The table below looks at the statistics for the MySQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MySQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 831 813 831
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 80 81 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.073% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.077% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 60
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £39,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MySQL DBA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

MySQL DBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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 -44 80 £55,000 +10.00% 3
London 0 40 £62,500 +13.63%
South East -8 21 £45,000 +10.42% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £41,000 - 1
Yorkshire -26 10 £45,000 -
Leeds - 10 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £45,000 -
Manchester -6 9 £41,500 +10.66%
North West -10 9 £41,500 -7.77%
High Wycombe - 8 £41,000 - 1
Hampshire -8 7 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Basingstoke - 7 £45,000 - 1
City of London +13 6 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £41,000 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Godalming - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Oxford - 1 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,500 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited MySQL DBA 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 MySQL DBA in their job title.

1 149 (100.00%) MySQL
2 79 (53.02%) SQL Server
3 70 (46.98%) SQL
4 64 (42.95%) Replication
5 63 (42.28%) Linux
6 56 (37.58%) Relational Database
7 55 (36.91%) RDBMS
8 49 (32.89%) Performance Tuning
9 42 (28.19%) Performance Monitoring
10 38 (25.50%) Clustering
11 35 (23.49%) Finance
12 29 (19.46%) Java
13 25 (16.78%) .NET
14 22 (14.77%) PHP
15 21 (14.09%) VB
15 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
15 21 (14.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (14.09%) MariaDB
16 20 (13.42%) Hudson
16 20 (13.42%) Selenium
16 20 (13.42%) Unit Testing
16 20 (13.42%) Oracle
16 20 (13.42%) Web Services
16 20 (13.42%) C++
16 20 (13.42%) HTML
16 20 (13.42%) SOA
17 16 (10.74%) Oracle Database
18 15 (10.07%) DevOps
18 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (10.07%) Oracle Database 11g

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited MySQL DBA 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 MySQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.05%) Apache
2 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.01%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) DNS
2 2 (1.34%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.34%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (100.00%) MySQL
2 79 (53.02%) SQL Server
3 56 (37.58%) Relational Database
4 55 (36.91%) RDBMS
5 21 (14.09%) MariaDB
6 16 (10.74%) Oracle Database
7 15 (10.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (6.71%) Hadoop
8 10 (6.71%) MongoDB
8 10 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (5.37%) NoSQL
9 8 (5.37%) TokuDB
10 6 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.36%) CouchDB
11 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Selenium
1 20 (13.42%) Hudson
2 9 (6.04%) JIRA
3 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.68%) Maven
5 2 (1.34%) Subversion
General
1 35 (23.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Legal
3 2 (1.34%) Automotive
3 2 (1.34%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.78%) .NET
2 20 (13.42%) Web Services
2 20 (13.42%) HTML
3 13 (8.72%) LAMP
4 9 (6.04%) XML
5 5 (3.36%) REST
6 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.01%) Ajax
7 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.34%) JDBC
8 2 (1.34%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.67%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (42.95%) Replication
2 38 (25.50%) Clustering
3 9 (6.04%) Open Source
4 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.28%) Linux
2 21 (14.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (7.38%) CentOS
3 11 (7.38%) UNIX
4 7 (4.70%) Windows
5 6 (4.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.89%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (28.19%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
4 20 (13.42%) SOA
4 20 (13.42%) Unit Testing
5 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.07%) DevOps
6 13 (8.72%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.36%) TDD
9 5 (3.36%) BDD
10 4 (2.68%) Database Security
11 3 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.01%) Change Management
12 2 (1.34%) Data Modelling
12 2 (1.34%) Data Architecture
12 2 (1.34%) Analytics
12 2 (1.34%) Mentoring
13 1 (0.67%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.98%) SQL
2 29 (19.46%) Java
3 22 (14.77%) PHP
4 21 (14.09%) VB
5 20 (13.42%) C++
6 11 (7.38%) Perl
7 10 (6.71%) Ruby
8 9 (6.04%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.37%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.70%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.70%) Python
11 5 (3.36%) C#
12 3 (2.01%) sed
12 3 (2.01%) Korn
12 3 (2.01%) AWK
13 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Puppet
2 5 (3.36%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (13.42%) Oracle
2 15 (10.07%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.36%) Percona
5 4 (2.68%) VMware
5 4 (2.68%) Tableau
6 3 (2.01%) Infobright
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