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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 103 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 75 81 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.28% 2.31% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.36% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 63
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
3176 3439 3265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.36% 98.17% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2810 2522
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Leeds

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (91.22%) SQL
2 115 (77.70%) SQL Server
3 84 (56.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (35.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (35.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
6 48 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (29.05%) Oracle
7 43 (29.05%) T-SQL
8 41 (27.70%) High Availability
9 36 (24.32%) Relational Database
10 35 (23.65%) MS Excel
11 30 (20.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (18.92%) MySQL
13 26 (17.57%) Oracle Database
14 25 (16.89%) Release Management
15 24 (16.22%) Windows
15 24 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (11.49%) Linux
19 16 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
19 16 (10.81%) MongoDB
20 15 (10.14%) VMware
20 15 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
21 14 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
22 13 (8.78%) COM
22 13 (8.78%) RDBMS
23 12 (8.11%) Unix
23 12 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (5.41%) Apache
1 8 (5.41%) WordPress
2 6 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 35 (23.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) SAN
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (77.70%) SQL Server
2 84 (56.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (35.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 53 (35.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (24.32%) Relational Database
6 28 (18.92%) MySQL
7 26 (17.57%) Oracle Database
8 19 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (10.81%) MongoDB
9 16 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (8.78%) RDBMS
12 12 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (4.73%) Hadoop
14 7 (4.73%) MariaDB
14 7 (4.73%) Pentaho
14 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (20.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (6.08%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Games
3 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.78%) COM
2 8 (5.41%) CGI
3 6 (4.05%) CakePHP
4 5 (3.38%) MDX
4 5 (3.38%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Online Games
2 4 (2.70%) Replication
3 3 (2.03%) Clustering
4 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.22%) Windows
2 17 (11.49%) Linux
3 12 (8.11%) Unix
4 9 (6.08%) Solaris
5 6 (4.05%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.70%) High Availability
2 25 (16.89%) Release Management
3 24 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (7.43%) ETL
5 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (6.08%) Data Management
5 9 (6.08%) Data Modelling
6 8 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (5.41%) Service Management
7 7 (4.73%) Complex ETL
7 7 (4.73%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.05%) Migration
8 6 (4.05%) MVC
8 6 (4.05%) Time Management
9 4 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.03%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.35%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 135 (91.22%) SQL
2 43 (29.05%) T-SQL
3 10 (6.76%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.41%) Perl
4 8 (5.41%) PHP
5 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.41%) MCDBA
3 6 (4.05%) MCSA
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Nagios
1 8 (5.41%) Puppet
2 5 (3.38%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 43 (29.05%) Oracle
3 15 (10.14%) VMware
4 7 (4.73%) NetApp
5 5 (3.38%) SAP
5 5 (3.38%) Splunk
6 3 (2.03%) Sybase
7 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
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