Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1005 1060 913
Rank change year-on-year +55 -147 +66
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 194 124 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.071% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.079% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 145 95 298
UK median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% - +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 158,938 156,459 186,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.53% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,815 128,949 154,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Database Tuning in the UK

Database Tuning
Top 11 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 20 February 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 +40 168 £48,000 -4.00% 16
UK excluding London +30 129 £47,000 -1.05% 13
London +1 58 £70,000 +21.74% 4
South East +33 46 £47,000 -6.00% 4
East of England +29 38 £55,000 - 3
North of England -10 28 £42,500 -10.53%
North West -24 18 £42,500 -12.82%
Scotland -27 12 £42,500 +3.66% 1
Yorkshire +20 10 £42,000 -9.19%
Wales +6 7 £45,000 -2.70%
South West +5 2 £44,054 -29.51% 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 165 (85.05%) SQL
2 140 (72.16%) Performance Tuning
3 133 (68.56%) SQL Server
4 89 (45.88%) Oracle
5 76 (39.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (38.66%) T-SQL
7 71 (36.60%) Data Warehouse
8 68 (35.05%) ETL
9 67 (34.54%) Oracle Database
10 66 (34.02%) Microsoft
11 52 (26.80%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (26.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 49 (25.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 49 (25.26%) Data Modelling
13 45 (23.20%) PL/SQL
14 42 (21.65%) Relational Database
14 42 (21.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 42 (21.65%) ETL Development
14 42 (21.65%) Power BI
15 41 (21.13%) MySQL
15 41 (21.13%) PowerShell
16 40 (20.62%) Replication
16 40 (20.62%) Linux
16 40 (20.62%) High Availability
17 39 (20.10%) Kimball Methodology
17 39 (20.10%) SQL Server 2016
18 37 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (18.56%) SQL Server 2014
20 34 (17.53%) Unix
21 33 (17.01%) Web Services

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 9 (4.64%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.09%) SAS
2 6 (3.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.58%) Apache
4 4 (2.06%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.03%) Confluence
5 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.76%) DNS
1 17 (8.76%) Firewall
2 2 (1.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.03%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (68.56%) SQL Server
2 76 (39.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (36.60%) Data Warehouse
4 67 (34.54%) Oracle Database
5 52 (26.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (25.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (21.65%) Power BI
7 42 (21.65%) Relational Database
7 42 (21.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (21.13%) MySQL
9 39 (20.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 36 (18.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 33 (17.01%) Oracle Database 12c
12 32 (16.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (12.37%) MS Access
13 24 (12.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (11.86%) OLTP
15 21 (10.82%) OLAP
15 21 (10.82%) RDBMS
16 20 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (8.25%) Subversion
3 15 (7.73%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (3.61%) JIRA
4 7 (3.61%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.58%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 20 (10.31%) Finance
2 15 (7.73%) Banking
3 12 (6.19%) Retail
4 10 (5.15%) Automotive
4 10 (5.15%) Publishing
5 9 (4.64%) Front Office
5 9 (4.64%) Games
6 6 (3.09%) Marketing
7 4 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (47.94%) DBA
1 93 (47.94%) Developer
2 49 (25.26%) SQL DBA
3 46 (23.71%) Oracle DBA
4 37 (19.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 34 (17.53%) SQL Developer
6 19 (9.79%) Administrator
6 19 (9.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 18 (9.28%) Oracle Developer
8 17 (8.76%) Microsoft Developer
9 15 (7.73%) Microsoft BI Developer
10 12 (6.19%) SQL BI Developer
11 11 (5.67%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 10 (5.15%) Development DBA
12 10 (5.15%) Oracle Development DBA
12 10 (5.15%) SSIS Developer
13 9 (4.64%) MySQL DBA
13 9 (4.64%) SQL Server DBA
14 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (4.12%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.01%) Web Services
2 30 (15.46%) .NET
3 24 (12.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 22 (11.34%) MDX
5 21 (10.82%) REST
6 20 (10.31%) SOAP
6 20 (10.31%) XML
7 7 (3.61%) JMS
8 5 (2.58%) HornetQ
8 5 (2.58%) JSON
8 5 (2.58%) Kafka
8 5 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.58%) Velocity
9 4 (2.06%) Node.js
9 4 (2.06%) WPF
10 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.55%) LDAP
11 1 (0.52%) DBIx::Class
11 1 (0.52%) RESTful
11 1 (0.52%) Xapian
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.62%) Replication
2 21 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.67%) Clustering
5 9 (4.64%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.06%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.55%) Blog
9 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.52%) Fintech
11 1 (0.52%) Life Science
11 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.52%) Online Games
11 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.62%) Linux
2 34 (17.53%) Unix
3 23 (11.86%) Windows
4 3 (1.55%) CentOS
4 3 (1.55%) Debian
4 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (72.16%) Performance Tuning
2 68 (35.05%) ETL
3 52 (26.80%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (25.26%) Data Modelling
5 42 (21.65%) ETL Development
6 40 (20.62%) High Availability
7 39 (20.10%) Kimball Methodology
8 37 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (15.98%) Unit Testing
10 22 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (10.82%) Analytics
12 20 (10.31%) Inmon Methodology
13 19 (9.79%) ITIL
14 18 (9.28%) Change Management
15 14 (7.22%) Migration
16 13 (6.70%) Capacity Planning
17 12 (6.19%) Software Engineering
18 11 (5.67%) Data Analytics
18 11 (5.67%) Data Transformation
18 11 (5.67%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 165 (85.05%) SQL
2 75 (38.66%) T-SQL
3 45 (23.20%) PL/SQL
4 41 (21.13%) PowerShell
5 30 (15.46%) Java
6 24 (12.37%) VBA
7 18 (9.28%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.22%) Python
9 13 (6.70%) Korn
10 12 (6.19%) C#
11 10 (5.15%) Perl
12 7 (3.61%) C
13 5 (2.58%) Scala
14 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.06%) JavaScript
14 4 (2.06%) VB
15 3 (1.55%) C++
15 3 (1.55%) PHP
15 3 (1.55%) Ruby
16 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (14.43%) Degree
2 10 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.06%) OCP
4 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCITP
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.58%) QA
3 4 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.03%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (11.34%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.06%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.06%) HDFS
3 4 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 18 (9.28%) Data Guard
1 18 (9.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (6.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.58%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.06%) Ansible
4 4 (2.06%) Nagios
4 4 (2.06%) Oozie
5 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.55%) Puppet
5 3 (1.55%) Salt
6 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.03%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.52%) Packer
7 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 89 (45.88%) Oracle
2 66 (34.02%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.82%) Cognos
3 21 (10.82%) IBM
4 15 (7.73%) SAP
5 14 (7.22%) Tableau
6 9 (4.64%) Cloudera
6 9 (4.64%) EXASOL
6 9 (4.64%) RedGate
7 6 (3.09%) Informatica
8 5 (2.58%) IDERA
8 5 (2.58%) SnapLogic
8 5 (2.58%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.58%) Talend
9 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.55%) Teradata
10 2 (1.03%) Percona
10 2 (1.03%) Sybase
10 2 (1.03%) VMware
11 1 (0.52%) Siebel