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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 121 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 19 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.83% 0.91% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.98% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 28
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2140 2032 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.00% 92.41% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1558 1564
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 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Reading

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 38 (92.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
3 26 (63.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (51.22%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (46.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (46.34%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (41.46%) SQL
7 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
8 14 (34.15%) Clustering
9 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
10 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (26.83%) Oracle
11 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
12 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (17.07%) Migration
14 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
14 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
14 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (14.63%) Performance Management
14 6 (14.63%) Red Gate
15 5 (12.20%) Data Transformation
15 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
15 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
15 5 (12.20%) Replication

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (92.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (46.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (12.20%) MS Access
8 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (4.88%) DB2
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
1 2 (4.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (51.22%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (46.34%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.07%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Performance Management
6 5 (12.20%) Data Transformation
6 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.76%) Data Mapping
7 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.44%) Database Theory
9 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.44%) Change Management
9 1 (2.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) Korn
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Red Gate
4 3 (7.32%) Sybase
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Facebook