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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 50 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 10 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.07% 1.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Median salary £52,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
465 518 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.27% 97.19% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 388 427 378
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Watford

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) MCSA
4 3 (30.00%) MCDBA
4 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 3 (30.00%) Database Security
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008

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 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Database Security
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCDBA
1 3 (30.00%) MCSA
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata