Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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

Database Administrator
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 193 135
Rank change year-on-year -17 -58 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 76 104 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 1.34% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.38% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 65 95 126
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +3.45%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,912 7,555 6,518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.33% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5,784 6,414 5,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Manchester

DBA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 14 £47,500 -
Stockport -9 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheadle 0 2 £35,000 -6.67%
Wigan - 1 £42,500 -
DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 50 (65.79%) SQL
2 42 (55.26%) SQL Server
3 27 (35.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (32.89%) T-SQL
5 23 (30.26%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 18 (23.68%) Finance
8 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (22.37%) Relational Database
10 16 (21.05%) RDBMS
10 16 (21.05%) High Availability
11 15 (19.74%) NoSQL
12 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (18.42%) Oracle
12 14 (18.42%) Windows
12 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
13 13 (17.11%) MySQL
13 13 (17.11%) ETL
14 12 (15.79%) Replication
14 12 (15.79%) Performance Management
14 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database
15 11 (14.47%) Clustering
16 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
17 9 (11.84%) QA
17 9 (11.84%) Self-Motivation
17 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.63%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.32%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 27 (35.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (30.26%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (22.37%) Relational Database
6 16 (21.05%) RDBMS
7 15 (19.74%) NoSQL
8 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (17.11%) MySQL
10 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database
11 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
13 7 (9.21%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (7.89%) OLTP
14 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Automotive
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) MDX
1 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Replication
2 11 (14.47%) Clustering
3 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.84%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (10.53%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.58%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.95%) Tandem
7 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Fintech
7 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
1 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
2 8 (10.53%) Unix
3 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (21.05%) High Availability
4 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (17.11%) ETL
6 12 (15.79%) Performance Management
7 8 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
7 8 (10.53%) Data Security
7 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.21%) Database Tuning
8 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.21%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.89%) Migration
9 6 (7.89%) Service Management
9 6 (7.89%) Stress Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.58%) Change Management
10 5 (6.58%) ERD
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (65.79%) SQL
2 25 (32.89%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.32%) Python
4 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) MCSE
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Sentry
2 3 (3.95%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Cognos
4 4 (5.26%) Percona
5 2 (2.63%) Teradata
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) VMware