The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 84 92 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.75% 1.43% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.52% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 32
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £47,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1024 1121 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.79% 94.28% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1025 905
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

DBA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 5 £45,000 +20.00%
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (45.45%) Clustering
6 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 5 (45.45%) High Availability
7 4 (36.36%) UNIX
7 4 (36.36%) SAN
7 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (27.27%) Replication
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (27.27%) MS Access
8 3 (27.27%) C#
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
8 3 (27.27%) VBA
8 3 (27.27%) .NET

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (9.09%) Aareon QL
1 1 (9.09%) OPENHousing
1 1 (9.09%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (9.09%) Academy Housing
1 1 (9.09%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) MS Access
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) CAD
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Database Theory
4 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
4 1 (9.09%) BCP
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Aareon
3 1 (9.09%) Kypera
3 1 (9.09%) Northgate
3 1 (9.09%) Civica
3 1 (9.09%) Comino
3 1 (9.09%) Capita
3 1 (9.09%) Orchard
3 1 (9.09%) Anite