The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 26 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.33% 17.11% 7.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 17.57% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 7
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81 74 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 94.19% 97.37% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 70 68 90
Average salary £32,500 £33,621 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,680 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

DBA
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

DBA Salary Trend in Taunton

DBA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft