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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Specialist
Rank 917 921 919
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 18 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.016% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 17
Average salary £47,500 £67,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.62% +58.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £75,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,625 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +11.76%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 18 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 10 February 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
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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 +25 17 £47,500 -32.14%
London +14 10 £57,500 -19.29%
North West +30 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 -
South East +14 2 £38,625 -
City of London - 2 £47,500 -
Manchester +20 1 £35,000 -22.22%
West Lothian +6 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Livingston +1 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Scotland -1 1 £35,000 -22.22%
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £46,250 -
Berkshire - 1 £46,250 -
Surrey - 1 £31,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Bradford - 1 £45,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £31,000 -

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) Oracle
3 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
5 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 10 (29.41%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) High Availability
8 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) Banking
8 7 (20.59%) .NET
8 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.65%) MySQL
9 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 6 (17.65%) Replication
9 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.71%) DevOps
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Optimisation
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (14.71%) SQL CLR
10 5 (14.71%) Vertica
10 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
10 5 (14.71%) Physics
10 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
10 5 (14.71%) QA
10 5 (14.71%) Online Games

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) SQL CLR
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.76%) DB2
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (5.88%) QlikView
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.94%) Big Data
7 1 (2.94%) DTS
7 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Games
2 5 (14.71%) Online Betting
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.65%) Replication
4 5 (14.71%) Clustering
4 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
4 5 (14.71%) Online Games
4 5 (14.71%) Physics
5 4 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (23.53%) High Availability
3 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Optimisation
4 5 (14.71%) Time Management
5 4 (11.76%) Database Security
5 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) ETL
6 2 (5.88%) Internal Audit
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) System Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 5 (14.71%) Python
5 5 (14.71%) Ruby
5 5 (14.71%) VBScript
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) Vertica
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) Talend
5 1 (2.94%) Informatica
5 1 (2.94%) VMware