The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Specialist
Rank 876 858 906
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 41 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.024% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £28,917 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 April 2014 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 21 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -30 40 £50,000 - 1
London -28 24 £50,000 -45.94% 1
South East -11 8 £57,500 +15.00%
Surrey - 4 £38,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £72,500 -
Horsham - 4 £72,500 -
West Midlands +4 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Birmingham +3 3 £57,500 +15.00%
North West -3 2 £46,750 +43.72%
City of London -16 2 £67,500 -27.02%
Guildford - 2 £33,500 -
Manchester - 2 £46,750 -
Weybridge - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland -13 1 - -
East of England -17 1 £38,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
South West - 1 £30,000 -
Essex - 1 £38,500 -
Bristol - 1 £30,000 -
Galashiels - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (82.35%) SQL
2 40 (78.43%) Oracle
3 33 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 20 (39.22%) DB2
4 20 (39.22%) Migration
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 17 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 16 (31.37%) ETL
9 15 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (29.41%) SAP
10 14 (27.45%) Informatica
10 14 (27.45%) Oracle OWB
11 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
11 13 (25.49%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (23.53%) Data Migration
13 11 (21.57%) Data Conversion
13 11 (21.57%) Games
13 11 (21.57%) Oracle Applications
13 11 (21.57%) Business Objects
13 11 (21.57%) PeopleSoft
13 11 (21.57%) Cognos
13 11 (21.57%) Cognos Powerplay
13 11 (21.57%) Cognos Impromptu
13 11 (21.57%) ERP
13 11 (21.57%) JBoss
13 11 (21.57%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (21.57%) Apache
13 11 (21.57%) SOA

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (21.57%) Apache
1 11 (21.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
1 6 (11.76%) ATM
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (39.22%) DB2
3 19 (37.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 14 (27.45%) Oracle OWB
6 13 (25.49%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (21.57%) Cognos Powerplay
7 11 (21.57%) Cognos Impromptu
7 11 (21.57%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (21.57%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (15.69%) MySQL
9 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 11 (21.57%) Games
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Middleware
2 4 (7.84%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Data Conversion
1 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.73%) Replication
3 6 (11.76%) EFT
4 5 (9.80%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Migration
2 16 (31.37%) ETL
3 15 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 11 (21.57%) ERP
5 11 (21.57%) SOA
6 10 (19.61%) ITIL
7 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (13.73%) Service Management
9 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.84%) ITSM
10 4 (7.84%) Security Management
11 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.88%) Time Management
12 2 (3.92%) Database Security
12 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
13 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
13 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (1.96%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.92%) OCP
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) HNC
3 1 (1.96%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.96%) MCTS
3 1 (1.96%) MCITP
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Oracle
2 15 (29.41%) SAP
3 14 (27.45%) Informatica
4 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.57%) Business Objects
5 11 (21.57%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (21.57%) Cognos
5 11 (21.57%) JBoss
5 11 (21.57%) JD Edwards
6 4 (7.84%) IBM
7 3 (5.88%) Ab Initio
7 3 (5.88%) Talend
8 1 (1.96%) Teradata