Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1147 1166 1229
Rank change year-on-year +19 +63 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Specialist 25 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.014% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 30
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% +32.14%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £57,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% +32.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Database Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Database Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Database Specialist in England

Database Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Specialist in England.

Salary trend for Database Specialist in England

Database Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Specialist in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Specialist in England

Database Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 13 £50,000 -9.09%
North of England -8 8 £52,500 +26.51%
North West -14 8 £52,500 +10.53%
South East +39 2 £39,000 -11.36%
Midlands +32 2 £43,500 +11.54%
West Midlands +5 2 £43,500 +11.54%
Database Specialist
UK

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Database Specialist 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 England region featuring Database Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) SQL
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle
3 13 (52.00%) Python
3 13 (52.00%) Unix
4 9 (36.00%) MySQL
4 9 (36.00%) Apache
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (28.00%) LAMP
6 7 (28.00%) Middleware
7 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) PHP
7 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Replication
9 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) Solaris

Database Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) Apache
2 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Mule
4 1 (4.00%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) AMQP
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) MySQL
3 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Power BI
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) GitLab
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) LAMP
2 7 (28.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) Kafka
3 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) ISAPI
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) CentOS
4 3 (12.00%) SUSE
4 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) BCP
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) MCITP
1 2 (8.00%) MCTS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds