The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Specialist
Rank 885 883 873
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 10 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.015% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 8
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £35,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Database Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Database Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Specialist over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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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
England -1 7 £55,000 +22.22% 2
London +21 4 £67,500 +35.00%
Scotland - 3 £46,250 -
Glasgow - 2 £46,250 -
South East +4 1 - - 2
North West -20 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -
West Drayton - 1 £67,500 -
Worcester - 1 £36,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £36,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £36,000 -

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Database Specialist 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 Database Specialist in their job title.

1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) Oracle
3 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (38.24%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (38.24%) SOA
5 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (35.29%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (32.35%) Business Objects
7 11 (32.35%) Apache
7 11 (32.35%) ERP
7 11 (32.35%) Cognos
7 11 (32.35%) Cognos Powerplay
7 11 (32.35%) Cognos Impromptu
7 11 (32.35%) PeopleSoft
7 11 (32.35%) SAP
7 11 (32.35%) JBoss
7 11 (32.35%) ETL
7 11 (32.35%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (32.35%) Informatica
7 11 (32.35%) JD Edwards
7 11 (32.35%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (32.35%) Middleware
7 11 (32.35%) Migration
7 11 (32.35%) Games
7 11 (32.35%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (32.35%) Oracle OWB
7 11 (32.35%) Data Migration
7 11 (32.35%) Data Conversion
7 11 (32.35%) Enterprise Software

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Database Specialist 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 Database Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (32.35%) JBoss
1 11 (32.35%) Apache
1 11 (32.35%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (38.24%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (35.29%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (32.35%) Cognos Powerplay
5 11 (32.35%) Cognos Impromptu
5 11 (32.35%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (32.35%) Oracle OWB
5 11 (32.35%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.88%) DB2
9 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Anywhere
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 11 (32.35%) Games
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Middleware
2 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) XML
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Conversion
1 11 (32.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Kindle
3 2 (5.88%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) SOA
1 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (32.35%) ETL
2 11 (32.35%) ERP
2 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 11 (32.35%) Data Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Service Management
4 4 (11.76%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Database Security
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
3 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) Business Objects
2 11 (32.35%) PeopleSoft
2 11 (32.35%) SAP
2 11 (32.35%) Cognos
2 11 (32.35%) Informatica
2 11 (32.35%) JD Edwards
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Teradata
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat