Period
to 24 February 2020

The median annual salary for a DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

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

Database Administrator
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 172 179
Rank change year-on-year +47 +7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 21 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.79% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 18
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% +17.86%
10th Percentile £36,250 £20,000 £29,625
90th Percentile £56,750 £57,125 £60,500
South West median annual salary £46,500 £46,250 £36,875
% change year-on-year +0.54% +25.42% -13.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 2,551 3,474 3,440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.39% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,199 2,817 2,910
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,515 £40,625
% change year-on-year -0.03% +4.65% +1.56%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for DBA in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 Bristol region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle
3 14 (66.67%) Marketing
3 14 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (61.90%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
5 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (47.62%) Solaris
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (42.86%) SAP
7 9 (42.86%) Electronics
7 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
7 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
7 9 (42.86%) Programme Management
7 9 (42.86%) Public Sector
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) Azure
9 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 6 (28.57%) ETL
10 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
11 5 (23.81%) Big Data
11 5 (23.81%) Hortonworks
11 5 (23.81%) Cloudera
11 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
11 5 (23.81%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (23.81%) Amazon Redshift

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (23.81%) AWS
2 5 (23.81%) GCP
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (9.52%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 5 (23.81%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (23.81%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
6 5 (23.81%) Big Data
6 5 (23.81%) MySQL
7 4 (19.05%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (9.52%) BigQuery
9 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
9 2 (9.52%) HBase
9 2 (9.52%) Power BI
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
10 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (66.67%) Marketing
2 9 (42.86%) Electronics
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 9 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Solaris
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (61.90%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 6 (28.57%) ETL
6 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Analytical Thinking
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.76%) Service Management
8 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) SAP
3 5 (23.81%) Cloudera
3 5 (23.81%) Hortonworks
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) Informatica
5 2 (9.52%) Talend