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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Specialist
Rank 876 874 872
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 15 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.020% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 13
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £27,616
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +46.55%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 11 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 3 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
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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 +12 13 £56,500 +61.42%
Leeds - 6 £56,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £56,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £56,500 -
South East +5 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Reading - 5 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 5 £42,500 -
London +4 2 £75,000 +114.28%
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 16 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) VBScript
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
7 7 (21.88%) HP
7 7 (21.88%) Replication
7 7 (21.88%) Clustering
7 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.88%) QA
7 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
7 7 (21.88%) Time Management
7 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.88%) SQL CLR
7 7 (21.88%) Vertica
8 6 (18.75%) Database Tuning
8 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (18.75%) Apache
8 6 (18.75%) LAMP
8 6 (18.75%) VB6
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Migration
8 6 (18.75%) Linux
8 6 (18.75%) COM+
8 6 (18.75%) VB

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL CLR
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) COM+
2 6 (18.75%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (3.13%) IPTV
5 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
2 7 (21.88%) Time Management
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Database Tuning
3 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) Coaching
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Document Management
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
3 7 (21.88%) VBScript
3 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.75%) VB6
4 6 (18.75%) VB
4 6 (18.75%) C++
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) MCSE
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) OCP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Vertica
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) PTC