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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Specialist
Rank 859 947 967
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 6 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.021% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 15
Median salary £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +8.82%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 7 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 3 December 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 +59 5 £45,000 -2.70%
Manchester -14 3 £50,000 +17.64%
North West -19 3 £50,000 -
South West - 2 £38,500 -
Stockport - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £38,500 -
Somerset - 1 - -

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (16.67%) VB
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (16.67%) High Availability
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
10 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
10 2 (11.11%) MCTS

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 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (5.56%) MySQL
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (5.56%) Power BI
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Design
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) MCTS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Altiris
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) MobileIron
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Netezza
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk