The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Performance Tuning
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 231 221
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 3 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.058% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £48,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.59% +20.62%  

Database Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4568 5517 4995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.30% 88.65% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 4286 4129
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in the West Midlands

Database Tuning
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Tuning in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Database Tuning in the West Midlands

Database Tuning
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £43,750 -
Staffordshire +17 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Database Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle