The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank - - 19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
DBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 56 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 96.55% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 65
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

DBA
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the West Lothian region.

DBA Salary Trend in West Lothian

DBA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) DTS
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DTS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sun