The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Database Administrator
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 125 133
Rank change year-on-year +22 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 55 42 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.19% 1.44% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.47% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 38
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,150 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2436 2863 3235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.88% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 2371 2562
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Leeds

DBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for DBA in Leeds

DBA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leeds region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 112 (93.33%) SQL
2 101 (84.17%) SQL Server
3 61 (50.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (50.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (38.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (35.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (35.00%) T-SQL
8 39 (32.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (31.67%) Oracle
9 38 (31.67%) Performance Tuning
10 33 (27.50%) Oracle Database
11 31 (25.83%) Linux
12 30 (25.00%) High Availability
12 30 (25.00%) Windows
12 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (19.17%) Finance
15 21 (17.50%) Migration
15 21 (17.50%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 20 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (15.83%) Marketing
17 19 (15.83%) Digital Marketing
17 19 (15.83%) Failover Clustering
18 18 (15.00%) Replication
19 16 (13.33%) XML
20 15 (12.50%) PowerShell

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (38.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (84.17%) SQL Server
2 61 (50.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 61 (50.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (35.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (32.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (27.50%) Oracle Database
7 21 (17.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (5.00%) MySQL
11 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
11 6 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
13 4 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
13 4 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 19 (15.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Law
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.33%) XML
2 10 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.00%) Replication
2 5 (4.17%) Clustering
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.83%) Linux
2 30 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) Solaris
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.33%) Unix
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (25.00%) High Availability
3 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 21 (17.50%) Migration
5 20 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (15.83%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (11.67%) ETL
7 14 (11.67%) Scrum
8 13 (10.83%) Capacity Management
9 12 (10.00%) Database Security
10 10 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
10 10 (8.33%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.00%) Data Migration
12 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (5.00%) TDD
13 5 (4.17%) DevOps
13 5 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (93.33%) SQL
2 42 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.50%) C#
5 7 (5.83%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.50%) R
9 2 (1.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (1.67%) VB
9 2 (1.67%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) MCDBA
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) MCITP
3 2 (1.67%) MCTS
3 2 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (2.50%) LiteSpeed
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (31.67%) Oracle
2 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.50%) VMware
4 7 (5.83%) SAP
5 5 (4.17%) IBM
6 4 (3.33%) Netezza
7 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.67%) IDERA
8 2 (1.67%) RedGate
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + 10% Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago