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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 33 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.12% 1.82% 7.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.90% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 15
Average salary £43,750 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
167 263 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.82% 95.64% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 123 194 237
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
1 11 (68.75%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) OLTP
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Big Data
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
3 7 (43.75%) Vertica
3 7 (43.75%) VLDB
4 6 (37.50%) Replication
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) Clustering
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) DTS
7 3 (18.75%) Finance

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) OLTP
2 8 (50.00%) Big Data
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
3 7 (43.75%) VLDB
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) DTS
5 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Vertica
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft