Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 978 1007 1049
Rank change year-on-year +29 +42 -112
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 127 170 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.098% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 102 136 102
UK median annual salary £56,000 £47,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.15% -3.59% -2.50%
10th Percentile £36,375 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,500 £63,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £47,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +9.04% - -1.05%

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 138,598 159,025 162,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.81% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,286 127,729 134,362
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,651
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +39 117 £57,000 +20.00% 14
UK excluding London +18 73 £51,250 +9.04% 13
London +54 58 £60,000 -14.29% 4
South East +12 28 £60,000 +27.66% 2
South West +20 12 £47,500 +33.40% 2
Midlands +45 11 £40,000 -9.09%
East of England +1 10 £60,000 +9.09%
Scotland +9 8 £27,500 -33.73%
East Midlands - 7 £40,000 -
North of England +13 6 £37,500 -11.76% 6
West Midlands +50 4 £39,500 -10.23%
North West +17 3 £37,500 -14.29% 2
Yorkshire +16 3 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Wales +7 2 £53,000 +17.78% 3

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 105 (82.68%) SQL
2 79 (62.20%) SQL Server
3 76 (59.84%) Performance Tuning
4 61 (48.03%) Oracle
5 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
6 36 (28.35%) T-SQL
6 36 (28.35%) ETL
7 35 (27.56%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (26.77%) Data Modelling
8 34 (26.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (25.98%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (25.20%) Oracle Database
11 29 (22.83%) MySQL
11 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (22.05%) Linux
13 27 (21.26%) PL/SQL
14 26 (20.47%) Windows
14 26 (20.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (18.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 23 (18.11%) Data Analysis
16 23 (18.11%) Replication
16 23 (18.11%) Power BI
17 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (16.54%) Relational Database
19 20 (15.75%) Analytics
20 19 (14.96%) MongoDB
20 19 (14.96%) PowerShell
20 19 (14.96%) Finance
21 18 (14.17%) Games

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 4 (3.15%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.36%) Apache
3 2 (1.57%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.24%) Azure Data Factory
3 11 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.57%) Office 365
5 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Internet
2 5 (3.94%) DNS
3 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.36%) DHCP
4 3 (2.36%) SAN
5 2 (1.57%) Firewall
5 2 (1.57%) VoIP
6 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (62.20%) SQL Server
2 35 (27.56%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (26.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (25.20%) Oracle Database
5 29 (22.83%) MySQL
6 24 (18.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (18.11%) Power BI
8 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (16.54%) Relational Database
10 19 (14.96%) MongoDB
11 17 (13.39%) DB2
12 15 (11.81%) Data Lake
12 15 (11.81%) Hadoop
12 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
13 14 (11.02%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (10.24%) Big Data
14 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (7.09%) Subversion
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Games
3 5 (3.94%) Marketing
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) iGaming
7 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (49.61%) DBA
2 39 (30.71%) Developer
3 35 (27.56%) Administrator
4 28 (22.05%) SQL DBA
5 20 (15.75%) Oracle DBA
6 15 (11.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (11.02%) DB2 DBA
8 11 (8.66%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (7.87%) Database Developer
10 9 (7.09%) Database Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) DB2 Administrator
11 8 (6.30%) Analyst
12 7 (5.51%) Dashboard Developer
12 7 (5.51%) Unix Administrator
12 7 (5.51%) Unix DBA
13 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
13 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 5 (3.94%) NoSQL Engineer
13 5 (3.94%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
13 5 (3.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) JSON
2 7 (5.51%) Middleware
3 6 (4.72%) XML
4 5 (3.94%) Kafka
5 4 (3.15%) HTML
5 4 (3.15%) MDX
5 4 (3.15%) Velocity
5 4 (3.15%) Web Services
6 3 (2.36%) .NET
6 3 (2.36%) ISPF
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.57%) REST
7 2 (1.57%) SOAP
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.79%) CGI
8 1 (0.79%) CSS
8 1 (0.79%) J2SE
8 1 (0.79%) JMS
8 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Replication
2 13 (10.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.66%) Clustering
4 9 (7.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (7.09%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.51%) HACMP
6 5 (3.94%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.36%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.36%) Online Games
7 3 (2.36%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.05%) Linux
2 26 (20.47%) Windows
3 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.09%) Unix
5 7 (5.51%) AIX
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (59.84%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (28.35%) ETL
3 34 (26.77%) Data Modelling
4 33 (25.98%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (18.11%) Data Analysis
7 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (15.75%) Analytics
9 17 (13.39%) ITIL
9 17 (13.39%) Kimball Methodology
10 16 (12.60%) Dimensional Modelling
10 16 (12.60%) High Availability
11 15 (11.81%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (11.81%) Scrum
12 14 (11.02%) Storage Management
13 13 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (10.24%) Migration
14 12 (9.45%) Database Security
14 12 (9.45%) DevOps
15 10 (7.87%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (82.68%) SQL
2 36 (28.35%) T-SQL
3 27 (21.26%) PL/SQL
4 19 (14.96%) PowerShell
5 17 (13.39%) Python
6 15 (11.81%) Perl
7 14 (11.02%) Bash Shell
8 13 (10.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 11 (8.66%) Shell Script
10 10 (7.87%) Java
11 7 (5.51%) Korn
12 4 (3.15%) C#
12 4 (3.15%) Scala
13 3 (2.36%) C++
13 3 (2.36%) JCL
13 3 (2.36%) REXX
14 2 (1.57%) VBA
15 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.15%) MCSA
4 4 (3.15%) MCSE
5 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ACSA
7 1 (0.79%) CCENT
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) MCITP
7 1 (0.79%) MCTS
7 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) QA
2 5 (3.94%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.94%) GDPR
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (2.36%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Docker
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (5.51%) Tivoli
3 7 (5.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.36%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.57%) SCCM
6 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (48.03%) Oracle
2 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.39%) IBM
4 11 (8.66%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.30%) Veritas
6 6 (4.72%) VMware
7 5 (3.94%) Cognos
7 5 (3.94%) SAP
7 5 (3.94%) Veeam
8 4 (3.15%) Cisco
8 4 (3.15%) Informatica
9 3 (2.36%) BMC
9 3 (2.36%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.36%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (2.36%) SnapLogic
9 3 (2.36%) Sybase
10 2 (1.57%) EXASOL
11 1 (0.79%) Google
11 1 (0.79%) Meru Networks
11 1 (0.79%) RedGate