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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Specialist
Rank 864 860 874
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 23 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.013% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 19
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £29,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -37.89%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -10 23 £35,000 - 7
London -9 12 £35,000 -26.31% 3
South East -17 5 £35,000 -17.64% 3
North West - 4 £50,000 - 1
Southampton - 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £35,000 -
Bristol -4 2 £51,250 +76.72%
South West -20 2 £51,250 +76.72%
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £46,250 -
City of London -5 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Berkshire - 1 £21,000 - 2
Reading - 1 £21,000 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 - 1

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 44 (83.02%) SQL
2 35 (66.04%) Oracle
3 27 (50.94%) SQL Server
4 24 (45.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (41.51%) Migration
5 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
6 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
7 18 (33.96%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (30.19%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (30.19%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (30.19%) Data Migration
9 15 (28.30%) SAP
9 15 (28.30%) ETL
10 14 (26.42%) ERP
10 14 (26.42%) Apache
10 14 (26.42%) Cognos
10 14 (26.42%) Cognos Powerplay
10 14 (26.42%) Cognos Impromptu
10 14 (26.42%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (26.42%) SOA
10 14 (26.42%) Informatica
10 14 (26.42%) JD Edwards
10 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (26.42%) JBoss
10 14 (26.42%) PeopleSoft
10 14 (26.42%) Business Objects
10 14 (26.42%) Games
10 14 (26.42%) Oracle Applications
10 14 (26.42%) Oracle OWB
10 14 (26.42%) Middleware

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (26.42%) Apache
1 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Internet
2 6 (11.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (45.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (30.19%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (30.19%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (26.42%) Cognos Powerplay
4 14 (26.42%) Cognos Impromptu
4 14 (26.42%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (26.42%) Oracle OWB
4 14 (26.42%) Oracle ODI
5 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
6 12 (22.64%) DB2
7 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (26.42%) Games
2 9 (16.98%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Middleware
2 9 (16.98%) XML
3 7 (13.21%) HTML
4 6 (11.32%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) CSS
7 1 (1.89%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Conversion
1 14 (26.42%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.32%) EFT
3 5 (9.43%) Kindle
3 5 (9.43%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Migration
2 18 (33.96%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (30.19%) Data Migration
4 15 (28.30%) ETL
5 14 (26.42%) ERP
5 14 (26.42%) SOA
6 9 (16.98%) Service Management
6 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
8 6 (11.32%) Web Development
9 3 (5.66%) ITSM
9 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.77%) Data Management
10 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.77%) CRM
10 2 (3.77%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.77%) Database Security
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
4 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
5 6 (11.32%) C#
6 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (5.66%) OCP
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.89%) HNC
4 1 (1.89%) HND
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Oracle
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) SAP
4 14 (26.42%) Cognos
4 14 (26.42%) Informatica
4 14 (26.42%) JD Edwards
4 14 (26.42%) JBoss
4 14 (26.42%) PeopleSoft
4 14 (26.42%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.89%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Teradata
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
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