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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Specialist
Rank 879 901 854
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 24 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.032% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.034% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 19
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,981 £33,200 £30,722
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+64.70% -1.16%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 17 April 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +14 21 £67,500 +58.82% 3
London -2 9 £65,000 +85.71% 1
East of England +36 7 £70,000 +81.81%
Ipswich - 7 £70,000 -
Suffolk - 7 £70,000 -
Scotland - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £43,596 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £43,596 - 2
City of London +29 2 £57,500 -14.81% 1
South East -8 2 £38,213 -10.08%
West Lothian - 2 £47,500 -
Leeds - 2 £43,596 - 1
Livingston - 2 £47,500 -
West Sussex +8 1 £38,213 -47.29%
Bradford - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £38,213 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) OO
6 8 (24.24%) Replication
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
7 7 (21.21%) Online Games
7 7 (21.21%) Clustering
7 7 (21.21%) Games
7 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.21%) Data Mining
8 6 (18.18%) .NET
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (15.15%) Couchbase
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
9 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
9 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
9 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
9 5 (15.15%) Degree
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (15.15%) Service Management
10 4 (12.12%) Finance

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (21.21%) Data Mining
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Couchbase
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
5 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.03%) MySQL
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Anywhere
9 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (21.21%) Games
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Flex
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Replication
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Online Games
3 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
4 4 (12.12%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (12.12%) IPTV
4 4 (12.12%) Derivative
5 2 (6.06%) Statistics
5 2 (6.06%) NHS
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) OO
2 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
2 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Database Security
7 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) OCP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Reuters
3 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk
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Posted: Yesterday
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