Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 95 96
Rank change year-on-year +29 +1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 25 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.37% 0.72% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.74% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 27
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £45,250 £28,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,450 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -4.26% +5.62% -6.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1,037 1,077 1,542
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.11% 97.03% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 824 892 1,352
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Bedfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for DBA in Bedfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Bedfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 17 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Dunstable - 8 £47,500 -
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Migration
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (48.00%) Data Guard
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (48.00%) High Availability
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (48.00%) Replication
4 12 (48.00%) Clustering
4 12 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (48.00%) Client/Server
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (48.00%) Unix
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle
5 11 (44.00%) Solaris
5 11 (44.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 10 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (20.00%) Korn

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Client/Server
1 12 (48.00%) Clustering
1 12 (48.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
1 12 (48.00%) Unix
2 11 (44.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (52.00%) Migration
3 12 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (48.00%) High Availability
4 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Data Science
7 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) Logistics
7 1 (4.00%) Server Building
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Korn
3 4 (16.00%) AWK
3 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) C-shell
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Data Guard
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Infor