The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 125 97 147
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 31 73 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 2.29% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.40% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 55 18
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
DBA
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2737 3041 3516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.10% 95.30% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1954 2317
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DBA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

DBA Salary Trend in Scotland

DBA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Scotland

DBA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -27 16 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Edinburgh -5 15 £50,000 -4.76% 4
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 41 (80.39%) SQL
2 31 (60.78%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
4 23 (45.10%) Oracle
5 22 (43.14%) Oracle Database
6 19 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (35.29%) Oracle Applications
8 17 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 17 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (31.37%) Linux
9 16 (31.37%) WebLogic
9 16 (31.37%) Unix
9 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
9 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (29.41%) SOA
10 15 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (29.41%) High Availability
11 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (27.45%) Oracle EBS R12
11 14 (27.45%) Shell Script
12 13 (25.49%) E-business
12 13 (25.49%) AIX
12 13 (25.49%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (25.49%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 12c
12 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
15 7 (13.73%) Windows
15 7 (13.73%) Clustering

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (31.37%) WebLogic
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (43.14%) Oracle Database
3 17 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (25.49%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (7.84%) DTS
11 4 (7.84%) MySQL
11 4 (7.84%) OLTP
12 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (3.92%) OLAP
13 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
1 16 (31.37%) Unix
2 13 (25.49%) AIX
3 7 (13.73%) Windows
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (29.41%) High Availability
3 15 (29.41%) SOA
4 13 (25.49%) E-business
5 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.92%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.92%) ETL
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.96%) ETL Development
8 1 (1.96%) Open Source
8 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) SDLC
8 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 14 (27.45%) Shell Script
4 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) MCDBA
2 3 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.96%) Teradata
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