Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Database Administrator
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 179 91
Rank change year-on-year +52 -88 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 28 19 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.17% 0.54% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.57% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 101
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% - +2.78%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,275 £36,750
90th Percentile £63,875 £57,150 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2290 3358 4424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.16% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 2516 3518
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,325 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Reading

DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for DBA in Reading

DBA
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Reading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Reading region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Oracle9i Database
4 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Database Tuning
6 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
6 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
6 9 (32.14%) Statistics
7 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 8 (28.57%) High Availability
8 7 (25.00%) Replication
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (21.43%) OLTP
9 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 6 (21.43%) Driving Licence
9 6 (21.43%) Database Optimisation
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (21.43%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (21.43%) OLTP
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) Pentaho
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Replication
2 6 (21.43%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
1 11 (39.29%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) HPUX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Database Tuning
2 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
2 9 (32.14%) Statistics
3 8 (28.57%) High Availability
4 6 (21.43%) Change Data Capture
4 6 (21.43%) Database Optimisation
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
3 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) RedGate