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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Specialist
Rank 865 872 865
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 18 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.030% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.032% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 16
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,550 £30,304
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.23% -14.44%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Database Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 20 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 22 May 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 +17 16 £57,500 +21.05% 1
London +30 6 £65,000 +30.00%
East of England +19 6 £70,000 +81.81%
West Yorkshire +22 3 £43,596 +32.10%
Yorkshire +10 3 £43,596 +32.10%
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Scotland +22 2 £47,500 -
Leeds +14 2 £43,596 +32.10%
Ipswich - 2 £70,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £70,000 -
City of London +40 1 £57,500 -14.81%
South East -3 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £47,500 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £42,500 -

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) C#
6 9 (25.71%) Oracle
7 8 (22.86%) OO
7 8 (22.86%) Replication
8 7 (20.00%) Clustering
8 7 (20.00%) Games
8 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 7 (20.00%) Online Games
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Data Mining
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.29%) LAN
10 5 (14.29%) WAN
10 5 (14.29%) .NET
10 5 (14.29%) Service Management
10 5 (14.29%) Migration
10 5 (14.29%) DevOps
10 5 (14.29%) Couchbase
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
10 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (14.29%) NoSQL

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (14.29%) Couchbase
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (20.00%) Games
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) Apache Flex
3 2 (5.71%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Replication
2 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) Online Games
3 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 4 (11.43%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (11.43%) IPTV
4 4 (11.43%) Derivative
5 2 (5.71%) Statistics
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) NHS
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) OO
2 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) RAD
7 1 (2.86%) Practice Management
7 1 (2.86%) Process Management
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) OCP
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Reuters
5 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) PTC
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago