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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 57 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.92% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
528 490 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.06% 96.84% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 473 357 317
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) DB2
3 8 (66.67%) Sybase
3 8 (66.67%) MySQL
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Sybase IQ
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Games
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) FMCG
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (16.67%) Database Security
10 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
10 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (8.33%) High Availability
10 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) DB2
3 8 (66.67%) MySQL
3 8 (66.67%) Sybase IQ
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (8.33%) OLAP
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) AIX
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (16.67%) Database Security
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) BCP
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ERD
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle