The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 70 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.34% 1.57% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.65% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 303 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.74% 95.28% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 410 228 234
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) FastStats
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft