Period
to 17 September 2019

The median annual salary for a DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 69 89
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.35% 2.79% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.85% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 8
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £44,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £70,000 £48,450
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +1.06% +10.59%

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 938 1,018 1,098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 98.07% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 777 853 858
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,800 £26,898
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.10% +1.11% -

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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 -4 10 £42,500 -39.29% 1
Bedford - 6 £40,750 -
DBA
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (69.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (60.87%) Azure
6 13 (56.52%) AWS
6 13 (56.52%) SDLC
6 13 (56.52%) OLTP
6 13 (56.52%) SLA
6 13 (56.52%) Data Integration
7 12 (52.17%) ETL
7 12 (52.17%) Data Protection
7 12 (52.17%) LiteSpeed
7 12 (52.17%) Statistics
7 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
7 12 (52.17%) Foglight
7 12 (52.17%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (52.17%) Replication
7 12 (52.17%) Linux
7 12 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (52.17%) OLAP
7 12 (52.17%) Web Services
7 12 (52.17%) ITIL
7 12 (52.17%) Task Automation
7 12 (52.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (52.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 12 (52.17%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (30.43%) Technical Debt
8 7 (30.43%) SCOM

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 4 (17.39%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Azure
2 13 (56.52%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (56.52%) OLTP
4 12 (52.17%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (52.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 12 (52.17%) OLAP
4 12 (52.17%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (56.52%) Data Integration
2 13 (56.52%) SDLC
3 12 (52.17%) Data Protection
3 12 (52.17%) ETL
3 12 (52.17%) ITIL
3 12 (52.17%) Performance Optimisation
3 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
3 12 (52.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (52.17%) Statistics
3 12 (52.17%) Task Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Technical Debt
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 5 (21.74%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Foglight
1 12 (52.17%) LiteSpeed
2 7 (30.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft