Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 1082 949
Rank change year-on-year +95 -133 +43
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 199 119 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.069% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.076% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 122 99 273
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,600 £34,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +12.50%

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 157,728 156,811 181,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.74% 90.60% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,509 127,671 150,738
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 June 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 24 June 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 +45 167 £55,000 +17.02% 23
UK excluding London +31 109 £50,000 +6.38% 18
London +36 79 £65,000 +18.18% 9
South East -5 39 £52,500 +10.53% 5
East of England +7 19 £55,000 +17.02% 2
Scotland -10 17 £42,500 +3.66% 4
North of England +17 16 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire +34 8 £38,250 -15.00% 1
East Midlands +10 8 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Midlands +6 8 £42,500 +21.43% 2
North West -4 8 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South West -2 6 £50,000 +8.11% 3
Wales +14 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 179 (89.95%) SQL
2 133 (66.83%) Performance Tuning
3 120 (60.30%) SQL Server
4 104 (52.26%) Oracle
5 77 (38.69%) ETL
6 66 (33.17%) T-SQL
7 62 (31.16%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (29.65%) Oracle Database
9 56 (28.14%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (28.14%) Data Modelling
10 55 (27.64%) Microsoft
11 52 (26.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 51 (25.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 50 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (23.12%) Windows
14 46 (23.12%) ETL Development
14 46 (23.12%) Big Data
15 45 (22.61%) Linux
15 45 (22.61%) Java
16 43 (21.61%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (19.60%) Python
17 39 (19.60%) Hadoop
18 36 (18.09%) Analytics
19 35 (17.59%) Kafka
19 35 (17.59%) Oracle ODI
19 35 (17.59%) Games
20 34 (17.09%) Degree
21 33 (16.58%) Finance
21 33 (16.58%) Perl
21 33 (16.58%) PL/SQL

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 28 (14.07%) Apache Spark
2 25 (12.56%) Apache
3 6 (3.02%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.51%) SAS
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Infor M3
1 2 (1.01%) Relativity
2 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.01%) PaaS
3 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) DNS
1 4 (2.01%) Firewall
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (60.30%) SQL Server
2 62 (31.16%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (29.65%) Oracle Database
4 52 (26.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (25.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (23.12%) Big Data
7 39 (19.60%) Hadoop
8 35 (17.59%) Oracle ODI
9 30 (15.08%) Power BI
10 27 (13.57%) Data Lake
10 27 (13.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 25 (12.56%) Relational Database
11 25 (12.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (11.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (10.05%) MySQL
13 20 (10.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (9.55%) OLTP
15 17 (8.54%) OLAP
16 15 (7.54%) RDBMS
16 15 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.53%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.03%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (5.03%) Subversion
4 9 (4.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (4.02%) JIRA
6 6 (3.02%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.50%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.50%) JUnit
9 1 (0.50%) Redmine
General
1 35 (17.59%) Games
2 33 (16.58%) Finance
3 24 (12.06%) Banking
4 17 (8.54%) Front Office
5 8 (4.02%) Retail
6 4 (2.01%) Automotive
6 4 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.51%) Law
7 3 (1.51%) Publishing
7 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.01%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 92 (46.23%) Developer
2 90 (45.23%) DBA
3 64 (32.16%) SQL DBA
4 44 (22.11%) Oracle DBA
5 31 (15.58%) SQL Developer
6 28 (14.07%) Big Data Developer
6 28 (14.07%) SQL Server DBA
7 22 (11.06%) Administrator
8 20 (10.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 18 (9.05%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
10 16 (8.04%) Analyst
11 15 (7.54%) Front Office Developer
12 11 (5.53%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (4.52%) Senior Developer
14 8 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (4.02%) ETL Developer
14 8 (4.02%) SQL Analyst
15 7 (3.52%) Apache Spark Developer
15 7 (3.52%) Hadoop Developer
15 7 (3.52%) Performance Tuning DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.59%) Kafka
2 28 (14.07%) HornetQ
2 28 (14.07%) RabbitMQ
2 28 (14.07%) Velocity
3 27 (13.57%) JMS
4 16 (8.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 13 (6.53%) Web Services
5 13 (6.53%) XML
6 11 (5.53%) .NET
7 9 (4.52%) MDX
7 9 (4.52%) WPF
8 7 (3.52%) JSON
9 6 (3.02%) REST
9 6 (3.02%) SOAP
10 5 (2.51%) HTML
11 4 (2.01%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.01%) Node.js
12 3 (1.51%) LDAP
13 1 (0.50%) J2SE
13 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.07%) Replication
2 21 (10.55%) Clustering
3 19 (9.55%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.53%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.52%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.02%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.01%) Fintech
9 4 (2.01%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.51%) Blog
10 3 (1.51%) Online Games
10 3 (1.51%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.01%) Derivative
11 2 (1.01%) Equities
11 2 (1.01%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.12%) Windows
2 45 (22.61%) Linux
3 14 (7.04%) Unix
4 4 (2.01%) CentOS
4 4 (2.01%) Debian
4 4 (2.01%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.51%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (66.83%) Performance Tuning
2 77 (38.69%) ETL
3 56 (28.14%) Data Modelling
3 56 (28.14%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (23.12%) ETL Development
6 43 (21.61%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (18.09%) Analytics
8 29 (14.57%) OO
9 26 (13.07%) Performance Analysis
10 25 (12.56%) OOP
11 19 (9.55%) High Availability
11 19 (9.55%) ITIL
12 16 (8.04%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (7.54%) Capacity Management
13 15 (7.54%) Change Management
13 15 (7.54%) Unit Testing
14 13 (6.53%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (6.53%) Migration
15 12 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 179 (89.95%) SQL
2 66 (33.17%) T-SQL
3 45 (22.61%) Java
4 39 (19.60%) Python
5 33 (16.58%) Perl
5 33 (16.58%) PL/SQL
6 28 (14.07%) Scala
7 27 (13.57%) Shell Script
8 20 (10.05%) PowerShell
9 13 (6.53%) C#
10 11 (5.53%) VBA
11 9 (4.52%) C++
12 7 (3.52%) Korn
13 5 (2.51%) C
14 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.01%) PHP
14 4 (2.01%) Ruby
15 3 (1.51%) VB
16 1 (0.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 34 (17.09%) Degree
2 10 (5.03%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.01%) OCP
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.50%) MCITP
8 1 (0.50%) MCSA
8 1 (0.50%) MCSE
8 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.01%) QA
3 3 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.51%) SLA
4 2 (1.01%) GDPR
4 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.52%) ISA Server
3 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) Data Guard
2 10 (5.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (3.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.51%) Ansible
4 3 (1.51%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.51%) Puppet
4 3 (1.51%) Salt
5 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.50%) SCCM
5 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (52.26%) Oracle
2 55 (27.64%) Microsoft
3 28 (14.07%) Informatica
4 26 (13.07%) Cloudera
5 25 (12.56%) EXASOL
5 25 (12.56%) SnapLogic
6 24 (12.06%) Talend
7 10 (5.03%) RedGate
8 6 (3.02%) Cognos
8 6 (3.02%) SAP
9 5 (2.51%) IBM
9 5 (2.51%) IDERA
9 5 (2.51%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.51%) Tableau
11 3 (1.51%) Teradata
12 2 (1.01%) Google
12 2 (1.01%) Splunk
12 2 (1.01%) Sybase
13 1 (0.50%) VMware