The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 157 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 29 65 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 2.07% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 2.16% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 39
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £42,300 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SQL 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
3582 3014 2591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.23% 96.20% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 2398 2191
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 Leeds

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Leeds

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (90.48%) SQL
3 31 (73.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (47.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (45.24%) Replication
7 19 (45.24%) T-SQL
8 14 (33.33%) Clustering
9 13 (30.95%) Database Security
10 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (28.57%) ITIL
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
12 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (21.43%) ETL
12 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
12 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
14 7 (16.67%) VLDB
14 7 (16.67%) Finance
14 7 (16.67%) Database Tuning
15 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (14.29%) Statistics
15 6 (14.29%) Migration
15 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (11.90%) Windows

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (73.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (47.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
9 7 (16.67%) VLDB
10 4 (9.52%) DTS
11 3 (7.14%) Redis
12 2 (4.76%) OLTP
12 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) MDX
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Replication
2 14 (33.33%) Clustering
3 6 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (30.95%) Database Security
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 9 (21.43%) ETL
4 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 7 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) Change Data Capture
7 5 (11.90%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.76%) Analytics
9 2 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.76%) MCTS
1 2 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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