The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 86 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 106 87 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.85% 3.26% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 3.40% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66 65 58
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3608 2561 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.86% 95.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 2023 2300
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

DBA Salary Trend in Leeds

DBA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Leeds

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 130 (57.27%) SQL Server
2 113 (49.78%) SQL
3 108 (47.58%) Oracle
4 96 (42.29%) Oracle Database
5 74 (32.60%) Performance Tuning
6 71 (31.28%) T-SQL
7 58 (25.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (24.23%) MySQL
8 55 (24.23%) Oracle RAC
9 52 (22.91%) Windows
10 51 (22.47%) MS Excel
11 44 (19.38%) Microsoft
12 43 (18.94%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (18.94%) E-Commerce
13 41 (18.06%) N-Tier
13 41 (18.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 40 (17.62%) Data Guard
15 38 (16.74%) UNIX
16 34 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 33 (14.54%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (14.10%) Relational Database
19 31 (13.66%) Linux
20 30 (13.22%) RDBMS
21 29 (12.78%) Informix
22 28 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
22 28 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
23 27 (11.89%) Oracle Database 10g
24 23 (10.13%) EnterpriseDB
24 23 (10.13%) Riak
24 23 (10.13%) Analytical Skills

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.93%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.20%) Apache
2 5 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 51 (22.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.96%) SAN
1 9 (3.96%) NAS
2 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.88%) Intranet
2 2 (0.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (57.27%) SQL Server
2 96 (42.29%) Oracle Database
3 58 (25.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (24.23%) MySQL
5 43 (18.94%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (18.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (14.54%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (14.10%) Relational Database
10 30 (13.22%) RDBMS
11 29 (12.78%) Informix
12 28 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (11.89%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (10.13%) Riak
15 21 (9.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (9.25%) OLTP
16 17 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (7.05%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (3.52%) Oracle OWB
18 8 (3.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.88%) Subversion
3 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) ERwin
General
1 19 (8.37%) Finance
2 9 (3.96%) Retail
3 8 (3.52%) Banking
4 2 (0.88%) Automotive
4 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.05%) MDX
2 14 (6.17%) COM
3 8 (3.52%) .NET
4 4 (1.76%) Oracle Streams
5 3 (1.32%) LAMP
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.06%) N-Tier
2 23 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.05%) Clustering
4 11 (4.85%) Replication
5 9 (3.96%) Statistics
6 6 (2.64%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.91%) Windows
2 38 (16.74%) UNIX
3 31 (13.66%) Linux
4 6 (2.64%) zOS
5 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) Solaris
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.60%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (18.94%) E-Commerce
3 28 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (8.37%) ETL
5 19 (8.37%) Operations Management
6 17 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.61%) Release Management
7 15 (6.61%) Change Data Capture
7 15 (6.61%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.17%) Data Modelling
9 10 (4.41%) High Availability
10 8 (3.52%) Coaching
11 7 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.08%) Memory Management
12 6 (2.64%) ITIL
12 6 (2.64%) B2C
12 6 (2.64%) Database Security
13 5 (2.20%) SOA
13 5 (2.20%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (49.78%) SQL
2 71 (31.28%) T-SQL
3 15 (6.61%) PL/SQL
3 15 (6.61%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.76%) PHP
5 2 (0.88%) C#
6 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.05%) OCP
1 16 (7.05%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (4.41%) Degree
3 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (24.23%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (8.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (3.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (17.62%) Data Guard
2 19 (8.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 108 (47.58%) Oracle
2 44 (19.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.13%) EnterpriseDB
4 7 (3.08%) NetApp
5 5 (2.20%) IBM
6 4 (1.76%) Tableau
7 3 (1.32%) VMware
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) SAP
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