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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Specialist
Rank 878 918 868
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 24 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.018% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 16
Average salary £43,596 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.55% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,750 £27,790
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,048 £33,500 £28,080
% change year-on-year
+28.50% +19.30%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 20 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 July 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 +25 21 £43,048 +22.99% 1
South East +13 7 £42,500 +21.42%
Leeds +11 7 £56,500 +71.21% 1
West Yorkshire +10 7 £56,500 +71.21% 1
Yorkshire +8 7 £56,500 +71.21% 1
Berkshire - 6 £42,500 -
Reading - 6 £42,500 -
East of England - 5 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Scotland +5 3 £45,000 - 1
London +12 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Southampton -1 1 - -
Hampshire -7 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £30,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Livingston - 1 £47,500 -

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
3 18 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.82%) Replication
5 14 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (29.55%) Clustering
7 11 (25.00%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 9 (20.45%) C#
10 8 (18.18%) .NET
10 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.91%) Oracle
11 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
11 7 (15.91%) OO
11 7 (15.91%) Games
11 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
11 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
11 7 (15.91%) Online Games
11 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (13.64%) Vertica
12 6 (13.64%) SQL CLR
12 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.64%) Time Management
12 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
12 6 (13.64%) QA
12 6 (13.64%) Service Management
12 6 (13.64%) Migration
12 6 (13.64%) Finance
12 6 (13.64%) Apache

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (13.64%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) LAN
1 6 (13.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
3 6 (13.64%) SQL CLR
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.36%) Couchbase
4 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.27%) MySQL
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (15.91%) Games
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 5 (11.36%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) COM+
2 5 (11.36%) LAMP
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Replication
2 13 (29.55%) Clustering
3 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (15.91%) Online Games
5 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
6 5 (11.36%) Public Cloud
7 4 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (9.09%) IPTV
8 2 (4.55%) NHS
8 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
8 2 (4.55%) Statistics
9 1 (2.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
2 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
2 7 (15.91%) OO
3 6 (13.64%) Service Management
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Time Management
4 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Database Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) TDD
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) ERP
7 2 (4.55%) ETL
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) VBScript
4 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.36%) VB6
5 5 (11.36%) VB
5 5 (11.36%) C++
5 5 (11.36%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) OCP
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Vertica
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) PTC
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
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