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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 49 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.09% 0.18% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.19% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Median salary £72,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 - £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £74,300 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
512 539 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.15% 99.63% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 424 412 458
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Watford

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (43.75%) DB2
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (37.50%) NetApp
4 6 (37.50%) Sybase
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) Games
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Sybase IQ
4 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 6 (37.50%) PaaS
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c

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 6 (37.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (43.75%) DB2
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Sybase IQ
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) AIX
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (37.50%) High Availability
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
2 6 (37.50%) NetApp
2 6 (37.50%) Sybase
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microgen