The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 71 32 56
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.43% 4.21% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 4.49% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 6
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £37,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 379 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.03% 93.81% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 629 353 447
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

DBA
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

DBA Salary Trend in Northampton

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (37.50%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) QA
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (12.50%) SAN
9 2 (12.50%) DTS
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
10 1 (6.25%) AIX

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) DTS
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Database Security
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp