Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £44,250 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.

SQL Database Administrator
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 137 202
Rank change year-on-year -25 +65 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 56 102 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.13% 1.87% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.91% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54 96 44
Leeds median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £35,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £48,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% -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% -

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Leeds

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Leeds

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (96.43%) SQL
3 40 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (33.93%) High Availability
8 19 (33.93%) Database Security
8 19 (33.93%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (19.64%) SAP
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (17.86%) Proactive Monitoring
15 9 (16.07%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (16.07%) Replication
16 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
16 8 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
16 8 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (14.29%) CRM
16 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
16 8 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
16 8 (14.29%) Change Control
16 8 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

SQL 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (16.07%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
13 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
14 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
14 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.36%) Advertising
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Replication
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Database Security
1 19 (33.93%) High Availability
1 19 (33.93%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (17.86%) Proactive Monitoring
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.29%) Change Control
5 8 (14.29%) CRM
5 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 8 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (10.71%) Capacity Management
6 6 (10.71%) Database Tuning
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) ETL
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.79%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
9 1 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 54 (96.43%) SQL
2 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.36%) R
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
1 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
1 1 (1.79%) MCSA
1 1 (1.79%) MCSE
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) SAP
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) IDERA
4 1 (1.79%) RedGate
4 1 (1.79%) Sage