The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 116 112
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 37 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.42% 1.91% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.97% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 32 55 58
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 2534 3200 3614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.46% 96.79% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2624 2912
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 107 (97.27%) SQL
2 95 (86.36%) SQL Server
3 61 (55.45%) Microsoft
4 54 (49.09%) Performance Tuning
5 50 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (39.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (38.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (31.82%) Replication
9 35 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (30.91%) MS Excel
11 33 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
14 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (21.82%) MCITP
15 22 (20.00%) Migration
15 22 (20.00%) .NET
15 22 (20.00%) XML
15 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
16 21 (19.09%) C#
16 21 (19.09%) Scrum
16 21 (19.09%) MCTS
17 20 (18.18%) Degree
17 20 (18.18%) Capacity Management
18 19 (17.27%) Clustering
19 17 (15.45%) Performance Improvement
19 17 (15.45%) Performance Management
20 16 (14.55%) VB.NET

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 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (30.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) PaaS
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 50 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (39.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (38.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (13.64%) RDBMS
9 15 (13.64%) Relational Database
10 12 (10.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (10.91%) VLDB
11 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
12 4 (3.64%) QlikView
13 3 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (2.73%) DocumentDB
13 3 (2.73%) MySQL
13 3 (2.73%) SSDT
14 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Marketing
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.00%) .NET
1 22 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.82%) Replication
2 19 (17.27%) Clustering
3 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.09%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.00%) Migration
4 21 (19.09%) Scrum
5 20 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 17 (15.45%) Performance Improvement
6 17 (15.45%) Performance Management
7 15 (13.64%) Database Security
8 14 (12.73%) Problem Management
9 13 (11.82%) ITIL
10 11 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.18%) ETL
12 5 (4.55%) High Availability
12 5 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (4.55%) Service Design
13 4 (3.64%) Data Migration
13 4 (3.64%) DevOps
13 4 (3.64%) Mobile Device Management
14 3 (2.73%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 107 (97.27%) SQL
2 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 21 (19.09%) C#
3 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
4 16 (14.55%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.73%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (21.82%) MCITP
3 21 (19.09%) MCTS
4 20 (18.18%) Degree
5 14 (12.73%) MCDBA
6 3 (2.73%) MCSA
6 3 (2.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (3.64%) SCCM
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.91%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 61 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) Citrix
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle
2 4 (3.64%) VMware
3 1 (0.91%) IBM
3 1 (0.91%) Tableau
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