The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 75 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 6 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.73% 2.54% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.67% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 18
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.89%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
DBA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
802 938 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.98% 95.33% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 724 782 590
Average salary £37,250 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.92% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

DBA
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

DBA Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

DBA
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -17 4 £50,000 +56.25% 1
Barnsley +5 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Doncaster - 1 - -
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (31.82%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (31.82%) Complex ETL
5 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (31.82%) ETL
5 7 (31.82%) VLDB
5 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
6 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 4 (18.18%) UNIX
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (13.64%) Perl
8 3 (13.64%) MySQL
8 3 (13.64%) Debian
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 2 (9.09%) OCP
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (31.82%) VLDB
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (13.64%) MySQL
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ETL
1 7 (31.82%) Kimball Methodology
1 7 (31.82%) Complex ETL
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) OCP
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat