The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 127 85
Rank change year-on-year +24 -42  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 9 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.23% 0.50% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.52% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 35
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1259 1721 2215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.41% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1362 1659
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) ETL
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
4 9 (52.94%) High Availability
4 9 (52.94%) Unix
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Solaris
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Taleo
7 4 (23.53%) Statistics
7 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL

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 4 (23.53%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Eloqua
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 4 (23.53%) Responsys
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
1 4 (23.53%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
2 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
2 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (23.53%) OLAP
4 4 (23.53%) OLTP
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) VLDB
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) MySQL
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.88%) DB2
7 1 (5.88%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Solaris
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) CentOS
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) HPUX
5 1 (5.88%) SUSE
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ETL
2 9 (52.94%) High Availability
3 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Code Optimisation
5 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
5 4 (23.53%) Line Management
5 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
5 4 (23.53%) Physics
5 4 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Statistics
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (23.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Sun
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) arcserve
3 1 (5.88%) CommVault
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas