Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - +52 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.96% - 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% - 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Chester median annual salary £45,000 - £42,500
10th Percentile £31,000 - £36,875
90th Percentile £53,750 - £50,625
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 403 260 362
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 98.48% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 352 193 320
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,925 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £61,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Chester over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Chester

DBA Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle