Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 217 257
Rank change year-on-year +10 +40 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 20 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 13
Leeds median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -1.16% -14.00%
10th Percentile £36,500 £34,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £51,625 £48,000 £62,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -5.56%

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 4836 5292 6775
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 98.04% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4563 5453
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Leeds

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) High Availability
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (25.00%) VMware
9 5 (25.00%) LiteSpeed
9 5 (25.00%) SLA
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
12 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 2 (10.00%) Oracle
12 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (10.00%) Database Security
13 1 (5.00%) IDERA
13 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
13 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL Server 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Database Security
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) IDERA
4 1 (5.00%) RedGate
4 1 (5.00%) Sage
4 1 (5.00%) SAP