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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 70 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.38% - 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% - 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £50,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
497 400 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 95.03% 98.28% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 363 305 353
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 January 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%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) VMware