Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 208 117
Rank change year-on-year -38 -91 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 34 86 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.46% 1.12% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.15% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 80 137
Manchester median annual salary £46,250 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.45% -7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.10% -6.67% +12.50%

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 7,191 7,460 6,480
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.10% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,049 6,364 5,434
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +2.56%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 - 11 £47,500 - 1
Stockport -13 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 - 2
SQL DBA
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 22 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (61.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
6 15 (44.12%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 13 (38.24%) Finance
9 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (35.29%) Performance Management
9 12 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (29.41%) ETL
12 9 (26.47%) Clustering
13 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (23.53%) Automotive
13 8 (23.53%) Windows
13 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
14 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
14 7 (20.59%) Migration
15 6 (17.65%) Replication
15 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
16 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (11.76%) SSDT
17 4 (11.76%) Data Transformation
17 4 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
17 4 (11.76%) Change Management

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 (2.94%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 22 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (61.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (44.12%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (11.76%) DTS
9 4 (11.76%) SSDT
10 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
11 2 (5.88%) MySQL
11 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (2.94%) Big Data
12 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
12 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) EDI
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.94%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
1 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Performance Management
1 12 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (29.41%) ETL
3 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (20.59%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Data Transformation
5 4 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Task Automation
6 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.82%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) MCSE
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) VMware