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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Specialist
Rank 889 933 939
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 7 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 29
Median salary £40,750 £49,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.67% +41.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £42,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -5.55%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 10 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 27 September 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 +51 7 £40,750 -27.87%
Yorkshire +21 3 £35,000 -41.42%
West Yorkshire +18 3 £35,000 -41.42%
London +45 2 £55,000 -26.66%
Leeds +24 1 £32,500 -45.60%
Bradford - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £39,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
North West - 1 - -

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (24.00%) Unix
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.00%) ETL
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) Citrix
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.00%) Service Design
9 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
9 5 (20.00%) vSphere
9 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (20.00%) MobileIron
9 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.00%) AirWatch

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 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (12.00%) MySQL
8 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (8.00%) Power BI
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (4.00%) DB2
10 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (4.00%) OLAP
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) SUSE
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Service Design
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) MCITP
2 4 (16.00%) MCTS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (12.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) Legato
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Altiris
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
2 5 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) arcserve
3 1 (4.00%) CommVault
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Netezza
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) Veeam
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas