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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 176 187 134
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.056% 0.054% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.056% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
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
3375 3579 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.26% 96.60% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2761 1913
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 £26,320 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (80.77%) T-SQL
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (50.00%) Clustering
7 12 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (34.62%) Yahoo!
9 9 (34.62%) Google
9 9 (34.62%) BBC
9 9 (34.62%) Replication
9 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (34.62%) .NET
9 9 (34.62%) Sony
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 9 (34.62%) Apple
9 9 (34.62%) Social Media
9 9 (34.62%) Facebook
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (19.23%) ETL
11 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
11 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
12 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 4 (15.38%) Finance
13 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
9 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (7.69%) Adabas
11 1 (3.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Clustering
2 9 (34.62%) BBC
2 9 (34.62%) Replication
2 9 (34.62%) Social Media
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Database Security
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Database Theory
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCTS
2 2 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
1 9 (34.62%) Apple
1 9 (34.62%) Sony
1 9 (34.62%) Yahoo!
1 9 (34.62%) Google
1 9 (34.62%) Facebook
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) VMware