Database Analyst / Developer
What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Analyzes, maintains, test and develops database structures and processes. Provides support for software, product and client needs addressed through the database.
There were 521 Database Analyst / Developer job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 12440 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the Database Administrator industry, which includes the Database Analyst / Developer career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:
Many new Database Analyst / Developer jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $96,673.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $96,052.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Database Analyst / Developer postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $83,696.
Education and Experience
Posted Database Analyst / Developer jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Database Analyst / Developer jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||12%|
|3 to 5 years||51%|
|6 to 8 years||23%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Database Analyst / Developer positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (35%)
- Troubleshooting (25%)
- Teamwork / Collaboration (25%)
- Problem Solving (23%)
- Writing (19%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- SQL (58%)
- Database Administration (28%)
- Oracle (27%)
- SQL Server (25%)
- Extraction Transformation and Loading (ETL) (24%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Python (20%)
- Data Management (15%)
- Database Management (14%)
- Software Development (12%)
- Linux (12%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Data Architecture (7%)
- Informatica (7%)
- Database Architecture (7%)
- Database Tuning (6%)
- Apache Hadoop (6%)
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Database Analyst / Developer skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Database Developer
- Database Engineer
- Senior Database Engineer
- Senior Database Developer
- Hadoop Administrative
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Oracle Database Administrator
- SQL Server Database Administrator
- PL / SQL Developer
- ETL Developer
- SQL Developer
- Data Warehouse Developer
- Informatica Developer
- Business Intelligence Developer / Architect
Here are the employers that have posted the most Database Analyst / Developer jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- Humana (395)
- Amazon (269)
- Array (264)
- Deloitte (239)
- Dell (222)
- Dell (16)
- Wells Fargo (9)
- IBM (9)
- Humana (8)
- Deloitte (8)
NC State Programs Relevant to this Career
If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!