The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 55 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.58% 0.94% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.96% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
486 519 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.37% 97.74% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 402 461 363
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,261
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (36.36%) Data Guard
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCDBA
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Guard
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata