The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 151 155 129
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 27 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.55% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 15
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,375 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +6.25%
SQL Server 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
3552 3323 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.82% 96.29% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2631 2162
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (82.35%) SQL
3 32 (62.75%) T-SQL
4 27 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (50.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (33.33%) ETL
8 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (25.49%) Database Security
9 13 (25.49%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
9 13 (25.49%) Replication
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
11 11 (21.57%) Clustering
11 11 (21.57%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (21.57%) DevOps
11 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (13.73%) Statistics
13 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
13 6 (11.76%) Finance
14 5 (9.80%) ITIL
14 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
14 5 (9.80%) Migration
15 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
15 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
16 3 (5.88%) DTS
16 3 (5.88%) Windows
16 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (50.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
8 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
9 3 (5.88%) DTS
9 3 (5.88%) Redis
10 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Replication
2 11 (21.57%) Clustering
3 7 (13.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) ETL
2 13 (25.49%) Database Security
2 13 (25.49%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
3 11 (21.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (21.57%) DevOps
3 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.96%) Information Management
8 1 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) SQL
2 32 (62.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) VCP4
2 2 (3.92%) MCTS
2 2 (3.92%) MCITP
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
1 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 15 days ago