Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1000 981 1000
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 +53
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 174 254 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 134 188 220
UK median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,650 £35,000 £32,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +17.65% -

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 158612 172903 195095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.13% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124997 144186 160328
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 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -4 164 £47,000 -6.00% 6
UK excluding London +14 111 £47,000 -6.00% 3
London -15 61 £57,000 +14.00% 3
South East +76 52 £47,000 +1.08% 1
North of England -21 32 £45,000 - 2
North West +5 23 £44,500 -6.32%
East of England +1 19 £47,000 -14.55%
Yorkshire -8 9 £45,000 - 2
Midlands +25 8 £37,500 -3.85%
Wales +12 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +23 4 £35,000 -10.26%
West Midlands +9 4 £43,250 -13.50%
Scotland -2 3 £41,500 -32.52%
South West +7 1 £30,000 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 149 (85.63%) SQL
2 130 (74.71%) Performance Tuning
3 113 (64.94%) SQL Server
4 66 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (36.21%) Replication
5 63 (36.21%) Oracle
6 62 (35.63%) ETL
7 59 (33.91%) T-SQL
8 58 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (29.89%) Oracle Database
10 48 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 45 (25.86%) Relational Database
12 41 (23.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 39 (22.41%) PL/SQL
13 39 (22.41%) Kimball Methodology
14 38 (21.84%) Linux
14 38 (21.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (21.26%) ETL Development
16 36 (20.69%) Unix
17 35 (20.11%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (20.11%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (19.54%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (19.54%) Java
18 34 (19.54%) Web Services
18 34 (19.54%) XML
19 32 (18.39%) MySQL
20 31 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (17.82%) Database Security
21 30 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
21 30 (17.24%) DB2

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 14 (8.05%) IIS
2 11 (6.32%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.72%) Apache
4 3 (1.72%) Eucalyptus
4 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.15%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.90%) Amazon S3
2 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.34%) Firewall
2 11 (6.32%) DNS
2 11 (6.32%) SAN
3 10 (5.75%) LAN
4 9 (5.17%) HTTP
4 9 (5.17%) VLAN
5 2 (1.15%) Internet
5 2 (1.15%) NAS
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (64.94%) SQL Server
2 66 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (29.89%) Oracle Database
5 45 (25.86%) Relational Database
6 41 (23.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (21.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (20.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (19.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (18.39%) MySQL
11 30 (17.24%) DB2
11 30 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (13.79%) OLAP
13 23 (13.22%) OLTP
14 22 (12.64%) OLAP Cube
14 22 (12.64%) Oracle Database 12c
15 21 (12.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (12.07%) Oracle OLAP
16 18 (10.34%) RDBMS
17 15 (8.62%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 25 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (10.34%) JIRA
2 18 (10.34%) Subversion
3 13 (7.47%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (5.17%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.15%) JUnit
7 2 (1.15%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (7.47%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Automotive
2 9 (5.17%) Publishing
2 9 (5.17%) Retail
3 8 (4.60%) Banking
4 5 (2.87%) Marketing
5 3 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (43.10%) Developer
2 72 (41.38%) DBA
3 42 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 40 (22.99%) Administrator
5 35 (20.11%) SQL DBA
6 26 (14.94%) Oracle Developer
7 25 (14.37%) Oracle DBA
8 23 (13.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 22 (12.64%) Senior DBA
10 21 (12.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 21 (12.07%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 20 (11.49%) Senior SQL DBA
12 15 (8.62%) PL/SQL Developer
13 12 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
13 12 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
14 11 (6.32%) SSIS Developer
15 10 (5.75%) ETL Developer
16 9 (5.17%) Development DBA
16 9 (5.17%) Oracle Development DBA
16 9 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.54%) Web Services
1 34 (19.54%) XML
2 24 (13.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 23 (13.22%) .NET
4 13 (7.47%) MDX
5 9 (5.17%) JDBC
6 8 (4.60%) REST
6 8 (4.60%) SOAP
7 4 (2.30%) WSH
8 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.72%) CSS
8 3 (1.72%) HTML
8 3 (1.72%) LAMP
8 3 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (1.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.15%) EDI
9 2 (1.15%) J2SE
9 2 (1.15%) jQuery
9 2 (1.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (36.21%) Replication
2 20 (11.49%) Clustering
3 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.17%) iSeries
4 9 (5.17%) PMI
4 9 (5.17%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.87%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.30%) HACMP
8 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.72%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.15%) User Experience
9 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.84%) Linux
2 36 (20.69%) Unix
3 28 (16.09%) Windows
4 9 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.72%) CentOS
5 3 (1.72%) Debian
5 3 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.15%) Solaris
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (74.71%) Performance Tuning
2 62 (35.63%) ETL
3 39 (22.41%) Kimball Methodology
4 37 (21.26%) ETL Development
5 35 (20.11%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (17.82%) Database Security
7 25 (14.37%) Data Modelling
8 24 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (13.79%) High Availability
9 22 (12.64%) Migration
10 21 (12.07%) Data Transformation
10 21 (12.07%) Dimensional Modelling
11 20 (11.49%) Capacity Planning
12 19 (10.92%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (9.20%) Unit Testing
14 15 (8.62%) Change Control
14 15 (8.62%) Proactive Monitoring
15 13 (7.47%) Analytics
16 12 (6.90%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 149 (85.63%) SQL
2 59 (33.91%) T-SQL
3 39 (22.41%) PL/SQL
4 34 (19.54%) Java
5 18 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 16 (9.20%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.75%) Python
8 9 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.17%) Jython
8 9 (5.17%) Korn
9 8 (4.60%) C#
9 8 (4.60%) VB
9 8 (4.60%) VBA
10 5 (2.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (2.87%) Perl
11 4 (2.30%) Dart
11 4 (2.30%) VBScript
12 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.15%) COBOL
13 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (8.62%) Degree
2 9 (5.17%) PMI Certification
2 9 (5.17%) PMP
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.15%) MCSA
4 2 (1.15%) OCP
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) CCNP
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.17%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.30%) SLA
4 3 (1.72%) QA
5 2 (1.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (9.20%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.72%) Docker
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) Data Guard
2 15 (8.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (8.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (6.90%) Ansible
3 12 (6.90%) Puppet
4 9 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.30%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (2.30%) Perfmon
5 4 (2.30%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.72%) Grafana
6 3 (1.72%) Icinga
6 3 (1.72%) Nagios
7 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 63 (36.21%) Oracle
2 48 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.47%) SAP
4 10 (5.75%) IBM
5 9 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.60%) Cognos
6 8 (4.60%) Tableau
7 4 (2.30%) Actian
8 3 (1.72%) Juniper
8 3 (1.72%) Sybase
9 2 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.57%) Attivio
10 1 (0.57%) Avaya
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco
10 1 (0.57%) Google
10 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.57%) Teradata