The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 54 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.22% 1.32% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.35% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £44,050 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.50% -7.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,290 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,810 £65,500
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
534 519 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.36% 98.11% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 459 443 550
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

DBA
Salary Trend in Slough

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

DBA Salary Trend in Slough

DBA
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Slough

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 19 (90.48%) MySQL
3 16 (76.19%) Service Delivery
3 16 (76.19%) XML
3 16 (76.19%) LAMP
4 14 (66.67%) REST
4 14 (66.67%) Automotive
4 14 (66.67%) Line Management
5 10 (47.62%) MariaDB
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Data Management
9 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.52%) OLTP
9 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
10 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.76%) Migration
10 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 1 (4.76%) Web Services
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle
10 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) MySQL
2 10 (47.62%) MariaDB
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) OLTP
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (66.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) XML
1 16 (76.19%) LAMP
2 14 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Service Delivery
2 14 (66.67%) Line Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle