The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 67 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 76 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.39% 0.28% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 0.31% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 13
Average salary £45,000 £58,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +1.19%
DBA
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2108 2289 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.07% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1621 1676
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

DBA Salary Trend in Reading

DBA
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Reading

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 72 (74.23%) Performance Tuning
2 61 (62.89%) Oracle
3 56 (57.73%) Oracle Database
4 49 (50.52%) SQL
5 47 (48.45%) Computer Science
6 41 (42.27%) SQL Server
7 37 (38.14%) Clustering
8 36 (37.11%) Replication
8 36 (37.11%) Oracle RAC
9 34 (35.05%) Linux
10 32 (32.99%) Degree
11 29 (29.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 28 (28.87%) SaaS
13 26 (26.80%) Relational Database
14 25 (25.77%) Database Tuning
15 23 (23.71%) WebLogic
15 23 (23.71%) Middleware
16 22 (22.68%) T-SQL
16 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
17 21 (21.65%) MySQL
18 20 (20.62%) RDBMS
19 18 (18.56%) WebSphere
19 18 (18.56%) PaaS
19 18 (18.56%) Oracle Fusion
19 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database 10g
19 18 (18.56%) Disaster Recovery
19 18 (18.56%) Open Source
19 18 (18.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 18 (18.56%) Public Cloud

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 23 (23.71%) WebLogic
2 18 (18.56%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.19%) GlassFish
3 6 (6.19%) JBoss
3 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.87%) SaaS
2 18 (18.56%) PaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) SMTP
3 2 (2.06%) FTP
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (57.73%) Oracle Database
2 41 (42.27%) SQL Server
3 29 (29.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (26.80%) Relational Database
5 21 (21.65%) MySQL
6 20 (20.62%) RDBMS
7 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (14.43%) SQL CLR
9 11 (11.34%) OLTP
9 11 (11.34%) Oracle9i Database
10 10 (10.31%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (6.19%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (2.06%) MS Access
General
1 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
1 11 (11.34%) Banking
2 2 (2.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) Middleware
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (6.19%) WebCenter
4 5 (5.15%) HTML
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (48.45%) Computer Science
2 37 (38.14%) Clustering
3 36 (37.11%) Replication
4 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (18.56%) Public Cloud
6 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
6 6 (6.19%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (6.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Exalogic
6 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.15%) User Experience
7 5 (5.15%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.05%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Solaris
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (74.23%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (25.77%) Database Tuning
3 18 (18.56%) Open Source
3 18 (18.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (14.43%) ETL
4 14 (14.43%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (14.43%) Problem Management
5 13 (13.40%) Mentoring
6 12 (12.37%) Load Balancing
6 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.31%) Benchmarking
7 10 (10.31%) Project Management
7 10 (10.31%) Data Privacy
8 7 (7.22%) Time Management
8 7 (7.22%) Migration
8 7 (7.22%) ITIL
8 7 (7.22%) ERP
9 6 (6.19%) SOA
9 6 (6.19%) Content Management
9 6 (6.19%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.52%) SQL
2 22 (22.68%) T-SQL
3 15 (15.46%) PowerShell
4 14 (14.43%) VBScript
5 11 (11.34%) Java
6 10 (10.31%) C
6 10 (10.31%) Python
6 10 (10.31%) C++
6 10 (10.31%) PHP
7 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (32.99%) Degree
2 15 (15.46%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.15%) OCP
4 5 (5.15%) MCITP
5 3 (3.09%) MCTS
5 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) MCP
6 2 (2.06%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) MCSA
7 1 (1.03%) OCA
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (37.11%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Data Guard
2 15 (15.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (62.89%) Oracle
2 16 (16.49%) HP
3 14 (14.43%) Vertica
4 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.12%) Veritas
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
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