Data Base Developer

Data Base Architect

Minimum B.Tech./ B.E. /MCA /BCA

Not applicable

The tasks a Data Base Design Analyst is expected to perform include:Designing logical and physical data bases and coordinating data base development as part of project team

Applying knowledge of data base design standards and data base management system

Reviewing project request describing data base user needs

Estimating time and cost required to accomplish project

Proficient in determining scope and limitations of project during specification meeting with project team workers

Adept with reviewing workflow chart developed by programme analyst to understand tasks computer will perform, such as updating records, etc.

Knowledge of reviewing procedures in data base management system manuals for making changes to data base, such as defining, creating, revising, and controlling data base

Well-versed with revising company definition of data as defined in data dictionary (information about data, including name, description, source of data item, and key words for categorizing and searching for data item descriptions)

Proficient in determining and entering changes to data dictionary descriptions, including type, structure, and intended use of data within system, using computer or assigning data entry work to programmer

Adept with developing data model describing data elements and how they are used, following procedures using pen and template or computer software

Knowledge of creating description to enable programmer analyst to understand how programmes should access data

Knowledge of writing description of how user accesses data, referred to as logical data base

Proficient in writing physical data base description, such as location, space requirements, and access method, to protect company data resources against unauthorized access and accidental destruction, according to computer industry standards and knowledge of data base management system

Proficient in adding, deleting, and modifying data items in data dictionary

Proficient in one or more types of data base management systems

Specialisation in adding, deleting, and modifying data items in data dictionary

Specialisation in one or more types of data base management systems

Good analytical skills

Strong technical skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Problem solving skills

High productivity

Positive attitude


Quick learner


It is a desk job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 6 days a week for 8 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Being self-employed is an option. In this case, working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system may predominantly not be available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Health hazards include working in front of computer for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, cervical and lumbar spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, mental stress, etc.

For freshers - INR 20,000 to INR 25,000 per month

For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - INR 25,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current Trends of IT & ITeS Sector in India

In 2012, the Indian IT & ITeS sector crossed the US$100 billion milestone; it grew by almost 1,000 times in the last two decades on the basis of cost arbitration, skill availability and government support. The sector is estimated to grow at an 11.5 percent CAGR over 2008-2013 to reach US$108.4 billion. The IT & ITeS industry is expected to reach US$300 billion by 2020 driven by rising demand in domestic market, along with increasing IT Services exports. The CAGR for 2013-2020 is estimated to be 16 percent.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.The Indian IT and ITES Industry would record about US $ 220 billion in exports and US $ 60 billion domestically by 2022, totaling to about US $ 260 billion growing at a CAGR of 12.8%.

The sector provides indirect employment to about 9.5 million people. The sector is expected to employ about 5.1 million professionals directly in FY22 and exports are likely to continue to dominate. This would definitely lead to an increase in employment opportunities of Data Base Design Analyst across towns and cities in India.

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Cities across India