The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 85 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 27 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.70% 1.74% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.81% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,670 £32,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.19%
DBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1490 1436 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.71% 95.93% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 971 951 706
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DBA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

DBA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

DBA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 44 (74.58%) Oracle
2 31 (52.54%) Oracle Database
3 26 (44.07%) SQL
4 22 (37.29%) Data Guard
5 20 (33.90%) ITIL
5 20 (33.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (32.20%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (30.51%) Banking
7 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.81%) Linux
8 17 (28.81%) RDBMS
8 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
9 16 (27.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (23.73%) PL/SQL
11 13 (22.03%) UNIX
11 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (22.03%) SQLPlus
12 12 (20.34%) Finance
12 12 (20.34%) MySQL
13 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
14 8 (13.56%) DB2
15 7 (11.86%) Windows
15 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (10.17%) zOS
16 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
17 5 (8.47%) Replication
17 5 (8.47%) Solaris
17 5 (8.47%) Informix

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) LDAP
1 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (52.54%) Oracle Database
2 20 (33.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
4 17 (28.81%) RDBMS
4 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
5 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (22.03%) SQLPlus
6 12 (20.34%) MySQL
7 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
8 8 (13.56%) DB2
9 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (8.47%) Informix
10 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
11 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
11 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (3.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (30.51%) Banking
2 12 (20.34%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Replication
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) UNIX
3 7 (11.86%) Windows
4 6 (10.17%) zOS
5 5 (8.47%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.78%) DevOps
5 4 (6.78%) Migration
5 4 (6.78%) ETL
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum
6 3 (5.08%) Data Management
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.39%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.39%) Open Source
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.39%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.08%) MCITP
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.39%) MCTS
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (37.29%) Data Guard
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) IBM
2 4 (6.78%) Talend
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Google
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £41000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago