The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 137 144
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 44 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.75% 0.92% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.94% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 32
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £58,000 £50,000
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 2442 2858 3238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.10% 97.84% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 2368 2569
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 81 (97.59%) SQL
2 80 (96.39%) SQL Server
3 45 (54.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (53.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (51.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (43.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (40.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (39.76%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (33.73%) T-SQL
11 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
12 26 (31.33%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (28.92%) High Availability
14 20 (24.10%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (22.89%) Finance
15 19 (22.89%) Windows
16 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (21.69%) SQL Server 2014
17 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 16 (19.28%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (19.28%) XML
17 16 (19.28%) Oracle
18 15 (18.07%) Linux
18 15 (18.07%) Migration
18 15 (18.07%) Digital Marketing
18 15 (18.07%) Marketing
18 15 (18.07%) Oracle Database
18 15 (18.07%) Failover Clustering
19 14 (16.87%) Scrum
19 14 (16.87%) Replication

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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (96.39%) SQL Server
2 45 (54.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (53.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (51.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (40.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (39.76%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (21.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (18.07%) Oracle Database
10 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (9.64%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
14 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (4.82%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (3.61%) DocumentDB
16 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
16 2 (2.41%) MySQL
17 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Law
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) XML
2 8 (9.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Replication
2 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (28.92%) High Availability
3 20 (24.10%) Performance Monitoring
4 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (18.07%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (18.07%) Migration
7 14 (16.87%) Scrum
8 13 (15.66%) Capacity Management
9 12 (14.46%) Database Security
10 10 (12.05%) Performance Improvement
10 10 (12.05%) Performance Management
11 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.43%) Data Protection
13 5 (6.02%) ETL
14 4 (4.82%) Change Control
14 4 (4.82%) CRM
14 4 (4.82%) DevOps
15 3 (3.61%) Database Tuning
16 2 (2.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 81 (97.59%) SQL
2 28 (33.73%) T-SQL
3 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.43%) C#
4 7 (8.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.61%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) MCDBA
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) MCITP
2 2 (2.41%) MCTS
2 2 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (2.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.28%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) SAP
4 4 (4.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) IDERA
5 1 (1.20%) RedGate
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