The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 86 75 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.28% 2.62% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 2.72% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 8
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
SQL DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1026 991 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.82% 96.31% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 795 900 992
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) CAD
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Lumesse
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Database Theory
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Anite
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Academy Housing
1 1 (25.00%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Database Theory
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Lumesse
2 1 (25.00%) Anite
2 1 (25.00%) Northgate
2 1 (25.00%) Civica
2 1 (25.00%) Comino
2 1 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Orchard
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft