The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Specialist
Rank 892 917 900
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 17 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.013% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 17
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £60,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £79,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,625 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +11.76%
Database Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Database Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Database Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Database Specialist Salary Trend in England

Database Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Database Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
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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
London +14 10 £57,500 -19.29%
North West +30 4 £50,000 +11.11%
South East +14 2 £38,625 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Database Specialist
UK

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Database Specialist 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 Database Specialist in their job title.

1 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) Oracle
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
8 7 (21.88%) High Availability
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Banking
9 6 (18.75%) Replication
9 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) MySQL
9 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.63%) DevOps
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Optimisation
10 5 (15.63%) SQL CLR
10 5 (15.63%) Vertica
10 5 (15.63%) Games
10 5 (15.63%) VBScript
10 5 (15.63%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.63%) PHP
10 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 5 (15.63%) HP
10 5 (15.63%) Python

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Database Specialist 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 Database Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) SQL CLR
4 4 (12.50%) DB2
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.25%) QlikView
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) Big Data
7 1 (3.13%) DTS
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Games
2 5 (15.63%) Online Betting
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.75%) Replication
4 5 (15.63%) Clustering
4 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
4 5 (15.63%) Online Games
4 5 (15.63%) Physics
5 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.88%) High Availability
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Optimisation
3 5 (15.63%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Database Security
4 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Internal Audit
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.63%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) PHP
4 5 (15.63%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 5 (15.63%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) Vertica
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Tableau
5 2 (6.25%) Talend
6 1 (3.13%) Informatica