The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank - 54 59
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 1.84% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.98% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 354 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.16% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 384 279 229
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

DBA
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Watford region.

DBA Salary Trend in Watford

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited 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 DBA in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle