Database
8 59 (30.41%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (28.35%) T-SQL
9 55 (28.35%) Linux
10 54 (27.84%) Data Modelling
11 53 (27.32%) Java
11 53 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (26.80%) Windows
13 50 (25.77%) ETL Development
14 47 (24.23%) Big Data
15 46 (23.71%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (23.20%) PL/SQL
16 45 (23.20%) Games
16 45 (23.20%) Hadoop
16 45 (23.20%) Oracle ODI
17 44 (22.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 44 (22.68%) Python
18 41 (21.13%) Kafka
19 40 (20.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 38 (19.59%) Analytics
21 37 (19.07%) Microsoft
22 35 (18.04%) OO
23 34 (17.53%) Shell Script
24 32 (16.49%) Informatica

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 31 (15.98%) Apache Spark
2 26 (13.40%) Apache
3 3 (1.55%) SAS
3 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.03%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.03%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.03%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.52%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.52%) Serverless
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.15%) Internet
2 7 (3.61%) DNS
3 4 (2.06%) Firewall
3 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.55%) DHCP
5 2 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (58.76%) SQL Server
2 78 (40.21%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (34.54%) Oracle Database
4 47 (24.23%) Big Data
5 45 (23.20%) Hadoop
5 45 (23.20%) Oracle ODI
6 44 (22.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (20.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (15.98%) MySQL
9 28 (14.43%) Data Lake
10 27 (13.92%) Power BI
11 24 (12.37%) Relational Database
12 22 (11.34%) OLTP
13 20 (10.31%) OLAP
14 17 (8.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (8.25%) MongoDB
15 16 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (7.22%) Oracle OLAP
16 14 (7.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (6.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.58%) Subversion
5 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.03%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.52%) Redmine
General
1 45 (23.20%) Games
2 25 (12.89%) Finance
3 18 (9.28%) Banking
4 13 (6.70%) Retail
5 11 (5.67%) Front Office
6 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.06%) Automotive
8 3 (1.55%) Publishing
9 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Law
9 2 (1.03%) Legal
10 1 (0.52%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 84 (43.30%) Developer
2 82 (42.27%) DBA
3 47 (24.23%) SQL DBA
4 41 (21.13%) Oracle DBA
5 39 (20.10%) Administrator
6 34 (17.53%) SQL Server DBA
7 31 (15.98%) Big Data Developer
8 24 (12.37%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 23 (11.86%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
9 23 (11.86%) SQL Developer
10 19 (9.79%) Analyst
11 15 (7.73%) Oracle Developer
12 14 (7.22%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
13 12 (6.19%) Apache Spark Developer
13 12 (6.19%) Hadoop Developer
13 12 (6.19%) SQL Analyst
14 11 (5.67%) Front Office Developer
15 10 (5.15%) Database Analyst
16 7 (3.61%) Oracle Analyst
16 7 (3.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.13%) Kafka
2 31 (15.98%) Velocity
3 27 (13.92%) HornetQ
3 27 (13.92%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (11.86%) XML
5 22 (11.34%) JMS
6 20 (10.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 15 (7.73%) Web Services
8 14 (7.22%) JSON
9 10 (5.15%) HTML
10 8 (4.12%) MDX
11 7 (3.61%) WPF
12 6 (3.09%) .NET
12 6 (3.09%) Middleware
13 5 (2.58%) REST
13 5 (2.58%) SOAP
14 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.52%) Node.js
14 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
14 1 (0.52%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Replication
2 15 (7.73%) Clustering
3 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.19%) Client/Server
3 12 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.64%) Online Games
6 7 (3.61%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.58%) HACMP
8 4 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.55%) Fintech
10 2 (1.03%) Derivative
10 2 (1.03%) Equities
10 2 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.52%) CCTV
11 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.35%) Linux
2 52 (26.80%) Windows
3 15 (7.73%) Unix
4 13 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Debian
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (64.95%) Performance Tuning
2 82 (42.27%) ETL
3 59 (30.41%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (27.84%) Data Modelling
5 53 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (25.77%) ETL Development
7 46 (23.71%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (19.59%) Analytics
9 35 (18.04%) OO
10 30 (15.46%) OOP
11 24 (12.37%) Performance Analysis
12 23 (11.86%) ITIL
13 19 (9.79%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (9.28%) Kimball Methodology
15 17 (8.76%) Migration
16 15 (7.73%) Data Transformation
16 15 (7.73%) Storage Management
17 14 (7.22%) Capacity Management
17 14 (7.22%) Dimensional Modelling
18 12 (6.19%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 173 (89.18%) SQL
2 55 (28.35%) T-SQL
3 53 (27.32%) Java
4 45 (23.20%) PL/SQL
5 44 (22.68%) Python
6 34 (17.53%) Shell Script
7 32 (16.49%) Perl
8 31 (15.98%) Scala
9 18 (9.28%) PowerShell
10 14 (7.22%) C#
11 11 (5.67%) C++
12 9 (4.64%) Korn
12 9 (4.64%) VBA
13 8 (4.12%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.55%) VB
15 2 (1.03%) C
16 1 (0.52%) Go
16 1 (0.52%) PHP
16 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (12.37%) Degree
2 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
2 17 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.12%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.03%) MCSA
7 2 (1.03%) MCSE
7 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.03%) OCP
8 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.55%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) GDPR
3 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) ISA Server
2 6 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (5.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (3.61%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.58%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.55%) SCCM
5 3 (1.55%) SCOM
6 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 119 (61.34%) Oracle
2 37 (19.07%) Microsoft
3 32 (16.49%) Informatica
4 27 (13.92%) Cloudera
5 26 (13.40%) EXASOL
5 26 (13.40%) SnapLogic
6 22 (11.34%) Talend
7 13 (6.70%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.64%) SAP
9 5 (2.58%) Veritas
10 4 (2.06%) Cognos
10 4 (2.06%) IBM
11 3 (1.55%) Cisco
11 3 (1.55%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (1.55%) Tableau
11 3 (1.55%) Veeam
11 3 (1.55%) VMware
12 2 (1.03%) Google
12 2 (1.03%) RedGate
12 2 (1.03%) Splunk