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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 77 79 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.36% 0.34% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.35% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £43,750 £57,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £57,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
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
539 565 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.82% 96.58% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 412 410 235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM