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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 140 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 18 63 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 1.98% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 2.07% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 55
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £38,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2715 3038 3886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 1912 2537
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,200
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -23 15 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Edinburgh -17 3 £50,000 -9.09% 3
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 54 (73.97%) SQL
2 38 (52.05%) SQL Server
3 36 (49.32%) Oracle
4 33 (45.21%) Oracle Database
5 24 (32.88%) Linux
6 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (28.77%) PL/SQL
8 20 (27.40%) Unix
9 19 (26.03%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (21.92%) Windows
10 16 (21.92%) T-SQL
11 15 (20.55%) Shell Script
12 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
12 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (19.18%) Clustering
13 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
14 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 12c
15 10 (13.70%) High Availability
15 10 (13.70%) Oracle Applications
15 10 (13.70%) RDBMS
16 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (10.96%) Oracle Application Server
17 8 (10.96%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (10.96%) Finance
17 8 (10.96%) Solaris

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 8 (10.96%) Oracle Application Server
1 8 (10.96%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.37%) GeoServer
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DHCP
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
1 3 (4.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 33 (45.21%) Oracle Database
3 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
5 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (13.70%) RDBMS
8 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (9.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (8.22%) DTS
10 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (6.85%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (5.48%) OLTP
12 4 (5.48%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (4.11%) GIS
13 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Middleware
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) JDBC
4 1 (1.37%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.11%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Linux
2 20 (27.40%) Unix
3 16 (21.92%) Windows
4 8 (10.96%) Solaris
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (13.70%) High Availability
4 7 (9.59%) SOA
5 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.85%) E-business
6 3 (4.11%) ETL
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.11%) SDLC
7 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.74%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
8 1 (1.37%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (1.37%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.37%) Migration
8 1 (1.37%) People Management
8 1 (1.37%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (73.97%) SQL
2 21 (28.77%) PL/SQL
3 16 (21.92%) T-SQL
4 15 (20.55%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.11%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
1 2 (2.74%) MCDBA
1 2 (2.74%) MCITP
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.37%) OCP
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Oracle
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Sun
3 2 (2.74%) Vertica
4 1 (1.37%) Cognizant
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Posted: 24 days ago