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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Specialist
Rank 835 835 837
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 17 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.028% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 17
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £42,500 £40,996
% change year-on-year
+64.70% +3.66%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +31 8 £65,000 +85.71%
East of England +16 7 £70,000 +81.81%
North West +8 1 £45,000 -3.74%
South East -9 1 £38,213 -10.08%
Database Specialist
UK

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 8 (32.00%) Replication
5 8 (32.00%) Games
5 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (32.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) OO
6 7 (28.00%) Data Mining
6 7 (28.00%) Service Management
6 7 (28.00%) Clustering
6 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (28.00%) Online Games
6 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
7 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (20.00%) DevOps
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (16.00%) Apache Flex
8 4 (16.00%) IPTV
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (12.00%) Derivative
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (8.00%) ETL

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (4.00%) DB2
6 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (32.00%) Games
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Replication
2 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 7 (28.00%) Online Games
3 4 (16.00%) IPTV
3 4 (16.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (12.00%) Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
5 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
2 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) RAD
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) OCP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.00%) Reuters
3 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk