The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Database Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Specialist
Rank 895 939 976
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 20 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.027% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 15
Median salary £43,250 £56,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.45% +61.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £42,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Database Specialist in the job title.

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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 19 £44,000 -22.12% 2
Yorkshire +26 7 £35,000 -38.05% 1
West Yorkshire +17 7 £35,000 -38.05% 1
South East +25 6 £44,000 +3.52%
London +40 5 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Hampshire - 4 £44,000 -
Winchester - 4 £44,000 -
Leeds +27 2 £37,000 -34.51%
Bradford - 2 £42,500 -
Reading +7 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Scotland +7 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire +2 1 £50,000 +17.64%
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Crawley - 1 £40,000 -
Bromley - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £29,000 - 1

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Database Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Database Specialist in the job title.

1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 27 (75.00%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 12 (33.33%) ETL
8 11 (30.56%) Law
8 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.78%) Windows
10 9 (25.00%) Unix
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 8 (22.22%) ITIL
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle
12 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
12 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
12 7 (19.44%) Degree
12 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (16.67%) Data Guard
13 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (16.67%) .NET
14 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
14 5 (13.89%) Project Management
14 5 (13.89%) Citrix

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.11%) MySQL
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (5.56%) Power BI
12 1 (2.78%) DB2
12 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.78%) OLAP
12 1 (2.78%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (2.78%) QlikView
12 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (30.56%) Law
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) HPUX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) SUSE
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ETL
2 8 (22.22%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) Service Design
6 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Logistics
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.56%) Workflow
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) MCITP
2 4 (11.11%) MCTS
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) OCP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 5 (13.89%) AirWatch
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) Legato
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Altiris
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) MobileIron
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) arcserve
4 1 (2.78%) CommVault
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Talend
4 1 (2.78%) Veeam
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas