Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Database Administrator
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 113 151
Rank change year-on-year -16 +38 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 92 130 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.85% 2.38% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.43% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 81 121 81
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £35,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 80 (86.96%) SQL
2 77 (83.70%) SQL Server
3 54 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (54.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
6 41 (44.57%) T-SQL
7 40 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (36.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 21 (22.83%) High Availability
11 21 (22.83%) Oracle
11 21 (22.83%) E-Commerce
12 20 (21.74%) MCSE
12 20 (21.74%) MCSA
12 20 (21.74%) ETL
12 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
13 19 (20.65%) Performance Analysis
13 19 (20.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (20.65%) Database Security
13 19 (20.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (20.65%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (20.65%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
16 11 (11.96%) Migration
16 11 (11.96%) Replication
16 11 (11.96%) SAP

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 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (83.70%) SQL Server
2 54 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (54.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (36.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 19 (20.65%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (20.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (20.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
9 9 (9.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
10 8 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (5.43%) DataStage
12 5 (5.43%) IBM InfoSphere
12 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (3.26%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (3.26%) Advertising
1 3 (3.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Marketing
2 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Replication
2 8 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Linux
2 9 (9.78%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Solaris
5 2 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (22.83%) E-Commerce
2 21 (22.83%) High Availability
3 20 (21.74%) ETL
4 19 (20.65%) Database Security
4 19 (20.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (20.65%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
6 11 (11.96%) Migration
7 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.70%) Change Control
8 8 (8.70%) CRM
8 8 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.70%) Database Tuning
8 8 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (7.61%) Project Planning
9 7 (7.61%) Time Management
10 6 (6.52%) Capacity Management
11 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 80 (86.96%) SQL
2 41 (44.57%) T-SQL
3 23 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.26%) C#
5 3 (3.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (3.26%) R
5 3 (3.26%) VB
5 3 (3.26%) VB6
6 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) MCSA
1 20 (21.74%) MCSE
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.17%) OCP
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (7.61%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Data Guard
1 5 (5.43%) LiteSpeed
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.83%) Oracle
3 11 (11.96%) SAP
4 9 (9.78%) VMware
5 5 (5.43%) IBM
5 5 (5.43%) Netezza
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) IDERA
7 1 (1.09%) RedGate
7 1 (1.09%) Sage