Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 181 142
Rank change year-on-year +40 -39 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 15 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.59% 0.43% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.45% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 72
Reading median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,300 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 2288 3354 4416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.16% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 2512 3513
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 £73,750 £71,925 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Reading

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Reading

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Reading region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (42.86%) Driving Licence
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) IIS
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Clustering
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) Puppet
6 1 (7.14%) MongoDB

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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.14%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
1 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) RedGate