Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 964 1019 1021
Rank change year-on-year +55 +2 -31
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 193 177 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 131 143 155
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% -1.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £34,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% +11.11%

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 150,004 160,879 172,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.57% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,274 126,930 143,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Database Tuning in the UK

Database Tuning
Top 15 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 23 October 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 +43 181 £57,000 +21.28% 20
UK excluding London +27 120 £55,000 +17.02% 15
London +45 75 £57,500 -6.12% 6
South East -5 47 £60,000 +27.66% 5
East of England +25 21 £60,000 +27.66%
Midlands +34 18 £41,250 +17.86% 6
East Midlands +8 15 £40,000 +14.29% 2
South West - 15 £46,250 - 3
North of England +3 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +16 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland +1 7 £35,000 -15.66%
North West -21 4 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +43 3 £45,000 +13.92% 4
Wales +7 2 £53,000 +96.30% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 169 (87.56%) SQL
2 114 (59.07%) SQL Server
2 114 (59.07%) Performance Tuning
3 108 (55.96%) Oracle
4 75 (38.86%) ETL
5 73 (37.82%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (35.75%) Oracle Database
7 58 (30.05%) T-SQL
8 56 (29.02%) Linux
9 54 (27.98%) Windows
10 53 (27.46%) Data Modelling
11 51 (26.42%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (25.91%) PL/SQL
12 50 (25.91%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (24.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 43 (22.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 41 (21.24%) Microsoft
16 40 (20.73%) Java
16 40 (20.73%) ETL Development
17 37 (19.17%) Games
18 33 (17.10%) Replication
18 33 (17.10%) Oracle ODI
19 32 (16.58%) Analytics
19 32 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
20 31 (16.06%) Big Data
20 31 (16.06%) Relational Database
20 31 (16.06%) MySQL
20 31 (16.06%) Python
21 30 (15.54%) Shell Script

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 22 (11.40%) Apache Spark
2 17 (8.81%) Apache
3 2 (1.04%) SAS
3 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.04%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.18%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
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%) Office 365
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Serverless
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) Internet
2 8 (4.15%) DNS
3 5 (2.59%) Firewall
4 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.55%) DHCP
5 3 (1.55%) SAN
6 2 (1.04%) VoIP
7 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (59.07%) SQL Server
2 73 (37.82%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (35.75%) Oracle Database
4 47 (24.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (22.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (17.10%) Oracle ODI
7 31 (16.06%) Big Data
7 31 (16.06%) MySQL
7 31 (16.06%) Relational Database
8 30 (15.54%) Hadoop
9 28 (14.51%) Power BI
10 27 (13.99%) Data Lake
11 23 (11.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (8.29%) DB2
13 16 (8.29%) OLTP
14 15 (7.77%) OLAP
14 15 (7.77%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (7.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (8.29%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.66%) Subversion
2 9 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.52%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) JUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 37 (19.17%) Games
2 29 (15.03%) Finance
3 12 (6.22%) Banking
4 10 (5.18%) Retail
5 5 (2.59%) Marketing
6 4 (2.07%) Automotive
7 3 (1.55%) Publishing
8 2 (1.04%) Front Office
8 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Law
8 2 (1.04%) Legal
8 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) iGaming
9 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (47.67%) DBA
2 73 (37.82%) Developer
3 46 (23.83%) Administrator
4 43 (22.28%) Oracle DBA
5 42 (21.76%) SQL DBA
6 31 (16.06%) SQL Server DBA
7 21 (10.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 20 (10.36%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
9 19 (9.84%) Big Data Developer
10 16 (8.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (7.77%) Analyst
12 14 (7.25%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 14 (7.25%) Oracle Developer
13 13 (6.74%) DB2 DBA
14 12 (6.22%) Apache Spark Developer
14 12 (6.22%) Hadoop Developer
14 12 (6.22%) SQL Developer
15 11 (5.70%) DB2 Administrator
16 10 (5.18%) Database Analyst
17 9 (4.66%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.03%) Kafka
2 23 (11.92%) JSON
3 22 (11.40%) XML
4 19 (9.84%) Velocity
5 17 (8.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 15 (7.77%) HornetQ
6 15 (7.77%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (7.77%) Web Services
7 14 (7.25%) JMS
8 11 (5.70%) HTML
9 10 (5.18%) MDX
9 10 (5.18%) Middleware
10 6 (3.11%) .NET
11 5 (2.59%) REST
11 5 (2.59%) SOAP
12 3 (1.55%) ISPF
13 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.52%) CGI
13 1 (0.52%) Spark Streaming
13 1 (0.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.10%) Replication
2 17 (8.81%) Clustering
2 17 (8.81%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.70%) Client/Server
5 10 (5.18%) HACMP
6 9 (4.66%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.11%) Online Games
7 6 (3.11%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.59%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.59%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.04%) Derivative
9 2 (1.04%) Equities
9 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.52%) CCTV
10 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) Fintech
10 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.02%) Linux
2 54 (27.98%) Windows
3 19 (9.84%) Unix
4 18 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.18%) AIX
6 9 (4.66%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (59.07%) Performance Tuning
2 75 (38.86%) ETL
3 53 (27.46%) Data Modelling
4 51 (26.42%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (25.91%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (20.73%) ETL Development
7 32 (16.58%) Analytics
8 27 (13.99%) Kimball Methodology
9 25 (12.95%) Capacity Planning
10 24 (12.44%) Dimensional Modelling
11 23 (11.92%) OO
12 21 (10.88%) ITIL
12 21 (10.88%) OOP
13 20 (10.36%) Performance Analysis
13 20 (10.36%) Storage Management
14 18 (9.33%) Data Analysis
15 17 (8.81%) Migration
16 15 (7.77%) Data Transformation
17 14 (7.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 169 (87.56%) SQL
2 58 (30.05%) T-SQL
3 50 (25.91%) PL/SQL
4 40 (20.73%) Java
5 31 (16.06%) Python
6 30 (15.54%) Shell Script
7 26 (13.47%) PowerShell
8 20 (10.36%) Perl
9 19 (9.84%) Scala
10 13 (6.74%) Korn
11 10 (5.18%) C++
11 10 (5.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (4.15%) C#
12 8 (4.15%) VBA
13 7 (3.63%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.55%) JCL
14 3 (1.55%) REXX
15 2 (1.04%) VB
16 1 (0.52%) C
16 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.81%) SC Cleared
1 17 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.25%) Degree
3 6 (3.11%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.55%) MCSA
5 3 (1.55%) MCSE
5 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ACSA
6 1 (0.52%) CCENT
6 1 (0.52%) CCNA
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.52%) MCITP
6 1 (0.52%) MCTS
6 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) QA
2 8 (4.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.55%) GDPR
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (4.66%) ISA Server
3 5 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.55%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (6.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (5.18%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.07%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.07%) SCCM
5 3 (1.55%) MAINVIEW
5 3 (1.55%) SCOM
6 2 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 108 (55.96%) Oracle
2 41 (21.24%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.36%) Informatica
4 18 (9.33%) Cloudera
5 17 (8.81%) EXASOL
5 17 (8.81%) Red Hat
5 17 (8.81%) SnapLogic
6 14 (7.25%) IBM
7 13 (6.74%) Talend
8 11 (5.70%) Veritas
9 8 (4.15%) SAP
10 6 (3.11%) Cognos
11 5 (2.59%) VMware
12 4 (2.07%) Cisco
12 4 (2.07%) Tableau
12 4 (2.07%) Veeam
13 3 (1.55%) BMC
13 3 (1.55%) Google
13 3 (1.55%) Nimble Storage
14 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks