The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 128 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 12 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.63% 1.96% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 2.05% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 20
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,002 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +1.19%
DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1847 1710 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.50% 95.80% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1360 1307
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DBA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

DBA Salary Trend in Bristol

DBA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Bristol

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (40.00%) Oracle
4 14 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (20.00%) Replication
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (17.14%) Advertising
10 5 (14.29%) Clustering
10 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.29%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
11 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
11 4 (11.43%) Linux
11 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
11 4 (11.43%) Middleware
11 4 (11.43%) Marketing
11 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
11 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
10 3 (8.57%) MySQL
11 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
12 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (17.14%) Advertising
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (8.57%) WebCenter
3 2 (5.71%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Replication
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) SDLC
5 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.86%) Database Security
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Facebook
3 3 (8.57%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.86%) Netezza
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 21 days ago