The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 70 84 86
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +76.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.08% +4.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 609 745 1066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.06% 94.18% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 467 617 806
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Bedfordshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 1 £47,500 -17.39%
SQL Server DBA
East of England

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SQL Server DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) Replication
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) OLTP
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Business Transformation
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Data Integration

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) OLTP
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) OLAP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Business Transformation
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft