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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Specialist
Rank 851 874 841
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 20 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 14
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,040
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.51%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £28,080
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +24.64%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
South East +21 7 £42,500 +21.42%
Yorkshire +7 6 £56,500 +71.21%
East of England - 5 £42,500 -
London +19 2 £75,000 +114.28%
Database Specialist
UK

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
3 15 (39.47%) T-SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (34.21%) Replication
6 12 (31.58%) Clustering
6 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 10 (26.32%) Degree
8 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
9 7 (18.42%) Apache
9 7 (18.42%) HP
9 7 (18.42%) VBScript
9 7 (18.42%) Linux
9 7 (18.42%) Time Management
9 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.42%) QA
9 7 (18.42%) Vertica
9 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
9 7 (18.42%) SQL CLR
10 6 (15.79%) Database Tuning
10 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (15.79%) VB6
10 6 (15.79%) COM+
10 6 (15.79%) VB
10 6 (15.79%) .NET
10 6 (15.79%) C++
10 6 (15.79%) PHP
10 6 (15.79%) LAN

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) LAN
1 6 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL CLR
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) Data Mining
4 4 (10.53%) Couchbase
4 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
2 5 (13.16%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
1 6 (15.79%) COM+
1 6 (15.79%) LAMP
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Replication
2 12 (31.58%) Clustering
3 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
5 5 (13.16%) Online Games
6 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
7 3 (7.89%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (7.89%) IPTV
8 2 (5.26%) NHS
8 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.26%) Statistics
9 1 (2.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 7 (18.42%) Time Management
4 6 (15.79%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) Database Tuning
4 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.16%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) ETL
8 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Coaching
8 2 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.42%) VBScript
3 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) VB6
4 6 (15.79%) VB
4 6 (15.79%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) PHP
5 5 (13.16%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.63%) OCP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) HP
2 7 (18.42%) Vertica
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) PTC
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk
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