Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 151 164
Rank change year-on-year -41 +13 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 12 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.31% 0.96% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.99% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 34
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,456 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £52,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% -5.88%

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 3731 3123 3629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.96% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3098 2672 3144
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,913
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
7 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (16.67%) Advertising
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Electronics
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (16.67%) SAP
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (8.33%) DB2
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft