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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 75 75 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 0.33% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.35% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
531 579 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.02% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 389 439 215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £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 3 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
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service 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%) Problem 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
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat