Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 > Devon
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 61 67
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.80% 2.53% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.60% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 18
Devon median annual salary £50,500 £45,986 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.82% +2.19% +34.33%
10th Percentile £48,900 £27,886 £32,350
90th Percentile £54,900 £48,750 £48,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Permanent vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 490 578 710
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 97.64% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 375 489 634
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,896 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £55,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +7 4 £50,500 +6.32%
DBA
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Devon region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) MDX
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) OLTP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) RHCE

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) OLTP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) RHCE
1 3 (75.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft