The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
South West / Devon
Rank 37 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 19 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.29% 3.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 3.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 0
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
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 Devon. 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
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 347 294 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.66% 99.66% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 322 264 298
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Devon

DBA
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for DBA in Devon

DBA
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Devon region over the 3 months to 26 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
Exeter -4 14 £42,500 - 3
Exmouth - 3 £45,000 -
DBA
South West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Devon region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 19 (51.35%) High Availability
4 14 (37.84%) SaaS
4 14 (37.84%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (37.84%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
5 13 (35.14%) Load Testing
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (29.73%) ISO 9001
7 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (29.73%) Scrum
7 11 (29.73%) ISO 14001
8 10 (27.03%) ETL
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (16.22%) MCSA
10 6 (16.22%) Perfmon
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (10.81%) Windows
13 3 (8.11%) Retail
13 3 (8.11%) Clustering
13 3 (8.11%) Replication
13 3 (8.11%) VMware
13 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
13 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
13 3 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (8.11%) RDBMS

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) SaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (37.84%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Clustering
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) High Availability
2 14 (37.84%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (35.14%) Load Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) ETL
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.11%) Statistics
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCSA
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO 14001
1 11 (29.73%) ISO 9001
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Perfmon
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) RedGate
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £29000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago