The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 36 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% 1.12% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.15% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £29,500 £43,750 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.57% +4.79%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
DBA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 174 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.31% 97.21% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 157 125 187
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DBA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

DBA Salary Trend in Chester

DBA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle