The median annual salary for a DBA was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Database Administrator
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 33 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.59% 0.58% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.58% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £34,000 £29,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.25% -32.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 159 171 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 93.53% 98.84% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 148 154 125
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Chester

DBA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for DBA in Chester

DBA Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Chester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL