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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Performance Tuning
England / West Midlands
Rank - 235 204
Permanent jobs citing Database Tuning 0 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 12
Median salary - £52,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88%  

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 4201 5425 4244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.98% 88.25% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 4373 3545
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Database Tuning
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL