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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 138 95 128
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 31 70 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 2.25% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 2.36% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 30
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
2775 2963 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.62% 95.15% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1880 2389
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 £61,500 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -19 23 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Edinburgh -16 8 £52,500 +1.94% 1
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 26 (50.98%) Oracle
5 25 (49.02%) Oracle Database
6 20 (39.22%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (37.25%) PL/SQL
7 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (35.29%) Unix
8 18 (35.29%) Linux
8 18 (35.29%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (31.37%) WebLogic
9 16 (31.37%) Shell Script
9 16 (31.37%) High Availability
10 15 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (29.41%) SOA
11 14 (27.45%) Oracle EBS R12
11 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 12c
12 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
12 13 (25.49%) AIX
12 13 (25.49%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (25.49%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (25.49%) E-business
13 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (15.69%) Clustering
14 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (15.69%) T-SQL

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
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) 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 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (49.02%) Oracle Database
3 19 (37.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (29.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (25.49%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (7.84%) DTS
10 4 (7.84%) OLTP
10 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.92%) OLAP
12 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
1 18 (35.29%) Unix
2 13 (25.49%) AIX
3 7 (13.73%) Windows
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (39.22%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (31.37%) High Availability
4 15 (29.41%) SOA
5 13 (25.49%) E-business
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%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.96%) ETL Development
8 1 (1.96%) Open Source
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) PL/SQL
3 16 (31.37%) Shell Script
4 8 (15.69%) 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 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) MCDBA
1 2 (3.92%) MCITP
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Oracle
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £37000 - £57000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago