The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Specialist
Rank 227 257 244
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.072% 0.014% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.015% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,625 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +11.76%
Database Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Database Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Database Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Database Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Database Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the North West

Database Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 -
Manchester +20 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Database Specialist
England

Database Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Internal Audit
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) DTS
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Internal Audit
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle