Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

SQL Database Administrator
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 169 136
Rank change year-on-year -98 -33 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 20 122 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.27% 1.64% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.69% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 119 122
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 7,203 7,234 6,784
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.15% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 6,239 5,626
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Manchester

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Stockport -5 4 £33,000 -26.67%
SQL DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Manchester region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (30.00%) ETL
7 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (25.00%) Clustering
8 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) Cognos
9 4 (20.00%) Replication
9 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
10 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
11 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Database Mirroring

SQL 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (10.00%) DTS
9 1 (5.00%) Big Data
9 1 (5.00%) MySQL
9 1 (5.00%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (5.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) EDI
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (30.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (10.00%) Database Security
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Cognos