Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 126 118
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 6 12 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 0.56% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.58% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 27
Glasgow median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,900 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £40,500 £47,500 £59,250
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2210 2068 2495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.41% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1146 1613
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Glasgow

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Glasgow

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, SQL 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 Glasgow region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) OLTP
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) DTS
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) Power BI
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (16.67%) Information Management
6 1 (16.67%) Netezza
6 1 (16.67%) ERP
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) DTS
4 2 (33.33%) OLTP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) Power BI
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Netezza