The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 223 181 157
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.83% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.87% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 55
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £33,005 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
SQL DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5750 5744 4757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.19% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4767 4098
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,072 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in the South West

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL DBA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -19 8 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Gloucestershire -6 6 £31,250 -34.21%
Bristol -15 5 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Dorset +9 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Devon -16 1 £33,500 -25.55%
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 63 (94.03%) SQL Server
2 61 (91.04%) SQL
3 33 (49.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (47.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (47.76%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (38.81%) T-SQL
6 23 (34.33%) Finance
7 21 (31.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (31.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
8 18 (26.87%) .NET
9 15 (22.39%) Windows
10 14 (20.90%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
11 11 (16.42%) Replication
12 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
13 9 (13.43%) VB
13 9 (13.43%) C#
13 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
13 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
13 9 (13.43%) SSDT
13 9 (13.43%) Entity Framework
13 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (11.94%) Clustering

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (94.03%) SQL Server
2 33 (49.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (47.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (31.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (31.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (13.43%) SSDT
6 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Advertising
3 5 (7.46%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
2 9 (13.43%) Entity Framework
3 8 (11.94%) COM
4 1 (1.49%) Middleware
4 1 (1.49%) JSON
4 1 (1.49%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Replication
2 8 (11.94%) Clustering
2 8 (11.94%) Client/Server
2 8 (11.94%) N-Tier
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (20.90%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.94%) Migration
4 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
5 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.97%) Database Mirroring
8 3 (4.48%) High Availability
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.99%) ETL
9 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.99%) SDLC
9 2 (2.99%) ETL Development
10 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.49%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (1.49%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 61 (91.04%) SQL
2 26 (38.81%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.43%) VB
3 9 (13.43%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) Facebook
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Red Gate
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Melksham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago