The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank - 45 40
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.37% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
DBA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
307 288 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.77% 98.29% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 278 282 192
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

DBA
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Bedford region.

DBA Salary Trend in Bedford

DBA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Software Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Security
1 4 (80.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft